Take to the hills for inspiration! (…and alpines!) Well, any excuse. So the weather looks settled and you have a hankering to head for the heights – but there are jobs to do in the garden. At first you might think there is no connection between hillwalking and gardening. Yes, I know there is garden …
Plus a short glossary of other Scottish words that sneaked in.
Spring is here!
apple tree arctic-alpine autumn Ben Lawers berries bird friendly chicken manure clematis coltsfoot Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca ‘Citrina’ drainage fertiliser Forsyth’s Plaister frost proof garden folklore giant lily good shrubs for winter greenhouse staging ground cover herb garden invasive plants ivy as insulation ivy damaging walls lily limey Luss Neidpath Castle pests plant protection plants from Himalayas plants to avoid plant support pots pruning rambling roses rose roses Scottish words troughs weeding wildflowers wildlife William Forsyth winter yirdit