Tag Archives: Scotland

Rhubarb, Rhubarb everywhere I look but can you harvest and eat it after midsummer?

Debate: Can rhubarb be pulled and eaten after Midsummers Eve … Yes or No Here in the walled garden there are several patches of rhubarb.  It grows so well I am easily able to supply neighbours and friends with as … Continue reading

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The pond and Rockery aka The rain garden

The Forecast is rain solid for the next three days so I can say with some certainty that the Annual Monsoon Season has arrived here in Scotland. (Well we must be allowed to call the rainy season from June till … Continue reading

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A riot has broken out in the Orchard …. The Flowers are winning

After yesterdays update on weed and pest control in the garden I thought today a wee show of what is in flower in the garden this week was in order.  I have some really big borders in the garden and I … Continue reading

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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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Hot weather in Scotland I must be dreaming….

After all the moaning about the rain here I am in the middle of the afternoon hiding inside from the sun. It is 28 degrees centigrade outside, it was 32 degrees in the greenhouse, and the kitchen inside the house … Continue reading

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