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Glamis Castle Walled Garden Restoration project

Posted: 12/05/2013 at 17:59

Yes filling up but we still need loads of plants .

Its a big area to fill.

Some of my new Tulips

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 19:25

I just let them die down in the pots and move the pots when they are past blooming.

But I remember an old neighbour grew his tulips in pots and every year he lifted them and let them dry out and replant in Autumn also he fed his with tomatoe feed.



Some of my new Tulips

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 16:54

Spring Green

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Think this one may be Abba but I coudl be wrong as I have lost the tag.

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Glamis Castle Walled Garden Restoration project

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 20:28

Oh yes please Hollie Hock that is very kind of you.

You can send to myself and I can take them up to the walled garden .


Herbaceous plants or seeds would be very welcome Hollie.

Glamis Castle Walled Garden Restoration project

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 19:31

Hi everyone here is an update of the walled garden it was so hot while we were working there think I have been sunburnt.

The sun has opened our daffodills.

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I was weeding around the Apple trees till it got too hot Ihad to move closer to the fountain.

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Victoria Plum in blossom now.

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And more weeding.

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It was nice and cool near the fountain .

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Talkback: How to build a raised bed

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 07:00
Very nice .

broken pot

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 06:57

Thanks must have a look for that.

Over the yrs I have had a few broken pots and left them naturlise and they are nwo fabulas as spilling pots of Muscari bulbs.

I shall share my photo later.

Sorry to intrude and change subject.




Honeysuckle another plant with voucher

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 21:18

What a great idea BPK and another Garden Centre a drive of afew miles gives you a 5% discount if you have a buss pass or are 60.


Well thats all my vouchers spent now as I nipped up to Brechin Castle Garden Cetre for  some alpine plants and could not pass the fuchsias with out buying 1.

So I have bought Megan and its got many cuttings read to use as cutting material.



robinson greenhouse for sale

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 21:12

I have 2 Greenhouses I would not be without them.

And now next project is toget my husband to change my bench into a sunken bench so I can plunch my alpine plants.


Talkback: Growing auriculas

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 08:51
Kate thank you interesting re feed of comfrey.

I dont have any comfrey can this be bought in liquid form.

I have many pots of ariculas growing in my greenhouse in pots with alpine grit.

After seeing the Edinburgh Alpine House I would like to have a sunken bench to plunch my ariculas into.

Another project for my Hubby ,today I will get my New Arch up with my raised planters he as made .

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Apple Trees at Glamis Castle Walled Garden today

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Apple Trees at Glamis Castle

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A Stroll in my garden

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Apple Trees at Glamis Castle Walled Garden Project

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Some of mine in bloom today 
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Cymbidium Orchids

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Strawberry Planter

I recycled my washing machine drum 
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Tulip Bulbs

Some pots have stopped blooming now 
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Tree Peony in its 7th year

Got 8 buds 
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Some of my new Tulips

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Honeysuckle another plant with voucher

Lonicera Italica Harlequin 
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