Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gardener's Delight (New Forest SCD)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GARDENER'S DELIGHT (J8x40) 3C (4C set) New Forest SCD

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross LH and cast down 1 place
9-16 3s+1s circle 4H round to left, 1s cast up 1place and ½ turn RH to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass LSh and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corner
25-32 Repeat with 3rd and 4th corners (Mairi's Wedding type) and 1s end in 2nd place on own side
33-40 2s+1s+3s dance RH across, turn to right and chase back to place

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Also see the dance The Gardener's Delight (Jennings) by Gillian Jennings.

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