Monthly Archives: June 2011

To weed or not to weed…

I have spent many hours on my hands and knees amongst the flower beds over the last few years dealing with what I considered to be ‘unwanted visitors’.  I have to admit to being a somewhat lazy weeder, I let … Continue reading

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More from Gardening Scotland

One of the attractions of this year’s gardening Scotland were the gardens and demonstrations from some of Scotland’s colleges. Oatridge College provided regular demonstrations of techniques… The Scottish Agricultural College produced a wonderful ‘breathing garden’, more about which can be … Continue reading

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Spring Show…

There’s nothing like preparing early! Next year’s show will be held on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March 2012 at the Fletcher Building at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. Please see here for further details, including approved lists of … Continue reading

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Trips…

There may still be places left on some of the Caley day trips this July. Thursday 21st: Teasses House and Southern Hemisphere Botanics (both Fife) Wednesday 27th: The Scottish Crop Research Institute and Dundee Botanic Garden For further details please … Continue reading

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Flowers, flowers everywhere!

Gardening Scotland was wonderful. Saturday and Sunday didn’t quite have the soaring temperatures of Friday but the Floral Hall and Craft Marquee provided a welcome shelter from the chill (for those of us who had forgotten to check the weather … Continue reading

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Gardening Scotland – Day 1

I hope all who went today had a wonderful time.  Having spoken to a few people who went along today I am certainly looking forward to tomorrow (fingers crossed for some nice weather). Here are some photos from day 1… … Continue reading

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Gardening Scotland

In case you haven’t taken the hint thus far, today is the first day of the Gardening Scotland show and yet again it would seem that we are going to have a wonderful weekend for it! Two things: 1). I … Continue reading

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