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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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Warm Winter

What an amazingly mild couple of weeks we’ve had here in Scotland. Temperatures of 14C in Inverness, 13C down here in South East Scotland with the last few nights not dropping lower than 10C! Many summer nights (and days for … Continue reading

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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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Icing on the cake

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So there I was last week, quite content. Content because I was actually up to date with things in the garden. This is very rare as the Good Lady will tell you. The ‘to do’ list stuck to the fridge always … Continue reading

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Seasonal notes…

Having finished all the winter work on the fruit trees and bushes, this last couple of weekends we’ve been pushing on with tidying the herbaceous borders in the Walled Garden. I’ve been removing the fallen leaves that have wedged themselves in … Continue reading

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Dust of dreams

Just placed my next year’s seed order with Thompson and Morgan (http://www.thompson-morgan.com/). Seed catalogues are the gardener’s equivalent of the holiday brochures – they seem to radiate the warmth of a summer day and help to transport us through the … Continue reading

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Winter has arrived!

A cold week in garden with flurries of snow, some lying for a while, and many sub-zero overnights herald the arrival of winter here in the garden. Daylight hours are fewer now with leisurely dawns and early dusks. Clear blue, cloudless … Continue reading

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