Tag Archives: Gardening Scotland

Chilly wind on the allotment

A chilly east wind kept us moving but a bright and sunny day. The apple blossom is now out and looking fine and the first shoots have appeared on the early potatoes, so these were earthed up to protect from … Continue reading

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Mid May allotment action

The blossom on the fruit is looking very good but little growth happening elsewhere because of the cold, especially the cold nights. Biochar Trial. We finished planting the biochar trial beds today with a row of cabbages so we can … Continue reading

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Run up to Gardening Scotland

As I tackled another batch of queries about Gardening Scotland today it occurred to me that I should really be keeping the wider Caley world in the loop about preparations for Gardening Scotland.  But – I pondered – it might seem dull and boring … Continue reading

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Thinking time?

When the letter about entering a Pallet Garden at Gardening Scotland lands on the doormat the time it is always a time for reflection.  What?   How? If you haven’t ever done a pallet before don’t be put off.  This … Continue reading

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Gardening Scotland is nearly here.

I have been looking at the list of exhibitors in the Floral Hall and the outside Show Gardens.  Fingers crossed for fine weather. See you all there.

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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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More from Gardening Scotland

One of the attractions of this year’s gardening Scotland were the gardens and demonstrations from some of Scotland’s colleges. Oatridge College provided regular demonstrations of techniques… The Scottish Agricultural College produced a wonderful ‘breathing garden’, more about which can be … Continue reading

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