Monthly Archives: September 2016

Dalkeith show

Young helpers  relax  after helping erect the staging  now covered  in the customary black fabric. By tomorrow it will be covered with entries. The show is open on  Saturday afternoon and Sunday though the associated SE Scotland fuchsia show is only on Saturday. … Continue reading

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A wet day at the allotment

A miserable morning with light showers interspersed with heavy showers but we carried on! The main job of the day was digging up the roots of the old raspberry canes. They are supposed to have shallow roots but it is … Continue reading

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Watering

Community groups use various ways  to provide water to keep their displays  looking  good until the first frosts. This  Haddington  volunteer uses a water cart small enough to use in confined  spaces. Daily watering  and weekly feeding  has lead to very healthy … Continue reading

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First day of September on the allotment

September brings the start of Autumn but still good things to look forward to since the Victoria plums and apples are ripening, The autumn raspberries are now in full flow and maybe next week we shall have the first of … Continue reading

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Dundee flower show

Dundee Flower Show opens to the public tomorrow in Camperdown Park for three days. Today exhibitors were busy getting their displays and plants ready.

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