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Delicious recipe from Hospitalfield Head Chef

Delicious recipe from Hospitalfield Head Chef

Wednesday 30 November, 2022
Pickled radicchio, feta and toasted walnuts recipe from Hospitalfield Head Chef Elaine Chalmers.
The musings of a plant fanatic

The musings of a plant fanatic

Monday 28 November, 2022
In this blog I’m going to have a go at describing a number of plants which I’ve grown in my time in Scotland’s west, mostly outsiders but occasionally insiders, for which I’ve had to go a little further than the local garden centre.
My Scottish Wild Garden - Early Winter

My Scottish Wild Garden - Early Winter

Tuesday 22 November, 2022
I am the grateful and proud custodian of my wild garden consisting of 12 acres which is now 20 years old, a youngster really! It has everything a wild natural haven may need.
Photography Competition

Photography Competition

Monday 21 November, 2022
New for 2022, to celebrate Visit Scotland’s Year of Stories, we invited you to share the stories of your garden visits and open days through the year by entering our first ever photography competition!
My Scottish Wild Garden - Welcome

My Scottish Wild Garden - Welcome

Tuesday 1 November, 2022
I am the grateful and proud custodian of my wild garden consisting of 12 acres which is now 20 years old, a youngster really! It has everything a wild natural haven may need.
Spiced Apple and Pear Chutney Recipe.

Spiced Apple and Pear Chutney Recipe.

Saturday 1 October, 2022
Making chutney is a great way of storing a seasonal glut of fruit and veg to enjoy in the colder months. This recipe is easy to follow even for beginners.
 Visit Balhary - an organic walled garden

Visit Balhary - an organic walled garden

Thursday 15 September, 2022
Spring Bling

Spring Bling

Monday 5 September, 2022
With a little careful thought when choosing your bulbs, you can also provide a vital early spring lifeline to insects.
Visit Easter Cammock This Summer

Visit Easter Cammock This Summer

Thursday 21 July, 2022
Visit Corners House in Gattonside

Visit Corners House in Gattonside

Wednesday 22 June, 2022
'In my most difficult times gardening has been my solace. In 1999 and 2001, my eldest grandsons were born. Both have Fragile X Syndrome.'
Get away to a garden

Get away to a garden

Wednesday 15 June, 2022
Going on holiday or planning a road trip in July or August? There’s almost certainly a garden to visit on the way.
Corsock House Gardens 70th Platinum Jubilee

Corsock House Gardens 70th Platinum Jubilee

Friday 27 May, 2022
Corsock House is celebrating its own platinum jubilee this year as it opens for charity for the 70th time.
Pittenweem village trail on Sunday 12 June

Pittenweem village trail on Sunday 12 June

Thursday 26 May, 2022
A variety of gardens of Pittenweem, a picturesque fishing village in the East Neuk of Fife, will open their gates to the public to raise money for charities.
Behind the scenes of McLaren's Nursery - guided tour

Behind the scenes of McLaren's Nursery - guided tour

Wednesday 18 May, 2022
Ticketed event for a small group of 30 - book your ticket today.
The Western Isles Are Calling

The Western Isles Are Calling

Thursday 12 May, 2022
The Glasgow Garden Walks Group are a group of retirees who travel Scotland in their minivan, staying in hostels and exploring the many, beautiful gardens of Scotland.
See Wildflowers This Summer at The Steading

See Wildflowers This Summer at The Steading

Wednesday 11 May, 2022
A trio of East Lothian Gardens

A trio of East Lothian Gardens

Tuesday 10 May, 2022
Water, water everywhere

Water, water everywhere

Thursday 5 May, 2022
Designing a garden in challenging conditions

Designing a garden in challenging conditions

Thursday 5 May, 2022
In this short series Caroline demonstrates how she makes the most of a difficult garden...
My Garden Open Day - Snowdrops at Cleghorn, Lanarkshire

My Garden Open Day - Snowdrops at Cleghorn, Lanarkshire

Thursday 31 March, 2022
We were delighted to hear from Mrs Nicky Eliott Lockhart, telling us about her February snowdrop open day at Cleghorn.
Recycle, as nature would!

Recycle, as nature would!

Tuesday 15 March, 2022
Repurposing materials to use in the garden can save money, and is lighter on the planet.
Visitor Survey

Visitor Survey

Thursday 3 March, 2022
We’d like to learn a bit more about our garden visitors. Please take a moment to answer a few questions about your experience with Scotland's Gardens Scheme.
Rhubarb Recipe

Rhubarb Recipe

Thursday 24 February, 2022
Try this rhubarb recipe tried and tested by garden owners at 101 Greenbank Crescent in Edinburgh
Dealing with ash dieback at Humbie Dean

Dealing with ash dieback at Humbie Dean

Monday 17 January, 2022
Frank Kirwan, the Garden Opener at Humbie Dean shares his recent experience with ash dieback in his garden in East Lothian.
Gardens 'by arrangement'

Gardens 'by arrangement'

Tuesday 4 January, 2022
Did you know that we have hundreds of gardens that are open to visitors by arrangement with the garden owner? This is your chance to arrange an exclusive visit!
Mid-winter meditation

Mid-winter meditation

Thursday 16 December, 2021
Give yourself the gift of checking in with yourself, by listening to this guided mid-winter meditation.
Douneside House Head Chef Matt Price shares his recipe for Wark Farm hogget

Douneside House Head Chef Matt Price shares his recipe for Wark Farm hogget

Wednesday 15 December, 2021
Matt Price, the Head Chef at Douneside House, has generously provided a seasonal recipe for Wark Farm hogget, for supporters of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme to try.
Christmas Wreath Workshop

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Wednesday 1 December, 2021
Follow along this free 30-minute video tutorial and make your own Christmas wreath. The workshop was kindly delivered by Penny Wright.
Autumn colours

Autumn colours

Sunday 17 October, 2021
Nothing will get you in the mood for autumn like these charming gardens filled with vibrant colours of trees and shrubs.
Growing snowdrops in Scotland - video

Growing snowdrops in Scotland - video

Monday 8 February, 2021
In this webinar, Helen Rushton is sharing her experience of growing snowdrops in East of Scotland.