Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bulb planting at the Workshop

Saturday a group of Caley members and friends planted bulbs to be plunged at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Each of was able to plant four different Daffodils, one pot of Tulips and a pot of Hyacinths.  This should allow … Continue reading

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Bulb planting.

George emailed me to say he had finished potting up bulbs and his pots are safely tucked in their plunge beds for a good rest. Me?  Well I have nearly finished – but I ran out of compost so had … Continue reading

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Dripping wet day on the allotment

A dreich morning so we didn’t tidy the shed or the playpen but did some weeding from the path, hoed all the empty beds to keep the weeds down and started to prune out the old shoots on the bramble … Continue reading

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The Allotment says goodbye to Asparagus.

A chilly, sunny morning so it was good to have some energetic projects to keep warm. The current compost heap was piled high so the top layers were moved into the empty bin to speed up decomposition, leaving the bottom … Continue reading

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Apples…..

I have a number of apple trees in my garden, even though it isnt usually a brilliant garden for growing them.  But this year the weather has brought a bumper crop on some – but not all.  Unfortunately there are … Continue reading

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