We are recruiting.....
Over 375 varieties of shrubs to choose from.
A rose for every occasion.....

March .....

As Spring approaches, the bulbs are appearing and the birds and wildlife are waking up. The garden is now coming to life again, there are jobs to be done and lots of planning for the forthcoming seasons. Keep feeding the birds too.

Plant of the Month..... Camellia

debbieWith attractive glossy green foliage and exotic flowers, camellias are among the elite of evergreen shrubs. In northern England they will flower during late winter and early spring when grown outside or several weeks earlier, depending on the cultivar, when grown in a container under glass. Large plants can often carry hundreds of flowers. Camellias require a moist but well-drained, LIME-FREE soil or compost and are best when grown in light shade. Protect from cold winds and early morning sun, frosted flowers and buds caught by early morning sun can be disfigured due to bursting cells.

We are recruiting.....



If so, we are looking for people like you to join our growing and selling teams. We have full and part-time vacancies available in the retail and growing departments. You must be a hardworking, self-motivated plant lover who is able to work in a team.

Interested? Click here

Mothers Day.....

A beautiful addition to our Rhododendron and Azalea collection.... and just in time for Mother's Day.


Mothers Day (Evergreen) - Red, semi-double flowers during late May. Bronze-red foliage. Plant in sun or semi-shade in a LIME-FREE humus rich soil.

HEIGHT: 1m. SPREAD: 1.2m.


We have doubled the size of the Rose area, giving us much needed space to show you our wide range of varieties


Queen Elizabeth (Floribunda) - Glowing pink flowers with a good scent in summer. Suitable for hedging. Plant in sun in a well-drained soil.

HEIGHT: 1.5m.

Trees and Shrubs.....

With over 140 varieties of Trees to choose from.....


Betula costata Daleside - DECIDUOUS TREE. Beautiful creamy white bark peeling in large flakes. Rich golden leaf colour in autumn. Suits all soils and aspects.  



.....and over 450 Shrubs, you are sure to be able to find one suitable for your garden.


Skimma japonica Olympic Flame - EVERGREEN SHRUB. A compact FEMALE form. Berries produced in upright bunches from October to April. Ideal for pots. Suits most soils in sun or semi shade.

HEIGHT: 1.5m. SPREAD: 1.5m.

Sweet Peas.....

Just 3 of the 11 varieties of Sweet Peas available this year.....


Cream Eggs - NEW. Spencer Variety. Luxurious cream flowers with a fine purple edge. Highly scented.

HEIGHT: 1.8m approx.



Kingfisher - NEW. Spencer Variety. Large, highly scented violet blue marbled flowers.

HEIGHT: 1.8m approx.



White Frills - Spencer Variety. Frilly-edged white petals which appear in small clusters throguhout summer. Strong growth and highly scented.

HEIGHT: 2m approx.

More for March.....


Plums, Damsons and Gages... are now available after resting over the winter period.

Opal (Bush Eating Plum) - Reddish-purple, medium sized plums with a superb flavour. POLLINATION GROUP: 4  PICK: August  


Seed Potatoes... 24 Seed Potato varieties to choose from, traditional and unusual ones too. 

Pink Fir Apple (Maincrop) - Long, irregular tubers, pink skin, yellow flesh, waxy texture, good flavour. Great for salads.

Conifers..... The conifer availability list has just been updated. We stock over 150 varities.

Abies koreana - Dark green foliage with silver undersides. Cylindrical violet purple cones freely produced when young. HEIGHT: 3m. 

Keeping you up to date with whats happening at the nursery.....

ORNAMENTAL TREES - Available from Mid-June, these are potted into Superoots AIR-POTS. The benefits of the Air-Pot container is made from recycled HDPE, it eliminates root circling and performs very well in extreme weather.

PRIMULA - An elegant, long season display of showy blooms in a beautiful range of colours for spring. Hardy. HEIGHT: 30-40cm 

ERICA CARNEA - An excellent range of different coloured Heathers are available, use to add instant colour to your garden.

Jobs for March..... 

  • Lift and divide Perennials
  • Start mowing the lawn, but only if required.
  • Plant lillies and other summer flowering bulbs.
  • Plant early potatoes and onions/shallots.
  • Prune group 2 and 3 clematis. See our care and cultivation guide for details.
  • Feed woody plants with a good quality general purpose fertiliser.
  • Start sowing vegetables such as early peas, carrot, lettuces, spinach, salad leaves and leeks, but wait until the weather is warm enough.

For a more extensive list of gardening advice, have a look at the Daleside Garden Calendar for hints and tips, on what you could be doing in the garden at this time of year.  We regularly update the calendar with details of activities for the coming months.


Availability Lists - Regularly updated lists showing all the plants & trees we have in stock.  
It is well worth viewing our online Gallery, for anyone who appreciates the beauty of plants and flowers. All the photographs are taken by our in-house photographer and are available to purchase.  

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