Everything you need to help your garden grow

What We Do

As a family business, we have generations of local knowledge and expertise. We concentrate on what really matters – the best selection of plants, trees, shrubs, fruit bushes, seeds, bulbs, seasonal bedding and composts available in Aberdeen.


A full range of garden plants


The backbone of any garden, shrubs provide structure, shape and texture. Explore our range of evergreen, deciduous and conifer varieties. We grow many shrubs here on our nursery in Aberdeen as well as sourcing from some of the best nurseries in the UK.

Herbaceous Perennials

To add the wow factor to any garden, Herbaceous Perennials give dramatic impact and cool colours that return year after year. We grow hundreds of different varieties here in our Aberdeen nursery as well as being supplied by the best award winning UK nurseries.

Bedding plants

Instant colour for your borders, planters and hanging baskets. The majority of our annuals are grown for us in Scotland by family run nurseries and are ready for the Scottish climate. Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter ranges are available.

House Plants

Browse our range of foliage, cacti, succulents and flowering varieties. House plants bring texture, structure and drama into the home while cleaning the air and reducing stress.


We have a fantastic range of trees suitable for gardens in the North East of Scotland. From spring blossom, beautiful foliage, berries and autumn colour there is a tree that can transform your garden.

Flower Bulbs

Spring flowering and summer flowering, we stock a great range both loose and in packs. There is nothing more magical in the garden than the arrival of colour from bulbs planted in anticipation.

Grow Your Own

From apple trees to strawberry plants, vegetable seedlings and seeds, we can help you produce your own food at home.

Things to help your garden grow

Garden Tools

From spades to secateurs, we have a range of garden tools to suit all budgets.

Garden Care

From weed killers, bug killers and disease busters, we have a range of traditional and nature friendly products. We can help you buy the correct product to keep your roses tip top or your veggies perfect.

Lawn Care

A full range of products from fertilisers, seed, lawn sand, weed and moss killers to help you create the perfect lawn.

Plant Food

We have plant fertiliser for every type of plant. Indoors or outdoors, in the ground or in a container, from trees to vegetables. Just ask the team to keep you right.


A full range of garden compost are available including peat free, bark, soil improvers and topsoil. Whether it is filling a container or planting out into the garden, we will help you choose the correct solution for the job.

... and everything else you might need

Wild Bird Food

Many of us enjoy the beauty of wild birds visiting our garden. We stock a full range of wild bird food in a small to bulk sizes. A huge range of feeders, bird tables and baths are also available.

Pots & Containers

Indoors or outdoors, hanging baskets or planters, plastic or terracotta, we have a huge range of pots and containers to choose from.

Gardening Gloves

Never mind what the job we have the gardening glove for you. A full range of women and men’s sizes and also for the kids.

Coal & Logs

When Autumn arrives we stock coal, logs and kindling to keep you warm and cosy. Firelighters, fireirons and log baskets also available.

Gift Cards

We sell and accept National Garden Gift Cards and accept National Garden Gift Vouchers. We also sell our own Ben Reid Gift Cards. Just ask any of the team to help you.


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Customer Feedback

Super Staff

Very helpful, as usual super staff and stock

Tricia Williams

Great Customer Service

Lovely garden centre that is always so nice to visit. With great staff and customer service too!

Jade Catto

Super Garden Centre

Super garden centre,great staff,all well experienced and friendly. Good prices,lots of non garden goods,gift ideas etc,some stunning originals and prints at low prices.Loads of parking too!
Louis Pickup

Quality Plants

Great family owned garden centre focusing on quality plants and general gardening accessories only. Shop local.

Charlie Innes