There’s always lots going on at Coletta Garden Centre so check here for the latest news.

Tuesday 13 February 2018

Growing for a Better Future

Here at Coletta & Tyson we actually grow a huge amount of plants right here in East Yorkshire, some of which you'll see in the garden centre but most of them you'll across chain stores across the country such as B&Q. 

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Monday 12 February 2018

February Gardening Tasks

February is the time where winter starts to fade and spring becomes closer. The days start becoming longer, which is every gardener’s dream!

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Tuesday 06 February 2018

Caring for your Orchid

The Orchid is one of the most popular indoor plants. It is a beautiful addition to all homes with the vast range of colours and sizes that they come in. With the right care, they will give a delightful, long-lasting flower display. Here are some top tips on how to care for your Orchid. 

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Monday 22 January 2018

How to Grow Potatoes

Growing from seed potatoes is easy and really rewarding and there are many different varieties available.

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Friday 19 January 2018

5* Hygiene Rating at Oasis Cafe

The Cafe staff are proud to announce they have received a 5 star Food Hygiene rating!

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Thursday 11 January 2018

Gardening Tasks for January

There's always something to be doing in the garden, whether it's pruning, tidying or sowing, so we've put together our top gardening tasks for January.

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Thursday 11 January 2018

Wild Bird Care in Winter

Many creatures fatten themselves up on the bounty of summer so that they can survive over winter on their belly fat and achieve the suspended animation state of hibernation for the winter.

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Thursday 07 December 2017

How to care for your fresh cut Christmas tree

Get the most life of your Christmas tree with these easy to follow steps.

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Wednesday 01 November 2017

Environmental Policy

Being green is very important to us. We adhere to help the environment as much as we can.

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Thursday 19 October 2017

DIY Christmas Wreath

DIY Christmas decorations are great fun for the kids and fab projects for adults. We stock everything you need to make your own eye catching Christmas wreath. Listed below are the items you will need and their prices.

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Thursday 07 September 2017

Autumn Lawn Care

Autumn is the perfect time to maintain your lawn or even sow a new lawn! At this time of year, any treatment has time to take effect before temperatures fall and growth stops.

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Friday 01 September 2017

5 year Hardy Plant Guarantee

At Coletta & Tyson garden centre we offer a 5 year plant guarantee on all our hardy container grown plants.

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Wednesday 16 August 2017

We are so proud to be sponsoring Freedom Festival Hull 2017

As this is a special year for Hull being City of Culture 2017, we wanted to show our support for this amazing city.

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Thursday 03 August 2017

Summer in Full Bloom

Summer is in full swing and it's time to enjoy your garden with your family and friends.

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Monday 03 July 2017

Gardening Tasks For July

There's always something to be doing in the garden, whether it's pruning, tidying or sowing, so we've put together our top gardening tasks for July.


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Sunday 18 June 2017

Coletta and Tyson run the Hull 10K for Dove House Hospice

On Sunday 18th June a team of 12 Coletta & Tyson staff took part in this years Hull 10K corporate challange to raise vital funds for Dove House Hospice everyone made it round the course despite the herendous heat that day (28c) so we are very proud of them all! 

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Monday 12 June 2017

British Heart Foundation

On June 9th we held a bake sale to help raise money and awareness for the British Heart Foundation.


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Tuesday 30 May 2017

National Children’s Gardening Week

From Monday 29th May - Sunday 4th June is National Children's Gardening Week so we are encouraging children to get out in the garden and play, grow and learn. 

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Monday 15 May 2017

Red Cross Week

A massive thank you for all the support during Red Cross Week 7th - 14th May

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Tuesday 09 May 2017

Health Stars - A Partnership

We have recently been working closely with Health Stars.

Health Stars works in partnership with the Humber NHS Foundation Trust to enhance the community and mental health services provided to over 600,000 people living in our service area.

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Tuesday 28 March 2017

Charity’s supported in March

In March we have raised money for both Greenfingers Charity & Comic Relief. 

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Monday 20 March 2017

Supporting the Kingswood Residents Association

We are happy to say we recently donated 3 bags of grass seed to the special planting event on Foredyke Green, in support of the Kingswood Residents Association.

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Thursday 09 March 2017

Stunning New Furniture

The NEW Hamptons range has it all, functionality, design and a touch of grey at incredibly affordable prices.

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Thursday 16 February 2017

Grow Your Own Lettuce

With the lettuce shortage seeing the prices rocket, there hasn't been a better time to grow your own! 

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Wednesday 01 February 2017

Spring is in sight

This month there are signs of the approaching spring, with bulbs appearing and wildlife waking up as light levels and temperatures increase. 

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Thursday 19 January 2017

RSPB - Garden Bird Watch

From Saturday 28th - Monday 30th January 2017 the RSPB are running their Big Garden Bird Watch campaign and are urging you to get involved!

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Monday 03 October 2016

East Yorkshire Local Food Network Awards

2 of the delicious creations our head chef Leanne put forward were shortlisted for 2 catagories in the recent awards. 

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Tuesday 05 July 2016

Gardening Tasks for July

There's always something to be doing in the garden, whether it's pruning, tidying or sowing, so we've put together our top gardening tasks for July.

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Thursday 23 June 2016

Delicious Summer Drinks

We have delicious new Summer drinks at the Oasis Cafe! Whether it's sweltering hot or freezing outside we have a delicious drink to cool you down or warm you up.

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Wednesday 15 June 2016

Things To Do: Egg Box Planter

Get the kids involved with this creative and cost effective way to create your own seedlings ready to plant outside. This is a great way to get kids interested and excited about plants.

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Monday 13 June 2016

Time for Perennials

Perennials comes in all shapes and sizes, pick wisely and you will have all year round interest, low maintenance, great ground cover, beneficial for nature, sometimes fragrant and also edible! Read on for guidance on how to choose. We sell all plants that are listed.

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Friday 03 June 2016

Gardening Tasks for June

Now that summer is here, it is important to find time to relax in the garden and enjoy nature's rich tapestry, enjoying the fruits of your labours of previous months.

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Friday 06 May 2016

Gardening Tasks for May

As bulbs fade and herbaceous borders grow in leaps and bounds, it is now clear that summer is approaching. 

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Friday 08 April 2016

Gardening Tasks for April

Spring is finally in evidence as daffodils and flowering trees start to bloom. Expect the inevitable April showers this month but with sunny days too, when you can turn your attention to the lawn. 

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Tuesday 01 March 2016

Love The Plot You’ve Got

Love the Plot You’ve Got – bringing together everything you need to make the most of your outdoor space, whether that’s a balcony, window box or a little space for a lawn.

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Tuesday 01 March 2016

Gardening Tasks for March

Spring usually arrives by mid-March and the frequent sunny days provide the opportunity for an increasing range of gardening tasks.

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Tuesday 23 February 2016

Prepare for Spring

A few early preparations for the spring gardening season will bring benefits all year long.

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Friday 05 February 2016

Bird Food - which food for which bird?

There are so many more types of bird food to choose from. Discover which species you can cater for using these bird foods. 

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Monday 18 January 2016

Stay Safe & Healthy this Winter.

With the temperature falling we need to be prepared for all eventualities, read these tops tip to stay safe & healthy this winter.  

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Tuesday 05 January 2016

Basilio Raffle Winner!

We are pleased to announce we have picked a winner for the Basilio Double Lounger. Well done to the winner and thanks to everyone who took part, there will be more great competitions through the year. 

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Monday 04 January 2016

Gardening Jobs for January

In January, your garden could need protecting from frosts, gale-force winds and heavy rain.

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

St Johns Church

Over the Christmas period we had collection buckets out for St Johns Church Food Bank and a grand total of £213.15 was raised. 

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Monday 21 December 2015

British Heart Foundation - Saturday 19th December

British Heart Foundation raised over £500 by selling raffle tickets and sporting some lovely onsies around the Garden Centre on Saturday 19th December! 

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Monday 07 December 2015

Gardening Jobs for December

There's always something to be doing in the garden, whether it's pruning, tidying or sowing, so we've put together our top gardening tasks for December.

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Saturday 28 November 2015

HeadWay Charity Sucess

Last weekend our wonderful customers helped us raise £448.96 for the amazing Hull and East riding charity Headway.


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Tuesday 20 October 2015

Macmillan Coffee Morning

We raised £92.02 for Macmillan with our coffee morning.

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Friday 11 September 2015

Gardening Jobs for September

Late summer progresses into autumn

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Monday 31 August 2015

Our Opening Times Are Changing

From Monday 7th September, our opening times are changing. 

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Friday 07 August 2015

Sizzling Deals

Our Sizzling Deals are here. We have a huge 25% off many products across the store. 

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Monday 06 July 2015

Gardening Jobs for July

There's always something to be doing in the garden, whether it's pruning, tidying or sowing, so we've put together our top gardening tasks for July.

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Wednesday 24 June 2015

Your chance to win

A gorgeous Basilio double lounger worth £1200, raffle tickets just £1.

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Monday 22 June 2015

Your guide to a Summer garden

The weather is now warming up and soil conditions are such that new plant shoots are appearing everywhere with a surge of new growth kick-starting the summer garden.  

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Tuesday 09 June 2015

Humber Bridge Half Marathon

Paul and Mark from Coletta & Tyson are running the Humber Bridge Half Marathon on June 28th 2015!

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Monday 01 June 2015

Gardening Jobs for June

June 21 is the longest day of the year, and the extra light and warmth encourages the garden to put on an exuberant burst of growth. 

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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Basilio Loyalty Offer

A huge 10% off the Basilio range for all loyalty customers, but hurry this offer ends 12th June

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Thursday 21 May 2015

Giant Easter Egg Appeal

Thank you to everyone who took part, we raised £92.21

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Tuesday 12 May 2015

Rabbit Awareness Week Deals

Rabbit Awareness Week is 9th - 17th May and as part of Rabbit Awareness Week we have some great deals in store. 

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Thursday 07 May 2015

Gardening Jobs for May

As bulbs fade and herbaceous borders grow in leaps and bounds, it is now clear that summer is approaching. 

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Wednesday 22 April 2015

Thanet Primary school visit - Wednesday 22nd April.

Thanet Primary school year 1, visited the garden centre on Wednesday 22nd April.

They were given a guided tour around the plant area by Tom our reptile and garden specialist.

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Wednesday 22 April 2015

Weber BBQ Demonstration

Sunday 17th May we have a Weber BBQ Demonstration in the garden centre 10am - 4pm.

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Thursday 05 March 2015

How to Grow Sweet Peas from Seeds

With our latest offer on our Coletta & Tyson Sweet Pea seeds we thought we'd share out tips and advice for growing Sweet Peas from seed. For more offers click here

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Monday 02 March 2015

Gardening Jobs for March

March is a great time to start growing your own. Check out our gardening jobs to keep your garden looking great this month.

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Thursday 05 February 2015

Gardening Jobs for February

It's the month of love so give your garden some TLC with our top jobs for February.

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Tuesday 03 February 2015

Valentines Day Gift Guide

Stuck for gift ideas? Take a look at our top picks from inside the Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre to get some much needed inspiration.

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Wednesday 28 January 2015

Our New Menu

Take a look at our new and improved menu.

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Thursday 22 January 2015

Our Guide to Setting Up Vivariums

Check out our easy guide to ensure your reptile has the right equipment in their vivarium.

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Thursday 22 January 2015

Guide to Fruit Tree Pollination

Get the best crops from your fruit trees with our handy guide.

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Thursday 08 January 2015

Festive Support for Guide Dogs Volunteers

In the run up to Christmas we had many charitities in to help raise awareness and funds for their cause, including Guide Dogs.

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Monday 05 January 2015

How to Force Spring Bulbs Indoors

With Spring Bulbs as our January Plant of the Month we have some great tips to help bring spring colour indoors this winter.

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Wednesday 31 December 2014

Gardening Jobs for January

It's the New Year and the perfect time to prep the garden. Take a look at our top jobs to do in the garden this month.

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Monday 29 December 2014

Our Sunday Times are Changing

From 4th January 2015 we will be open from 10am until 4pm on a Sunday.

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Wednesday 17 December 2014

FIND Charity recieve festive cheer from our great customers

We'd like to take a moment to thank our customers for their fantastic generosity this Christmas.

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Friday 12 December 2014

4pets is Expanding

We currently have a vacancy for an Aquatic Specialist to join our team. Read on for more details.

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Thursday 11 December 2014

Lily’s Kitchen Available at 4pets

Our dog specialist Sam is pleased to announce a new pet food on the shelves at 4pets; Lily's Kitchen.

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Monday 01 December 2014

Gardening in December

The countdown to Christmas has begun. In between shopping why not check out our top jobs for the garden this month.

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Monday 24 November 2014

Creating Winter Interest in Your Garden

Many plants die back during winter leaving bare patches in your garden. With our guide you can create colour & interest throughout winter & all year long.

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Thursday 20 November 2014

Mission Christmas at Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre

The Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre is an official present drop off point if you would like to donate to help make a disadvantage child's Christmas better.

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Thursday 13 November 2014

How to Care for Garden Birds This Winter

Check out our top tips on how to care for your garden friends this winter.

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Monday 10 November 2014

Gardening Jobs for November

Leaves are falling rapidly, and the wind and rain is causing us to wrap up warm. Keep your garden in excellent condition with our list of jobs to do this November.

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Wednesday 29 October 2014

Salvation Army Raise Funds

The Salvation Army recently visited the garden centre to raise money for the chairty.

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Thursday 02 October 2014

Jobs for October

Read our top jobs to do in October to keep busy this autumn.

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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Dunswell Plants Poppies in Remembrance

The pupils of Dunswell School visited the Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre to plant their own poppies for the WW1 Centenary.

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Wednesday 03 September 2014

Gardening Jobs in September

Check out our top 10 jobs for the garden this September.

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Friday 29 August 2014

Volunteers Raise Money for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Volunteers joined us at the Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre to raise money for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.

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Tuesday 26 August 2014

4pets Donates Over £200 of Cat Food to Cats Protection

The Beverley & Pocklington Cats Protection branch recently popped in to pick up our donation.

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Tuesday 12 August 2014

#worldpomination Takes Over Coletta & Tyson

Join us in supporting Sense & Kirstie Allsopp's record attempt to make the longest line of pompoms at The Handmade Fair in London.

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Friday 08 August 2014

Garden Activities with Kids

For week 3 of the summer holidays we have another fun activitie to do in the garden.

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Monday 04 August 2014

Garden in August

From 4th - 10th August it is National Allotment Week. Join in and get busy in the garden with our helpful tips for August.

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my 1st garden

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Garden Activities With Kids

Week two and another idea for the kids summer holidays.

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Friday 25 July 2014

Dogs Welcome At Coletta & Tyson

With the recent hot weather we want to remind our customers that dogs are welcome in our garden centre.

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bear picnic

Tuesday 22 July 2014

Garden Activities With Kids

The summer holidays have begun and we have a few ideas of how to keep them entertained and in the garden.

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Monday 21 July 2014

Bransholme in Bloom Winning School Gardens

We received a letter from Bransholme & District Learning Partnership to thank us for our donation and pictures of the winning gardens.

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Wednesday 16 July 2014

Woodmansey Primary Summer Prize Draw

We recieved a letter of thanks from the Head Teacher of Woodmansey Primary for our support to the school.

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Thursday 10 July 2014

Gardening In July

Pull on your wellingtons and try our top tips for the garden in July.

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Wednesday 02 July 2014

Your Gardens

At Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre we not only offer great products but also great expertise and service so it's always lovely to hear your feedback.

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Tuesday 17 June 2014

Woodmansey Primary School Visit

Recently Years 3 - 6 of Woodmansey Primary School came to the garden centre to plant poppies to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the 100th anniversary of the first World War.

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rho with bee

Tuesday 10 June 2014

Gardening In June

June is the month where your hard work pays off and your garden is filled with colour and fragrance. There's still work to be done so check out our tips for gardening in June.

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Tuesday 03 June 2014

Getting the Best From Your Roses

June is the time roses begin to bloom. Here's our guide to getting the best from your roses.

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goldfinch nest

Monday 02 June 2014

Goldfinch Moves Into The Garden Centre

You may have met the Robins, but now a Goldfinch has nested in our Planteria.

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