Photos: Blair Castle Gardens 13 August ’23

Photos: Blair Castle Gardens 13 August ’23

Blair Castle stands as the focal point in a designed landscape of some 2,500 acres within a Highland estate. The Hercules Garden is a walled garden of about nine acres recently restored to its original 18th-century design with landscaped ponds, a Chinese bridge, contemporary plantings, vegetables and an orchard of

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Wemyss Castle Gardens

PGG visit to Wemyss Castle Gardens – ‘One of the horticultural wonders of Scotland’. The grounds at Wemyss Castle have been gardened formally since the 17th century, each generation introducing their own aesthetics and ideas. After the second world war the walled garden became largely redundant but since 1993 it has been lovingly overhauled and redesigned by Charlotte Wemyss.

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PGG AGM 2022

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels (left), Abbotsford [Photo: Abbotsford Trust] (centre), Mertoun walled garden [Photo: Rupert Norris] (right) or send payment by cheque made payable to ‘The Professional Gardeners’ Guild’ to Colin Carmichael, Selma, Old Crieff Road, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2DH The committee are pleased to announce that this year the Annual

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Achamore Gardens

Achamore Gardens are to be found on the idyllic Isle of Gigha, some three miles from the western peninsular of Kintyre. Gigha is seven miles long and a mile wide. The community-owned island has a population of 160. With stunning views to the Paps of Jura, Ben More on Mull and Goatfell on Arran. Blessed with fertile soil, acid sandy loam with either a clay or gravel subsoil. Influenced by the Gulf Stream frosts are rare and snow rarely seen.

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Scotland’s Daffodil Festival

Scotland’s Daffodil Festival – visitors will see these extraordinary daffodil breakthroughs as well as hundreds of different varieties of Narcissi including heritage, modern, scented as well as varieties most suited to rock gardens and pots.

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Cawdor Castle and Auchindoune Gardens

PGG visit to Cawdor Castle which boasts three very different gardens. the Walled Garden, the Flower Garden and the Wild Garden. And then on to Auchindoune Gardens which has a Tibetan garden, a formal and vegetable gardens, an orchard and arboretum.

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2018 AGM awards presentations

2018 AGM awards presentations

Photos of the awards presentations at the AGM. All were taken at Dumfries house. Margi Comeau being thanked and presented with a token of appreciation after retiring from the post of PGG Secretary a role she had held for 9 years. Claire Mountfield who works at Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire

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