Monthly Archives: March 2014

How did he do?

Are you wondering how George got on at the Caley show this weekend?  The show opened yesterday and is on again today – I will be posting his results later with some pictures!  

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The last blog from George before the Spring Show!

It has been a bit too windy for my liking this week and pots have been swirled and flattened and blooms damaged despite my best efforts to keep them safe and secure. Many had to be returned to the cold … Continue reading

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A day of driving rain and wind!

A day of driving wind and heavy rain so no work was done outside on the allotment but there was work to do in preparing the second sowing in the warmth of the Inch nursery of the Japanese vegetables for … Continue reading

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Wind and slugs!

In order to protect blooms from possible damage when the gales sprang up George decided to put some pots into the shelter of the fence below a birch tree, as the pots by the house had previously been flattened by … Continue reading

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George Anderson progresses towards the Spring Show – week ending 14th March

Another week of mild weather and on some days wall to wall sunshine.  The temperatures in the cold greenhouse have been up into the high twenties Celsius at which point the vents are opening. The hyacinths have more or less … Continue reading

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George’s Bulb Blog week of 7th March 2014

I had been looking forward to my pots of Trena flowering this week.  They have strong foliage and a reasonable set of flower buds.  They flowered this week and lo and behold there has been a mix up.  What I … Continue reading

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Allotment warming up

Mild enough today to get the jackets off as the team worked on the allotment. The ground was also dry enough for turning over, so the bed this year for the potatoes was double dug and compost added to the … Continue reading

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