Wallflower is rich in folk-lore Before we go all horticultural, let me tell you a story, as an example of the folklore associated with wallflower. (“Draws up chair and invites his listeners closer.”) Neidpath Castle sits high on a grassy knowe above the Tweed near Peebles, an easy Sunday afternoon’s excursion from the city of Edinburgh. …
Tag: garden folklore
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