Tag Archives: Rothbury

Its Nearly Time

Its just about that time of year when our azaleas and rhododendron wow us with their spectacular display of blooms and amazing scent. Our Rock Gardener, Neil took this picture earlier in the week showing the azaleas in front of … Continue reading

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Four weeks to plant the carpet beds

On Tuesday 1st July, exactly 4 weeks since they were started, the Carpet Beds have been planted up. This is one of the quickest times for this to be done and I think the fabulous weather this year has helped. … Continue reading

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Spring is on its way

I spent several days last week working on what we call the Aster Border. This area leads from the Italian Terrace down some steps towards the parkland which surrounds the garden. The Aster Border runs down either side of these … Continue reading

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A New Experience

As a trainee gardener through the Historic and Botanic Garden Bursary Scheme, it is encouraged that we improve current skills and learn new ones too. So last year, when writing up a training plan for my twelve month placement, I … Continue reading

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Happy 2014 Everyone

It was lovely to have a few days off over Christmas and New Year, but, as always the time just goes far too quick. I have to admit that I did very little over the festive holiday, apart from spending time with … Continue reading

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Spring Bedding

We finally planted the last border with spring bedding last week. This may not sound like much but there is more to it than putting a few plants into the ground. We stripped the borders of the summer bedding, trench dug … Continue reading

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