‘June is bustin’ out all over…’

‘June is bustin’ out all over…’

June is such a colourful month. Everywhere you look there are flowers and for us in the North, we have the extra daylight hours as well. Summer is upon us and in a couple of weeks it will be the Solstice – the turning point of the year when the sun stands still...
“Sex in the Garden”

“Sex in the Garden”

As I write this, it is almost Easter. The month is passing rapidly, and we will soon be in the middle of April. April is month of great change in the garden, and in nature, and the biggest factor driving this change is sex – the urge to reproduce. It is...
The Key to Stirling

The Key to Stirling

Wednesday the 15th of January 2020 saw a historic day commemorated at Bannockburn House. A Brief Come Back The brief return of the Ancient Key of Stirling, which had lain hidden within the House for many a year. It was proudly welcomed by the many volunteers and...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

A new decade needs to be approached with a degree of organisation. Consequently, on our first day of volunteering in 2020, the garden team thought it would be a good idea to clean out our “Howff”, or tool-shed, which had become a muddle of spades, rakes,...
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