NEW: Mini Gardening workshops

 

New to Pentland Plants this Autumn are our FREE mini workshops. Join plant expert Alie in the outdoor plant area for informative workshop sessions held every fortnight. 

Here are the exciting sessions being held over the next few weeks. Come along and join us, there's no need to book!


Autumn Lawn Care, Sunday 30th September: 3pm              

Autumn is an important season for taking care of your lawn. Effort put into a lawn in autumn will improve the quality and health through into next spring. Join us for a ‘How to guide’ on simple lawn care techniques and top tips.

 

Sunday 14th October, Spring Bulb Planting: 3pm

Plant bulbs for a magnificent display of show stopping spring colour. Bulbs can be planted in pots or straight into the ground. Which way up? How deep? We answer all your questions and give advice on planting ideas and schemes.

 

Sunday 28th October,  Winter Wildlife: 3pm

Prepare your garden for winter wildlife. The winter months are a tough time for birds and animals. Join us for ways on how to attract and support our native and visiting wildlife throughout the winter months. 

 

Sunday 11th November, Blazing Autumn Colour: 3pm

Autumn and we are surrounded by the splendour of beautiful browns, fiery reds and vibrant orange. Our plant exerts will show you a selection of shrubs perfect for autumn foliage colour which add beauty and vibrancy to the autumnal garden. 

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New range of house plants

We're delighted to have a wonderful new collection of house plants available. We have a broad number of varieties to suit all homes, including  flowering, green and leafy plants, succulents, cacti and large floor standing ones. You'll also find the popular air plants in stock, which are so easy to care for!

Here's a sneak peak at some of the new plants you'll find in the annex at Pentland. We have lots of lovely pots and watering accessoies too! 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pork and Stornoway black pudding Scotch eggs

 

This week’s recipe is David’s Pork and Stornoway black pudding Scotch eggs! We'll be serving this dish from our specials menu on Saturday. Why not try making it at home. It's quick and simple and tastes delicious!

Ingredients

1 x lb pork sausage meat

2 x slices of Stornoway black pudding - finely diced

4 x soft-boiled eggs

Salt and pepper

Plain flour/ 1 egg and a little milk for egg wash

Breadcrumbs

Oil for deep frying 

 

Method

Mix the sausage meat and the black pudding together, then season

Split into 4 equal portions then flatten with your hands to form a saucer size pattie

Place the egg in the centre then gently wrap it round the egg until it is completely covered, then chill in the fridge

Once chilled, roll in the flour, egg wash and then the breadcrumbs 

Deep fry for 8 to 10 minutes ensuring the Scotch egg is cooked completely 

Serve with fries and a freshly prepared salad

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New: Autumn plants

Autumn plants

 

Our brand new collection of Autumn plants are now on sale. Selected personally by David; we have some beautiful varieties available, including:

Viburnum Tinus and Skimmia Rubella

Camellias

Convolvulous

Choisya

Cyclamen Hederifolium

Choisya and Gentians

Skimmia Rubella, Reevesiana and other varieties!

We have plants to suit a variety of gardens. Pop in and have a chat with a member of our team to find the perfect plants for your garden.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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It's time to plant spring bulbs

 

It’s time to plant... spring flowering bulbs! Now is the perfect time to get bulbs planted in your garden. Whether it be for beds or pots, we have a fantastic selection available. Pop in and have a chat with our staff if you need any pointers on what to plant and where.

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Pentland Mains
Loanhead
Midlothian
EH20 9QG

0131 440 0895
info@pentlandplants.co.uk 

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