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

Volunteer gardener

I feel most fortunate to be a volunteer gardener for Bannockburn House Trust. The purchase of Bannockburn House was the biggest community buy out of its kind in the UK … Continue reading Volunteer gardener

A high summer garden

Portmore Garden featured in the Scotland on Sunday, 21 March 2021. What a lovely garden it is. Scotland on Sunday began: “Portmore, David and Chrissie Reid’s baronial-style mansion sits at … Continue reading A high summer garden