Tag: Gardening Scotland

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COMPETITION LAUNCHES TO FIND SCOTLAND’S BEST GARDENER

The organisers of Gardening Scotland – the country’s national outdoor living show and garden festival – have launched a brand-new, nation-wide competition to find Scotland’s best gardener, and people in East Lothian are being urged to apply. The Gardener of the Year award is open to anyone with a passion for creating inspiring outdoor spaces,…
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February 13, 2017 0

Macplants win Premier Gold award at Gardening Scotland

Gardening Scotland, Scotland’s National Gardening and Outdoor Living Show, has announced its 2016 Award Winners which include Pencaitland based Macplants. Macplants Gavin McNaughton took to Twitter to share the good news: @GardenScotland we are delighted to have won a Premier Gold medal at Gardening Scotland. pic.twitter.com/onZ4Gec9sa — Gavin McNaughton (@macplants) June 2, 2016 Exhibitors and…
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June 3, 2016 0

April #EastLothianHour – Kindness, Coffee and Guerrilla Happiness

For this month’s #EastLothianHour, we are going to discuss intentional, anonymous acts of kindness performed in playful, creative ways for strangers. So what does this actually mean? If you give someone £2 for a cup of coffee, that’s a nice, decent thing to do. If you campaign for fair trade coffee, that’s activism (there a…
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February 26, 2016 0

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like tickets to Gardening Scotland

February is here and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. This year, instead of giving a dozen red roses, why not surprise your loved one by treating them to a pair of tickets to Gardening Scotland? What could be more romantic than giving your heart’s desire the opportunity to see the most beautiful floral fair in…
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February 3, 2016 0

NEW CHAIRMAN FOR GARDENING SCOTLAND AS EVENT LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

The Gardening Scotland event, which takes place in the grounds of the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 3rd-5th June, welcomes a new Chairman to the fold ahead of the 2016 event.  Jimmy Gilchrist, who runs family business GP Plantscape Ltd, based in Lanark, takes over from longstanding Chairman Donald Wemyss. Scotland’s national gardening event…
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January 13, 2016 0