Welcome to Woodside, an independent plant centre & cafe based in a lovely old walled garden, just north of Jedburgh in the wonderful Scottish Borders.
Annie and JV established Woodside in 2005 after falling in love with the walled garden on their first visit. In their five years at Woodside they established a delightful cafe, display gardens and a plant centre and built a reputation for stocking premium quality plants, offering sound gardening advice and above all providing inspiration and confidence to customers to tackle their own gardening projects.
In February 2011 Stephen and Emma Emmerson, already owners of a trade nursery (for plants, not children!) in Kelso, took on Woodside, with Emma (that’s me writing) running Woodside, whilst Stephen concentrates on the nursery.
As well as the plant centre, which we stock with plants from our own nursery, as well as some of the very best growers in the UK, Woodside is home to a lovely café, a Kitchen garden a Garden Shop filled with all the useful stuff that gardeners need, and a “Homes for Wildlife” garden in collaboration with the RSPB.
I hope that you love Woodside as much as we all do, and that you too look forward to seeing the garden develop over time. Please do come in and say “hello” to me and my wonderful team who all make Woodside a really special place.
Woodside Plant Centre is proud to be a member of the Horticultural Trades Association, which means that we are recongnised as being a reputable supplier of plants and gardening products, and it also means that we accept and sell National Garden Gift vouchers. For us, it means we can benefit from research, surveys and information that the HTA carries out, which means that we can pass extra knowledge on to you – our customer.
We now also have our own Loyalty Card scheme, which is free to join and has no catches. Simply collect points on purchases over £10 in the Plant Centre shop, and once you have reached 10 points you can enjoy a complimentary cup of tea or coffee and a piece of selected cake in the Birdhouse Tearoom. Just ask in the Plant Centre shop to sign up. In addition, if you have an email address we can contact you on, you can enjoy exclusive discounts and offers.
So that, in a nutshell, is Woodside. We are open 7 days a week, all year round. And there’s no charge for just enjoying the garden. We hope this website will inspire you to visit!
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