Gardening Links

The Heather Society
The Heather Society and its affiliated societies extend a very warm welcome to everyone entering the world of heathers, not least to newcomers who have only recently developed an interest in the attractive heather family. The Society covers every aspect of this world, from the wild heathers of European heaths and moorlands to the rare splendours of South African heaths, from everyday culture including choosing, growing and propagating hardy heathers to the most sophisticated heather garden designs.

Gardening & Horticultural Organisations and Resources

Gardeners Atlas
Resource supporting Gardeners' Atlas road mapbook. Allows search of outlets by outlet type, specialism and county.

Debby's Garden Links
Find any website related to gardens from this site.

The European Boxwood and Topiary Society
A developing website with  details box & topiary related issues, and benefits of joining a speciality group.

Dr Greenfingers
Informal site with articles and advice, a diary, helpful tips, a chat room, pen pals.

Garden Links
A directory for UK gardening and gardens online.

The Royal Horticultural Society website.

The Institute of Horticulture
The IOH is the organisation representing those professionals engaged in horticulture in the UK & Ireland.

Scottish Sites

Galloway Mountain Rescue Team - The Galloway Hill Search and Rescue Group was founded in 1975 by a group of local volunteers and is based in Newton Stewart, south-west Scotland.

Dunskey Estate -  Newly opened gardens near Portpatrick, featuring woodland walks, walled garden, fishing loch and tea-room.

Dumfries and Galloway Tourist Board home page.

National Tourist Board resource.

See a plan of the Beechgrove Garden and pick up the fact sheets free. Site supporting the popular TV programme.

Gardening Scotland - Site with all the details about the big gardening event in Scotland this year.

A basic guide to all the National Trust for Scotland buildings and gardens, with details of holidays, education and volunteer opportunities.

Logan Botanical Gardens - the mild climate of the Mull of Galloway allows exotic plants to flourish.

Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh.

Glenwhan Gardens, 12 acres of interesting trees and shrubs, with a focus around 2 small lochans and a bog garden.

Woodfall Gardens, Specialists in Box plants.

Local Directories

Dumfries & Galloway Online -  directory of web sites and attractions in Dumfries and Galloway.

DG Visitor -  directory of web sites in Dumfries and Galloway

Gardening Sites

Garden Furniture
Quality Garden Furniture, Barebcues and Aquatics Supplies for Garden Ponds and Aquariums, Discount Prices, Free Delivery.

Showa gloves for gardening, DIY and work & outdoor clothing from Mstore.

A free UK based plant finder that helps gardeners find the ideal plants for their garden.  Search our plant database by garden conditions and design requirements.
AguaFina is a complete landscape architectural design and installation firm specializing in natural and formal style gardens, water features, Asian inspired garden design and unique rock setting.

Jackson's Plants
We offer a huge range of plants and gardening items online at very competitive prices.

Trade Sites

An on-line order site, offering plants, tools, garden furniture, a design service including ready-to-go border packs, and an advice service.

A one-stop-shop, offering advice, pointers to resource material, details on garden open to the public, products, offers and notice of upcoming events.

Gardening UK
Designed to make finding plant & garden catalogues a one-stop process.

On-line shopping for all gardening needs except plants!

Hortus Ornamenti's
Tempting selection of hand made garden tools and gardening accessories are amongst the finest available today.

Unusual contemporary and traditional garden sculpture in bronze, often allied with water, stone and slate.

Organic Sites

The Henry Doubleday Research Association
"The Organic Organisation". The UK's foremost practical resource to organic gardening, with show gardens, books and resources, advice, and the Heritage Seed Library.

The Soil Association

The Kitchen Garden

The Kitchen Garden
Website backing-up the best magazine dedicated to fruit and vegetable growing, both organic and non-organic methods covered.

Plants for sale - by post

Plants with Fragrant Flowers
Plants with scented flowers for sale by post in the UK, and biological pest control information.

Websites linked to TV programmes


Gardeners World
Alan Titchmarsh's weekly stroll through his Barleywood garden.