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Gardening blogs from Oct 2021

Laurel hedge gone…..

Finally got the courage to take massive laurel hedge down. It had been well pruned...

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amsterdam

26 Oct, 2021
Amsterdam

Autumn stroll ...

Just a few photos to share with you, taken as an experiment with my iPad! Salvia...

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sheilabub

24 Oct, 2021
Sheilabub

Autumn amble along to the hairdressers.

I took the opportunity to take some photographs as I walked down to the hairdressers,...

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kate123

23 Oct, 2021
Kate123

Some of my succulents.

Some of my succulent plants dotted around the garden.. on the rockery and on top...

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kate123

22 Oct, 2021
Kate123

A Very memorable visit to Bristol University. (There are gardening connections too!)

We are still recovering from the shock.....4 weeks ago our youngest son,Owen, gave...

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meadowland

21 Oct, 2021
Meadowland

My right eye

I'm so sorry I'm not keeping up at this time . My second cataract operation was Monday...

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amy2

19 Oct, 2021
Amy2

dahlias

This is my friend's dahlia garden. I wish it was mine. They have a property not too...

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klahanie_

17 Oct, 2021
Klahanie_

Nerines + Exbury

Just to post a picture taken by my granddaughter who is on work experience at Exbury One...

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grandad_gardener

16 Oct, 2021
Grandad_gar..

Photo background

I still have 8 different varieties of Nerines from the Exbury Collection yet to bloom...

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wylieintheazores

15 Oct, 2021
Wylieinthea..

Living with Hummingbirds

It is almost October and these are Anna's hummingbirds and they stay with us all...

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klahanie_

13 Oct, 2021
Klahanie_

Corncockle seeds

I have a little clump of these that seed themselves tidily year after year. They...

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steragram

12 Oct, 2021
Steragram

Thank you Hywel.:o)

This is one of three Penstemons,from Hywel,which I love.Sorry,I can only read on...

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bloomer

12 Oct, 2021
Bloomer

Planting out bulbs and pottering - autumn arriving.

I’ve planted my crocus bulbs out, albeit a tad later than advised…but, as Julia mentioned,...

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kate123

10 Oct, 2021
Kate123

A trip to Ayrshire.

I visited with my parents in Ayrshire for 5 days and enjoyed some fine weather. One...

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kate123

7 Oct, 2021
Kate123

October!!!!.. Autumn colours in the garden...

It seemed to take an age for some to flower especially the Cosmos Daisies, now I...

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lincslass

7 Oct, 2021
Lincslass

Now the rain is over..

.. (at least for the time being). Well, what can we say about this year? We've certainly...

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anget

7 Oct, 2021
Anget

The calm after the storm.

The strong gusty winds, together with some torrential downpours have left the garden...

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shirley_tulip

5 Oct, 2021
Shirley_tulip

On our return journey from North Wales.......

Having stopped at a small nursery not far from Penybont ,we asked where the nearest...

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meadowland

2 Oct, 2021
Meadowland

My pond fish haven’t come to the top recently........

I found out why and you can see why...... Yes, sitting on top of my art studio...

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loosestrife2

2 Oct, 2021
Loosestrife2

I went for a walk ...

It was a sunny autumn afternoon so I went to Parc Dinefwr at Llandeilo, for a walk...

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hywel

2 Oct, 2021
Hywel

Painting on a dull and windy day

As I couldn’t go out because of the extremely high winds I stayed in doors and did...

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marjories

1 Oct, 2021
Marjories