Monthly Archives: May 2011

RHS Chelsea (final plug)…

For those of us who were not lucky enough to go to RHS Chelsea Flower Show last week, if you didn’t see any of the TV coverage, there are some great videos and pictures on the official website. Videos and … Continue reading

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Gardening Scotland!

Well I’ve got my tickets*, and I would hope that anyone in Scotland reading this and within driving distance of the Royal Highland Centre this weekend has theirs. Much to my great disappointment I will not be going for the … Continue reading

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Wake up and smell the Azaleas

Dawyck Botanic is well worth a visit for those who have not yet been.  For those who have, I don’t think I really need to promote it! The Azaleas and Mecanopsis never fail to stun with their vibrant colours (and with … Continue reading

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If you go down in the South today…

…you’d better take a notepad and pen. The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is currently in full swing, with some absolutely fantastic gardens on display. Yours truly can’t be there this week, much as I would like to be, but I … Continue reading

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The aftermath…

Monday was a sorry day for me, a large Rowan tree at the bottom of our garden finally succumbed to the battering it was receiving from the inclement weather (for those of you who were lucky enough to miss this, … Continue reading

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April showers…they come in May

The grass outside is sodden, and loving it.  April 2011 was apparently one of the dryest months on record and our parched gardens have been crying out for some airborne moisture.  Well we’ve certainly got it now!

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New shoots…

It is, I suppose, a little late in the year to be starting a blog about what is going on, both at home and for the Caley, but it’s time to get this on the move. There are a few … Continue reading

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