Nursery Update

Following on from Richard Austin’s generous offerings of auriculas, we are now able to offer an even greater range of “Forest”auriculas.

These are proving to be exceptionally popular and rightly so.

Unfortunately, 2017 ended on a sad note when Ingrid’s mother died. We dedicate 2018 to her memory.

The cats and Maggie are all still going strong and Maggie especially looks forward to you visiting so you can throw toys for her!

We will be hosting two RHS Partnership days on auriculas in April (see events list) and hope that some of you will join us then. Book by phoning or emailing us directly. Maybe this is the year to enjoy your garden and forget about the ever present Brexit!

We would love to meet you at our plants sales, shows, talks and at the nursery. If we can help with plant identification,, plant queries or design, please do not hesitate to ask one of us. If we can’t help you then we probably know someone who can.

John continues to create bespoke auricula theatres and is always happy to discuss your requirements.


We still give talks and are happy to have groups here, either to look around or to have a talk, or both, with coffee and cake provided.
Just enquire. (01746 716 454).

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Meet the Hillview Team

Ingrid Millington

John Millington

Sarah Millington


We are available to give talks on the following subjects and if we have enough notice, can tailor one of our talks to you needs/situation, or create a new talk for you. We use a digital projector and can bring our own equipment and plants for sale if you wish.

1. Plant Hunting on Holiday
2. Herbaceous perennials
3. Plants for Autumn colour in the garden
4. Propagation (practical)
5. The Dry Garden
6. Primulas and Auriculas
7. Cannas
8. An exploration into the world of the Acanthus, including history, influence and other plants in the Acanthus family
9. Bulbs for the garden throughout the year
10. Trees for smaller gardens
11. Plants for wildlife


We are happy to receive daytime or evening visits from gardening clubs, etc. There is room for a coach to park at the end of our lane (by pre arrangement with the farmer) and we can give a talk, guided tour, provide light refreshments or whatever else you may need.

Just give us a call for further details. 01746 716 454.