Beat Blue Monday with Cardwell’s flowering plants GARDENING experts at Cardwell reckon they’ve found a great way to beat Blue Monday – said to be the most depressing day of the year. They are encouraging people to plant lots of early-flowering and multi-coloured primrose and cyclamen flowers in their gardens that will brighten up their […]

Cardwell agrees to distribute vital Covid test kits to customers

Cardwell Garden Centre now stocks LFTs for community use. Cardwell Garden Centre is boxing clever as they do their bit in the battle against Covid. Visitors to the popular centre, near Gourock can now pick up a box of lateral flow tests after bosses contacted the Scottish Government and offered to stock the self-testing kits […]

Back by popular demand – Cardwell’s Two For One Breakfast offer

  THEY say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And there’s an old saying attributed to famous American nutritionist Adelle Davis that goes along the lines of: “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” Well, thanks to the Patio Café, at Cardwell Garden Centre […]

Here’s a warm welcome and our opening hours.

Well folks, here we are setting off on a new year and we hope it’s good one for you all. We can’t wait to welcome visitors to Cardwell Garden Centre and as always, we’ll be going all out to satisfy all your gardening needs. And of course, our staff will be ready to help out […]

Get ready for Christmas at Cardwell!

YOU always know Christmas is just around the corner when Santa Claus turns up to meet the kids at Cardwell Garden Centre. And the festive celebrations are getting off to a cracker of a start with a special weekend of activities that Yule just love to be part of. Cardwell’s Christmas Opening Event takes place […]

Coming soon!

We are busy finalising our Christmas plans for this year and we are hoping we can offer our usual seasonal events for all the family. 🔔Christmas Open weekend – Friday 5th – Sunday 7th November. 🎄Santa’s Grotto and Carnival – every weekend from 5th November. 🎅Breakfast with Santa(bookable event) – every weekend from 27th November. Further […]

Help Cardwell raise funds for MacMillan nurses this Friday.

EVERYONE coming to Cardwell Garden Centre this Friday will get a free cuppa when they make a donation to the Macmillan Cancer Support charity. The popular Patio Café in the centre is again supporting the charity by taking part in the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, on Friday, September 24. And in a bid to […]

Judges impressed by all Cardwell Gardenfest entries as winners chosen

        All the entries to this year’s Cardwell Gardenfest competition have been described as “exceptional”. There were twice as many gardens put forward for the prestigious prizes as there were last year and the winners have now been announced. Judges – Cardwell Garden Centre director, Kieran Gallagher and gardening expert George Irvine […]

Stay cool and look after your garden in the hot weather

Stay cool and look after your garden in the hot weather THOSE of a certain vintage will remember The Beatles singing a song called Here Comes The Sun. Well, we’ve had plenty of sun recently and hopefully, plenty more before summertime ends. But for gardeners it’s important that when the Heat Is On – this […]

Cardwell’s Gardenfest contest aims to find our great gardeners

  THE search is on to find Inverclyde’s great gardeners as we launch this year’s Cardwell Gardenfest Trophy. Gardeners will be able to showcase their green-fingered skills and how they have turned their gardens into a magnificent myriad of flowers and plants. And there are fabulous prizes to be won with a trophy and a […]