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The Caley has launched an exciting new integrated website and blog at http://www.thecaley.org.uk The new website will have all our new blog posts going forward and we have transferred the history too – with a great search facility so you … Continue reading

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Another day, another bonfire!

Another week and the pleasure of another bonfire! The new raspberry canes were planted. The variety is ‘Glen Ample’. Raspberries are hungry plants, so the planting holes had plenty of compost added. A ‘splint’ was put on the broken fence … Continue reading

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Back on the Allotment!

There was still some snow on the ground as we met up for the first working day of 2018, but the soil was not frozen, the sun was shining, and it was good to be out doing some physical work. … Continue reading

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Winter fruit pruning workshop

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Winter bedding in winter weather

Not long ago nobody talked about winter bedding. Plants like wallflower were planted in  the autumn  along with bulbs to flower in spring.  Milder winters have encouraged garden centres  to sell plants such as pansies in flower as suitable for … Continue reading

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New shed for the Allotment

The shed fairies paid a visit to the allotment last week and left behind a very nice tool shed for us.  The fairies in question (Richard & Pam Whittle), did an excellent job on the shed, ensuring that it was … Continue reading

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Keeping warm – allotment style!

Another very cold but brilliant day, though a cloud hung over the allotment for most of the morning. The frosts of the past few days have not caused any damage to the winter crops although the field beans grown as … Continue reading

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