Gardening In August

pansies

Whilst most of you have been enjoying your garden in the sunshine over the last week or so, we have been planning our stock for the rest of the year. In the gardening business we always seem to looking at least three months ahead, which is why I am busy placing Christmas orders. (Sorry!) Many…

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Foraging Experiences at Woodside

elderflowers

We were delighted that guest forager, Jonathan of HartyCulture, led foraging experiences as part July’s mini garden festival. We are hoping he will be joining us again in September, so I thought you might like to read his summary of the day’s sessions. Foraging Experiences in July “We had great fun on our voyages of…

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Bedding Plant Bonanza

Pots and rockery plants

We have a  bedding plant bonanza for you this week with lots of colourful bedding plants to brighten up your gardens, patios, window boxes and containers. Here’s what we have to offer you: Argyranthemums (Crazy Daisies) in a choice of colours £4.99 each Callibrachoas in both single and double flowered forms in a good choice…

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Mini Garden Festival – 9th June

Tinnisburn Plant Nursery

Our next “Mini Garden Festival” is this coming Wednesday, 9th June. We will be welcoming back Helen from Tinnisburn Plants , a small family run nursery from Dumfries and Galloway. Half a Hedgerow from Kelso will also be exhibiting their garden obelisks and ornaments once more.  We are also hoping that we will be able…

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Hardy Geraniums and Rosemary

hardy geraniums in bloom

We have a lot of new plants in stock for the weekend including hardy geraniums and rosemary, which many of you have been requesting. Even though the weather is disappointing we are very busy in the plant centre with new arrivals of soft fruit, hydrangeas, bamboos and our biggest range yet of bedding plants. Hardy…

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Job Opportunities at Woodside

The tea room at Woodside

We  are currently recruiting for these two job opportunities: Kitchen Assistant Working a shift pattern of 3 days on and 3 days off (with flexibility to do extra shifts when required). Duties include preparing light lunches, making sandwiches, icing cakes, baking scones, making soups and quiches, clearing tables, washing dishes and cleaning. Plant Centre Assistant…

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Latest Plants in Stock

water lilies for sale

We are an independent plant centre, so we like to treat our customers to some specialist plants – ones that will make their garden stand out from their neighbours. We also stock plants that will survive our Scottish weather – very important given the recent late cold snap.  Here are a selection of the more…

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Pond Supplies

Pond supplies - ornamental fish

One of the most rewarding garden features is a pond, and we now have everything you need to build a brand new one, or to improve an existing one. Enjoy the sound of running water with a fountain or waterfall, encourage wildlife with our range of plants and water treatments and relax watching your ornamental…

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Tea Room Re-opening on 26th April

tea room at woodside

You will be delighted to know that the tea room will re-open for sitting in on the 26th April in line with the Government timetable. Due to social distancing measures we will have limited capacity within the tearoom, so we are happy to accept bookings for indoor seating from the 26th onwards. There is plenty…

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Aquatics Department Now Open

Fish food in the aquatics department

We were delighted to be able to open to the public again on the 5th April and to be able to launch our new aquatics department in the walled garden area. You can now buy pond pumps and filters, coldwater fish food, pond plants and oxygenators, pond treatments and pond lighting. Pond liner should be…

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