How to grow vegetables in Scotland

Here's how to grow your own fruit and vegetables in Scotland.

Five best vegetables to plant in your garden right now

There's still time to get your vegetable seeds off to a flying start so that you can harvest your own crop in the autumn

Five plants that keep on giving after summer

If you’re short of time but want a riot of colour and some architectural gems on your patio, you may be best off choosing perennials, flowering shrubs and evergreens when you plant up your summer containers.

Steading conversions with the best mix of old and new

Steading conversions can make characterful and original homes, and the best byres, stables and carriage house homes will retain traditional features with a contemporary touch.

Midlothian home that is off grid but not far off the beaten track

Ba’ad Park is a charming home which has spectacular views over Harperrig Reservoir, just 12 miles from Edinburgh.

Three best homes to make the move to wellness, Scottish style

Be mindful that where you live can be a key factor to make a contented life balance, advises Kirsty McLuckie