Autumn gardening

Create beautiful pots and borders with our special home grown pansy offer...
Packs of six plants only £3.49 or 4 for £9.99
10cm pots 99p or 6 for £3.99


What's new at Pentland Plants this October?

Our outdoor plant area is stocked with a large variety of inspiring plants, including lots of lovely evergreens for continued colour and interest throughout the colder months. We highly recommend the sweetly scented Skimmia shrubs and Hellebores with their colourful flowers. Our Acers are also looking wonderful just now with their Autumnal colour. Pop in and have a chat with Andrew or Jayne who will be happy to provide help and advice for your garden. 

Bulbs & pretty pots 

Autumn is a great time to plant as the ground is still warm and plants can really get established. Now's also the time to plan ahead and get bulbs planted. We currently have a great selection in the annex which will be around for the next week or two, so don't miss out!
Also in stock just now are some really pretty ready planted pots and containers, ideal for adding splashes of colour to patios and steps. 




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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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September Gardening Tips

Autumn isn’t far away, so the month of September is a busy one with lots of jobs to do in the garden, like watering, deadheading, pruning and planting. Here are a few of our top suggestions to keep your garden looking it’s best now and in the months ahead:

Ensure your borders look tidy by cutting out perennials that have flowered

Keep watering and deadheading plants, including roses

Replace summer bedding with winter and spring plants (don’t forget to keep them well watered!)

Plant Autumn flowering plants to keep your garden looking colourful

Clip hedges like beech, hornbeam and cypress before mid September

Scarify and spike lawns and apply an Autumn lawn feed

We’ve got everything you’ll need in store to get ahead in your garden this month. From a wonderful selection of bulbs and high quality bedding plants to gardening tools, lawn feeds and accessories. 

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