Tag : gardens

    Beginning 2021 in the Abbotsford Gardens

    1st Mar 2021

    As March begins, Head Gardener Tim discusses the last few months and plans for Spring in the Abbotsford gardens. We started the year with seasonal, wintery weather. Sustained periods of frost and ...

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    2020 in the Abbotsford Gardens

    28th Dec 2020

    2020 has been a difficult year for everyone, Head Gardener Tim summarises the challenges and triumphs for the Abbotsford gardens this year and outlines some exciting plans for 2021! After going ...

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    August in the Abbotsford Gardens

    4th Sep 2020

    It’s been amazing to have visitors enjoying our gardens again over the past couple of months. Head gardener Tim updates us on what the team has been up to as we near the end of the season. After ...

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    Abbotsford Open Seven Days a Week

    3rd Sep 2020

    Abbotsford is delighted that we’re now able to open all areas every day in September, thanks to the support of our visitors. Abbotsford’s house, gardens, exhibition, shop and cafe are now open ...

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    Create Abbotsford Art with Sketching Scotland

    15th Jul 2020

    We're delighted to be one of the destinations featured in Visit Scotland's Sketching Scotland campaign. Learn to draw Abbotsford with the video below and find out more about the campaign and it's ...

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    Gardens blooming for gates opening on July 1st

    29th Jun 2020

    The gardening team have been working their wellies off making sure everything is looking great for when we can open the garden gates again on Wednesday July 1st. Head Gardener Tim tells you what they...

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    The merry busy month of May

    23rd May 2020

    While Abbotsford is closed our gardening team are still busy at work looking after the Walled Regency Gardens, taking all necessary precautions for their health and wellbeing. Head Gardener Tim ...

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    Early Spring in the Abbotsford Gardens

    14th Apr 2020

    Although Abbotsford is closed to the public our gardening staff have been busy tending the Walled Regency Gardens, working alone in shifts and taking all necessary precautions. Head Gardener Tim ...

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    The John Muir Trust Discovery Award at Abbotsford

    30th Jan 2019

    In November 2018, we proudly awarded the John Muir Trust Discovery Awards to five young people from Gala Academy Secondary Support Centre! This inspiring group of teenagers with complex needs and ...

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    My plantations are getting all into green leaf...

    14th May 2015

    "My plantations are getting all into green leaf..." Sir Walter Scott's diary entry on 7/4/1826 The weather this week has warmed up, and is pretty typical of April rather than May, it seems: ...

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