Category Archives: Plants for Scotland

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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Rain & warmth – a plant’s best friends.

The rain and warm temperatures of the past days have brought on some plants particularly well, such as the courgettes and sweetcorn, but the purple Milan turnips have gone to seed. The dry weather earlier in the season won’t have … Continue reading

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Scottish gentians.

Ian McNaughton at Macplants has developed a range of gentians which are more compact than the original Chinese wild species. One of the best is The Caley named after the society and at its best in October when Caley meetings … Continue reading

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