Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hard to believe

Whilst visiting the Banff Spring show the strange weather conditions were much in evidence. The grass verge was covered in sand! But the daffodils still shone through.

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The soil is warming up.

A typical April day of strong wind, sun and showers but good for working. The daffodils and tulips planted over the years are finally in flower and the plot looks so much the better for it. The soil thermometer showed … Continue reading

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Spring comes to allotment – 4 weeks late!

A cloudy day and still chilly but the blessing of no east wind. The ground is still cold – a soil thermometer is a useful tool at this time of year and it was showing a temperature of 4 degrees … Continue reading

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Good to see the sun on the allotment.

Good to see the sun on Thursday even if the air was still cold. Last week’s snow has now gone and we all hope we don’t see any more. The ground is too cold for sowing or planting but the … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Most of you will know that the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society is a charity focused on gardening and horticulture in Scotland.  We seek to deliver our charitable objectives in a range of activities that encourage, promote and support gardening in … Continue reading

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