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Umberslade Nurseries

Umberslade Nurseries - A Rural Idyll in an Urban Setting

Umberslade Nurseries update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Nurseries has been, and will continue to, monitor the situation with regards to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is following the relevant government guidelines. The health, safety and well-being of our staff, visitors and customers is our priority.

Therefore, to minimise risk and in the interests of public safety, we have taken the difficult decision to close temporarily to the public with immediate effect.

As this is a rapidly evolving situation we are asking you to check the Public Health England website regularly to keep informed of the latest information. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding – we look forward to welcoming you back to Umberslade Nurseries soon. 

If you have a Groupon voucher or booking for Umberslade Nurseries' Afternoon Tea, please contact Groupon for their terms and conditions. 

 QAC student waters plants

Located in Selly Oak, Umberslade Nurseries is a rural idyll in an urban setting comprising of a small retail outlet, tea room and various horticulture facilities that are utilised by College students. 

The Umberslade garden centre provides an excellent resource for students to experience a real working environment and we also work collaboratively with the local community on a number of initiatives and projects to support local people.

QAC students work at Umberslade Nurseries

Students and clients regularly attend Umberslade Nurseries as part of their Preparation for Life, LEAP, work experience programmes and Independence Plus work. They play a vital role in maintaining, planting and harvesting our produce, learning about horticulture and experiencing the outdoor environment.

Yurt at Umberslade Nurseries

We welcome you to come and a pay a visit our retail outlet at Umberslade Nurseries. We stock a wide range of:

• Shrubs
• Herbaceous Perennials
• Seasonal Bedding Plants
• Herbs
• Compost
• Garden sundries

Our retail outlet also offers a range of ornamental home and garden items, craft items made by our students and local artists and many products that would make a perfect gift. Feel free to browse and find something that is just a little bit different.

Polytunnels at Umberslade Nurseries

We are open Wednesday to Sunday from 10.00am until 4.00pm

 The Potting Shed Tea Room logo

In addition to our retail outlet, you can also visit “The Potting Shed Tea Rooms”.  This is a very welcoming tea room offering hot drinks, sandwiches and cake all at very reasonable prices. Please drop in!

The Potting Shed Tea Room

If you would like to know more about Umberslade Nurseries, please pay us a visit, call us on 0121 472 4894, or E-mail us at

A map showing the location of Umberslade Nurseries Our address is:

Umberslade Nurseries
Umberslade Road
Selly Oak
B29 7SQ 

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