Grassroots has a wide range of tools and gardening accessories available year-round, from seeds and compost to rakes and secateurs. Are you fed up of seeing “does not ship to Highlands and Islands” during your online shopping? We are able to order in all sorts of items, including bulky items like wheelbarrows, with no extra shipping costs for you to pay! Ask in shop to see the catalogue for garden and home, call us on 01540 661270, or please contact us to talk about your requirements.
Our seasonal stock covers all the necessities for your gardening year. From spring, our seed potatoes and spring daffodils, hellebores, primroses and primula bring the garden back to life. In summer the shopfront is a riot of colours and varieties. In autumn, we offer a bright palette of spring bulbs of all varieties, with winter flowering pansies, and Christmas flowering hyacinths to keep the green growing through to spring again. We update our website and facebook page over the course of the year to showcase our seasonal goodies, so please check the website regularly and follow us on Facebook for all our latest offers.
At Grassroots, you can find many ways to encourage and support the wildlife in your garden. Birdfood for all species, from the staple peanuts and fat balls, to more specialist nyger seeds for finches, and duck food for that visit to the pond. Bird feeders, bird baths, nesting and roosting boxes all help our birdlife throughout the year. For the cute critters that visit your garden, we have nuts and squirrel food, squirrel feeders and houses, and special hedgehog food which gives them everything they need for survival. Beneficial insects aren’t forgotten either : we offer “Bee Bombs” of wildflowers that bees love, butterfly feeders and nectar, and “bug hotels”. These all make great gifts for children too, passing on care for wildlife to the next generation. Grassroots Events Programme includes wildlife workshops for children and adults. Follow us on Facebook for all the latest news.
Top on our Gift-List is of course a Grassroots Gift Voucher! Available in any amount, and valid for 12 months, it’s perfect for friends and family of all ages. We can even post them out for you, just ask when ordering!
The gardeners in your life will always appreciate a new pair of gardening gloves or a new plant. We can advise on what is suitable and make suggestions for gifts that will be appreciated for years to come.
For the wee ones we have a great choice of gifts suitable for children of all ages. “Bee Bombs” of wildflowers are always popular, as are seed packets like sunflowers and cress. Encourage their love of wildlife with our range of wildlife food, feeders and homes, for birds, squirrels, hedgehogs, butterflies and insects. They will also love our selection of soft toys too, cuddly birds, squirrels and hedgehogs make great wee pals!
Grassroots has a lovely selection of eco-friendly soaps, shampoos and accessories for both women and men. Lovely local creams and lotions from Jude Craig, deliciously scented candles from Coorie, organic essential oils and Fairtrade incense sticks and holders. Fairly Traded knitted hats, gloves and scarves, locally-made fridge magnets, calendars and art cards by Ann Vastano, and others.
There are treats in our wholefood section that will delight the cooks and eco-minded and show how much you are thinking of them. Herbs, spices, organic oils from Culisse, loose-leaf teas and accessories, Fairtrade hot chocolate and vegan goodies… We can help you choose a gift, and offer gift wrapping and delivery or shipping too, please contact us to discuss and we will be happy to help.
Eco + Wholefoods
Our Eco and Wholefoods section offers products which are environmentally friendly, reduce plastic use and support Organic and Fairtrade production. We are just next door to the Co-op, and replacing just one or two items on your shopping list each week with one from our range is an easy and convenient way of becoming greener.