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A Planting Extravaganza

I’ve just realised that we’ve spent the past few weekends revelling in the extended period of dry, warm and, (mostly) sunny weather and I haven’t recorded any of our labours. Rather than trying to remember everything we’ve done I’m going to cheat by going through all the cards and seed packets to see what we’ve sown/planted so far this year – it’s quite an impressive list! Continue reading A Planting Extravaganza

A Visit to Gardening Scotland 2017

Despite being a little underwhelmed with the show last year, we got some discounted tickets and headed over to Ingliston for a quiet mooch about.

We like to go on the Sunday as they break the display stands down at 4pm and you can get some great bargains.

The weather was great, not what was expected but we were feeling a little jaded from a late night so just had a quiet mooch about which was very pleasant and not too taxing. 

As usual there were lots of inspirational gems to be seen and we could’ve spent a small fortune. We were very restrained though and just came back with some plant ties and labels, a large rosemary in a lovely pot (for £5!!), a meconopsis and a couple of pretty chinensis (my love of orange and yellow extends to plants).

Here are some more pictures…