News & Events

Cut'n'Boss

The new Cut'n'Boss machine is now in stock and is the ONLY current electronic die-cutting and embossing machine of its type on the market.  It's easy to use - Simply feed the 'sandwich' into the Cut'n'Boss and let the machine do the rest - no pressure on wrists. It's duarble - The ...

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Cut'n'Boss

Christmas Displays

Our amazing Christmas displays are now available to view at the garden centre featuring decorations, trees, lights, homewares, sweets and much more! There's loads more pics on our gallery page

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Christmas Displays

Christmas Grotto & Carnival Opening 2014

Carnival & Grotto opening times: Weekends only (10am - 5pm)  1pm - 4:30pm Christmas Eve 10am - 5pm - Come and meet Santa! The Christmas Grotto and Carnival features a selection of fun rides with something for all ages and costs £1.25 per ride or 5 rides for only £5.00. Santa will be he...

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Christmas Grotto

Salvation Army Brass Band

The Salvation Army brass band will be coming to Cardwell and playing a selection of your favourite festive tunes.  They will be here on the dates below so bring the family along and let the band get you into the Christmas spirit. You can even keep the kids entertained at our famous Chri...

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Salvation Army Brass Band

MacMillan Cheque Presentation

We recently held a MacMillan Coffee Morning at the Patio Restaurant. MacMillan offer support to people with cancer and their families. Like most charities, the MacMillan organisation relies on donations from members of the public to make up a large proportion of their budget. Even in times of rec...

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MacMillan Cheque Presentation

Craft Centre now at the Veranda

Our Craft Centre has a new home at the Veranda shops at the garden centre.  All your favourites are still available to buy and there's lots of special offers available in-store. On the 15th of November between 10am - 4pm there's a demonstration by our new Card Craft supplier "Indigo Blue" wi...

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Craft Centre now at the Veranda

Owl Magic

Due to the success of their recent visits we are pleased to announce that our feathered friends will be returning to the garden centre several times before Christmas. The Owls will be here from 11am until 4pm on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th December

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Owl Magic

GardenFest 2014 Winners

GardenFest 2014 Winners The GardenFest 2014 Awards Ceremony was held at the Greenock Town Hall on the 8th of October. Congratulations to everyone who entered the competition this year as the standard of gardens were extremely high and made judging very difficult. Details of the prizewinning garde...

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GardenFest 2014 Winners

Wild Bird Care

Now that Winter is fast approaching it's time to help our feathered friends during the cold months. At Cardwell we have the largest selection of bird feeders, bird food and much more available to buy in-store. We even have feeding stations available that will attract birds to your garden all year...

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Wild Bird Care

Craft Centre Sale

The Craft Shop has relocated to the Veranda shops within the garden centre.  Right now the Craft Shop is having a massive sale with savings of up to 75% off to make way for new stock. Be quick!

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Craft Centre Sale

New Season Azaleas and Rhododendrons

A fantastic range of varieties of Azaleas and Rhododendrons are now available in-store. These Azaleas and Rhododendrons are winter hardy so will last for years. With many varieties to choose from you'll be sure to find the the right plant for you.

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Azaleas and Rhododendrons

Toy Shop

We've now moved all of our toys, games and children's craft items to our new toy shop at the entrance of the garden centre. You'll fine lots of fun things to keep the little ones entertained including traditional games, puppets, toys, paints (including face paints), jigsaws, model making and much...

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Toy Shop

Spring Flowering Bulbs & Seeds

Our massive selection of Spring Flowering Bulbs & Seeds are now available to buy. With prices from only £1.49 per pack you are sure to find a pack that will look beautiful in your garden next Spring. You can even choose your own selection of bulbs using the fill-a-bag deals so now there's eve...

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Spring Flowering Bulbs & Seeds

Seed Potatoes

Our fantastic range of Autumn planting seed potatoes are now available to buy in-store. With many varieties available which one will you plant?

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Seed Potatoes

Craft Centre Latest Arrivals

The latest Crafters Companion Scruffy Little Cat must have   The latest Spectrum Noir pencil packs are also available at the Craft Centre. These packs come in 3 different shades (as seen below) and will compliment all of your card crafting projects.

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Craft Centre Latest Arrivals

Mod Podge

Attention all Crafters, it's here at last and what's even better is that we are the cheapest in the West of Scotland! We now have stock of Mod Podge which is available to buy at the Cardwell Craft Centre. Hurry as these items are extremely popular!

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Mod Podge

Brownies

Cardwell Garden Centre were recently asked to help the 27 th th We were delighted to help out by donating sunflower seeds, pots and compost to the group and enlisted the help of local horticultural expert and Greenock Telegraph columnist George Irvine who went along to Lady Alice and gave the Br...

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Brownies

Local Charity Presentation

Cardwell Garden Centre donates to Local Charities Family owned Cardwell Garden Centre today donated £2000 to four charities to help them in the wonderful work that they carry out within the community. The Charities involved were, Calums Cabin in Bute, Inverclyde Downs Syndrome, S...

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Local Charity Presentation

Beautiful Heathers

Beautiful range of Heather available. Looking to add a touch of colour in your garden this winter? Why not plant some of our beautiful Heather which is winter hardy and comes in a wide variety of colours and will look amazing in any garden.  

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Beautiful Heathers

Soft fruit and trees

A large range of soft fruit, ornamental and fruit trees are now in stock at Cardwell. With prices starting from only £7.99 there's even more reason to grow your own fruit or plant an ornamental tree in your garden!

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Soft fruit and trees

Cardwell Nursery

Did you know that the vast majority of plants that we sell at the garden centre are grown at our on-site nursery? Whether it is bedding, trees, hanging baskets or shrubs our team of dedicated staff are working behind the scenes to ensure that only the best quality plants are available to buy at C...

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Cardwell Nursery

British Heart Foundation Heartstart

We are proud to announce that we are one of the first garden centres in Scotland to receive British Heart Foundation Heartstart training.  Whilst we hope to never use the  Emergency Life Support skills that the course provides we also recognise that the need to possess these skills. The...

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British Heart Foundation Heartstart

Greenfingers Challenge Final

The final of the Greenfingers Challenge was held at the Oak Mall shopping centre on Saturday 13th April.  Well done to the finalists  David, Ann, Joseph and Clare and to everyone else who entered. Ann McGavigan of Port Glasgow was judged to be the winner of the fantastic top prize ...

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Greenfingers Challenge Final

Stay up to date with the latest news & offers from around the garden centre

Stay up to date with the latest news, offers and much more from around Cardwell on our Social Media channels. You can view both our Twitter and Facebook pages without having to register and you can even ask us a question online if you have a Facebook or Twitter account. It couldn't be easier. Vi...

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Social Media

Easiyo

We are now stocking EasiYo fresh homemade yoghurt at our Kitchen Shop. It's so simple to make - just mix a sachet with cool water in the jar, fill the yoghurt maker with boiling water, pop in the jar and leave for 8 - 12 hours and you'll have thick creamy yoghurt packed with friendly bacteria and...

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Easiyo

Planted Arrangements

Make someone's day with a gorgeous planted arrangement from Cardwell Garden Centre. We have an extensive range of planted arrangements and orchids available in-store and our friendly staff are on hand should you have any queries. Why not compliment your chosen arrangement with a box of chocolates...

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Planted Arrangements

Cardwell Rewards Card

We are pleased to announce that you can now sign up for the Cardwell Rewards Card online. To receive your Cardwell Rewards Card simply complete the online form As well as this we will email you a monthly newsletter and email you information about exclusive promotions and deals, before anyone els...

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Rewards Card

Guide Dogs

On Monday 17th December Cardwell Garden Centre received a life size Guide Dogs collection box which is situated at our Patio restaurant. This will help raise monies for the training and the life time costs of future guide dogs. Guide dogs for the blind need to raise approx £50,000 for each g...

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Guide Dogs

Bee’s Knees Lifetime Achievement Award

Cardwell Garden Centre director Eric Gallagher was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Bee's Knees awards ceremony held at Greenock Town Hall on Friday 1st June. This award recognises the most admired businessman or woman within the Inverclyde business community and the ...

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Bee's Knees Lifetime Achievement Award

Cheque presentation to local charities

Cardwell Garden Centre owner, Eric Gallagher, presented cheques to five local charities.

Cardwell Garden Centre owner, Mr Eric Gallagher, has today presented five local charities with cheques totalling £2000 to show our commitment to local charities and causes.   Present were Bridie Donnelly from Alzheimers Scotland Inverclyde Asthmatic Support Group Inverclyde Downs Syndrome Su...

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Charity cheque presentation.

Regular craft and hobby demonstrations

We are now the biggest craft and hobby centre in Inverclyde! Our craft experts are holding classes and demonstrations every week.

 The Craft and Hobby centre at Cardwell Garden Centre now holds classes and demonstrations several times a week. Our suppliers Do Crafts will also be here every month for fantastic demonstrations of their great products. Demonstrations: Demonstrations every Saturday from 2-4PM. Subjects ...

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Craft Demos

Craft Shop wins national competition.

We are proud to announce that we have won the "Do Crafts" national window display competition with a staggering 46% of the total votes cast. We would like to thank our loyal customers for voting for us as such a high percentage is almost unheard of.      

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Craft Shop wins national competition.

George Irvine's Blog

In the latest blog post, local gardening expert George Irvine provides valuable hints and tips about roses, tulips as well as advice about containers, hoses and lawn mowers. Stay tuned for more blog entries from George as the gardening season progresses.   Click here

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George Irvine Blog

Gourock Horticultural Society Annual Show & Prizegiving

Last week saw the Gourock Horticultural Society hold their Annual Show & Prizegiving at Gamble Halls in Gourock.  Cardwell Garden Centre director Drew Gallagher was honoured to present the prizes on the night and we would like to extend our thanks and congratulations to everyone involved...

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Gourock Horticultural Society

Cardwell Pet Store

We are pleased to announce that our Pet Store is now open. We have hundreds of items available for birds, cats, dogs, fish and small mammals so whether you are looking for food, toys, bedding or anything else we have it covered.       

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Pet store

Massey Ferguson tractor and Hillman Imp at Cardwell

Did you know that we have a Hillman Imp and Massey Ferguson TE20 tractor on show at Cardwell?    The Hillman Imp was manufactured a short distance away at Linwood until the factory closed down in 1981. This example is testament to the build quality that existed at the Linwood manuf...

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Tractor and Hillman Imp

Contracts Division

Winter Maintenance and supply of Salt 2014/15

We've hardly had a Summer yet but we are now taking orders for the supply of bagged and bulk salt for delivery during winter 2014/15. We can supply both White Marine Salt and Brown Rock Salt in either 20/25KG Bags, 1 ton bags or 18 ton Bulk Loads. Pre-order early to ensure adequate supply. Cardwe...

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Winter Maintenance