The Oaks Garden Nursery provides a wonderful diverse range of plants and filled containers, as well as perennials, shrubs and bedding plants. It is a great place to visit if you want to add instant colour to your garden. The project is run as a social enterprise at the same time as providing on the job work experience and training for students in a real work setting.
Trainees attend The Oaks from 9am-3pm
The Oaks is the ideal environment for trainees to learn valuable horticultural skills. It has two large poly-tunnels, as well as an outdoor staging area and a herbaceous border to provide inspiration for planting.
A person centred training plan is developed with each trainee
This includes skills such as:
The Oaks is open to the public and the team are always delighted to meet and welcome new customers.
The Oaks is open 9am-5pm Monday to Saturday through April May and June and 9am till 4pm Monday to Friday during the rest of the year.
The Oaks is a working garden nursery selling competitively priced products, including:
Vision 21 is a member of the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens.
The Oaks Garden Centre
26 Allensbank Road