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Nutscene - Original & Authentic Jute Products from the Field to the Factory

The Multi-purpose Twine that is the gardener's best friend!  On the spool yet there's no wool... Nutscene Twine - I'm sure if you follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest you will have heard of us! For nearly 100 years we have manufactured the highest quality of garden twine, whilst always looking at the bigger picture and reinvesting into product development. After all, the world doesn't stay still, irrespective of the fact that we still use the same machinery used in 1922! Nutscene are a company of first's. We have reinvented the twine industry over the years and we were the first to bring coloured twines to the market. We have introduced crafting twines, garden twines, baking twines and chunky...

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Garden Tips for Stormy Weather

June 7th 2017 On the 22nd February 2017, just prior to Storm Doris battering the UK, we wrote a blog post which aimed to give some advice to gardeners during a period of predicted bad weather! Little did we know that we can now refer to this post in June as it still holds relevance! What is up with this recent weather!? It was just this morning that I fulfilled my morning dog walking ritual which takes place at the Forfar Loch every morning, and to my surprise the place appeared as though a tornado had struck... Trees were uprooted, tree debris lay scattered all over the pathways with litter, foliage and other victims of the wind adding testament to...

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10 Years at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

It has been a very busy start to the year for Nutscene 1922! We have only recently launched a new website and have already been halfway across the world to numerous trade shows, such as Ambiente in Frankfurt and Source British in LA. It is fitting that as this post is being written, there are considerable preparations ongoing within the offices here in Angus. Currently we are gearing up for another show as the summer season approaches. In less than a month we shall be attending the holy grail of gardening events - The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017. However, this will not be our first time attending the prestigious gardening exhibition. It will in fact be our tenth anniversary...

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Urban Flowers by Carolyn Dunster

Urban Flowers by Carolyn Dunster is a book dedicated to ‘creating abundance in a small space’. It will be released on the 6th of April from various outlets across the UK. The book is designed to showcase how those living in metropolitan areas can make the most of their small existing garden. When the book was sent over to us for review, we were excited to see how Carolyn would present her wealth of ideas. Having read the book, we are incredibly impressed! It is clear from the outset that Carolyn is passionate about flowers. By creating a beautiful and tranquil space within a small inner-city garden, she  inspires keen city gardeners to create, innovate and enjoy their urban  environment. The book features many hints, tips and...

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A Trip into the Archive

With the The Chelsea Flower show in just a matter of weeks, we have spent some time in recent weeks getting all nostalgic, scanning our archive looking for inspiration from the past. With a proud heritage that spans more than 90 years, Nutscene have seen numerous transitions within the company and have subsequently adapted and innovated as the world has developed. We would love to share some of our memories, photographs and stories with you!  So where did it all begin? The company began in 1922. The city of Dundee had been importing jute to manufacture twine, canvass and hessian sacking and the industry was booming. The city had been experiencing rapid expansion in the 100 years prior, and was commonly...

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