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Scottish Garden of the Season: Glenarn

February 27th 2017

GLENARN The garden at Glenarn in Rhu comprises two gardens, one on top of the other. The original Victorian layout of the 1850s had formal lawns around the house, paddock and stables to the rear and paths laid out through natural glens for perambu lations. On to this was superimposed the plant hunters new introductions from the 1920s onwards, creating a woodland garden, […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season: Black Isle Garden Design

January 31st 2017

Old Allangrange/Black Isle Garden Design Since 1994 JJ Gladwin has been making a garden at Old Allangrange, near Munlochy.  Apart from some wonderful trees there was no garden at all. The 18th Century house sits in a 120-acres of now organic farmland which produces malting barley, for brewing organic beer at Black Isle Brewery. Rare-breed […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season: Kailzie Gardens

December 30th 2016

December is a month filled with the festivities of Christmas and the New Year.  However January is the month of anticipation for the garden.  Our first Snowdrop usually appears towards the end of the month, when we see glorious sweeps and drifts of the common Snowdrop Galanthus hivalis and G.elewes, in the woods and along […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season: Inverness Botanic Gardens

November 30th 2016

      Opened in 1993 by Prince Edward, Inverness Botanic Gardens, formerly known as the Floral Hall and Gardens, are an oasis of calm and beauty within walking distance of the bustling city centre. With each new season the gardens are an explosion of colour and texture with borders planted to demonstrate a wide […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season: New Hopetoun Gardens

October 31st 2016

        The best gardens are worth visiting all year round and the same could be said for garden centres!  New Hopetoun Gardens is so much more than just a garden centre with 20 small themed gardens to inspire and entertain you whatever month you visit. November is no exception at New Hopetoun […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season: Logie Steading

September 30th 2016

                   Late summer and autumn are a glorious time of year …. mists and mellow fruitfulness, and the low sun casting a pinky glow across the garden at Logie. The (partly) walled garden has evolved over the centuries, the changes being guided by the incumbents in Logie […]

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Scottish garden of the season: Cambo

August 31st 2016

Visiting Cambo in Late Summer Cambo House and Gardens has been home to the Erskine family since 1688 and offers visitors a wide variety of experiences. Discover the extensive plant collections surrounding the House and in the Walled Garden, explore the woodland walks along the Cambo burn and enjoy the sandy beach at the edge […]

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Scottish garden of the season: Portmore

July 31st 2016

                                                        August finds Portmore’s garden at its peak. The walled garden is divided into rooms formed by yew hedges and a pleached lime allee.   These consist of carefully […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season: Carolside

July 1st 2016

    Carolside is an 18th-century mansion set in beautiful parkland, in a valley in the Scottish Borders. Its setting is romantic; framed by steep wooded hills with the River Leader running through. There has been a settlement here since at least the 13thC and Carolside garden has been cultivated for over two hundred years. […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season: Lip Na Cloiche

May 31st 2016

LIP NA CLOICHE GARDEN & NURSERY    The garden is situated on a steep hillside on the NW coast of the Isle of Mull, with stunning views over to the Isle of Ulva, the Treshnish Islands and Ben More. The path crosses a burn, lushly planted with moisture-lovers such as rogersia, sanguisorba and astilboides tabularis, […]

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