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Mayfield Nurseries

Mayfield Nurseries provide horticultural therapies to help people with mental health issues or dementia bloom in Southampton. We’re also a working plant nursery, selling a range of award-winning plants at affordable prices. Every penny made is ploughed back into horticultural therapies to support people experiencing mental health issues.

What is it?

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Mayfield Nurseries is a working plant nursery, selling a range of award-winning plants at affordable prices. Every penny made is ploughed back into horticultural therapies to support people experiencing mental health issues at our nursery.

As a member of the public, you can visit Mayfield to discover and purchase bedding plants, roses and perennials to fruit bushes, vegetable plants and garden essentials; all lovingly cared for by people with mental health issues. We also have a café and outdoor seating area, which is perfect for taking in our beautiful surroundings or a breather with the dog before enjoying a walk along the River Itchen. 

Our horticultural therapies provide a place for people with mental health issues and learning disabilities to develop new skills and be part of a supportive, friendly community. Planting, pruning and spending time in nature makes dramatic improvements to people's emotional health, confidence and self esteem, whilst group work helps people overcome isolation, anxiety and loneliness. A full list of groups and services can be found on Mayfield's website. 

Who is it for?

You must be registered with a GP surgery in Southampton.

Mayfield welcomes anyone experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD or phobias.

We also support those living with any kind of dementia diagnosis. If you require specialist 1:1 support to comfortably enjoy Mayfield's services, you are welcome to bring a carer or loved one. 

Contact details & opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Friday:
9.30am - 3.30pm
Saturday
: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Sunday:
9.30am - 3.30pm

Mayfield Nurseries
Mayfield Park
Weston Lane
Southampton
SO19 9HL

T: 023 8044 7743
E: enquiries@mayfieldnurseries.org.uk

Coronavirus Update

All face to face wellbeing and dementia groups are temporarily cancelled, however advice and support is available over the phone. 

Mayfield Nurseries is open to the public for the sale of flowers, plants and home accessories with a few modifications to keep staff and customers safe:

  • We ask that you come prepared to queue at socially distanced intervals, where you will be directed to a sanitised trolley.
  • A maximum of four customers will be allowed in the retail area at any time and the retail area will be marked in a one-way direction. 
  • We are accepting card payments only (contactless if possible) and no cash or gift vouchers will be accepted. 
  • The cafe and toilets will remain closed for the time being.

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