The Royal Horticultural Society Lily Group published the following article about my ambition to become a National Collection Holder of North hybrids.
As you may know from the latest March entry of my Parkhead Gardens blog, I have been attending a Beekeepers course. I found this great article from the Telegragh the other day titled “10 tips for lovers of bees”. It gives 10 pratical and informative ways to encourage bees into your garden.
After the battering Scotland got from the January 3rd 2012 hurricane winds (recorded up to 105mph), Parkhead Gardens got off lightly. Apart from a few pots being blown over, we are happy to report no lasting damage was done and we look forward to the season ahead. Some areas did not fair so well – read this article from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh
BBC One Beechgrove Gardens Episode 15 saw the Beechgrove Garden crew visit Parkhead Gardens. Carole Baxter visited this amazing garden and was treated to the rare collection of breathtaking Mylnefield Lilies – delicate flowers with various intricate formations and hues ranging from gold and red through orange and yellow to speckled cream.
Parkhead Gardens in Perthshire is currently closed for garden tours and will reopen on May 1st 2012. Parkhead Gardens can be seen listed on the Scottish Garden Scheme website and also through the international garden website gardenvisit.com. You can book a Perthshire garden tour with us by submitting this form or calling us direct on +44(0)1738 625983.