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Garden of the Season

Scottish Garden of the Season – Dawyck Botanic Garden

February 1st 2018

Dawyck Botanic Garden in Spring When Dawyck opens for the 2018 season on 1 February, visitors will be met with the spectacular sight of swathes of elegant snowdrops.  Clusters of the tiny, but robust, white gems carpet the banks of the Scrape Burn and creep up the hillside behind. A woodland walk at this time […]

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Garden of the Season – Castle Kennedy Gardens

January 8th 2018

Galanthus at Castle Kennedy Gardens Galanthus at Castle Kennedy Gardens have most probably been naturalised since they were planted in the mid 19th Century when interest in these very early little flowers took off. Sometimes known as fair maids of February, they have spread in abundance along the North Side of Loch Crindle, known as […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season – Ben Reid

December 4th 2017

How to select the perfect tree this Christmas By Simon Fraser from Ben Reid Garden Centre, Aberdeen Ben Reid Garden Centre is a rather special nursery and garden centre – especially at Christmas time. As an independent family-run business based in Aberdeen, we specialise in growing a variety of trees and plants, guaranteed to thrive […]

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Scottish Garden of the Season – Scone Palace

November 6th 2017

Scone may more commonly be associated with its place in Scottish history. It was an important religious gathering of the Picts, it was the site of an early Christian Church and it housed the Stone of Destiny where the Kings of Scotland were crowned until the mid-seventeenth century. On the site today, is the Palace […]

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