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As slow as it gets

Seasons would be boring but for their interstices. So says Jim Carruthers, our gardener at Battleby, as he shares his autumnal musings with us.  Winter into spring goes back and forth like a bout of boxing or basketball. There is … Continue reading

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The fruit is out there

Autumn … we explore the ‘Season of mellow fruitfulness’ with our  Rambling Brambler, aka Jim Carruthers, Battleby’s gardener. The time of brambling is upon us. You and yours should take advantage of this fine autumn weather and get out there … Continue reading

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Biodiverse Brighter Bothwell

Iain Macdonald is a Biodiversity Officer with Scottish Natural Heritage and recently attended an award ceremony on behalf of SNH where a community gardening group collected one of the awards.  Impressed by the wonderful effort and enthusiasm he encountered he … Continue reading

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