Add a little style to your Summer cocktails and drinks by popping some beautiful blue star-shaped Borage flowers into an ice cube tray and freezing. So simple and elegant and guaranteed to elevate the plainest of drinks into something quite special. Continue reading Borage Ice Cubes – Too Cute in Drinks!
A gardening expert I most definitely am not – enthusiastic novice more like, but it was still lovely to be asked to submit a tip for this article and there are some great tips in there.Full article here
- Discover Scottish Gardens launches, and previews new website full of information and inspiration about visiting gardens and nurseries in Scotland
- Five-year-plan aims to grow visits to Scotland’s gardens by 10% by 2020
Officially launched in Edinburgh today (Friday 29 May 2015) at Gardening Scotland, Discover Scottish Gardens marks the coming together of businesses and organisations at the heart of Scotland’s gardens sector to energise the promotion of Scotland’s outstanding horticultural offering and help achieve a 10% uplift in visits to Scotland’s gardens by 2020.
After what seems like a very long Winter we seem to have skipped straight on to full Summer, from snow at the start of the week to shorts and Piz Puin by the weekend, hurrah! I’ve been itching to get back in the garden and the Easter weekend came up trumps.
The buddleias that took sickly after planting them out too early are now back outside with lots of new leaves sprouting. I gave the herb garden, hanging baskets and potted plants a good pruning (there are some I’ll be highly surprised to see recover but ‘hope springs’ and all that…)