Monthly Archives: June 2016

Two splendid Fife gardens

The morning of the most recent Caley visit programme was to St Andrews Botanic Garden which has a long and fascinating history.  Its most recent history began in the early 1960s when the current site was developed from 18.5 acres of open farmland … Continue reading

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Warm and sunny on the allotment

It was a warm and sunny day on the allotment with no wind. The growth this year is amazing though we are now seeing the results of some cold weather on the apples. There is no fruit at all on … Continue reading

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Wildflower meadows

There are many misconceptions about meadows. The term is best kept for perennial planting with a grass base. Displays of annuals such as cornflowers and poppies are not meadows. Resist the temptation to plant or sow until you see what … Continue reading

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Allotment update – Thursday 9 June

The sun was still shining today though it clouded over at lunchtime. All the fruit and veg have been given quite a boost with the warmth and are growing very well. There has been no rain and the ground is … Continue reading

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Allotment update – Thursday 2nd June

A wonderfully warm and sunny day but no time yet for relaxing on the allotment. The planting season will be coming to an end in the next couple of weeks but we were still hard at it today. Last week … Continue reading

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The show is over!

On Saturday Pam, the former President, was reluctantly persuaded to sit on the seat in the Caley’s stunning floral exhibit.However, it all looks very different on Monday morning!

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Enjoying Gardening Scotland

There is still time to come to Gardening Scotland in the sunshine.  Gardening Scotland presents an opportunity to meet people from all over Scotland who enjoy gardens and gardening but it also a very enjoyable event for the whole family.  It … Continue reading

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