MY husband and I viewed this garden flat in Edinburgh's west end on a miserable November day.
Plant species cannot predict the future but they rely on a large pool of genetic characteristics that allows them to adapt.
WE know bees, hoverflies and other insects provide a welcome sight for gardeners in spring and summer, but these valued species need protection in the winter.
We found this place - in Tighnabruaich - 10 years ago.
Down at the Auchinstarry Marina, near Kilsyth, Iain Withers and his girlfriend Sarah Wakeford have just finished breakfast aboard the narrowboat Marback Pheonix.
Give your old, tired plant containers a spruce up for autumn
CHOOSING art for your home can be daunting and many clients ask for my guidance in this important step of accessorising their homes.
There are four reasons why I recommend making space for blueberries.
For once, this summer the problem for gardeners is too little rather than too much water.
This month and next are prime times for sharpening your secateurs, since most fruit bushes and trees need pruning in summer for a better harvest the following year, and deciduous hedges must be clipped for extra bushiness.
Using light to design a home is trickier than you might think, because new technologies and regulations affect the type and number of fittings you can have in a domestic setting.