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Gardening

Homing in on the wine industry

November 4 2017

In early youth, once you are old enough to sample a wee bit of alcohol you go over a threshold with a new experience that stays with you, but is forever changing as life evolves.

Gardening

Late summer on the plot

September 2 2017

Gardening this summer has become a task to plan ahead to avoid the thunder showers and if the sun is forecast to shine for a few hours we need to be outdoors to bring in the harvest.

Gardening

The time for tomato growing is ripe

March 11 2017

Tomato growing has always been one of the gardening challenges with great rewards when you pick that first fruit fully ripened on the bush, and then followed by loads more as the season progresses. Summer salads would never be complete without some home grown tomatoes.

Gardening

Blowing a raspberry at bad gardening experiences

November 11 2017

My first experience of fresh raspberries goes back to the early fifties as this wee scruffy lad joined a band of other kids from the new housing estate St. Mary’s and headed into the countryside to pick some berries for which we would get paid a hefty price of a half penny for every pound picked.

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Late spring garden update

April 29 2017

This must be the driest April for a long time. Scotland gets rain in the west, and the north, but seems to miss the Tayside region.

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