Featured Posts in'Scotland' Category

Happy Snapapple Night!

Whilst visiting the RHS Autumn show recently I found out about some of the ancient traditions surrounding the Read more..

making purple potato salad

After a disappointing harvest of my early potatoes this year I decided to leave some of my main crop spuds in for as Read more..

Ignoring yesterday’s mushroom

The meadows below our house are sprouting field mushrooms.  The formula is correct – cows and cowpats rotate Read more..

from plot to pan and back again

We’re having a plot barbie tonight and I’ve spent a happy afternoon boiling, peeling and stirring.  I was Read more..

love handles

‘When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth Read more..

Listed in RHS "Six UK Exotic Gardens"

I noticed an upsurge in traffic from the Royal Horticultural Society website lately, so had a wee look and was 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..

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..

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..