Category Archives: Bulb growing

George is getting ready for spring

The Greenhouse has been made ready. The bulb foliage is well through the top of the plunge so I have made the decision to lift them out. This is much about the same as last year when I started proceedings … Continue reading

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A fine Autumn day.

A very fine autumn day though a little warm for all the hard work. We finally managed to tidy the shed – badly needed!    It is surprising how things accumulate even in the small shed we have.  It was also a good … Continue reading

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Allotment in the Spring sunshine

What a difference a few days of warmer weather makes to the growth on the allotment. The fruit bushes; redcurrant, saskatoon and gooseberry which we moved earlier in the year are mature plants and are making good growth. They don’t … Continue reading

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George is heading to Dundee

We are off to Dundee Flower Show this weekend and already the flowers are cut waiting for the door to open and all excited to leave. Meanwhile in the garden the Tulips are in full bloom . And a pleasant … Continue reading

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Caley Spring Show is over:

Well that is the Caley Spring Show over for another year and team Anderson had some moderate success with a number of Firsts, Seconds and Thirds.  There were a good set of exhibits on show and some of the winning … Continue reading

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All packed and picked

All packed picked and ready for the Caley Spring Show. Maybe a degree of overkill here but once you have grown them you might as well show them.     Cut flowers all labelled and selected.         … Continue reading

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The excitement mounts or does it??

Monday morning and George made his early morning inspection of the candidates for the Caley Show on Saturday. The pots of Caley workshop bulbs are still hanging in there and later this week I will give them their final staking … Continue reading

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