Monthly Archives: March 2018

From Knotty Ash to Weeping Ash

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Wee Hamish McDiddy, from just outside Liverpool, has sent in a request for ash related postings, it was wrapped in two pieces of bread and jam. Our tree, appropriately the weeping ash, was a gift to the original Glasgow Botanic Gardens (at Sandyford, near Sauchiehall Street) from nurseryman, Robert Austin.  Having been planted in 1818 […]

Snowdrop (day 2)

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Sunrise on the first day of Spring. It wasn’t the usual journey to work today! We were a bit dismissive of the snow yesterday but overnight we received a sharp reminder from Mother Nature in the form of just less than a foot of snow at Glasgow Botanics. The Tea Room staff have walked several […]