‘a useless and unhealthy puddle’

Earlier this year I put together an account of the history of East Princes Street Gardens which was primarily based upon the research of Connie Byrom: Recently, John Adam, a … Continue reading ‘a useless and unhealthy puddle’

a Nursery manager

David McIntosh, gardener, florist, and nursery manager, has been forgotten by time. I came across the above invoice in archives that survive silent as light. David Mcintosh died in May … Continue reading a Nursery manager


My uncle, John Gibson Scott, once owned Tower of Glenstrae in Argyll. The house was looked after by his mother (my Granny). The Tower has a wonderful view of Kilchurn … Continue reading 11.18