Tag Archives: 2014 Review

And looking ahead…

Today was one of blue skies and blizzards, heralding the arrival of snow in this part of South East Scotland. We’ve had a very strange week with the temperature going up and down like a yoyo between 0 and 12 … Continue reading

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Of bulb magic and luminous trees…

Now, I’ve got to admit that I’ve never been a big fan of bulbs. Well that’s not strictly true – I like the bit where they flower but planting them, well, that’s another matter, particularly if you’re planting them into … Continue reading

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Of shady characters and rabbits with idiosyncratic tastes

A very Happy New Year to you from the Scottish Country Garden! I hope that 2015 presents an even better gardening year for you than 2014! Continuing our review of how things have gone here… This year, we put in … Continue reading

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Of Russian Giants and toasted tomatoes…

In 2013, you may recall that we grew a bed of sunflowers from a packet of pet shop bird seed. We got some excellent blooms but the plants were quite short – around 3-4 feet. This of course might have … Continue reading

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Ten Months on…

Season’s Greetings! Ten months have elapsed since I last filed a report. A growing season has passed. However, while my posts may have faltered, the Garden has continued to flourish. A fortnight’s annual leave over the Christmas and New Year … Continue reading

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