Category: General

Seeds of Blood and Beauty:Scottish Plant Hunters

At our joint ‘Spring Lecture’ on 15 March 2018, with Friends of The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Author and journalist, Ann Lindsay, set out to explain ‘how a handful of Scots have hunted out and introduced into the West, more plants from around the world than all the other European Nations combined’. They were explorers as […]

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SGLH AGM 2017 Minutes

  SGLH AGM 2017 Minutes   The AGM of Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage took place on 6 May at Alloa Tower.   You can read the Minutes of the AGM 2017 by clicking on the link.

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Contractor/Consultant New Lanark and Falkirk, Scotland

Closing date 11/8/17 Contractor/Consultant to develop a Conservation Strategy and Landowners guidance notes for the historic landscapes of the Clyde and Avon landscape partnership area (CAVLP)(2017-18) and the Falkirk Council Area (2018-19) Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage (SGLH) is seeking applications for a contract to initiate and manage an innovative and exciting, two phase project. […]

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New Physic Garden at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

SGLH welcomes the plans for a new public  garden by the Palace of Holyroodhouse which have been announced by the The Royal Collection Trust.  Inspired by the original physic garden that was situated in the Palace grounds, it will be situated behind the Abbey Strand.  Follow the link above to read more.

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Glorious Gardens chums up with CAVLP* and CCI** to make a difference

Fantastic work on the Haugh Hill graveyard at Mauldslie by CAVLP in partnership with CCI. Glorious Gardens had a part to play too. Our survey work started a conversation with the owner about the condition of the graveyard and we put him in touch with CAVLP who took it forward! What a difference. Thomas, Earl […]

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Glorious Gardens visits Ayrshire

Horticultural heritage was under discussion in Ayr recently.  SGLH met up with the Ayr and Arran Plant Heritage group in Ayr to hear about SGLH’s project, Glorious Gardens, currently operating in the Clyde and Avon Valley and the Falkirk Council Area.  Project Supervisor, Sue Hewer, explained the work undertaken by the volunteers, including desk-top research, […]

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SGLH AGM 7 May 2016

The AGM of Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage took place on 7 May at the Glasite Meeting House, 34 Barony Street, Edinburgh.  You can read the Minutes of the AGM 2016 by clicking on the link.      

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Dean Valley Regeneration company established

Dean Valley Regeneration Limited was established as a charitable company [SC046270] on 19 January 2016. At the instigation of a stakeholder’s steering group set up on 7 January 2013, The Dean Valley Designed Landscape Conservation Statement was commissioned by Edinburgh World Heritage,  with the financial support of the City of Edinburgh Council, Historic Scotland, the Garden […]

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