Monthly Archives: November 2014

George’s Paperwhite at end of November

It is interesting how the growth has developed on the potted bulbs.         Those planted back in October are as expected well advanced and the flower buds are showing well. They will need to be held back … Continue reading

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Allotment update week ending 23 November

The ground was good for digging today so the last of the green manures were dug in and the soil is looking friable and in really good heart. More progress was made with the new posts for the loganberry and … Continue reading

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Paperwhite progress

George planted his last lot of Paperwhites on the 5th of November and placed them in a cool area outside under a large upturned flowerpot (the plunge). Today (Wednesday 19th) he has removed them from the ‘plunge’ and photographed them … Continue reading

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A dull day on the Allotment

A dull day but quite mild and no wind. Finally made a start on putting in the posts for the dead hedge and new placing of the posts for the loganberry. This time round we are using metal post holders … Continue reading

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Wet, blustery and chilly report from the allotment team

A wet, blustery and chilly day yet the team still turned up to get on with the maintenance of the plot. The ground was too wet for digging in the green manures so they pruned back the willow and the … Continue reading

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Paperwhites

This blog will focus on the Narcissus Paperwhite bulbs George Anderson (Caley Honorary President) picked up at the Caley lecture on Tuesday 4th November. But as the President (Pam) is posting the blog on his behalf she will add her own … Continue reading

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Moving on to winter veg….

The runner beans have now been cleared so that is the end of the summer crops. Took down the netting over the fruit cage on Thursday and cleared the last of the autumn raspberries. We are now eating winter veg … Continue reading

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