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

Monday 02 November 2020

Garden Centres are now classed as essential retailers

In line with the latest Government guidance, Coletta and Tyson will remain open as usual during the next lockdown period. Our garden centre offers one of the safest retail environments due to its large, open spaces both indoor and outdoor. We will ensure we continue to reassert the social distancing and safe trading measures we have already put in place. At the time of writing this statement, we are looking into solutions to keep The Old Glasshouse for takeaways only, but we will keep you updated on this.



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Monday 02 November 2020

Help Us Stay COVID Secure

We confirm we have complied with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-1

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Wednesday 13 May 2020

We are Open

In accordance with Government Guidelines we can re-open. To do so we have implemented some changes to our service:


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Sunday 03 May 2020

Gardening Tasks for May

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 May.

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Wednesday 15 April 2020

Who has a Coffee Machine at home?

Did you know Coffee Grounds are great for Compost Heaps and as a Fertiliser?

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Tuesday 07 April 2020

A quick Hanging Basket Guide

Here is our quick guide to creating a Beautiful Hanging Basket.



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Monday 06 April 2020

COVID 19 Update

Please see our latest statment about COVID-19

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Thursday 02 April 2020

Plant Donation

We are looking after all our plants during this uncertain time, so they are ready and waiting for you, when we open again.

Unfortunately not all of our plants will survive until then, don't worry they will not go to waste. 

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Wednesday 01 April 2020

Helping Hedghogs

Give a helping hand to your local hedgehogs by following these simple tips:

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Tuesday 31 March 2020

A quick guide to making your own compost

Here is a quick guide to making your own quality compost 

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Sunday 01 March 2020

The Old Glasshouse March Offer

Enjoy our locally sourced, freshly made to order breakfast, and get a 10% OFF Indoor Plants and Indoor Plant Pots

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Wednesday 06 November 2019


Desser&Co have now arrived at Coletta and Tyson.

Desser has been the home of rattan furniture since 1919

Desser produces great ranges of Cane & Rattan furniture, great for conservatories.


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Wednesday 19 June 2019

Supporting The Refugee Cycle Challenge

We had the Refugee Cycle Challenge stop by the garden centre yesterday

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Monday 01 April 2019

Easyecoplant ™: Peat Free Eco Friendly Bedding

Did you know that all of Coletta & Tysons bedding plants are peat free! Using the environmentally friendly Summer bedding EasyecoplantTM

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Sunday 31 March 2019

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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Wednesday 20 March 2019

The Old Glasshouse

As many of our customers know, we have said goodbye to The Oasis Cafe in 2018, to make way for a brand new cafe experience.

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Tuesday 01 January 2019

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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Tuesday 01 January 2019

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 13 December 2018

We won the Best Christmas Department in the North East

The GCA runs a Christmas Competition every year for its garden centres to enter. We have entered for the past 6 years, with a lot of hard work we finally won in 2018!


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Thursday 13 December 2018

Christmas Charity Day

Thank you too everyone who came to our Charity Day featuring the Yorkshire Air Ambulance on the 2nd December 2018. Thanks to your generosity they raised £350.32!

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Wednesday 13 June 2018

Grow Your Own Tomatoes

Growing your own tomatoes is simple and just a couple of plants will reward you with plenty of delicious tomatoes in the summer. There are all sizes of tomatoes to try, from the tiniest cherry types, favourites with children, through to full-flavoured giant beefsteak tomatoes.

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Friday 01 June 2018

A ‘Cottage Garden’ Delight

Many gardeners crave the cottage garden look and the secret is in the plants. Grow a mix of these charming, old fashioned favourites and the cottage garden effect can be yours.

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Wednesday 30 May 2018

Pheobe’s Lodge

Nice 2b Nice is a Hull based charity working as part of the Life for a Kid Foundation. Run and managed by two volunteers, David Freer as Founder & Head of Operations and Co-Founder, Sarah Freer who manages the holiday home, Phoebe’s Lodge.

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Friday 11 May 2018

Woodmansey Primary School in Bloom

As part of Cultivation Street Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre have become an ambassador. 

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Monday 26 March 2018

NEW from Westland SafeLawn

Westland have come out with some amazing new products which should be in everyone’s gardening essentials. 

This includes SafeLawn: a great lawn feed which is Child and Pet Friendly.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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