Monthly Archives: May 2014

The allotment team at Gardening Scotland

The allotment team were delighted to win a Gold for their pallet garden. The design looks just amazing, all in proportion and the bento box idea worked out beautifully. Setting it up gave some fraught moments, especially ensuring the bamboo … Continue reading

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Thanks to Cameron things are really coming together on the Caley stand!

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Things are really really taking shape!!

The recipient of the RCHS Carter-Patterson Memorial Medal – Cameron Tasker (otherwise known as the RCHS Student of the Year 2014!) was hard at work on the Caley stand in the run up to Gardening Scotland today, creating a feature from … Continue reading

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The Floral Hall preparations begin

Whilst some of the outside gardens at Gardening Scotland are already underway the floral hall is only just about to begin.  So here’s a Sunday snap from the Scottish Rock Garden Club folk who are keen to get moving.  

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Calm before the heavens broke on the allotment

A dry start yesterday on the plot and then the rain came on in earnest, but before we left we did manage to get the grass cut again, beetroot plants put in, more weeding done and more staking done for … Continue reading

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Another gorgeous sunny day at the allotment…

Last Thursday was a lovely summer’s day on the Allotment and everything is showing good growth including the weeds. The spinach was planted out, variety Reddy, the old parsley plants removed and the canes put in for the runner beans. … Continue reading

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Fife communities help celebrate 50 years of Britain in Bloom

Fife communities have teamed up with counterparts from the other end of the UK in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Royal Horticultural Society’s ‘Britain in Bloom’ campaign. Community representatives from Kinghorn, St Monans and Falkland have travelled … Continue reading

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Its good on the plot.

A day of no wind, mild and some sun so good to be on the plot. We did a lot of succession sowing of carrots, beetroot, and peas and some Greyhound cabbages brought on in pots were planted out. We … Continue reading

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The allotment team are busy

Thursday was a bitterly cold day and raining too, though the rain did ease off during the morning. Everyone turned up as usual and worked hard to keep warm. The grass had its first cut of the season. The winter … Continue reading

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