White House Nursery

About Us

We are a boutique, rare plant nursery, in Ashbourne, Victoria, 7kms from Woodend, in the Macedon Ranges. The nursery is located on our farm, where we have free-range chickens, a home for our two Border Collies, Forest and Fanny and an a cat named LC.

Peter Harris and Jesse Exiner run White House Nursery.

Peter Harris has been involved in horticulture for over 32 years and has specialised in the growing of rare plants for many of these. He has worked with the Melbourne City Council growing plants for the Fitzroy Gardens, the Chandler Nurseries and in his own tube stock nursery, which became the largest in Victoria. Peter grows the majority of our plants and bulbs and plans our mail order days.

Jesse Exiner has been involved in property and garden restoration, which includes his last project at 'Mawarra', the Edna Walling garden in Sherbrooke, Victoria. This garden was totally restored over five years and the house restored over three years. Jesse sold this property in 2010. Jesse is respondsible for the website, customer liason via email and telephone, and packs all the orders into boxes for mail-order and delivers the orders to the Post Office.

Vicky McCurdy works with us part time, three days a week. As a qualified gardener, she helps Peter with growing and potting plants. She also wraps all the plants for mail-order. Vicky also runs a beautiful B&B in East Trentham by the name of "The Plum Tuckered Inn". For excellent accomodation at a reasonabe price, close to Trentham and it's surrounding areas, this is a wonderful choice for a B&B. Phone Vicky on 0414 308 513.

We have two nurseries. Some of our plants are grown in a slightly warmer location so the shock to the plant will be less when it is posted to warmer climates. We visit our other nursery once a week to pick up plants. If your order arrives the day after we have been to our other nursery and your order requires plants from the other nursery, there will be a delay of a week. We can't travel the 300km round trip just for one or two plants. We apologse for this delay but we are working in your plants best interest. If you are concerned about your order, please don't hesitate to contact Jesse by phone on 0419 002 651 or by email at:  info@whitehousenursery.com.au

If he can't answer your question, he will call you back at the end of the day after consulting with Peter. We love our work and are very proud of the quality of plants we are achieving. Please enjoy our mail-order website.


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