As well as articles on property and interiors, our Ace of Spades Joe MacIndoe from the Mill Garden Centre provides advice for the garden. Read our month by month guide to gardening or search our Pick a Plant series for advice on specific plants.

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The Secret of Display Gardens

Coreen Connell, from Kevock Plants, offers some insights into what it’s really like in this season of high-profile gardening and plant shows…

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June In Bloom

June is my favourite time of the gardening calendar – from a profusion of fresh green (but not exclusively) delivered in the upper canopy of the trees creating movement, shade and blossom to the explosion of colour throughout the borders, rockeries and the bedding season including hanging baskets. Read the rest of this entry »

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Recycling In The Garden

I’m sure we all feel that the earth’s plastic mountain is out of control and we’d like to help alleviate the problem where we can.

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The Botanics After Dark

It’s a very special feeling, entering Edinburgh’s Botanic Gardens at night; a mix of being encouraged to do something out of the ordinary, plus the anticipation of an unusual sensory experience.

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November Gardens

November sparks and signifies the end of autumn where the colour bonanza of falling leaves creates one of the last chores to be done in the Lothian garden.

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October Fest

We’re nearing the end of the growing season with a glorious burst of colour before most gardens will look tired and ready for hibernation.

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