Pensioner Anne Steele makes a garden of Braidwood street

Anne Steele (80+) from Braidwood, working on the road side flower bed'Braidwood'27/10/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
Anne Steele (80+) from Braidwood, working on the road side flower bed'Braidwood'27/10/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

When a Braidwood pensioner felt her street needed brightened up, she just went ahead and did it and, in the process, created a friendship garden.

For the last few years Mrs Anne Steele, now 80, has been planting out the hedgerow right along Loch Avenue, tending the plants and weeding and trimming.

For more on this, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke Gazette.