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George reviews the workshop pots

There is not much change in the Caley bulbs lifted from the plunge at the weekend. They have been out of the plunge for only 4 days but already the leaves are starting to change colour. They will [...]

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Bulb workshop – Part 2

We potted our bulbs last October but it was the first time we had held the workshops on the allotment.  On Sunday we removed the pots very carefully as they had been covered in soil rather than [...]

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“Greening up well” – update from George

The pots of bulbs in George’s glasshouse have been kept dry since they were lifted out of the plunge more than two weeks ago. The soil is still slightly damp and George will not apply any [...]

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Week 2 of George’s Bulb Blog

The pots of bulbs lifted last week and put into the cold glasshouse have started to green up and dry out slightly. The leaves on the Hyacinths are starting to splay out from the central flower [...]

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George is getting ready

Last week George started his Blog on preparing bulbs for showing at spring shows. His Greenhouse was ready and waiting. The bulb foliage was well through the top of his plunge so he made the [...]

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Allotment in the Spring sunshine

What a difference a few days of warmer weather makes to the growth on the allotment. The fruit bushes; redcurrant, saskatoon and gooseberry which we moved earlier in the year are mature plants [...]

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George is heading to Dundee

We are off to Dundee Flower Show this weekend and already the flowers are cut waiting for the door to open and all excited to leave. Meanwhile in the garden the Tulips are in full bloom . And a [...]

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Caley Spring Show is over:

Well that is the Caley Spring Show over for another year and team Anderson had some moderate success with a number of Firsts, Seconds and Thirds.  There were a good set of exhibits on show and [...]

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All packed and picked

All packed picked and ready for the Caley Spring Show. Maybe a degree of overkill here but once you have grown them you might as well show them.     Cut flowers all labelled and [...]

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The excitement mounts or does it??

Monday morning and George made his early morning inspection of the candidates for the Caley Show on Saturday. The pots of Caley workshop bulbs are still hanging in there and later this week I [...]