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Gardening blogs from Sep 2020

Old Heather bed.

Along the side of the Bungalow was a narrow bed with very overgrown Heathers. They...

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Owdboggy

26 Sep, 2020
Owdboggy

Drive Side Beginnings

Between the Drive up the middle of the garden and the road outside is a piece of...

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Owdboggy

26 Sep, 2020
Owdboggy

Up the path

I needed somewhere to plant out some of my Auriculas. There is a rather nice path...

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Owdboggy

26 Sep, 2020
Owdboggy

First Jobs in the New Garden

The garden is a lot smaller than our old place. It is also a rather odd shape. Across...

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Owdboggy

25 Sep, 2020
Owdboggy

A short stay on Exmoor.

Our first break of the year and even though it was short it was very enjoyable and...

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wildrose

25 Sep, 2020
Wildrose

Autumnal berries around the garden

Holly, cotoneaster, pyracantha and hypericum. I think the names are all correct.. Some...

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kate123

25 Sep, 2020
Kate123

New Garden

I thought you might like to see what we have been doing for the last 2 years (nearly)....

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Owdboggy

25 Sep, 2020
Owdboggy

En route to Yelverton we stopped at Chagford.

Chagford is a small , picturesque town in Devon on the north east of Dartmoor. In...

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meadowland

22 Sep, 2020
Meadowland

This is what we have been up to over the summer!

I am sorry I haven’t been commenting and posting much this summer but I would like...

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homebird

22 Sep, 2020
Homebird

Climbing rose 'Shropshire lad' pruned correctly for the first time.

Just a short blog about the pruning method for climbing roses.I was determined this...

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meadowland

21 Sep, 2020
Meadowland

Pear rust has arrived

Over the summer I have watched as my pear gradually developed brown spots on some...

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grandad_gardener

21 Sep, 2020
Grandad_gar..

Visit to Rosemoor RHS Garden during our visit to Devon.

Firstly,many apologies for not responding yet to your kind comments since last week...we...

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meadowland

20 Sep, 2020
Meadowland

Hard week's work in the garden again...Part 2

It was well worth it though, some days were really hot so I worked early then retreated...

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lincslass

19 Sep, 2020
Lincslass

SUMMER IS WINDING DOWN

I took some pictures today of the garden. Summer is definitely winding down. My...

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lilybell

19 Sep, 2020
Lilybell

Click of the camera.

Took a few pics while traversing the countryside, as I visit my patients. The captures...

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kate123

18 Sep, 2020
Kate123

Removal of Water feature.

The water feature we have had for 10 years has really seen its day...each year I...

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meadowland

17 Sep, 2020
Meadowland

Pine siskins (Spinus pinus)

I was watching a flock of pine siskins enjoying our fountain yesterday. They are...

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klahanie_

16 Sep, 2020
Klahanie_

Iochroma australis for Young Alistair

Just a quick couple of pictures for Alistair of the Iochroma growing in my garden,...

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honeysucklegold

16 Sep, 2020
Honeysuckle..

The Stumpery

Husband and I just took a four day break away and were pleasantly surprised to find...

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shirley_tulip

15 Sep, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Keeping busy in lockdown

Since March I've had a lot of time to fill so I've been doing some trials as to what...

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thorneyside

14 Sep, 2020
Thorneyside

Just a few quick pics . . .

. . . it was too hot to stay in the sun! For Meadowland, Nandina Lemon and Lime Diascia...

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sheilabub

14 Sep, 2020
Sheilabub

Busy few days...

For the last couple of years I've been thinking that at my age I really don't need...

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lincslass

13 Sep, 2020
Lincslass

wildfires in Washington State.

Unfortunately, west coast of US is burning and it brought lots of smoke to southern...

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klahanie_

12 Sep, 2020
Klahanie_

Hello to Carlisle

Well we are here and it was a terrible experience,never moving again. just the first...

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ladybug47

11 Sep, 2020
Ladybug47

A woman's work.....

I've been busy this week. We decided to tackle some of the outstanding outside jobs...

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anget

10 Sep, 2020
Anget

Short stroll in early September

Yesterday I had a minor operation (successful), so I am celebrating with a brief...

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sheilabub

9 Sep, 2020
Sheilabub

General garden photos.

The following photos are general views showing shrubs with a variety of colours just...

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meadowland

8 Sep, 2020
Meadowland

Black Walnut story for Kate

Some years ago I planted Juglans nigra (black walnut) on edge of the forest. It...

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klahanie_

8 Sep, 2020
Klahanie_

Fennel

I have to give this fennel a gold star this year. It was quite beautiful....as beautiful...

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klahanie_

7 Sep, 2020
Klahanie_

Autumn round the corner.

While I've been working in the greenhouse today, I have noticed how much Autumn is...

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anget

6 Sep, 2020
Anget

Severe pruning of the solanum crispum glasnevin.

Our ‘Chilean potato vine’ had become a mass of green leaves and not so much flower...

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kate123

5 Sep, 2020
Kate123

Fall is on its way

It doesn't feel like fall is approaching since out temperatures are in the 26-28°C...

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wylieintheazores

5 Sep, 2020
Wylieinthea..

Beyond excited! 🦔🦔

After a stressful day a school, I was rewarded by a wonderful experience in my garden...

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amsterdam

4 Sep, 2020
Amsterdam

Slight alteration to right and left hand patio

Over the course of the this last year I have made slight adjustments to the garden...

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stroller

4 Sep, 2020
Stroller

Citrus

I have just brought my 3 Citrus shrubs back into the conservatory last week from...

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siris

4 Sep, 2020
Siris

Who's this?

Starting young, never looked back...

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steragram2

3 Sep, 2020
Steragram2

Patience rewarded ...

I was given a gardening voucher on my birthday last year (August), then another at...

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shirley_tulip

1 Sep, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Another Gardening Programme tonight.

We are being spoilt with these new programmes.. Love your English Country Garden...

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meadowland

1 Sep, 2020
Meadowland