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The latest news, events and tips from our team

Jumbo packs of bedding now in stock!

 

They're finally here! Don't miss out! Jumbo packs of various bedding plants only £14.99 for 28 large plants! 

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Luca's ice-cream available now

With all this good weather and further warm temperatures forecast, you'll be pleased to hear that our ice-cream counter is fully stocked with Luca's luxury ice-cream. We have a great selection of delicious flavours and toppings to choose from! 

Pop in for an ice-cream treat in a pretty dish with all the trimmings, or why not enjoy a cone to take away! 

Available all spring and summer in Cafe Panola :) 

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It's National Children's Gardening Week!

 

26th May - 3rd June is National Children's Gardening Week! 

 

What's on at Pentland: 

 

Plant your own herb container:


Saturday 26th May - Sunday 3rd June, 9am - 5pm 


To celebrate National Children's Gardening Week we're welcoming children of all ages to come along to the garden centre and plant their very own herb container! 

Growing herbs is a great way for kids to get involved in the garden and we have lots of lovely herbs they can choose from, including Thyme, mint, oregano, basil and curry plants! 

Cost: Just £5, which includes a bell pot, compost and 4 herb plants.

Pop along to the outside plant area any day from the 26th May - 3rd June between 9am and 5pm.

 

Children's Afternoon Tea:


Monday 28th May - Friday 1st June, 12noon - 4pm 

 

As part of our National Children's Gardening Week celebrations, our popular children's afternoon teas will be back on the menu again in Cafe Panola! 

Children can enjoy a beautifully presented and delicious homemade afternoon tea complete with juice in a tea pot! Always a hit with little ones and a great way to spend time on a sunny afternoon.

Our afternoon tea includes: 
Sandwich
Mini sausage roll
Brownie
Cookie
Mini cupcake
Juice  

(Cost: £5.95. No need to book!)

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Spring planted containers available now!

With the better weather on the way (finally), it’s time to turn to the garden to pull it out of winter mode and get it into the swing of spring! If your outdoor space is looking a little sad and sorry, our beautiful spring planted containers are guaranteed to give an instant lift! 

Our professional looking containers lovingly created by Carolyn and the team are ready to take home now. Choose from a large variety of sizes, styles and colour schemes. Pop in and find your perfect container. They also make a wonderful gift!

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Weekend Till Operator Job Opportunity

Would you like to be part of the Pentland Plants team? We are looking for a weekend till assistant at Pentland Plants!

You must have 3 years experience in retail and operating tills. You should be great with customers and colleagues and be able to communicate well and give excellent customer service. Any knowledge in gardening and horticulture would be an advantage

If you feel that you have the skills we're looking for we'd love to hear from you! Please send your cv and a covering letter to:

Pentland Plants
Loanhead
Midlothian
EH20 9QG

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: £6,656.00 to £7,500.00 /year

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Pentland Plants Garden Centre
Pentland Mains
Loanhead
Midlothian
EH20 9QG

0131 440 0895
shop@pentlandplants.co.uk 

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Opening hours

Monday - 9am to 5pm
Tuesday - 9am to 5pm
Wednesday - 9am to 5pm
Thursday - 9am to 5pm
Friday - 9am to 5pm

Saturday - 9am - 5pm
Sunday - 10am - 5pm

Christmas Opening Hours:
Closed: Christmas day, Boxing day and New Year's Day

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