Monthly Archives: March 2013

The miracle of the ice house

Well, the blizzards continue here at the Scottish Country Garden. The snow that arrived on Tuesday morning is still here, and the high winds tonight are blowing it and some new stuff off the fields across the roads in flowing … Continue reading

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It’s back!

The blizzards return…the lion has no intention of leaving us yet…taken this morning 7.30am.

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Happy Unbirthday!

Well, I’m another year older- not quite at the big 50, but getting perilously near, so a very Happy Unbirthday to all my fellow green-fingered bloggers! Each year, the Head Gardener’s birthday usually coincides with, firstly, dire weather (no exception … Continue reading

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In like a lamb and out like a lion, and that’s just the first week!

The battleship grey skies and cold temperatures have returned, with even a light covering of snow this morning, heralding (according to the long-range forecast) a rather more wintry March than we had last year. Still the Good Lady was able … Continue reading

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Preparing for spring

A calm, dry weekend allowed us to finish off the herbaceous border work for the winter. All stems have now been cut down to ground level, allowing the new growth to come through unimpeded. Some plants are already starting to … Continue reading

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