Category Archives: About Glasgow

Scottish garden design tips: make the most of your outdoors

Create a usable outdoor space even in the unreliable Glasgow weather Scottish garden design can be a challenge. When it’s not raining, it’s dark and cold. Moss eats your lawn and mould slimes your pavers. The wind knocks over your potted plants and sitting outside in the driech¬†weather seems futile, if not downright crazy. So […]

A film favourite

Glasgow has come into its own in recent years as a great place to live, but it’s been hot property with film makers for many years. You might not have guessed you were watching Glasgow on the silver screen, mind you. Remember Cloud Atlas? The scenes with Halle Berry set in 1970s San Francisco were […]

The Parks of Dear, Green Glasgow

The name Glasgow comes from the Gaelic meaning ‘dear, green place’. Despite its industrial heritage in more recent times, the city lives up to that name as there are more than 90 parks and gardens in the city. Eight of the larger parks have even won a Green Flag Award, the benchmark standard for UK […]