Trained Fruit: think design as well as taste…

Imagine wandering through your own orchard, enjoying spring blossom and the buzz of bees, the laughter of children playing amongst the trees, picking ripe fruit in the autumn.  Lovely as it sounds, most of us have much smaller gardens, but you can work them hard and...

Homes and Interiors Scotland

We’re delighted to feature in the July/August 2016 edition of Homes & Interiors Scotland magazine.  “Growing out of the Past” tells the story of a garden restoration for a house and garden designed and built in 1914 by Sir Robert Lorimer, one of...

Gardens to visit….

People ask me, “Do you enjoy visiting gardens when you are on holiday?” The answer is definitely “yes”.  I can enjoy them as a visitor without the worry of designing them, or worrying how the planting is doing and in this hot weather, are the...

Jobs to do in the Garden in July….

July is a busy month in the garden and it is all to do with weeding, watering, deadheading and most of all enjoying the show. Keep on top of weeds in your borders, especially around new plants that are establishing themselves. Water containers daily in hot weather and...