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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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A weekend of contrast

Saturday proved the ideal day to get on with the final phase of cutting back the borders and the herb garden – cold, dry, no wind with a bit of sun thrown in. We’ve been cutting back the borders in phases … Continue reading

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Fifty shades of green

I’ve recently discovered the excellent Blotanical.com website – a global repository of gardening blogs from around the world. Bloggers can register their site and there is a manual validation procedure to ensure that each blog listed there is a bona … Continue reading

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Fires in the Fall

While some trees have shed most of their leaves, some are absolutely at their best now, aided by some very cold nights and not too much wind. I was out with the dogs earlier this morning and noticed that our … Continue reading

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Day out in the Borders!

Enjoyed a break from my toils last weekend at the lovely Teviot Water Gardens, near Kelso. The place to go for water plants, fish and all things aquatic during the growing season, understandably stocks were now low in the plant … Continue reading

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