Scottish land use from the air

Aerial photography by Richard Cross

Category

Cultivation

Daffodils

Kinclaven, Perthshire

Scottish daffodils flower later than their southern counterparts and sales depend on where Easter falls in the year. Flowers and bulbs are exported around the world.

Lazy Beds

Huisinis, Isle of Harris

Lazy beds (Gaelic feannagan) are a method of cultivation introduced by the Vikings, their traces can be seen throughout the Highlands and islands.

Straw & Manure

Ewingston, East Lothian

Key inputs and outputs for farms across the country. One feeds while the other helps grow the feed for the estimated 1.75 million cattle in Scotland.