Fifty years ago there was an armada of chemicals to use for every gardening problem.
House & Home
Dundee’s West End is full of grand and unique properties built when the city was in its pomp – but they don’t come on sale too often. Jack McKeown tracks down a special home on a quiet street
An impressive fourteen different types of stunning new homes, complete with contemporary layouts ideal for modern living, are now available at the community of Monarch’s Rise, Arbroath.
I just love it when the first strawberries ripen and the berry picking season begins.
Models and toys made by Dinky, Britains and Corgi have never lost their attraction – the world over – and a sale held recently by Old Toy Soldier Auctions of Pittsburgh drew global bidding.
Loch Tay glisters and gleams as sun, cloud and rain dance across it. There’s a well stocked bar and a full size snooker table in the living room. If I didn’t have to go back to work I could enjoy a very good afternoon.
A highly-unusual public ballot to sell an extremely rare gold sovereign will be staged by the Royal Mint on Friday this week.
Summer was late to start, and the rain was never far away, but things turn round, the summer returns and the garden just bursts into growth with flowers everywhere.
Herbaceous plants are traditionally grown in a long border with an evergreen hedge or shrubs behind them to create a dark background to set against the colourful flowers.
The vestibule door in Brechin Castle is glazed from waist height and a little furry face keeps intermittently appearing behind the glass.