Tag Archives: Shows

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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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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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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Spring Show…

There’s nothing like preparing early! Next year’s show will be held on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March 2012 at the Fletcher Building at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. Please see here for further details, including approved lists of … 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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