Newsletter 136 - August 2021
“Ne’er cast a cloot till May be oot” was never a truer saying than this year, when May was so cold that we all put our thermals back on again after gleefully discarding them during a wonderfully warm and sunny April. What a freezing wet month - it was perfectly dreadful. However, the gardens did thrive and didn’t seem to mind too much.
Due to the cold, the cherry trees flowered much longer than usual and gladdened our hearts with their lovely pink blossom. The tulips thrived in our gardens and then the rhododendrons burst out in glorious colours all over Edinburgh, despite the weather, and were quite spectacular.....
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