Category Archives: Orchard

Herb garden on a ‘hot tin roof with a view’

Well, after a week of high temperatures which were, according to the newspapers ‘on a par with Rio de Janerio’, the weather in Scotland has returned to normal.  It only took 10 minutes to normalize …..  it went from 24 … Continue reading

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Warm weather activity…. Name that flower?

Another day of blistering heat here on the East Coat of  Scotland …… temperature hovering just below 30 degrees C at midday.  So what is in flower in the garden today …. and more importantly try to find out what … Continue reading

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Potting up Irises and hanging baskets not….. reading in the shade

Forecast was for another sweltering day….. so I thought do not be too ambitious- so like no digging or heavy work….. something slower…. So thought some potting up would be about right….. needed some soil first but this wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Underneath the cherry tree and unexpected gifts

The weather was sunny and warm again today so I thought I would burn some weeds so I got the bonfire going. Then once it was smouldering away I decided to do some digging under the cherry tree .  I … Continue reading

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Compost heaps and bluebell love

Several hours later……. a new compost area.  Just needs to be filled up with vegetation and weeds to make compost… but wait a minute I just pulled loads of weeds out.  Sigh……… Don’t you just love gardening. I never pulled … Continue reading

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The Orchard

The Orchard Most of the trees in our orchard are probably about 100 years old. As they are coming to the end of their lifespan they will soon need to be replaced. So my significant other has embarked on a … Continue reading

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A garden in the Kingdom Of Fife

I live in the Kingdom of Fife and I am starting this blog as a wee sister to my friends’ A French Garden Blog. I think my friend has come up with a wonderful idea that of using her blog … Continue reading

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