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Robot flowersRead MoreOctober 27, 2018

We all like flowers. But have you ever seen robotic ones?

Summer floweringRead MoreJune 2, 2018


It is coming to the height of the flowering season in the isles and we have oceans of colour everywhere you look.

Mimulus guttatusRead MoreAugust 19, 2017


This week the papers across the UK have been set a little aflutter by the news that there is a "new flower" in Shetland.

Native flowersRead MoreJune 27, 2015


The Shetland summer is variable. Hot one minute, cool the next, but every year the flowers come up whatever the weather.