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Three weeks to go!

With just three weeks until the Spring show I thought I would give you a President’s progress report.  With the weather having been relatively mild I know many people have been concerned that their flowers will be past their best. … Continue reading

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Irises…Iris’s…Irae…Iris’…….Julia’s Flowers

Further to comments and posts previous regarding the early flowering of the pots of Iris excavated from the plunge bed at the Botanics I was sent the following pictures by Caley member Julia, to whom I must express both my … Continue reading

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Rockets!

What a difference a week makes, we took the bulbs out of our own plunge bed on Friday following last week’s trip to the Botanics.  The results are quite pleasing (we only have one pot which seemingly contains nothing at … Continue reading

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In preparation for spring!

Autumn is well and truly with us, the clocks have just turned back and winter will soon be with us.  With all the doom and gloom messages about another bad winter it is good to see Caley members preparing for Spring – well, … Continue reading

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Veg Parade

Some of you may have seen that in the Allotment Blog on the Caley web-site Moira is talking about showing carrots at local shows in the next few weeks.  http://www.rchs.co.uk/allotment.html#Moira’s <http://www.rchs.co.uk/allotment.html&gt; This has left me puzzling about what you do to a … Continue reading

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Flowers, flowers everywhere!

Gardening Scotland was wonderful. Saturday and Sunday didn’t quite have the soaring temperatures of Friday but the Floral Hall and Craft Marquee provided a welcome shelter from the chill (for those of us who had forgotten to check the weather … Continue reading

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Gardening Scotland – Day 1

I hope all who went today had a wonderful time.  Having spoken to a few people who went along today I am certainly looking forward to tomorrow (fingers crossed for some nice weather). Here are some photos from day 1… … Continue reading

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But I don’t want to buy plants…

It’s not every day that we get to see Scotland’s top garden designers at work.  If you are thinking about a visit to Gardening Scotland this weekend please remember that it’s not just about buying flowers! Last year I came back … Continue reading

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RHS Chelsea (final plug)…

For those of us who were not lucky enough to go to RHS Chelsea Flower Show last week, if you didn’t see any of the TV coverage, there are some great videos and pictures on the official website. Videos and … Continue reading

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If you go down in the South today…

…you’d better take a notepad and pen. The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is currently in full swing, with some absolutely fantastic gardens on display. Yours truly can’t be there this week, much as I would like to be, but I … Continue reading

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