Welcome to Glendoick Garden Centre, an award winning and independently owned family business.

    Glendoick's nursery was founded in 1953 by Euan and Peter Cox

    Glendoick Garden Centre opened in 1973 and run by Tricia Cox. Jane Cox expanded the cafe and established the foodhall. 

    Owners Peter and Kenneth Cox are world-renowned rhododendron experts

    Glendoick have bred and launched over 100 new commercial rhododendron and azalea hybrids.

    Peter and Kenneth Cox have written over 20 books on rhododendrons and other horticultural subjects.

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    Books by Glendoick owners Peter & Kenneth Cox

    Glendoick's Owners. Peter & Kenneth Cox have written over 20 books on rhododendrons, plant hunting, Scottish gardens and gardening. 4 of Peter & Ken's books, Scotland for Gardeners, Seeds of Adventure and Fruit and Vegetables for Scotland  were UK Garden books of the year. Woodland Gardening was European Gardening Book of the Year 2014

    Books are available at Glendoick Garden Centre and Mail Order

    Books on Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Woodland Gardening, Plant Hunting

    Woodland Gardening Glendoick Publications 2018 Winner European Gardening Book of the Year 2018-19

    Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges by Frank Kingdon Ward. New Edition, ed. Kenneth Cox, Antique Collector’s Club 2001, 2007

    Glendoick, A Guide, Glendoick Publishing

    Rhododendrons and Azaleas: A Colour Guide, Crowood Press 2005.

    Seeds of Adventure Peter Cox, Peter Hutchison, Antique Collectors Club 2008












    Kenneth Cox Best Selling Scotland Books

    Garden Plants for Scotland,   Frances Lincoln 2008 (Kenneth Cox with Raoul Curtis Machin)

    Scotland for Gardeners  Birlinn 2009  2nd Edition 2014  Winner Inspirational Garden Book of the Year 2009. Garden Media Guild

    Fruit and Vegetables for Scotland   with Caroline Beaton,  Birlinn 2012  Winner Garden Reference of the Year 2012

    Gardening Made Simple      Glendoick Publishing 2021  Kenneth Cox

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    Ken Cox’s Woodland Gardening Book, the definitive work on the subject is now available in our webshop

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    The History of Glendoick

    The story starts in Dundee, a port on the east coast of Scotland, which until recently was known for three things: Jute, Jam and Journalism. The Cox family were integral to the jute story in the 19th and early 20th centuries: the family firm...

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