Gardening Tips

Jul 06

Making a terraced garden

Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2017

Gardens all have their challenges, as well as charm and horticultural appeal. One of the more challenging issues relates to uneven ground and steep slopes whereby maintaining a lawn or border becomes dangerous as well as difficult. Read More >

Jun 26

Creating a water feature

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2017

Many people enjoy the tranquillity of a water feature in their garden and there is no doubt that the sound of running water has an enchanting appeal. So read on if you are considering adding such a feature. Read More >

Apr 07

Our Gardening expert - Gordon Croll

Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2015

I was brought up in Coupar Angus and introduced to gardening by my late father and we always had a large garden which was devoted to vegetables and ornamental plants. After leaving Blairgowrie High School I studied at Elmwood College in Cupar Fife and then served my gardening apprenticeship with Dundee Parks Department. Once my time was served I was fortunate to be accepted for the Diploma in Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh and was followed by time in sports turf maintenance and a spell as chargehand gardener at Belmont Estate in Meigle.  Read More >