Monthly Archives: August 2013

Last week’s last minute preparations

The allotment team had a busy couple of weeks trying to weed all the areas of the allotment ready for the Open Day on Sunday 25 August and keeping on top of the picking of the produce. The Japanese vegetables … Continue reading

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Sharing experience on the allotment

RBGE Volunteers, Apprentices and some Student Interns had a day out on Wednesday 21st August including a very interesting visit to the Caley Allotment with an informative talk by Moira Stevenson       and demonstrations by Margaret Walker   … Continue reading

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The allotment team enjoying the benefits of warmth and less wind.

Members of the allotment team are still enjoying warm days for working on the allotment. Everything is burgeoning and the quality is amazing because of the heat and lack of rain and wind. The strawberries are over so the old … Continue reading

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Amazing!

August, and it was a damp and humid start to the day and the first job was to check the potatoes for the appearance of blight. Warnings have gone out but so far we are OK, however the shaws of … Continue reading

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