Site of Core Stanes

The following account of Alexander Walker [1819-1905] is based on material kindly shared in the Glenbuchat Heritage Archive. It is important to fully acknowledege all credit to this wonderful archive. … Continue reading Site of Core Stanes

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

A new generation of gardeners

There was a lovely account of Mertoun House Gardens given in the Scotland on Sunday, 14th March 2021. Here are a few extracts: In the Ordnance Survey book of 1859,  … Continue reading A new generation of gardeners

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