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Pumpkin problems

Something has been eating our pumpkins! We had a prize specimen of which we were very proud. It was getting fatter by the day and turning a fabulous golden orange. But one day it had some teeth marks in it … Continue reading

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Weevil

One of the ironies of this magnificent country Scotland is that it is mostly cold and windy, then when the sun shines the midgies come out. If you haven’t heard of these nasty biting insects I can’t convey in words … Continue reading

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Pests

This evening I have been watching the rooks coming in to roost across the still evening sky. Today we dug up half the potatoes in the vegetable patch only to find that something had gnawed and chewed its way through … Continue reading

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