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September Arrives....

And brings yet more rain.....so between the showers I nip out with my camera and...

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4 Sep, 2019
Cottagekaren

Apple Canker

The two big apple trees that were here when we came have been causing me some concern...

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26 Aug, 2019
Cottagekaren

Melon Hammocks

I found a use for some old yarn in the greenhouse this week. I fashioned some trendy...

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5 Aug, 2019
Cottagekaren

Lifting and Shifting

Now that the Open days are over, I have been able to do a few jobs that were niggling...

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21 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

Scottish Gardens Scheme Open Days Are Over :)

This week we opened the garden for 4 days and welcomed about 60 visitors in total....

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20 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

'White Stuff'

Just some photos from my back garden today...

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10 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

Patio Giant!

This is my Patio Rose 'Designer Sunset' and some of her blooms. This rose is advertised...

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10 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

Fighting a Losing Battle - with Mulch

Two winters ago I decided to purchase Gro-Sure Smart Cover Bark Alternative mulch...

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4 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

Filling Gaps

With my Garden Open days in a fortnight’s time, I thought I should fill up a few...

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2 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

Summer At Last?

Perhaps, or perhaps just a relatively warm day. Whatever, it's best to make the most...

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22 Jun, 2019
Cottagekaren

For Sanbaz

Sandra isn't often on GoY any more, so I am hoping to lure her back with these photos...

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19 Jun, 2019
Cottagekaren

Thank Heaven For Ferric Phosphate :)

I unashamedly scatter my Sluggy poison all over the garden in spring, and the results...

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15 Jun, 2019
Cottagekaren


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