Guest Nursery Event

Tinnisburn Plant Nursery

On Wednesday 1st July we will be hosting a plant stall from a guest nursery, Tinnisburn Plants between 11:00 and 17:00. Tinnisburn Plants is an RHS Gold Medal winning nursery, specialising in truly hardy perennials; many of which are choice and unusual. Founder and owner, Helen Knowles, has a lifelong passion for plants and propagates…

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Roses for sale

roses for sale at Woodside

We have been really busy replenishing stock this week after record sales. We now have a good stock of roses for sale. We have dealt with the same rose suppliers for about 20 years now, both here at Woodside and at Floors Castle Garden Centre before that, and these are the best quality roses I’ve…

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Herbaceous Plants – this week’s highlights

spires of lythrums

There’s nothing to beat a wander around a plant centre and many of you are very excited at being able to visit – who knew that this would be so thrilling!!? Now the weather has broken it is perfect planting weather and we’ve lots of treats for you this week – mainly in our herbaceous…

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Tea Room Open for Takeaways

scones to takeaway

The Birdhouse Tearoom is now back open again for takeaway drinks, cakes and scones. We will also be selling delicious free-range organic eggs and fresh fruit and vegetable boxes so that you can avoid the dreaded supermarket visit! The tearoom is open 11am – 3pm daily for the time being, and we hope to extend…

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Garden Centre Open

Finally, after 9 weeks and 1400 free deliveries within the Borders, I’m delighted to be able to tell you that Woodside Plant Centre re-opened on 29th May We’re very excited at the prospect of having visitors back, and we’re looking forwards to you being able to see the plants for yourselves rather than relying on…

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A Glimmer of Hope – and a plant update

plant centre

Finally there seems to be a glimmer of hope that we can re-open soon. Following the First Minister’s daily briefing on 21st May, it seems that a decision will be made on the 28th May regarding the first phase of lifting lock-down restrictions. Included in that first phase is the re-opening of garden centres, and…

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Latest bedding, vegetable and herb plants for sale

hanging basket

It has been difficult getting hold of bedding plants to sell on this year as lock-down came just at the time when young plants across UK nurseries should have been pricked out, and seeds sown, so there is a shortage in the supply chain, and an extra demand from customers who are keen to garden…

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Bedding Plants to Order

We hope you are enjoying this glorious spring weather, and remembering to protect your bedding plants and tender vegetable plants such as peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and courgettes from the frost  – we’ve had a sharp frost the last two nights. Here is an update on the availability of bedding plants at the moment. It is…

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Order Collection Service Available

With no update on when we will be allowed to open the garden we have consulted with industry colleagues and the police and can now offer a collection service for all orders. This means that your order will be ready much quicker, and will free up our vans to deliver more efficiently to those shielding.…

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Herbs and Bedding Plants Available for Home Delivery

Newton Don plant nursery near Kelso

I hope you have all been making the most of the glorious spring sunshine in your gardens, during this strange lock-down period. Here at Woodside we have been busy as usual, taking telephone orders for kerbside deliveries, driving the vans (we have had to hire an extra van to try to keep up with exceptional demand),…

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