Focal Points…..

I was at a talk yesterday given by the Sculptor, Ronald Rae about his work, which was both fascinating and inspiring.  If you live in Edinburgh you may remember his huge hand carved granite sculptures of animals exhibited in Holyrood Park.  His Lion sculpture is...

Jobs to do in the Garden in June…

Summer has finally come to Edinburgh at long last and plants are making up for lost time with some unusual flowering combinations in the last month.  The Laburnum in our garden is in full flower just now and looking beautiful with a soft subtle scent.  I would like to...

Five More Great Plants for Winter Colour, Scent and Berries….

I have been working this week on a planting plan for a driveway and front garden. The client has asked for evergreen structure with year round interest and colour and I have used a number of the shrubs and plants I have written about, starting with my first...