Monthly Archives: February 2014

George’s Bulb Blog Friday 21 Feb 2014

With sunshine and mild weather in the past week things are moving on at a good pace. The Caley bulbs are starting to green up and the flower buds are beginning to be evident. The hyacinths are well set and … Continue reading

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Do you have any questions?

Do you have any gardening questions you need to be answered at this time of year by someone who knows and grows in Scotland? ┬áIf so George Anderson, the past president of the Caley, will be answering questions on the … Continue reading

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George’s bulb blog. Week 2

The bulbs have been sitting outside for the past week and have started to green up a little. Today I moved them into the cold glasshouse to get them started into a faster rate of growth. I hope. The glasshouse … Continue reading

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A strong cold wind but dry.

A strong, cold wind blowing today but it remained dry with a little bit of sun. The winter pruning of the fruit had been left until the workshop to allow people to see what needed done and today we finished … Continue reading

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The weather was kind to us…

The bulbs are now out of the plunge and have made their way to their respective homes after a short talk on hints and tips from Elizabeth and George. The bulbs were eager to escape their winter quarters.     … Continue reading

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An update from George on the progress of his own bulbs.

This weekend marks one of those exciting dates in the gardening calendar. Saturday 8th February is the day Caley members take our potted bulbs out of the plunge and get them started on the road to flowering, all in good … Continue reading

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Week 2 preparing for the new season on the allotment

A chilly and grey start today (Thursday) but there was plenty of hard work to keep the team warm. But by lunchtime they could feel the warmth of the sun. The boards on the veg raised beds are beginning to … Continue reading

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