Monthly Archives: July 2012

I nearly forgot to tell you…..

I nearly forgot to tell you all what happened on the allotment last Thursday. A warm and sunny day made it a pleasure to be working on the plot. The broad beans and peas are filling out and there is … Continue reading

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Where do you think this might be in Yorkshire?

On reflection (I didn’t check) these must surely be cultivars named after the garden in question. Will you be the first to add a comment saying where it is?

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Yorkshire Blue?

Looking at some of the images from the Caley study trip to Yorkshire I was struck by the amount of blue! 

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This week on the allotment -12th July

No rain and the soft fruit is colouring up. The dwarf French beans and courgettes really need the sunshine but most things are doing reasonably well considering. We saw a lot of bees today enjoying the catmint and foxgloves. As … Continue reading

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It didn’t quite rain on the allotment!

Arthur Seat was hidden in the mist but it didn’t rain so that was a bonus. We had a major push on thinning today with the carrots, turnips and beetroot. To reduce the ultimate thinning needed these had been ‘station’ sown … Continue reading

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Visit to Hampton Court

A quick visit to Hampton Court this week.  And whilst the weather wasnt any better there than here in Scotland I thought this display was at least attempting to give the impression of sunshine!

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