Woodside plant centre Nr Jedburgh

Welcome to Woodside, an award-winning plant centre & tearoom based in a lovely old walled garden, just north of Jedburgh in the wonderful Scottish Borders.

Woodside is owned and managed by gardening duo Emma and Stephen Emmerson, with help from an enthusiastic and dedicated team of staff. Located within a Victorian Walled Garden, Woodside is home to a large and well-stocked plant centre, filled with plants sourced from Scottish and UK growers. In the summer of 2020 we added a grocery shop and new for 2021 is our aquatics section.

We offer personal shopping appointments between 9 and 10am. If you know you would like additional help in selecting plants for a particular project, or need advice on which pump or size of liner you require, we are happy to take appointments. Just call on 01835 830315 to book your time.

Our cosy Birdhouse Tearoom overlooks our bird-feeding station, where you can enjoy up close views of our garden birds, whilst enjoying a cup of freshly made coffee and delicious home-baking, or a light lunch. Our garden seating area is very popular with tearoom users as the south facing site makes it a sun trap! Dogs on leads are welcome in the garden seating area. We now also offer a takeaway service.

Woodside is open every day, and offers visitors a delightful experience, with our own unique take on a garden centre!

Upcoming Events

Burns lunch - Cullen Skink

Burns Lunch

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

There’s no Evening Kailyaird this month as we know from experience that’s it’s difficult to get people out on these cold dark January evenings, but here’s a delicious Burns themed…

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Burns Lunch - cranachan

Burns Lunch

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As there’s no Evening Kailyaird this month we are putting on a delicious Burns themed lunch for you to enjoy instead. Starters: Cullen Skink or Barley Broth (V) Main Courses:…

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Opening Times

The plant centre, grocery shop and tea room are currently open daily from 10:00am to 4:00pm. (10am - 5pm from March to October) Booking is recommended for indoor seating in the tea room -  please phone 01835 830315.

 

How to Get in Touch

We love meeting people and caring for our plants, but we are not so keen on sitting in the office and working  on a computer. Because of our lovely woodland setting internet signals are intermittent, so emails and social media requests may go un-answered. Please phone us during opening hours on 01835 830315 for all enquiries.

 

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Latest News

What's Been Happening at Woodside this year.

Summer Flowering Bulbs

By Emma Emmerson | January 17, 2022
Example of summer flowering bulbs

Summer flowering bulbs are new in stock for this year. These are an extensive range of bulbs for planting in spring for flowering this summer. While it’s still too early to plant most of these outdoors just yet, you can still plan ahead and store bulbs in a cool but frost free dry place until…

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Onions, shallots and potato sets now in stock

By Emma Emmerson | January 14, 2022
Selection of onion varieties

Onion sets and shallots should be planted as soon as the ground becomes workable in late winter or early spring, and we have plenty of varieties in stock now for you to choose from. You may remember last year that we couldn’t get enough to satisfy demand – hopefully that won’t be a problem this…

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Winter Warmer Lunches

By Emma Emmerson | January 7, 2022
chocolate pudding - winter warmer

From this weekend we are starting a series of two-course winter warmer lunches featuring lovely traditional comfort food. These are available by pre-booking only and are served at 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays throughout January and into the beginning of February. Why not go for a good walk first, then come to Woodside for 1pm…

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Christmas Trees for sale and Christmas Events at Woodside

By Emma Emmerson | November 26, 2021
Christmas wreath making workshop Scottish Borders

Our first Late Night Shopping Evening took place this week, with many customers enjoying browsing in our shop and selecting their Christmas Tree from our new floodlit  shopping area. We have two more dates for Late Night Shopping : Thursday 2nd December 4pm – 6pm Thursday 9th December 4pm – 6pm. No need to book,…

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Christmas Shop at Woodside

By Emma Emmerson | October 22, 2021
Christmas shop at Woodside

The Christmas Shop at Woodside  is open, with by far our best seasonal display in our plant centre shop. If you’re ready to start thinking about Christmas, then Woodside is the place to visit. We have a good range of Christmas decorations and gifts ready now, and plenty more iare arriving each week. We’ve got really unusual…

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Spring Bulbs and Winter Bedding Plants

By Emma Emmerson | October 8, 2021
Hand chair for your garden

The autumn season is now in full swing and we have had more spring bulbs delivered to add to our existing range of alliums, daffodils, crocus, iris reticulata and tulips.  These are all suitable for planting now for gorgeous flowers next year. New arrivals this week include: Leucojum Gravetye Giant – Summer Snowflakes. These are giant…

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