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Winter fruit pruning workshop

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wildflower meadows

These come in great  variety depending on the soil, situation and whether things  have been sown or planted  or just allowed to develop naturally. All have a base of permanent grass and need at least one cut and lift in … Continue reading

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A plant named after a lizard

Chameleons  are well known for being  able to change their skin colours. Houttuynia cordata grows  in the Far East but  it is this  variegated  form Chameleon that is readily  available  in garden centres.  The plant  likes   moist soil  and will happily … Continue reading

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Thanks to Cameron things are really coming together on the Caley stand!

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Wheelie good fun

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Oh and crocodiles…

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Badgers? We don’t need no stinking badgers!

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An early season

An early season

Some people have pots of bulbs they think may be over by the time of the first spring shows in mid March. It is not just bulbs. The photo shows some alpines, mainly saxifrages, a couple of dwarf rhododendrons and a few bulbs including Fritillaria raddeana, which are unlikely to last until 17 March the first show I hope to attend. The Scottish Gardeners’ Forum website has a list of shows under Events towards the end of the latest Newsletter.

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