Castle Gordon By Robert Burns

January 25, 2019By Jennifer Kelly: AdminBlog 1 Comment

The 4th Duke and his wife, the celebrated beauty and society hostess, Jane Maxwell, entertained many important guests at Gordon Castle during the 18th century, including Robert Burns who wrote a poem ‘Castle Gordon’ by way of a thank you for the hospitality he had received. Castle Gordon Streams that glide in orient plains, Never … Read More

What a year 2018 has been!

December 19, 2018By Jennifer Kelly: AdminBlog No Comments

What a year 2018 has been! Our year seems to have flown by, ably helped by the wind from North, South, Beast from the East and everything in between! As always, December is a time to reflect and look back at all the positives our small business has achieved and to try and learn from … Read More

Remembering Past Gardeners

November 15, 2018By Jennifer Kelly: AdminBlog No Comments

It seems as though Autumn will be a brief affair this year. After a few short but beautiful weeks, the first frosts have stripped many of our trees of their autumnal finery leaving their craggy skeletons exposed. The cold weather seems to bring flocks of hungry birds into the garden, working their way through our … Read More

Fruitful September

September 21, 2018By Jennifer Kelly: AdminBlog No Comments

The weather has changed and it seems that the end of the growing season is almost upon us, and what a season its been, I can’t remember a hotter summer with highs of 28C! The garden has been its most beautiful to date, attracting visits from The English Garden Magazine, Gardens Illustrated and Scottish Field. … Read More

Flowers For The Future

August 10, 2018By Jennifer Kelly: AdminBlog 2 Comments

I walked into a florists the other day to show them an example bouquet that we had grown from our cut flower selection in the hope that they would consider using our Scottish cut flowers. Greeted with a perplexed expression, I explained who I was, how we were local and the reason for my visit. … Read More

Four Years On

July 6, 2018By Jennifer Kelly: AdminBlog No Comments

It’s our fourth birthday this Saturday (7th July) and we cannot believe what has been achieved in such a short space of time. In just four years the eight-acre site has gone from a barren field to a beautiful, tranquil space for locals and visitors alike. The 15th century plot has been painstakingly restored and … Read More