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 [...]

29 09, 2016

Budding Gardeners Build a Bottle Bird Feeder

September 29th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

Hetland Garden Centre are always trying to give you new and exciting activities to keep your Budding Gardeners interested in the wonderful outside world of your garden. Sainsbury’s Bank have also put together some fantastic guides to help you create incredible homemade additions for your garden and we thought they were too goo not to share with you!   The first in the series from Sainbury’s Bank is a guide, similar to Hetland's guide, on how to build your [...]

29 09, 2016

Budding Gardeners Growing Mint

September 29th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

Gardening doesn’t have to be hard work and laborious; show your Budding Gardeners that it can actually be very interesting and fun. Take growing mint for example, or any other herb that is capable of growing indoors as well as outdoors. Growing mint inside means you can now get creative with how you grow it. Think a little outside the plant pot! Mint can be grown in whatever you can get your hands on says Sainsbury's Bank; old teacups [...]

28 09, 2016

Get Imaginative with your Elf on the Shelf

September 28th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

The Elves are now making their way from the Hetland Garden Centre adoption centre to homes all across Dumfries and Galloway! It is getting closer and closer to Christmas and the elves are hard at work travelling back and forth to Santa with good news of all the new names to be added to the nice list (or bad news if the naughty list is getting bigger!) The Elf on the Shelf can only do this however once you [...]

19 09, 2016

Elf on the Shelf

September 19th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

It must be getting close to Christmas because the elves have arrived at Hetland Garden Centre! Hetland is now an official Elf on the Shelf adoption centre. If you haven’t heard of Elf on the Shelf before, Hetland can tell you all about these magical scouts. An ‘Outside of the Box’ Advent Calendar Think of your newly adopted Elf as an interesting twist on the run of the mill advent calendars. Each Elf has been sent direct from the [...]

8 09, 2016

Budding Gardeners Bird Feeders and Bird Cakes

September 8th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

When natural food sources become gradually more and more scarce as the colder weather creeps in, birds rely on you and your Budding Gardeners to keep your bird feeders topped up. As well as a fantastic range of bird feeders and bird feed at Hetland Garden Centre, you can spend time with your Budding Gardeners making your very own at home! Here is a guide on how you can create your very own bird feeder and a recipe for [...]