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Loss of a great four legged friend

It is a sad day at the nursery, our Viszla 'West' has come to the end of a long and happy life with us at Abriachan.He Read more..

Cut flowers for Christmas?

I remember about 12 years ago, when we had that run of mild winters., that I used to be able to cut a pick a bunch Read more..

Oh to be a Movie Star

In September the production team arrived.  Donald was on duty, smiling and informative and demonstrating amazing Read more..

Will it ever thaw?

We are back from New Zealand full of the joys of life and ready to enter the Spring madhouse of seed planting, Read more..

Love your Leaves

With the deluge of rain and the hurricane like winds that Scotland has been bestowed this weekend, the leaves are all Read more..

Scandinavian Invasion

Redwings, Blackbirds, Thrushes and Fieldfairs arrived from Scandinavia over night and we woke to a garden exploding Read more..

Farmers Markets – The Buildup To Christmas

Most Saturdays, Hamish loads up the Trailer with a luchous assortment of plants and drives to various farmers markets Read more..

St Columba’s Font Stone – An Abriachan Mystery

At Abriachan we have the wonderful and not very widely known St Columba’s Font StoneUnder the shady branches of the Read more..

Accidental Artichokes For Tea

We ate this years crop of Artichokes last night and mighty delicious they were too.Dad had not intended to plant any of Read more..

The Polytunnel Saga

At around 11.30 on New Year's Eve over ten years ago, while I rugging up in preparation for going out first footing on Read more..