Celebrating 250 years of Scottish plant hunters

A celebration of 250 years of Scottish Plant Hunters and the plants they introduced into cultivation ‘In Search of the Blue Poppy’, an illustrated talk by Julia Corden, manager of the Explorers’ Garden at Pitlochry  was only the start of the club’s celebration of Spring. On Saturday, March 5th … [Read more...]



Is spring 2011 early?

The National Trust's annual flower count suggests that spring 2011 may be breaking earlier than last. They have noted a 17 per cent increase in the number of flowering plants in the National Trust gardens. Snow last January delayed the arrival of spring in 2010 but, despite the coldest … [Read more...]



Gardening for the Soul

If you enjoy gardening but either don't have your own or would like to contribute your skills to a good cause, then consider your local church yard. The churchyard plays an important role in conservation. They are often home to wild animals such as squirrels, bats, foxes, hedgehogs and … [Read more...]



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