In Our Orchard

‘In Our Orchard’ by by Kieron Winn  was recently ‘poem of the week’ in Scotland on Sunday.  It really is lovely! Scotland on Sunday gave this background to Kieron Winn: “His … Continue reading In Our Orchard

‘His solace, his recreation, his enjoyment’

Hector Rose [1826-1872] was Head Gardener at Floors Castle from 1857 to 1868. He was born in Cawdor, the son of a village shoemaker: The early career of Hector Rose … Continue reading ‘His solace, his recreation, his enjoyment’

Garden Ticket

The above image is of our garden in 1956. This is our garden in more recent times.  

Linnaeo Posuit

I would very much have liked to have met Frances Jane Hope and for her to show me her garden at Wardie Lodge, Granton, Edinburgh.In the mid-19th century, Frances Jane … Continue reading Linnaeo Posuit