Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Caley Study Tour to Gardens of the Lake District and Lancashire

On our way south we stopped at Dalemain House and Garden near Penrith.  The Mecanopsis had come to an end but many old fashioned roses were still much in evidence.  It is just as well that the garden is home … Continue reading

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The allotment after another week of sunshine and heat.

After another brilliant week of sunshine and heat, the growth in the fruit and veg is amazing! With so much suddenly ready for picking, the team had a very busy time at the allotment. First job was getting out the … Continue reading

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Caley Biochar trial beds at the Botanics

If you have been reading the blog regularly you will know that the Caley is taking part in the Biochar growing pilot.  We have two beds in the Black & Green tunnels at Whitmuir Farm, two beds at the Royal … Continue reading

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A Scorcher of a Day on the Allotment

Thursday on the allotment was a scorcher of a day so out with the hose. When the ground is dry, the best method of watering is to leave the hose running on the ground for a few minutes so the … Continue reading

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July begins on the allotment

A mild and cloudy day on Thursday but a sudden downpour had the team running for cover. Digging down shows the ground is still dry so they had the hose out and gave the veg a thorough watering especially the … Continue reading

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