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Open 7 days 9am to 5pm (winter)
5.30pm (summer)

Phone: 01738 860260

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Phone: 01738 860265

Contact Nursery and Mail Order

Phone: 01738 860205
Mail order nursery is not open to the public except to customers by appointment. Plants cannot be lifted or chosen while you wait.


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Garden Centre Opening Times


Monday to Sunday: 9am - 5.30pm


Monday to Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Cafe closes at 45 minutes before Garden Centre closing time.

Garden Opening Times 2017

1st April - 31st May
Open 7 days 10am - 4pm.

Tickets must be purchased from the garden centre till before driving up to the gardens.

Glendoick Garden Centre, Glencarse, Perth, PH2 7NS

By 4th January 2017

Woodland Gardening

Landscaping with Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Magnolias and Camellias

Woodland Garden Bodnant (23)

Full colour book to be published in Spring 2018

Kenneth Cox

with North American input from Steve Hootman

  • History of Woodland Gardening, Plant hunters, hybridisers
  • Inspirational woodland gardens from around the world From Scotland to Tasmania: from Inverewe to Longwood Gardens to the Bremen Rhododendron Park to Pukeiti and Emu Valley
  • Design and features of woodland gardens: borrowed landscape, water, bridges, colour planning, year round interest, scent, Autumn colour
  • Climate, Planting & Maintenance including restoration of overground woodland gardens
  • Woodland Gardening: challenges and disorders: climate change, cold, pests, disease
  • Woodland Garden plants: inspirational planting ideas, combinations and the best Rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias, hydrangeas and woodland perennials and bulbs.
  • Woodland Gardens where to next?

Hundreds of full colour photographs documenting the best woodland gardens in the world and the best practice from the world’s best woodland gardeners.

Woodland Garden Rotunda, Battleston Hill, RHS Wisley-048

Kenneth Cox is a 3rd generation nurseryman and author of numerous books on rhododendrons, has carved out his particular niche in the world of plant-hunting in leading 9 expeditions to South and South-East Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh, India, 1995-to the present. He is managing director of the family firm Glendoick Gardens, Scotland which specialises in Rhododendrons, Azaleas & Ericaceous plants,

Steve Hootman is director of the Rhododendron Species Botanic Garden, Tacoma, WA, USA and veteran plant hunter. He looks after North America’s largest rhododendron collection and woodland garden.


Woodland Gardening cover Woodland Gardening Cover 2


From Spring 2018   Woodland Garden Lecture

Kenneth Cox will be giving a stunning lecture on woodland gardens of the world, history, plant hunting, botanical gardens, from Japan to New Zealand to North America and Europe and of course the great gardens of Sussex, Cornwall and Scotland.