1 08, 2016

5 Things you didn’t know about Hetland Garden Centre

August 1st, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

If you are still looking for exciting activities for kids in Dumfries to keep them entertained this summer, then there are obviously a few things you don’t know about Hetland Garden Centre. Otherwise we know you would be spending your time down here with your Budding Gardeners in tow!   First of all.. We have Scotland’s only, I repeat, only Dino Park right here in Dumfries. It’s right here on your doorstep and you haven’t been yet? Well you better head [...]

29 07, 2016

What Insects can you find in your Garden?

July 29th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

As you and your Budding Gardeners are out and about in the garden, you may come across a few (or alot of) creepy crawlies. Fear not! They’re not all bad. Some of them might see your newly budding plants as breakfast, lunch and dinner combined, however some of them can be pretty helpful! So we thought we’d give you a little run through of the good guys and what they can do for your garden. Hetland Garden Centre want [...]

21 07, 2016

Budding Gardeners: What’s in store for the holidays at Hetland Garden Centre

July 21st, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

What's in store for the holidays at Hetland Garden Centre? 5 kids activities Dumfries in the garden this summer The next installment of the Budding Gardeners series is aimed at some of the great kids activities Dumfries you can do over the summer in your garden. So that’s another school year been and gone! Time to make way for all the fun filled activities of the summer holidays. Here at Hetland Garden Centre Dumfries we have put together a [...]

27 06, 2016

Gardening with Kids and with limited space

June 27th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

The third instalment of the Budding Gardeners series is for all the Mums and Dads that want to get their Budding Gardeners started but modern life makes space a bit of an issue. Gardening is for everyone, even if you don’t have a large garden. You and your children can still enjoy gardening together with limited space, all you need is some big ideas. You’re in luck, we're here to offer a helping hand (or [...]

15 06, 2016

How To Get Your Kids Into Gardening!

June 15th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

This is the first in the Hetland Budding Gardener series of helpful guides and tips to help you get your children's roots planted! Okie dokie Artichokie so you want to get your children on their way down the blossoming path to becoming Budding Gardeners, but don’t know which soil patch to start in? This first how-to guide will give you ideas as parents on how you can encourage your kids to get out in the [...]

15 06, 2016

5 Things To Grow With Your Budding Gardeners

June 15th, 2016|Budding Gardeners|

So you’ve donned the old clothes, the wellies and the tools are out. You are ready to take on the garden with your Budding Gardeners in tow. But what do you plant? This next installment in the Budding Gardener series gives you 5 easy things you can grow with your mini gardeners. 1. Sunflowers Big, bright and colourful, you can’t go wrong! Sunflowers are easy to plant and look after [...]