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, a great range of compost (including peat-free) , seeds, bulbs, garden tool, fertilisers, wild bird care and much more. We continue to expand and in the summer of 2020 we added a grocery shop to our repertoire, and in 2021 we introduced a new  aquatics section.

Improvements are continuing into 2022, and we hope that you'll enjoy the newest facilities that we are currently constructing, which includes a new polytunnel for our bedding plants, a bigger compost canopy, and a new section to house the very popular aquatics department.

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!


To book any of these events, please call us on 01835 830315 during opening hours and have your payment card to hand.

Salmon and king prawns on the menu at Kailyard fine dining

Fine Dining in The Kailyard

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Opening Times

The plant centre, grocery shop and tea room are currently open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm. (10:00am to 4:00pm November to March). Booking is recommended for indoor seating in the tea room -  please phone 01835 830315.

Car Park

Car parking is only available during opening hours. The car park gate is locked when we are closed.

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.

Dining in the Kailyard is Back

By Emma Emmerson | August 14, 2023
Birdhouse tea room

We are really pleased to announce the re-start of our evening meals at Woodside, which we brand as the Kailyaird. Forthcoming dates are: August 25th – see menu here September…

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It’s Not All Plants!

By Emma Emmerson | July 19, 2023
Vintage stone troughs for sale at Woodside Garden centre

We love our plants here at Woodside, but we do other things too! Vintage Garden items Last year we started sourcing and stocking vintage garden and shed items, and we are…

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Perfect Planting Conditions for Hardy Perennials

By Emma Emmerson | July 3, 2023
rhodohypoxis on sale at Woodside Garden

This rain has been wonderful for our gardens, with the plants drinking it up and putting on lots of growth after a hot dry spell. Now we have perfect planting…

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Tender Plants for Conservatories and Sun Rooms

By Emma Emmerson | June 5, 2023
Gloriosa - an example of the tender plant snow available from Woodside Garden

Our polytunnel has been transformed into a stunning space displaying tender plants for conservatories, sun rooms and patios. Most of these plants will live outside quite happily over the summer,…

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Garden Ponds Department is Well Stocked

By Emma Emmerson | April 24, 2023
A garden pond cntaining goldfish and waterlilies

Hopefully we’ve now seen the last of the very cold weather and our thoughts can turn to getting our garden ponds sorted out for the season. Garden Ponds Department Our…

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Easter Weekend at Woodside

By Emma Emmerson | April 7, 2023
Display of wooden troughs for sale this Easter weekend at Woodside garden, Scottish Borders

What a gorgeous morning to start the Easter Weekend at Woodside. The first of our baby vegetable packs are now available and selling fast. We will be getting more over…

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