News

You can keep up to date here with all the latest news concerning SGLH. Reports on recent events, progress with our projects, planned meetings and lectures… you will find it all here.

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Virtual Garden Visit: Kinclaven Bluebell Wood

Virtual Garden Visit: Kinclaven Bluebell Wood

Kinclaven Bluebell Wood Formerly part of the policies of Ballathie House, Kinclaven Bluebell Wood was purchased by the Woodland Trust in 2017.  Planted on Court Hill, to the north of the village of Stanley in Perthshire, this comprises 125 acres of ancient oakwood,...

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Virtual Garden Visit: Branklyn

Virtual Garden Visit: Branklyn

Virtual Garden Visit: Branklyn Branklyn in Bridgend, at the foot of Kinnoull Hill on the outskirts of Perth, is a garden best visited in springtime.  Created from an old orchard in the 1940s and 1950s by John and Dorothy Renton, it is packed with Himalayan and alpine...

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Virtual Garden Visit: Gibberd Garden, Harlow

Virtual Garden Visit: Gibberd Garden, Harlow

From a visit by SGLH member Marion ShawcrossFrederick Gibberd, the eminent mid C20 architect, was well aware of the relationships between buildings, landscapes and people. So, when in 1949, he was appointed to plan the New Town at Harlow, Essex, he commissioned...

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Virtual Garden Visit: Biddulph Grange

Virtual Garden Visit: Biddulph Grange

Virtual Garden Visit: Biddulph Grange A visit by Matthew Benians in 2014 The gardens at Biddulph Grange, Staffordshire are under the ownership of the National Trust.  They were laid out by James Bateman and represent the eclectic tastes of the owner and include a...

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East Dunbartonshire Proposed Local Development Plan 2

East Dunbartonshire Proposed Local Development Plan 2

SGLH recently issued a response to the public consultation in relation to the proposed East Dunbartonshire Local Development Plan 2. In our response we welcomed the proposed addition of Milngavie Reservoirs to the inventory of locally significant designed landscapes. ...

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Conservation News: Dumfries House

Conservation News: Dumfries House

East Ayrshire Council recently consulted SGLH with regard to proposals for to extend the temporary planning consent for the events marquee that is attached to Dumfries House.  You can read our full consultation response here.

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Conservation News: Milton of Blairquhan

Conservation News: Milton of Blairquhan

SGLH were recently consulted by Scottish Forestry with regard to the long term forestry plan for Blairquhan, an inventory garden and designed landscape in South Ayrshire.  Read our full advice letter here.

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Conservation News: Dalmeny Estate

Conservation News: Dalmeny Estate

Scottish Forestry recently consulted SGLH with regard to proposals for proposed thinning operations as part of the ongoing woodland management at the Dalmeny Estate, an Inventory Garden and Designed Landscape.  You can read our full response here.

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Conservation News: Dumfries House, Cumnock

Conservation News: Dumfries House, Cumnock

East Ayrshire Council recently consulted SGLH with regard to proposals for partial removal of existing service shed and erection of new single storey printmaking studio, and installation of new air source heat pump at the Dumfries House Estate, Cumnock.  You can read...

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Daffodils :  A Scottish Connection

Daffodils : A Scottish Connection

Daffodils: A Scottish Connection An article by Sarah Barron Well, Spring is finally here and the weather improving by the day and as I look across my garden the daffodils are in full bloom, and for me they really are the first true Spring flowers. There are of course,...

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