It’s official – Chocolate is good for you!

Glenfinart Walled Garden supporters Ali and Friederike Gower, who over the years have generously donated many of their excellent Chocolate Tree products to Walled Garden fundraising, were featured in a recent news item on STV. Researchers at Queen Margaret University have found that high levels of polyphenols in certain premium chocolate, if eaten in moderation as …

National Park provides further support

Ardentinny's Glenfinart Walled Garden has been awarded a £768 administration grant by Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. According to Ardentinny Community Trust Treasurer, Dennis Gower, this most welcome additional funding will go towards insurance and other administration costs of the Walled Garden project. The National Park previously provided support to this community initiative …

Who do you think you are Glenfinart?

Continuing on from our previous article on Glenfinart House when it was used as a holiday centre between the 1930's and early 60's. Elizabeth Brooking, granddaughter of  the late Henry C. White, owner of Friendship Holidays Association, has provided us with  more images and information from her archive. In addition to Glenfinart House, Henry C. White owned …

A home grown Christmas

It's been a busy week for the Glenfinart Walled Garden volunteers who today put on an amazing display of produce and crafts at Blairmore's Local Produce Christmas Market. Anna Williamson, Linda Naismith, Ann Morrison, Janette Reilly, Merle Ferguson, Lynn Kerr, Margaret Robinson and the Community Payback Team created beautiful wreaths and Christmas decorations to raise …