Tollcross Community Council Tollcross Articles Business News Edinburgh News Sports News

Garden Award Winners 2008

The judging took place on 22nd June and the winning gardens, with the judge’s comments, are:

­Colourful Garden: 20 Gillespie Crescent
A tiny space filled with beautiful rosy pink and purple and wine-red planting, carefully chosen for its all-year colour. With herbs and roses, its bench provides a happy place to sit and its mixed hedge allows passers-by to enjoy the feast too.
Eco Garden: 16 Lonsdale Terrace
I keep coming back to this garden, led by my ears because it is full of birds every time I pass. Birds munching and bathing and drinking amongst the buddleia and honeysuckle and shady secret places. Not at all a classic Edinburgh garden but one which is celebrated by Edinburgh’s wildlife.
Patio Garden: 1 Glengyle Terrace
This is a truly tiny space which bravely deserves a big award. A set of steps and a bright blue door garnished with the most tasteful arrangement of pots and hanging baskets and gorgeous cool blues and greens, creams and purples. I stop and breathe out each time I pass. Thank you for that.

Councillor Alison Johnstone presented the Prizes on Wednesday 13th August at 7.00pm in Tollcross Community Centre.


Around The Clock Tollcross Traders Cinema Plus Shoppers Parking Tollcross Sport