Diana Robertson

I’ve been Head Gardener with the National Trust for Scotland in Aberdeenshire, looking after Drum Castle and Craigievar Castle gardens as for twenty-seven years. Prior to this I had my own landscape design and construction business. I have also worked with a plant nursery, the agricultural college in Aberdeen as a lecturer and NOSCA (North of Scotland College of Agriculture) as a scientific officer. My main areas of horticultural expertise are Walled gardens; Roses; Cutting


Toni Clark

My gardening started over 10 years ago through encouraging and enabling Highland schools to grow more fruit, veg. and flowers and five years as a countryside ranger has allowed me to share my enthusiasm for the outdoors with people of all ages and abilities. Eventually I have been able to practice what I was “preaching” by living and loving my 11 acre croft, 15 miles west of Inverness. During this time I helped set up a community garden on the croft and became involved with the Caley’s Grow and more

Annie McIntosh

Fieldworker – Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire
I have always had an interest in gardening since I was tiny but have had no formal gardening training, despite my hopes as a child to run my own nursery. I ended up training as a Community Learning Worker instead and have been fortunate to be part of some great projects, which have involved wearing guinea pig masks to undertake guerrilla gardening and playing, sorry working, at the Grove in Aberdeen – all these greenhouses and polytunnels to have fun in! My own garden tends towards the more
Inglis Thorburn

Inglis Thorburn

RHS qualified and a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and the Inchbald School of Design, Inglis has designed and provided consultancy on a number of public and community garden projects in addition to private client work. Public and Community clients have included NHS Forth Valley, NHS Tayside, Gowrie Care Ltd and the Blackwood Group among others.

Contact details:
mob: 0741 2236448