Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

A few years ago I spent a week exploring Scottish gardens that had been tended by a namesake – Peter Gordon, ‘Jobbing Gardener, Forres’. I had considered that, despite having … Continue reading Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

‘Ahead of the curve’

This beautiful garden featured in the Scotland on Sunday, 28 February 2021: Helen Carmichael, custodian and hands-on-gardener: “Like all gardens, it is an ongoing project, and it’s a real privilege … Continue reading ‘Ahead of the curve’

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