12. Woottens Plants
"Set up by the charismatic Michael Loftus, who used to own Neals Yard wholefoods shop in Covent Garden," says Anna. "His aim was to have plants so beautiful and so beautifully grown (iris are a speciality) that customers would drive hundreds of miles out of their way to buy them. And they do."
Where: Wenhaston, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 9HD (01502 478258; woottensplants.co.uk)