on to which opened the little side-gate of our garden

A few photographs from this morning. The white alliums pictured below were taken in the reflection of a scratched hand-held mirror:   Blue centaurea have self-seeded  everywhere: And Candelabra primulas … Continue reading on to which opened the little side-gate of our garden

Hame

So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:

Shapes abandoned

It was lovely to find Earlshall featured in this week’s Scotland on Sunday and to hear how yew shapes abandoned in an Edinburgh garden were brought to this Fife garden … Continue reading Shapes abandoned

An infinite avenue

On a beautiful April day we visited Barnbarroch House and estate. It lies just a few miles south of Wigtown in Dumfrieshire. We arrived at Barnbarroch somehow back-to-front and were … Continue reading An infinite avenue

The manner of what we make defines us

Filmed at Mossgrove, Bridge of Allan, on Saturday 22nd April 2017. For my Grumpa, Rab Scott, for revealing to me graft, love and blossom. To Sian, who saw a garden … Continue reading The manner of what we make defines us