Welcome to Future Forests

The most helpful online Irish garden centre for serious plant people

'The plants are gorgeous! Such great condition, and they arrived really quickly. Love that the packing materials are all compostable or recyclable.'

Family

Family run Irish Garden centre since 1986

Great selection

Plants to thrive in any location in Ireland

Shipping

Shipped in reusable or recyclable materials

Fall in love with the season

Trees - Native

Trees - Native

Fruit

Fruit

Bulbs - Spring Flowering

Bulbs - Spring Flowering

Shrubs - Winter Interest

Shrubs - Winter Interest

Pick the right plants for your garden

You deserve to choose your plants from the most inspiring range available.That's why you'll find a huge range at Future Forests, nearly anything you could imagine with information on which plants are right for your conditions, so you always feel confident in your choice.
You get to dream big and transform your garden into the place of joy it is meant to be.

When you plant with joy and confidence, it's easier to grow an abundant future

'I really look forward to getting a big box from them' Maggie Duffy

'Bit like magic really. I can't think of anything cooler than receiving a load of trees in the post and heading up the mountain to plant them. Future Forests are way ahead of the pack for online tree orders.' Sean Bergin

Get that 'new plant feeling'

Shop the plants that our staff love to grow

Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle® Bubblegum
Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle® Bubblegum

Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle® Bubblegum

Price
€18
Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle® Marshmallow
Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle® Marshmallow

Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle® Marshmallow

Price
€18
Hydrangea macrophylla Ruby Red (Kolmaru)
Hydrangea macrophylla Ruby Red (Kolmaru)

Hydrangea macrophylla Ruby Red (Kolmaru)

Price
€15
Mathiasella bupleuroides Green Dream
Mathiasella bupleuroides Green Dream

Mathiasella bupleuroides Green Dream

Price
€4,50
Miscanthus sinensis Ibiza ®
Miscanthus sinensis Ibiza ®

Miscanthus sinensis Ibiza ®

Price
€15
Monarda Gardenview Scarlet
Monarda Gardenview Scarlet

Monarda Gardenview Scarlet

Price
€4,50
Mahonia hybrida Magical Winter Fern
Out of Stock or Season
Mahonia hybrida Magical Winter Fern

Mahonia hybrida Magical Winter Fern

Price
€18
Mahonia nitens Cabaret
Out of Stock or Season
Mahonia nitens Cabaret

Mahonia nitens Cabaret

Price
€18
Rodgersia pinnata Braunlaub
Out of Stock or Season
Rodgersia pinnata Braunlaub

Rodgersia pinnata Braunlaub

Price
€12
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Plan your pilgrimage - visit us in West Cork

Enjoy a wander around the nursery. Then treat yourself to a cuppa and something nice to eat in our café, the Coffee Bee

Visit the Nursery

Check our map location and opening hours

Visit the Coffee Bee

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'A place you need to stop if you pass nearby. It is simply beautiful"

Ana Medici

Bringing plants to growers all over Ireland

We're Mattie and Maria, the current keepers of Future Forests.

Our nursery has been in West Cork since 1986 when it was started by Maria's parents. We took the helm in 2008 but stayed true to the original mission: to pioneer the gardens, orchards and woodlands of the future.

Whatever your goals - from planting a few alpines to creating an entire arboretum, we can be part of your growing story.

Some gardening advice for you

Fine tune your gardening skills with our latest advice on plants, planting and growing.

Growing Pyracanthas
Growing Pyracanthas
October 25, 2021

Growing Pyracanthas

Perennials and grasses for early autumn colour
Perennials and grasses for early autumn colour
September 7, 2021

Perennials and grasses for early autumn colour

Choosing and growing hydrangeas
Choosing and growing hydrangeas
July 5, 2021

Choosing and growing hydrangeas

Choosing and growing hardy geraniums
Choosing and growing hardy geraniums
June 4, 2021

Choosing and growing hardy geraniums

Growing Primulas
Growing Primulas
May 1, 2021

Growing Primulas

Magnolias
Magnolias
April 4, 2021

Magnolias

Plant a Tree - Grow a School

Fundraising Project for WCSS

For as little as €10, you can take part in this inspiring project - we will plant a native tree here in West Cork and you will be helping the environment and support self-directed, democratic learning at the West Cork Sudbury School (WCSS)