Alexander Marr

Alexander Marr  (1833-1916) was a Head Gardener for Bannockburn House. In 1867, his wife Margaret gave birth to their first child: Peter Alexander Marr was born in Ashmillburn Cottage, a … Continue reading Alexander Marr

A newly planted orchard

Yesterday, with several other volunteers, I was back helping Kate, the Head Gardener for Bannockburn House Trust.  I feel fortunate to be a wee part of this wonderful community endeavour … Continue reading A newly planted orchard

near my dear home there’s a garden

This short film is about a walled garden that lost it’s walls and is now surounded by motorways: Music credits: [1] ‘The Kings Speech’ – Alexandre Desplat [2] ‘Is there … Continue reading near my dear home there’s a garden