Monthly Archives: June 2013

Working on the allotment as June comes to the end.

A dull start and then the rain came on but not heavy enough to stop things happening on the allotment. The work now  is mainly weeding and watering and some succession sowing plus filling in the gaps where there has been … Continue reading

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The allotment goes international!

Thursday was a warm, bright day though the wind got up which made putting up the netting a little difficult. The Japanese vegetables were planted out and covered with fleece to ease them into the more open situation at the … Continue reading

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Brilliant visit to Redhall Walled Garden in Edinburgh

A small group of Caley members enjoyed a brilliant visit to Redhall Walled Garden this evening. They were made very welcome and treated to a comprehensive talk and tour of the garden, followed by a video of interviews with some … Continue reading

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Anna Buxton’s Tulip Post Mortem

Before they completely fade, I like to do a review of my tulips. This year I have had several I have not grown before. All of them are grown in pots except for my favourite dark purple Paul Scheerer which … Continue reading

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Warm sunny day for the allotment crew

A still, warm and sunny day after some early cloud. The soil is drying out but the leaf mould and compost we put in is holding the moisture deeper down where the roots are so the plants are growing away. … Continue reading

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Potatoes

In case you didn’t see it (it was very hard to miss) there was a World Record achieved at Gardening Scotland. SASA and JBA Seed Potatoes created the largest ever display of potatoes (by variety). Mine are already in…

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Gardening Scotland continued…

The only problem with Gardening Scotland is that it is so inspirational… Fully intended to blog the pictures I took yesterday when I got home last night. Instead I… – Removed some unwanted plants. – Relocated an ornamental arch (or … Continue reading

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