Monthly Archives: July 2017

Allotment chores on a pleasant day.

A pleasant day to get on with the allotment chores. The strawberries are over so the netting was taken off and put over the area that had grown the shallots and has now been sown with buckwheat as a green … Continue reading

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wildflower meadows

These come in great  variety depending on the soil, situation and whether things  have been sown or planted  or just allowed to develop naturally. All have a base of permanent grass and need at least one cut and lift in … Continue reading

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Green over gravel 

Guest blog from Caley member John Gordon  With approaching forty years  in the horticultural industry I now give myself more time to appreciate and enjoy plants; the training I got at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh must have rubbed off. … Continue reading

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A rainy day at the Allotment

All the rain that the ground desperately need seemed to be falling last Thursday, but two brave souls ventured out to check that the netting over the fruit was secure and all was well, as indeed it was. We removed … Continue reading

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