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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 Gardens Visit – Logan Botanic Gardens

Virtual Gardens Visit – Logan Botanic Gardens

From a visit in September 2015 by Matt Benians, SGLH TrusteeWhilst Scotland remains in partial lockdown, we are quenching your thirst to visit Scotland's magnificent gardens and designed landscapes with the second in a series of virtual garden visits to Logan Botanic...

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Virtual Gardens Visit – Cowdor Castle

Virtual Gardens Visit – Cowdor Castle

From a visit in August 2014 by Matt Benians, SGLH TrusteeWhilst Scotland remains in partial lockdown, we are quenching your thirst to visit Scotland's magnificent gardens and designed landscapes with the second in a series of virtual garden visits to Cowdor Castle,...

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Ellon Castle sundial unveiling

Ellon Castle sundial unveiling

The restoration of the five acre walled garden at Ellon Castle in Aberdeenshire reached a significant milestone on Saturday 5th September 2020 with the unveiling of the seventeenth century multi-faceted sundial which is thought to have stood at the centre of the...

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Penicuik Estate

Penicuik Estate

Scottish Forestry consulted SGLH's Conservation Consultant Alison Alligan regarding an amendment to the Forest Plan within the Penicuik designed landscape which is included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland and therefore assessed by...

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Monteviot designed landscape

Monteviot designed landscape

Scottish Borders Council consulted SGLH's Conservation Consultant Alison Alligan regarding proposals within Monteviot designed landscape which is included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland and therefore assessed by Historic Environment...

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Lanehead Farm

Lanehead Farm

Forestry and Land Scotland, South Region consulted SGLH's Conservation Consultant Alison Alligan regarding proposals for a modest new planting scheme at Lanehead Farm.

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Valleyfield under threat!

Valleyfield under threat!

Members who attended the Humphry Repton study day in 2018 at Broomhall, followed by a walk around the landscape at Valleyfield to explore what remains of the historic designed landscape, will be dismayed to learn that there has been a damaging incursion into the...

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Culross Planning Objection

Culross Planning Objection

The designed landscape associated with Culross Abbey House is included on Historic Environment Scotland's Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes.  SGLH were alerted to a planning application which sought permission to change a disused reservoir structure within...

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Virtual Gardens Visit – The Rock Garden at Crichton, Dumfries

Virtual Gardens Visit – The Rock Garden at Crichton, Dumfries

From a visit by Marion Shawcross, SGLH Board MemberSecond in a series of virtual gardens visits to The Crichton Dumfries by Marion Shawcross.  We'd love to share your visits with SGLH members.  Therefore, please send photographs of gardens you have visited along with...

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Scone Palace study day visit

Scone Palace study day visit

Scone Palace and Estate SGLH visit Saturday 18th May 2019SGLH members and guests enjoyed a guided walk around Scone Palace grounds led by head gardener Brian Cunningham. The walk started on the terraced garden to the Palace which overlooked the River Tay and estate...

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