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Yuk!

Having just moved from a house with a large stone wall along one side I can sympathise with George Anderson who sent in the following for us…the pictures that is, not their subjects! George has informed me that he found … Continue reading

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Snowdrop envy?

Many of us have now seen the first snow of the winter and, after a relatively mild November, it is quite a shock to the system.  But spare a thought for those plants who may have been fooled by the mild … Continue reading

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Greenhouse debate, amongst other things…

The editor’s garden (and house) are finally, it seems, going to be sold.  Just before we get to the really cold stuff, we should be moving to a new and larger garden.  It’s not big, its still a town garden … Continue reading

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Zoo?

Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens are a great place for communing with nature, especially if you like squirrels. (Who I might add are rather partial to chasing eggs down hills if you ever have the chance to experiment). The Festival has … Continue reading

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Snapshots from the Caley Study Tour to Cornwall ..

The grand (but exciting), the old, the unexpected,  the fascinating and the inspirational as well as practical: What a week! [ed.  I have added links to all of the above gardens to the links section on the right for those … Continue reading

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To weed or not to weed…

I have spent many hours on my hands and knees amongst the flower beds over the last few years dealing with what I considered to be ‘unwanted visitors’.  I have to admit to being a somewhat lazy weeder, I let … Continue reading

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Trips…

There may still be places left on some of the Caley day trips this July. Thursday 21st: Teasses House and Southern Hemisphere Botanics (both Fife) Wednesday 27th: The Scottish Crop Research Institute and Dundee Botanic Garden For further details please … Continue reading

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