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.
Thank you to Rose and Anthony Foyle for their hospitality at Carolside this week. The heavens opened as we got there but quickly cleared away to give us bright sunshine against a stormy sky. The gardens looked amazing – like stepping into a magical, perfumed world. We have already booked a group visit for next [ Read More ]
A big “well done” to Howdenburn Primary School who took their winning entry from the Woodside Pallet Garden Competition upto Gardening Scotland 2014, where they won a Gold Medal. What an achievement for these first-time exhibitors. Thanks also to David Barr, the schools janitor, and to all the staff and parents concerned.
We are currently looking to recruit a Tearoom Supervisor, to work 2-3 weekdays plus some weekends. We would like someone cheerful, friendly and helpful, that enjoys chatting to customers and making them feel welcome. Ideally you will have some experience in a tearoom environment, and you should be able to supervise staff and work as [ Read More ]
Evening Dining Menu Friday 18th July 2014: Starter: Goats Cheese & Baby Beetroot Salad with a Raspberry Vinegar Dressing, served with Homemade Bread. Main Course: Roast Loin of Pork with Crackling, and a fresh Apricot, Wholegrain Mustard & Cider Cream Sauce, served with Mashed Rooster Potatoes, Mixed Green Vegetables with lemon and Garlic, and Baby carrots [ Read More ]
RSPB Borders Pallet Garden Competition RSPB Borders is delighted to invite entries into their Pallet Garden Competition at Woodside Plant Centre, Ancrum from May 1-3rd (judging to be held on May 3rd) Any local organisation, Schools, Scouts, Guides, WRI, Allotment Associations etc. are invited to enter.The winning entry will win automatic entry into the Pallet [ Read More ]
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 ]