Monthly Archives: June 2012

Another day of mostly rain at the allotment…..

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Another day of mostly rain but at least we were able to keep working through it and made progress. The weeding continued in the fruit cage, and also round the plot edges where we sowed annual flower seeds, somewhat late … Continue reading

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Two days later….

Just two days after the Caley visit to the President’s garden there is a lake in the field across the road (but fortunately not in the President’s garden.) However, the Whitmuir wildflower walk where Caley visitors strolled became a stream … Continue reading

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Midsummers day on the allotment

Midsummer’s Day today though you wouldn’t think it, the rain was light to start with but by lunchtime we had had enough. However we still made progress with weeding, especially the onion bed, and the willow patch where a lot … Continue reading

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View from the President’s garden.

Thanks to Tom Mabbott for this picture of the view from the President’s garden.

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This week on the allotment – 14th June

Amazingly the weather was warm and sunny and the local wren was singing away on the posts and being very friendly or possibly hostile, we may have a nest very close at hand. The grass was cut which always makes … Continue reading

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Look how green and lush….

The sky may be grey but the path approaching the John Hope Gateway at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh looks good. I wish I had time to go and see it!

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Gardening Scotland is over but…

………….some exhibits are still on public view. The NBIB and Law PS pallets have been re-erected in the town’s High Street. Do any other societies or groups do this?

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This week on the allotment

A cloudy day with dark threatening rain clouds and Arthur Seat disappearing in the mist but it was dry and the team needed to get on with all the planting. This week the rest of the winter brassicas were put … Continue reading

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