SCOTTISH GARDENER - ISSUE 19


Autumn has changeable moods, benign one moment and tempestuous the next. But even the stormiest season can deliver up moments of rare beauty, bewitching us with frost and sunshine and igniting a bonfire of colours in the trees.

It is also a time when serious work gets underway and in this issue of Scottish Gardener we have news of the exciting transformations taking place within the walled gardens of Culzean Castle, where the history of this productive space is being translated in new and exciting ways.

We have have a profile of Douneside House in Aberdeenshire, where the gardens have a poignant but fascinating history, and we celebrate the work of Louis Wall and his team of volunteers who have transformed stations in the south west of Scotland into flower-filled spaces.

Alison Swanson of the Scottish Allotments and Gardens Society has advice on making compost and we have reviews of the best new gardening books, perfect for reading on those days when the weather turns wild.

And as always we bring you the latest news from around the country, including updates from community gardens and wildlife projects, and we have a run down of what to do now to get your garden in shape for the cold months ahead.

So make the most of the bright days of autumn and when it's stormy outside, settle down with this issue of Scottish Gardener instead.

Happy gardening.





Agnes Stevenson,
Scottish Gardener Editor
Email: agnes.c.stevenson@gmail.com







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