The company name is Cannifer Ltd
Trading as: Cannifer, Hart Canna, Lincluden Nursery
The directors of Cannifer Ltd are Keith and Christine Hayward.
The company name is derived from "canna" and "conifer". The nursery presently sells cannas, but when we purchased it it was a conifer nursery, which we carried on selling for a few years.
Our company website: www.cannifer.co.uk
We have various business activities, mainly connected with horticulture.
We operate from a nursery:
Surrey GU24 9EN
At the nursery we sell cannas and giant plastic planters.
Our online catalogues are:
www.hartcanna.com Planters and plant pots.
www.hartcanna.co.uk Canna catalogue.
Visitors are welcome, by arrangement, any day including weekends.
Please phone us. 01252-514421 0776-295-0000 0771-867-9245
At the nursery we have the following employees and regular helpers:
Abby, Nick, David, Dave, Celeste, Janis
We also hold the Plant Heritage National Collection of Cannas.
Visitors are welcome to see our collection. Just phone or email to agree a date and time.
The address is 27 Guildford Road West, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 6PS. It's on the No1 Bus route from Farnborough rail station.
We have Open Days over the late August Bank Holiday, Friday to Monday, 10.00am to 4.00pm, when all are welcome with no notification, just turn up. Admission £3.50 which includes a Cream Tea (Christine's freshly made scones). See our online canna catalogue for more details.
Plant Heritage website www.nccpg.com
For full information on canna cultivation, botany, disease etc, see our online canna catalogue. In 2017 we are holding a trial of canna cultivars at our nursery. These will be able to be seen by appointment.
Our business and postal address is
25/27 Guildford Road West
Farnborough, Hants. GU14 6PS
Our main E-mail addresses:
This is the base email address into which all the others are ported
They all come into the same computer, so it doen't matter which you use.
Outgoing emails may come from various of our email addresses, and various of our computers.
We also have an email address which emails come directly to our mobile phone.
All our mail is available to us via the web (webmail), no matter where we are so long as we have web access.
Our Phone numbers:
We also present lectures on horticultural themes for clubs and gardening societies:
"Glorious Cannas" All about cannas: history, botany, types, cultivation, etc.
"Taking a Stand" Behind the scenes at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
"Hunting for wild cannas in Argentina" A slideshow of our visits to Argentina and Bolivia in search of canna species.
"Our World Of Cannas" Covering our various canna interests: Nursery, National Collection, Exhibiting, Visits to South America etc.
"Entertainment on a horticultural theme" Songs, poems, readings, general chit chat. Suitable for club annual dinners, Xmas parties etc.
We love to do it, so please don't hesitate to enquire (phone or email). We will travel any distance. The furthest so far is Ireland. We make a modest charge for presenting a lecture or an entertainment.
Our other interests not connected with horticulture:
www.poemsong.co.uk Christine's entertainment business.
She will present a programme of one hour, or as required. Singing, poems, readings, chit-chat, stories.
The History of the Music Hall
Victorian Parlour Songs
Memories of the 1950's
Christmas past & present
www.singing-masterclass.co.uk Christine's masterclasses.
www.hartmvc.org.uk Keith only.
www.carillon.singers.co.uk Christine and Keith.
"Faith, belief and certainty"
"Language, the big idea that separates us from other animals"
http://farnham.humanist.org.uk Farnham Humanist Group
https://humanism.org.uk British Humanist Association
http://understandinghumanism.org.uk/ Understanding Humanism
http://www.secularism.org.uk National Secular Society
We have 2 pcs and 2 laptops.
All use the Linux Operating System
In particular, we use the Ubuntu distribution of Linux
All our computers are networked locally. We use Network File System (NFS)
Our Internet Service Provider is Virginmedia
We have a 1and1 Virtual Cloud Server to host our websites.
We do our own website design. At present we have the following active websites:
www.atheism-yes.org.uk (Not yet operational)