Inspiring Christmas Ideas

Susie and the team have been busy at the garden centre in recent weeks preparing the annex for Christmas. This year, Christmas is set to be bigger and better at Pentland Plants than ever before, with lots of exciting events in the pipeline, so watch this space over the next couple of weeks (and our Facebook page) for all of the details! 

For those who like to start thinking about Christmas early, you'll be delighted to hear that the annex is now fully stocked with a large range of high quality decorations, trees and lighting, which are just beautiful! We've hand picked every single piece to create a unique and inspiring range that can't be found elesewhere. 

Our lovely Christmas decoration colour themes this year include:

Nordic Noel
(Wood, snow, red and natural)

Enchanted Forest 
(Snow drops, sparkly white, mint green and foliage)

Copper Rose 
(Pinks, coppers, glass and granite)

Home Coming
(Traditional with a Scottish twist!)

From on trend, fairy tail and rustic decorations to traditional Scottish ones, we've got a wonderful collection of truly special decorations to ensure your home looks amazing this festive season. 







Don't forget to keep an eye on our website and Facebook page over the coming weeks for further details on our Christmas festivities.





(*Excluding Cafe Panola and vouchers)

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Christmas at Pentland Plants

Here's a sneak peak at what's on this Christmas at Pentland Plants. We've got some fantastic events coming up, so mark them on your calendar!

Christmas launch event: 20th October
Poinsettia walks & demonstrations: 26th & 27th November
Poinsettia Christmas tree unveiling: 1st December
Festive Dog photography: 3rd December
Kids Christmas craft workshops: 4th December
Midlothian community band: 10th December
Wreath decorating workshop: 11th December
Carol singers: 11th December
Midlothian community band: 17th December
In Chorus choir: 18th December
Christmas Donkeys: 14th - 22nd December

Christmas Launch Event 2016 - 20th October

Back by popular demand is our fantastic launch event, which will take place on 20th October. Perfect for those who like to start their shopping early and take advantage of an excellent discount! Between 5pm - 8pm, Garden Circle members get 20% off everything in our gift and Christmas shop! (excluding Cafe Panola and vouchers). Don't worry if you're not a member, you can sign up on the night to receive the discount. There will also be complimentary non alcoholic mulled wine (5pm - 7pm), and our lovely suppliers will be advising, helping and sampling on the night too! We'll also be doing 'Buy One Get One Free' meals on our special Cafe Panola Christmas menu - perfect if you're coming straight from work! (Last orders for hot meals 7.30pm)


Don't forget to keep an eye on our website and Facebook page over the coming weeks for further details on our Christmas festivities.

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Beautiful bedding plants in stock now!

We have a lovely selection of bedding plants in stock this week - starting at just £2.49.
Why not call by the garden centre for some expert advice on what to plant now for beautiful Autumn colour and inerest. 
You'll also find plenty of bulbs, evergreen plants, shrubs, lawn care products and more. Perfect for ensuring your garden stays looking it's best.

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Charity fashion show - a great success!

Our charity fashion show took place last Thursday (15th September) and was a great success! We're delighted to announce that we raised £2,000 for CLIC Sargent, cancer support for the young. 170 guests enjoyed an evening of fun and entertinment and were the first to see our Autumn / Winter clothing lines from brands such as White Stuff, Lazy Jacks, Seasalt, Adini, Brakeburn and more. 

Thank you to all of the models who took part, and all of the local businesses who donated prizes for our charity raffle. We're over the moon with how well the evening went!

All of the clothes and accessories featured at the fashion show are now available in store. Pop in today to take a look!

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Autumn garden inspiration

Looking ahead to autumn, we have an amazing selection of evergreen plants for both creating pots and containers and making beautiful borders.

Azaleas make fantastic pot plants and look great all year round, with an abundance of beautiful, colourful spring flowers. We have a new range in stock at only £7.99 each.

In competition, the mini Rhododendrons are also here. We love the foliage and the anticipation of next year’s flowers. We recommend using Ericaceous compost to meet this plants needs.

For pot making, we have a wide variety of Heuchera’s starting at just £6.99. Paired with one of our smaller winter shrubs and bedding plants, they’ll look fantastic throughout the coming season.

Always fun are the Gaultheria Big Berry. Priced at £2.49 they have white flowers followed by beautiful big red berries and colourful foliage to match.

Also in stock just now are white, pink and dark pink-berried Pernettya’s. They start at an affordable £4.99 and are one of our best sellers!

For borders, we have a great selection of easy to grow shrubs, including Acuba and Taxus. we can meet your garden requirements of both sun and shade and different soil types. Just ask a member of our team for some helpful advice.

For beautiful autumn colour, we highly recommend investing in a beautiful Acer. Also in stock are Cotinus, Hamamelis and Sorbus.

Our new exciting range of trees are now available. We’ve personally selected them and have chosen trees that will provide long seasonal interest. We also have Sorbus Leonard Messel, which have beautiful foliage for autumn colour and bright pink berries!

Our new range of fruit trees are also in stock ready to plant for next years cropping. They make a really special gift!

We have an abundance of bulbs and high quality bedding plants like Violas and Pansies now in and a large selection of lawn feeds, tools and other gardening accessories.

Pop in for a browse and be inspired for the season ahead!



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