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9 02, 2017

Hetland Garden Centre – What to Do in the Garden in February

February 9th, 2017|David's Gardening Tips|

Getting back in to the Garden in February Traditionally, February is a time of waking up and warming up after what always feels like a long winter, as our gardens and their inhabitants prepare for the approaching spring. You may be forgiven for wondering if we have indeed left January behind at all this year! But whether this transitional month brings the year’s first tentative snow drops or actual snow flakes to your garden, you can rest assured in [...]

16 12, 2016

January Gardening Top Tips

December 16th, 2016|David's Gardening Tips|

With Christmas just around the corner, we are also approaching the coldest month of the year. For your garden, this means employing some simple measures to protect your handy work from the elements. Before the cold weather hits, make sure you’re ready with our January Gardening Top Tips. Covers and supports - be sure to check over all supports and coverings for damage and strategically position plants to make the best of reduced daylight. Pre-Spring Clean - January may [...]

16 12, 2016

5 Fun Facts About the Hetland Garden Centre Reindeer

December 16th, 2016|Christmas|

Have you been to see the Hetland Garden Centre Reindeer yet? Ever wondered what Santa’s Reindeer get up to for the rest of the year? They come for their holidays with us here at Hetland Garden Centre! After all, how else would Santa get here all the way from the North Pole? Bring your little ones along to experience the magic of meeting our real life reindeer. This friendly bunch are up and about between the hours of 9-5.30pm [...]

22 11, 2016

Gardening in December

November 22nd, 2016|David's Gardening Tips|

-The Hetland Garden Centre is a leading garden shop in Dumfries. -Like to keep on top of of your garden before Christmas kicks off? -We have compiled a short guide to gardening in December. Digging Love it or loathe it, December is the perfect time to roll your sleeves up and dig your soil over. Winter frosts can help break down newly turned clods. When digging over beds and borders try and include organic matter. Forking over will help [...]

22 11, 2016

Santa Claus has arrived in Dumfries!

November 22nd, 2016|Christmas|

Santa Claus has arrived at Hetland's Winter Wonderland! -Yep! It’s that time of the year again! -Want your kids to experience festive joy at a wondrous winter wonderland? -Look no further than Winter Wonderland. at the Hetland Garden Centre. -Here are our top 5 reasons to visit our magical Winter Wonderland. Santa Dumfries All young children dream of meeting Santa Claus at Christmas time. With his huge fluffy white beard, gruff kindly voice and resplendent red cloak, Santa is [...]

29 09, 2016

Budding Gardeners A Strawberry Window Garden

September 29th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

Hetland Garden Centre constantly strive to provide you and your Budding Gardeners with exciting activities and interesting new plant ideas to keep you enticed by the garden. Gardening doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming. Contrary to popular belief you also do not need to have a lot of space available to be able to grow beautiful plants. There are many plants that are capable of surviving indoors and even strive being kept in indoor conditions. For those [...]