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What A Summer For Rose Lovers!

I have never, ever in my life seen such beautiful Roses as I saw this year. And to...

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9 Nov, 2018
Cottagekaren

Boris Becker ;)

In September I took a short break to visit my schoolfriend in Lancs. while there,...

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8 Nov, 2018
Cottagekaren

Revamping the White Garden

It happens all the time...I plant and plant and plant, and then 5 years later I end...

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5 Nov, 2018
Cottagekaren

Autumn is a great time for revamping borders!

I found my raised bed with the hot colour theme was not all that successful this...

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1 Nov, 2018
Cottagekaren

Arbutus at Crathes Castle

So we were discussing the hardiness of Arbutus. A couple of members had lost them...

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30 Oct, 2018
Cottagekaren

Inside the Greenhouse in October

Gosh, its bitter up here today! I had trouble sleeping last night because I kept...

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27 Oct, 2018
Cottagekaren

October Blues

The focus of autumn is usually on Reds, Golds and Purples. But at this time of year...

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18 Oct, 2018
Cottagekaren

Early Autumn in Angus

As we begin the long road toward winter, here are some of the highlights of our garden....

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27 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

Second batch of Tulips to arrive...

Following on from an earlier blog, I’m recording the tulips that are ordered this...

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27 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

A Hard (but Sunny) Day's Work In The Garden

Today was absolutely beautiful here all day. So I got started on the many jobs that...

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22 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

Happy Tulip Delivery Day To Me!

My Peter Nyssen Tulip order arrived today! I have another lot coming later from Sarah...

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13 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

As Dusk Falls...

The garden becomes magical as the solar-powered strings of lights come on. Unfortunately...

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3 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren


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