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Floristry Practice

In May I took a short (3 Week) beginners floristry class at the local county Tech....

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9 Jul, 2018
Cottagekaren

July

Usually, in Scotland, July tends to be wet and cool. Scotland is always cool when...

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2 Jul, 2018
Cottagekaren

Great Weather At Last For Our Final June Open Day

We will be open again under Scotland's Gardens Scheme every Monday during August,...

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25 Jun, 2018
Cottagekaren

Its not over!

The first battle of the summer is over, and I’m pleased to report that in spite of...

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14 Jun, 2018
Cottagekaren

Preparing for Storm Hector

Perhaps the powers above don’t want me to open my garden for charity!! The first...

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13 Jun, 2018
Cottagekaren

Aeoniums!

Some of you are aware that a couple of years ago I started growing Aeonium arboreum....

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9 Jun, 2018
Cottagekaren

Thursday Jaunt - Arbroath Abbey

Yet another glorious day on Thursday saw us heading out to Arbroath, which is a Fishing...

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9 Jun, 2018
Cottagekaren

Battling the Ermine Moth

As some of you know, we have a Hawthorn Hedge all around our plot. Its pretty, but...

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6 Jun, 2018
Cottagekaren

Ready to Welcome our Visitors

Well, after 3 weeks of wall-to-wall sunshine, the forecast for tomorrow is colder...

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3 Jun, 2018
Cottagekaren

Species Pelargoniums

I have been getting quite worried about my precious species Pelargoniums as they...

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25 May, 2018
Cottagekaren

Thursday Jaunt - Falkland Palace and Gardens, Fife

Another National Trust for Scotland property, Falkland Palace is partly ruined but...

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24 May, 2018
Cottagekaren

So...what's your People's Choice?

I've just cast my vote on the BBC...it closes this evening but you still have half...

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24 May, 2018
Cottagekaren


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