REDDIN UP: It’s the reddin up time in the gairden. This episode is aa aboot enjoying the fruits o oor labours an makin sure wir ready for fitiver the next season will pit us through. An wir visitin a very special Apiary in Aiberdeenshire tae fin oot fit the bees and the bee-keepers are daein […]
DEAR GREEN BOTHY AN THE HOOSE O DUN In the run up tae COP26 – the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, we hear aboot a new project that marks the occasion. It’s led bi Glasgow University’s College of Arts – caad the ‘Dear Green Bothy’. An as Lockdoon eases, wir enjoying the freedom […]
THE HAIRST SEASON: Watchin the swallows skimmin oer the gairdin catchin beasties reminds us that Autumn isna far awa. An it’s the hairstin time o the year, faan we enjoy the fruits o oor labours – weel we enjoy some o the fruits onywye. It’s been a challenging year tae say the least – bit […]
In this oor first in the series, Finn Nixon jines ecologist an author, Andrew Painting tae enjoy the magical environment of Mar Lodge Estate in Aiberdeenshire. Andrew has recently published his book ‘Regeneration – The Rescue of a Wild Land’. In this journey, Andrew introduces Finn to the wonders of the wild flowers and fauna.
RE-GENERATION In this episode we invite ye tae jine us on a journey roon the magical paths o Mar Lodge Estate an National Nature Reserve that sits in the hert o the Cairngorms – tae the West o the village o Braemar. Wir in the company o ecologist an author Andrew Painting tae hear aboot […]
FIT WID YE MAK O THE WITHER. Weel fitiver, the wither is gaan tae happen an the plants hiv tae cope – jist like us. An the Grow Gairden Team are here again tea help ye dae jist that. Bit we’ll maybe jist stick tae plants in this Episode. Jine the team again for anither […]
ENJOY THE SALAD DAYS Yer invited tae jine the GR gairdening team for anither danner doon the gairden path. The salad days hiv weel an truly stairted as we enter the Summer months. Enjoy an dinna hud back!
BLESSED ARE THEY FOR A DROUTH FOR RICHT. Oor programme guest this month is poet, writer an musician, Wullie Hershaw fae Lochgelly in Fife. Wullie tells us aboot his book ‘The Sair Road’ that transports us intae the mining communities o the 20th century – and his new book caad ‘Earth Bound Companions’ wi bonnie […]
An wir nae castin ony cloots, bit the Gairdenin team are back again wi their usual banter an gweed advice for this new season. We hiv advice for new fowk as weel as ideas for environmental projects – alang wi seasonal recipes. So dinna pit aff, jist jine us in the Grow Gairden.
It’s been een o thae Spring seasons faan ye jist dinna ken fit tae pit on tae ging oot. Bit dinna fash, jist hae a sit-doon an listen tae George T Watt tellin us aa aboot the Scots Leid Association. In the rin up tae their 50th anniversary next year an the 100th publication o […]