Garden launch marks completion of Balmaha tourist attraction
Apr30

Garden launch marks completion of Balmaha tourist attraction

THE SKIES cleared and sun shone on Balmaha for this afternoon’s (Saturday 30 April) formal opening of Tom and Rhona’s Mountain Garden beside the East Loch Lomond village’s Tom Weir statue. Actor, US National Park ambassador and John Muir impersonator Lee Stetson, and Scots Magazine editor Richard Wright opened the garden with Tom Weir’s widow Rhona. The garden – designed by landscape specialist and Scottish...

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69th Buchanan flower show
Aug29

69th Buchanan flower show

BUCHANAN Memorial Hall was busy today (Saturday) with visitors to the annual Buchanan flower show which was opened by Ruth McKenzie. But it wasn’t just the visitors that made the 69th show such a success – the entries in all categories indicated that it takes more than poor weather to hold back Buchanan’s champion growers. After an inspirational speech to open the show, Ruth presented the prizes before visitors enjoyed...

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