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Most of our Garden properties have plants for sale in some form or another, from a few extra annuals or herbaceous divisions sold from the greenhouse or sales table to a fully stocked National Trust for Scotland Plant Centre. We have developed our own 'Authentic Gardening' brand to highlight the plants we grow ourselves. The symbol for these is based on a traditional gardener tending his plants. All the proceeds from our plant centres go towards the upkeep of our properties and we always carry a good selection of top quality Scottish grown plants.

At our larger sites at Threave Garden, Brodick Castle and Crathes Castle we grow many of our own plants for sale including a selection of varieties unique to the Trust or named after one of our gardens. We also offer regular specials throughout the season in our larger sites so you'll be able to fill a few gaps in your borders for a lot less than you think!

In the Spring we specialise in unusual bulbs and often have a range of Primulas, Blue poppies (Meconopsis) and often Trillium for sale. Rhododendrons are another speciality and reflect the great collections grown in the west coast gardens of Culzean, Arduaine, Crarae, Lochalsh and Inverewe.

Most of the plant centres are sited near the Trust gift shops so they are easy to find and are open at the same time. We sometimes run special plant sales events where we offer plants from the garden for sale that are not usually available, or we invite local specialist nurseries to join us for the day in providing an unbeatable collection of plants. These will normally be advertised in our events sections.

Inverewe, Branklyn and Threave Garden package their own seeds from the garden for selling throughout the season. These are ideal for visitors travelling by coach who are unable to take plants with them. We aim to produce the most garden-worthy varieties from our own gardens, including Giant Himalayan Lily (Cardiocrinum giganteum) and the famous Blue poppies (Meconopsis betonicifolia).