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July already – quick get the potatoes pulled

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This year seems to be whizzing by and to be honest, almost without me noticing. I’m finding this year that the garden and its moods are not quite as obvious as it’s been in previous years possibly because of the very mild winter we had where next to nothing died […]

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It’s time for an update

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A few weeks back I introduced you to a garden newcomer called cucamelons. At that point they were just little seedlings and you couldn’t really tell much about their “character”. I’m glad to say that they have come on in leaps and bounds since then. They should keep going in […]

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Let 2014’s veggies get growing

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Well right on queue as I started planning for the garden, the snow came. Luckily we haven’t been hit in Musselburgh but coming home from Edinburgh on Friday I felt like Scott of the Antartic and it’s definately feeling quite nippy outdoors. Not to be disheartened though, all I am […]

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Spring update – you just can’t turn your back.

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Spring has truly sprung. The garden is full of colour, the birds are singing and every time you turn around something new has sprouted or flowered. It’s is the most amazing time of year and it’s impossible to not feel happy in this environment. Our border along the fence is […]

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The tattie harvest

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An other exciting day here at Ar Bruadair as we turn out the tattie bags and enjoy our harvest. (For our friends in other parts like The Soulsby Farm. Tattie is what we call potato in Scotland. It comes from the gaelic buntata.) We hadn’t originally intended to plant tatties […]

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The hard work is really paying off

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A little walk around the garden this morning really showed how all the hard work we have put in has started to pay off. It helps of course that it’s a sunny day and of course things always look great in the sunshine. When we first planted our seeds back […]