The Plant Centre is attractively located within the gardens and offers a good selection of hardy plants, many of which are grown at our own nursery.
Our Birdhouse Tearoom has just won the Gold award for the “Greatest Catering Team” in a uk garden centre seating under 150 seats.
The kitchen garden is a working garden where we grow herbs, salads and fruit for the Birdhouse Tearoom.
Yes we are launching a series of competitions to find some exciting new recipes for our tearoom. But don’t worry, you don’t have to do any baking, all you need to do is book your place, turn up, eat cake and vote for your favourite recipe! Our first Bake-Off took place on Monday 4th November and [ Read More ]
In 2013 we launched our loyalty card scheme which has proved to be a big hit with customers and we have now issued over 2000 cards. Unlike most garden centres, our is a FREE scheme, all we ask for is your email address so that we can keep you up to date with news and offers. Simply [ Read More ]
Thursday 17th JanuaryOur first delivery of seed potatoes has arrived, and despite the media hype about increasing prices of potatoes, we have managed to keep our prices the same…….again!! This year most varieties also have a blight resistance rating for both leaves and tubers to help you to choose one that will be successful for [ Read More ]
Well, what a wet Monday it’s been. Today we had to fix the roof of the cafe storage shed as the felt had got badly damaged during the stormy weather last week. The rain came on heavily however and prevented us progressing with the garden developments we have planned. Now rescheduled for later in the [ Read More ]
Welcome to the brand new Woodside Blog. I have to confess I really don’t know what I’m doing here, so just be patient and I’ll try my best!Today at Woodside we enjoyed the winter sunshine, with temperatures in double figures, and set to doing some pruning. Some of the older fruit trees on the walls [ Read More ]
Woodside Plant Centre near Ancrum held an innovative competition over the October holidays for local primary school children to create something interesting out of an old terracotta plant pot. Pupils from three local primary schools, Ancrum, Parkside and Howdenburn got involved, with plant shop manager Denise Scott making trips out to each school to explain [ Read More ]