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Vacancy for Horticultural Tutor – Green Routes

Green Routes is one of our long established Grow & Learn projects.  They currently have a vacancy they are looking to fill.  More details about the project and contact for application pack attached HORTICULTURE TUTOR advert. If you are interested or … Continue reading

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Results of our hard work are finally rewarded on Allotment

This is the best time of the year on the allotment as we see the results of all the hard work.  The new fruit planted earlier in the year has settled in and is growing well. The potatoes are now … Continue reading

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Annual Mixes to brighten up public spaces

Annual mixes can  brighten up public areas such as this East Lothian roundabout at relatively low cost. They are often referred to as wildflowers which is misleading as they often include non native plants to give more variety such as … Continue reading

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Warm sunny day on the allotment

A wonderful warm day though close and the heat and rain over the last week has made a noticeable difference to everything, but especially the sweetcorn now romping away. The redcurrants have been netted and we spent most of the … Continue reading

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Grow & Learn Newsletter – Summer 2016

Here is the latest newletter GL Newsletter – Summer from our Grow & Learn team. For further information on our Grow & Learn project please check the Education section of our website.

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Allotment update – Thursday 14 July 2016

The blogger has been on holiday but the allotmenteers have been working away as usual doing the weeding and watering and getting the kale planted out. Today we concentrated on weeding the brassica and runner bean bed and the area … Continue reading

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English Rose ‘Princess Anne’

‘Princess Anne‘, a David Austin modern shrub rose introduced in 2012, is in flower in North Berwick rose garden and named after the Caley patron, Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne.

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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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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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