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Make your garden one to be proud of: 5 spring garden ideas

© Supplied by ShutterstockTartan boots and spade doing spring gardening.

There’s nothing better than hosting a gathering in a garden you can be proud of. Is your garden ready for Spring? The experts at this garden centre are here to help with 5 tips, tricks and spring garden ideas.

Do you want your garden to impress but aren’t sure where to start? Get ready for spring with the help of the expert team at Greenside Garden Centre.

5 Top tips to get your garden ready for Spring

Get equipped with the right materials

Garden tools © Supplied by Greenside Garden Cen
The first step to getting your garden ready for spring? Be sure you have the right tools.

Every gardener knows – the top tip in planting a garden is to be equipped with the right tools. Are you sure you’re equipped with everything you need to make your garden bloom?

A trip to Greenside Garden Centre will allow you to browse from a wide variety of tools and equipment for all sorts of projects, including decorative stones, gravel, chipping and aggregate, paving slabs, stepping stones, decking, fencing, and more.

Want a refresh but don’t have the time for a full refurbishment? An efficient paint job with high quality materials can transform and elevate your garden. Greenside stocks a wide variety of shell varnish and garden paint, including varnish sprayers from brands such as Ronseal.

Ready for a bigger project? Add some wow-factor to your garden this spring with a new shed or garden building from the on-site product range Forest Craft.

Stock-up on high quality plants

Keen gardeners can attest that the beauty is in the details. Roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with only the highest quality plants.

Greenside guarantees that their variety of products are all made from the finest materials, ensuring they can withstand the unpredictable Scottish weather.

High quality plants are one of the top garden tips for spring. © Supplied by Greenside Garden Cen
Greenside understands that every garden is unique. Their high quality and diverse stock has something to suit every taste and skillset.

Greenside’s quality landscaping materials will help you to maintain your garden and keep it in pristine condition all year round. Each garden is a personal and unique opportunity for you to flex your creativity, and Greenside understands this completely. Understanding that gardening is seasonal, the plants and seedlings on offer reflect this, making sure you’re planting efficiently.

With cost-effective prices, you can rest assured that the materials are durable and most importantly, made to suit your specific needs and budget.

Add a pop of personality to your garden

Display at the garden centre gift shop. © Supplied by Greenside Garden Cen
Why not add a bit of flair to your garden? The gift shop at Greenside Garden Centre has something for everyone.

When getting your garden ready for spring don’t be afraid to infuse a bit of flair. From classic to fairy tale inspired, your garden should reflect your individual personality.

More than just a garden centre, Greenside offers an exclusive range of homeware accessories at the stores in Newhouse, Lanarkshire and Brookside, Larkhall. Here you can while away an afternoon browsing the vast store. From gifts to homeware furniture to sweets, chocolates and quirky accessories –  here you can find the perfect final touches to make your garden and home ready for spring.

Stock is carefully chosen and ever-changing, so you can choose from:

  • Wide range of toys
  • Miniature world ornaments
  • Indoor lights
  • Candles, scented candles, scent diffusers and dancing flames
  • Jewellery, necklaces, earrings, watches and charms
  • Handbags and purses
  • Scarves
  • Walkers Shortbread and Biscuits, Mrs Bridges Jams and Marmalades
  • Bookstore (including Children’s, Fiction, Cookbooks)
  • Clocks and thermometers (for both indoor and outdoor use)
  • Carpet and flooring including washable mats from Bruce Starke
  • Stationery and greeting cards

With something for everyone and to suit every budget, you’re sure to find that perfect accessory to make your garden ready for Spring.

Make your garden party-ready with new furniture

What’s better than a gathering of family or friends surrounding a smoking BBQ in a sun-soaked garden? Make your garden party-ready with some new garden furniture.

Daro Cane garden furniture. © Supplied by Greenside Garden Cen
From outdoor to indoor, soft furnishings and more – make your garden party-ready this spring.

Brookside Garden Centre in Larkhall offers a range of quality garden furniture by Daro Cane.  Daro Cane furniture is known for its superior quality and 40 years of industry experience. From indoor to outdoor furniture, Daro Cane offers a durable range of cane and rattan patio furniture that will last a lifetime and will withstand all kinds of weather.

At Brookside you can also explore a selection including:

  • Lounging furniture
  • Modular lounging furniture
  • Soft furniture
  • Dining furniture
  • Accessories
  • Outdoor fabrics
  • Fresco collection
  • And many more

Go straight to the experts for the best advice

It’s hard to know where to get started when you’re updating or planting a garden for spring. Why not get advice straight from the experts?

Alastair Owen, owner of Greenside Garden Centre, said it is this expert advice that keeps customers returning for their next garden projects:

“We have quite the knowledge of what our customers are looking for, and we have a staff of people who know what they’re talking about. They’re there to give expert advice.” – Alastair Owen, Greenside Garden Centre

Turn to the knowledgeable and family-run staff at Greenside Garden Centre who can help provide you with guidance in managing your garden. From the right tools to the right seeds, the specialist team have a wide-ranging knowledge and are in-store, ready to lend a hand.

Visit Greenside garden centre for a family-friendly spring day out

Now that you’re up to date with the top tips for getting your garden ready for spring, head to Greenside Garden Centres in Newhouse or Brookside for an afternoon out. What’s more quintessentially spring than a family friendly afternoon exploring the garden centre? Greenside Garden Centre is dog-friendly, so the whole family can enjoy the day together. While mum or dad browses the plants, take the kids to enjoy the on-site play area at the garden centre.

When all the shopping is done, treat yourself to a delicious meal at the cafe. Established in 2005, the cafe serves quality dishes all made freshly on site. Here you can sample from the full range of food on offer, from tasty breakfast rolls and light lunches such as sandwiches, to more hearty options like homemade macaroni cheese, battered haddock and burgers. Fancy something sweet? The homemade cakes and desserts on offer are sure to go down a treat.

Get your garden ready for spring with Greenside Garden Centre. For more information, visit in-store at Newhouse or Brookside, or email at: