The Garden in April

April is a great month in the garden with magnolias, daffodils and rhododendrons.

The ecological dimension of mental health

Following our feature last month on the allotments at the Arran Community Land Initiative, Judy Wilkinson, writer and allotments campaigner, argues that disconnection from nature breeds alienation, and looks at community growing as a mechanism for re-connecting people to the natural world. In 1995, Sarah Conn wrote in ‘Ecopsychology’ that we have cut ourselves off …

The Garden in December

The garden is quite bare in December but Daphne Bholua “Jacqueline Postill” never fails to impress:     Also this month we bring you a selection of photographs taken in the garden at Blairbeg House during the Spring and early summer 2018:     Thanks to John Campbell for sending us these photographs.