F.Tate & Sons, garden centre, garden supplies and nursery in Ripon. Established, family run business for 80 Years. Founded by the late Fred Tate and the late Frank Tate, F Tate & Sons is now run by Franks Son, Simon, and Family. Throughout it’s history the company has sought to provide the best plants available at a price that’s unbeatable. We pride ourselves on our high standards of customer service, come and see our excellent team. Visit the Olive Tree at Tate’s: With delicious home cooked food, tasty treats, a children’s corner perfect for your little ones to explore and a warm Yorkshire welcome. Take advantage of the Free Parking.