Monthly Archives: May 2016

All shapes and sizes

It’s not just the plants that come in all shapes and sizes!

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Tuesday in the Caley Floral Hall at Gardening Scotland

There is now so much activity – I can see I will be doing more than one post a day.     First thing this morning the Chamaerops we have borrowed from Edinburgh Zoo arrived!   Then Jon Wheately arrived … Continue reading

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Monday

Bank Holiday Monday and some of the teams are already beginning to build in the Caley Floral Hall at Gardening Scotland. Over the next few days we will post lots of images and insights into what you might see (and be able … Continue reading

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Gardening Scotland

A view of the Caley Floral Hall today before the exhibitors start bringing in their materials.

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A dull cold day on the Allotment

A dull day with a cold easterly wind so we needed to keep busy to keep warm. Despite the chilly weather everything is growing well and the fruit is in full flower. This year there are going to be fruits … Continue reading

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The birds and the bees

..are the names of many of the dwarf rhododendrons that do well in Scotland. The bird hybrids which started with Chikor and are now into double figures were bred by the Cox family at Glendoick in Perthshire. There are not … Continue reading

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Warm and sunny day on the allotment

Warm and sunny weather and the apple blossom is finally coming out. The Saskatoon fruit bush is looking well and healthy. We were thinking last year it was not going to survive since the leaves were badly burnt by the … Continue reading

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