Handbooks, manuals and guides for creative gardening in Scotland today. There is also a section of books on native plants on the Scottish Plants page.


Apples in Scotland:
A practical guide to choosing and growing our favourite fruit by John Butterworth
ISBN 1904078001
Published 2001 by Langford Press
An absorbing guide for those who want to choose the right apple variety for their area of Scotland, or simply those who want to identify old varieties found in abandoned orchards.
Status: Out of Print

Garden Plants for Scotland by Cox and Curtis-Machin
ISBN 9780711226753
Published 2008 Frances Lincoln
Classic garden plants and native species proven to perform well in the Scottish climate. Exhaustive tips and information from gardeners past and present, along with a splendid array of over 800 photographs.
Status: In print

General Reading

A Garden in the Hills
by Alan Tait
The inspirational story of how one man, on a limited budget, created his ideal garden in the Scottish Borders.

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