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

Late Night Christmas Shopping

December 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our final Late Night Shopping Event in the plant centre. Browse in our shop and enjoy our Christmas range of gifts, decorations and luxury foodie gifts. Select your cut or potted Christmas Tree from our range of Scottish grown trees, and purchase a fresh homemade Christmas Wreath. No need to book, just turn up  and enjoy a leisurely browse. If you hand over a full loyalty card on any of these Late Night Shopping Evenings you can enjoy a free mulled punch (non-alcoholic version also available) and complimentary homemade mince pie. 

Christmas Afternoon Teas

December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have a seasonal afternoon out and enjoy our NEW Christmas Afternoon Teas served at 3pm Pre-booking only, call 01835 830315  £12.50pp Homemade turkey, cranberry and chestnut sausage roll, smoked salmon sandwich, homemade spiced apple, cranberry and orange scone, slice of Homemade Christmas cake, Millionaires shortbread and a homemade lemon tart with tea or coffee (or a cold drink). Please let us know if you are vegetarian or have special dietary needs. Why not book for afternoon tea and then come and browse in our shop which will be open until 6pm and make an outing of it?

Kailyard Evening Dining

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Our popular fortnightly Kailyaird Evening Dining in the Birdhouse Tearoom. The meal will be served at 7pm and include a pre-dinner drink. This will be our three course festive menu and will cost £30pp.  Menu details to be confirmed, but will include vegetarian options. Please let us know when booking if you require a gluten free, vegan or dairy free meal or any other allergies and intolerances, and we are happy to cater for you. To reserve a table please call 01830 830315. Tables of 4 people or more will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of £10 per…

Evening Christmas Dining

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our fortnightly Kailyaird Evening Dining in the Birdhouse Tearoom has a festive feel in this last one before Christmas. The meal will be served at 7pm and includes pre-dinner drinks. Our three course festive menu will cost £30pp.  Menu details to be confirmed, but will include vegetarian options. Please let us know when booking if you require a gluten free, vegan or dairy free meal or any other allergies and intolerances, and we are happy to cater for you. To reserve a table please call 01830 830315. Tables of 4 people or more will be required to pay a non-refundable…

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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What's Been Happening at Woodside this year.

Our Grocery Section

By Emma Emmerson | December 8, 2020
Grocery shop at Woodside

As our regular visitors will know we have added a grocery section to the plant centre. We sell a great range of fresh fruit and vegetables and we have a delivery twice per week. The selection is seasonal, so may include, potatoes, leeks, celeriac, parsnips, carrots and onions – all perfect for warming soup. We…

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Christmas Lunch Menu Bookings Start.

By Emma Emmerson | November 16, 2020
Birdhouse tea room

The Christmas Lunch Menu in the Birdhouse Tearoom has now been launched and bookings are being taken. We are serving  them from this week right through to Christmas week. Please bear in mind that this lunch is for bookings only, and you can only book as a maximum group size of 6 people from two…

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Christmas is just around the corner

By Emma Emmerson | November 3, 2020
Christmas at Woodside

We are now getting geared up for the Christmas season here at Woodside with our Christmas display ready for you to enjoy. We will also be making fresh wreaths and will be selling Christmas trees towards the end of this month. If you visit us from south of the border, sorry but we ask you…

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An Invasion of Rabbits

By Emma Emmerson | October 26, 2020
model rabbits

As you can see we’ve had an invasion of rabbits! Luckily not the living breathing sort, but attractive garden ornaments to bring a smile to your face. We’ve also now got back in stock birdbaths, slate planters, statues, chickens and ducks. These are all lovely additions to the garden and would make welcome Christmas gifts.…

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New season roses in Stock

By Emma Emmerson | October 2, 2020
hellebores

Our plants and other garden supplies are continuing to sell quickly, so we are pleased to announce the following new arrivals. Roses: We are pleased that after huge demand earlier in the year we have new season roses in stock. The current selection of roses for sale include: Fragrant Cloud, Hot Chocolate and Rhapsody in…

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Mini Green Grocery Launches at Woodside

By Emma Emmerson | September 18, 2020
green grocery at Woodside

We are delighted to launch our own mini green grocery at Woodside this weekend. This is set up in association with Down to Earth of Selkirk who will be supplying us with a range of seasonal vegetables and fruit. We are also harvesting here at Woodside  – some of the produce will be made into…

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