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Gardening blogs from Oct 2019

Dublin Bay

This beautiful rose was planted last year and it has flowered profusely all summer....

1 comment

marjories

31 Oct, 2019
Marjories

Halloween and the garden looks murky.

The Autumn colours are trying hard to cheer up our garden on this dull and murky...

10 comments

wildrose

31 Oct, 2019
Wildrose

A reluctant goodbye to a wonderful tree

The time has come to have this magnificent maple tree taken down. I do this with...

12 comments

amsterdam

29 Oct, 2019
Amsterdam

Mini blog.

Those of you who saw the last GWorld programme might remember the tip about tulip...

7 comments

meadowland

29 Oct, 2019
Meadowland

GoY

I have just been reading with interest all the comments about GoY. I must say that...

11 comments

feverfew

27 Oct, 2019
Feverfew

Time of year again

Well itโ€™s that time of year again, just lying in bed listening to the wind and rain...

7 comments

daveymad

25 Oct, 2019
Daveymad

Not what I expected

Autumn has arrived in the countryside meaning fields empty and ploughed so no food...

7 comments

honeysucklegold

25 Oct, 2019
Honeysuckle..

My attempt at gardening this week

Karen has made me feel my efforts were rather pathetic this week. Monday was dry...

20 comments

seaburngirl

24 Oct, 2019
Seaburngirl

Front Garden - The Beginning

The house was delivered in August 2018, and after a year of waiting, the construction...

10 comments

Aleyna

23 Oct, 2019
Aleyna

Hydrangeas FAO of Meadowland and anybody who is interested

This an interesting article on Hydrangeas which I cut out from the Times. Hope...

2 comments

marjories

23 Oct, 2019
Marjories

Autumn Clear-Out 5

Yes, it goes on and on! After further sightings of a cheeky ratty around the place,...

7 comments

cottagekaren

23 Oct, 2019
Cottagekaren

Nerines Part 2

'Blue Magic' has a name that really fits. The darker colors on this are really magical. 'Lost...

8 comments

wylieintheazores

23 Oct, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Nerines Part 1

Finally, and sadly, the last of my new Nerines that will be opening this year have...

6 comments

wylieintheazores

23 Oct, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Wanting Cactii that flower in your greenhouse ? No problems when its very hot.

Now is the time to start. In California it rains every ten years. The Cactii in...

4 comments

goldenoldie91

22 Oct, 2019
Goldenoldie91

Raised Bed and Polytunnel ...

It's been a lovely autumn day today so I took advantage of it and continued filling...

17 comments

hywel

21 Oct, 2019
Hywel

AGS Kent Autumn Show-19.10.19

At Sutton Vallance school,near Leeds Castle Best in Show Best plant in a pot 19cms...

7 comments

pcw

21 Oct, 2019
Pcw

WHITE CANVAS - First draft

We had to change the initial design of the vegetable garden. Mainly by the analysis...

12 comments

Aleyna

19 Oct, 2019
Aleyna

Four Seasons garden

Whilst in a coffee shop earlier today I looked through a copy of the Daily Mail and...

18 comments

shirley_tulip

18 Oct, 2019
Shirley_tulip

My balcony during 2019

My balcony during 2019 I thought you might like to see how our balcony progressed...

17 comments

balcony

17 Oct, 2019
Balcony

Amarillys - The missing

Last year I posted photos of red amarillys with five flowers on a single stem. I...

10 comments

Aleyna

17 Oct, 2019
Aleyna

Patience is vital.

I can't honestly remember when we put this Bug Hut on the fence, but it was a lonnnnnnnnnng...

5 comments

sunnydais

17 Oct, 2019
Sunnydais

Anemone for Sunnydais

This is the Japanese anemone that I mentioned . . . it's giving a really pretty splash...

16 comments

sheilabub

16 Oct, 2019
Sheilabub

Autumn Clear-Out Part 4

Todayโ€™s was a quick job, relatively speaking. I just had a couple of hours to get...

10 comments

cottagekaren

15 Oct, 2019
Cottagekaren

With just 4 tubs as I am disabled now.

I find 'Avon Bulbs' provide the gardening interest I need. Many have been found in...

5 comments

goldenoldie91

15 Oct, 2019
Goldenoldie91

A Few From Today - Sunshine At Last!

The colours in October are wonderful when the sun shines.

14 comments

cottagekaren

14 Oct, 2019
Cottagekaren

Anne Marie's Orchids

As promised I am writing this blog to show off Anne Marie's orchids. Most orchids...

14 comments

Aleyna

14 Oct, 2019
Aleyna

Autumn update.

We've had a wet autumn here in south Wales this year. I was hoping for an Indian...

27 comments

hywel

14 Oct, 2019
Hywel

October fruit updates

About time I updated on the progress of the 2019 fruit plantings The grape "Green...

4 comments

grandad_gardener

13 Oct, 2019
Grandad_gar..

Hanging on to Summer.

Another rain day but the garden isn't giving itself up to Autumn quite yet, all our...

12 comments

sunnydais

13 Oct, 2019
Sunnydais

Thought provoking blog

If any of you saw this week's GWorld programme, I'm wondering if you felt the same...

30 comments

meadowland

13 Oct, 2019
Meadowland

Yew

Another rainy day, time to order my yew trees to make a smart little hedge, eventually.

2 comments

walesgirl

13 Oct, 2019
Walesgirl

A bit of sun today

Well a nice sunny day to sit between the driving rain of yesterday and the promised...

14 comments

seaburngirl

12 Oct, 2019
Seaburngirl

My garden, second winter..

Well, I've done lots of digging, adding soil improvers, some small fruit trees, bulbs,...

7 comments

walesgirl

10 Oct, 2019
Walesgirl

New Hedychium

Hedychium grow really well here, to the point that if you aren't careful they will...

6 comments

wylieintheazores

10 Oct, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Favourite garden tasks in the autumn ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ

I have just come in from a morning spent in the greenhouse and it was lovely to see...

32 comments

wildrose

9 Oct, 2019
Wildrose

Steragram

I've had an email from Steragram to say that, yet again, she is shut out of the site....

10 comments

bamboo

8 Oct, 2019
Bamboo

Aswer to riddle

I have had several goes at replying to everyone's answers but I can't send them for...

8 comments

steragram

6 Oct, 2019
Steragram

Autumn Clear-Out Part 3

This week I have had three good days of working in the garden and lots of the autumn...

18 comments

cottagekaren

5 Oct, 2019
Cottagekaren

Autumn buds and berries.

Lovely Autumnal/Fall colour in the garden, and on the bund/hill. My favourite seasons...

16 comments

kate123

5 Oct, 2019
Kate123

Our recent visit to Sweden

As you know our two sons bought a rural property in Sweden. John and his partner...

8 comments

linda235

5 Oct, 2019
Linda235

Rambling Rector pruning F A O Shirley Tulip.

I have had Rambling Rector on the pergola for many years. Last year I decided to...

5 comments

marjories

5 Oct, 2019
Marjories

Huntingdonshire towns scoop top awards at Anglia in Bloom

Huntingdonshire towns scoop top awards at Anglia in Bloom I've based this blog on...

15 comments

balcony

4 Oct, 2019
Balcony

Last days of summer colour,and welcome to Autumn..

Just a few last photo's ,before they are consigned to the Compost bin..hopefully,not...

17 comments

bloomer

4 Oct, 2019
Bloomer

Pruning advice please

We have a 'Rambling Rector' Rose climbing up and over a wooden arch in the garden...

20 comments

shirley_tulip

4 Oct, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Riddle

Why is digging over a very neglected plot like a box of chocolates? Answer tomorrow

14 comments

steragram

3 Oct, 2019
Steragram

The Garden House

The Garden House Yelverton If you find yourself around the Plymouth area and are...

7 comments

daveymad

1 Oct, 2019
Daveymad