Gardener’s Corner

Gardener’s Corner

Aldourie Castle Estate’s gardens and grounds are run by Head Gardener, Duncan Hall. Duncan and his team work hard daily to ensure all the grounds are kept in working order. Particular attention is paid to the functioning of the walled kitchen garden which supplies seasonal produce to the Castle.

Gardener’s Corner is home to Duncan’s latest solutions to your own everyday gardening. It also links to any gardening-related posts published on the Aldourie blog.

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“Aldourie Estate is aiming to eliminate the use of chemicals in the garden. We have recently bought a hot-water sprayer. This allows us to kill weeds on these hard surfaces without the use of any additives.”

“We have several car park areas and many gravel paths at Aldourie. Now we can keep on top of them just using hot water.”

The gardens and grounds team at Aldourie have a strong desire to work alongside nature where possible. This doesn’t simply mean being out amongst the soil, plants and foliage; potting