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Garden Centre Assistant job opportunity

Would you like to join our friendly team here at Pentland? We are looking for someone with some knowledge, experience and an interest in gardening, retail and plants!

The position includes:
Collecting plants from our adjacent nursery
Displaying and watering plants
Helping customers
Receiving goods
Working on the tills

You must be hardworking, quick and enthusiastic and have great communication skills.

You should have excellent customer care, be used to working in a shop and enjoy working with the public.

If you feel that you have the skills we're looking for please send your cv and a covering letter.

The hours are 8.45am - 5pm ( 9.45am on Sundays.) 5 days out of 7
(Includes weekend work)

Our address is
Pentland plants
EH20 9QG

We are on a easy bus route from Edinburgh.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £15,300 - £16,500 a year


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Our new spring plants are here!

It's time to grab a pen and paper and start planning your garden, because our new spring plants will be available from this weekend! What's more, it's our biggest collection ever! 

Whether you've got a small plot or a huge outdoor space; a shady or sunny garden, or one that is exposed to the elements - we'll have the right plants for you. All of our plants have been chosen by Carolyn and David personally for their beauty, and to ensure they're perfectly suited to Scottish gardens.

From Saturday 17th March, our outdoor plant are will be fully stocked. Our staff will be on hand to provide any help and advice if you're new to gardening; or, if you're a seasoned gardener and would like some fresh ideas or inspiration.

Here's a sneak peek at some of our top picks available. Happy planning!

Deciduous Azalea



Passion flower




Primula Denticulata


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Beautiful Scottish Gifts

We’re really proud of our gift department at Pentland, which is fully stocked with a large collection of gorgeous gifts personally selected by Carolyn and the team. Buying local is a key focus for us and we stock many products, which have been created right here in Scotland. Looking for the perfect gift for someone special? Pop in and take a look. Or, hop over to our Facebook page to find out more and keep up to date with our latest lovely arrivals.

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House Plants

We love houseplants and stock a huge range of varieties. In fact, we’re pretty sure that we have one of the largest collections for miles around! If you’re looking for the perfect plant – either for your home or as a gift, we’ll have the one for you. Our knowledgeable staff are on hand to provide any advice on looking after them, and we also stock lots of lovely accessories to add the finishing touches. Stop by and take a look!


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Winter Sale - Now On!

Grab a bargain in our Winter sale! Selected Christmas decorations and giftware up to 50% off! There are also a few fantastic gardening goodies included too. Sale starts on 27th December at the garden centre. 

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Where to find us

Pentland Plants Garden Centre
Pentland Mains
EH20 9QG

0131 440 0895 

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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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