scroggin


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pet companions

Posted: 01/04/2017 at 12:51

Not a nice thing to wake up to Logan. Hope Barley is soon on the mend. Spent yesterday with my sister, she has a 15yr old lab/retriever and is 'boarding' a 12 yr old Goldie.

Bolting rubarb

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 21:48

The normal practice is to cut off any flower spikes as they form, it often happens to my plants early in the season, but then they settle down. I've never collected Rhubarb seed, as it is so cheap to buy ,but can't see why you can't collect from your own plant.


They are really easy to germinate and I was picking from the second year onward.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 19:46

T shirt and shorts weather here today

Hi all

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 10:17

Good to see you're back Logan, hope you and your four legged buddies are doing well.

Great Comp Garden Plant Fair

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 09:56

This lovely small garden is only 10 miles from me in West Kent. I thought I'd post that they're having their Plant Fair again this spring on Sunday 9th April. The garden also combines Dysons nurseries which has one of the best collections of Salvias in the country.


Lots of small specialist nurseries come to the plant fair so there is usually something to tempt. I can recommend the tea room too, very nice 🍰 selection.

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 29/03/2017 at 12:36

Good luck with your project Zoomer. Hope you're on the mend GWRS. Hope to get on to the allotment tomorrow, prepare the ground for my onion sets and maybe dig the bean trench, always nice to get it done and it lets the soil settle before planting in June. Once the soils warmed enough I'll sow some parsnips, probably a couple of weeks away yet.Happy gardening everyone.

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 29/03/2017 at 09:30

Thanks Fairygirl it will help get us through to June. My better half is a keen photographer, I'm biased, but she has a really good eye for a picture. The Lost Valley is on the list for our visit in June as she wants to photograph it. The last time we were in Glencoe she got bitten to death by midges trying to get just the right picture of the ' bookil' from the small falls by Glen Etive road.

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 28/03/2017 at 20:14

You're so right about the majesty of the hills Fairygirl. They also have the best lunch spots when the weather is kind. Most of the time I carry a Jetboil so that we can have a fresh brew. Your pics will keep us going till we can get back up to the mountains.

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 28/03/2017 at 12:19

Lovely pics Fairygirl, what a beautiful day you had. I know what you mean about Glen Etive road, we did Ben Starav a couple of years ago, lots of cars parked where they shouldn't. Some cars were using it like a race track too.


In June we will be staying in a cottage near the foothills of Sgurr na h Ulaidh. Been here a couple of times before, lovely views of Aonach Eagach from the windows

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 27/03/2017 at 19:38

Hope you make a quick recovery GWRS, not nice to be laid up, especially at this time of year.

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