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Gardening blogs from Nov 2009

Wet, Wet, Wet....

No-not the pop group but my garden. After days of heavy rain and a night of endless...

40 comments

Gee19

30 Nov, 2009
Gee19

Autumn 2009 Weather Review

I'm just going to do another rundown of the local weather conditions here through...

13 comments

weatherwise

30 Nov, 2009
Weatherwise

Potting Compost Mixes

On Saturday Bizzylizzie asked for home made potting compost recipies. Ah, cue for...

29 comments

bulbaholic

30 Nov, 2009
Bulbaholic

A New Week and New Plants

I was feeling a bit sad on Saturday when I`m used to having Jake under my feet as...

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labdancer51

30 Nov, 2009
Labdancer51

They certainly made up for it!

Late last year, I had to remove a poorly Eleagnus...some of you may remember my mentioning...

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spritzhenry

30 Nov, 2009
Spritzhenry

Seeds From USA

What Lovely Stamps :) Nice Thick Envelope 2 :) & in a Lovely Little Sealed...

21 comments

jacque

30 Nov, 2009
Jacque

I will keep it short and sweet........

Went to the Garden Center today to spend Husband's tokens for him...........we bought...

14 comments

Dottydaisy2

30 Nov, 2009
Dottydaisy2

Unwelcome visitor

This morning at 7.45am there was an unwelcome visitor to our winter garden. The leaves...

3 comments

dorjac

30 Nov, 2009
Dorjac

The Late Late Flower Show

The long mild autumn has had a strange effect on some plants. I took all these photos...

13 comments

AndrewR

30 Nov, 2009
Andrewr

Day to night

Changing light and colours from the patio looking down to the bottom garden this...

19 comments

annella

30 Nov, 2009
Annella

Growing with the Moon in December

Tips for growing with the Moon in December The Ascending & Descending Moon Many...

20 comments

moon_grower

30 Nov, 2009
Moon_grower

Deer in the garden

Yesterday I looked out of my window only to find a deer very happyly munching away...

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donnah

29 Nov, 2009
Donnah

The Little Fence 3 years later

Unfortunately some of the little fence came down so, three years later, Becca and...

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tink

29 Nov, 2009
Tink

Building the little fence in 2006

To break up the garden into sections I decided to put a flower bed right across the...

5 comments

tink

29 Nov, 2009
Tink

My New Greenhouse.... Yaayyy!

I have been saving for ages for a proper greenhouse and went all out to get a really...

24 comments

tink

29 Nov, 2009
Tink

Nicky helps Nan Nan to prune the roses!

This is my grandson Nicky. He loves being out in the garden and I suspect there...

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tink

29 Nov, 2009
Tink

A COLLAGE OF CONIFEROUS FOLIAGE

Conifers are probably the most diverse group of plants on the planet. The following...

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bluespruce

29 Nov, 2009
Bluespruce

Thanks from me a, new member.

Thank you everybody for your warm welcome to goy. Today the morning was spent connecting...

14 comments

paule

28 Nov, 2009
Paule

On closer inspection.........

Primula, a common, well loved plant that holds a secret. A secret about sex! Sex...

78 comments

seaburngirl

28 Nov, 2009
Seaburngirl

Clematis not yet known

I took a stroll down the garden this afternoon and noticed the clematis covering...

14 comments

stroller

28 Nov, 2009
Stroller

Starlings

Every afternoon the starlings all group together in this tree about four gardens...

24 comments

clarice

28 Nov, 2009
Clarice

What are you up to in your gardens just now?

November 9th and the last part of the fence went up… but too dark for me to see it...

9 comments

clematisa

28 Nov, 2009
Clematisa

Dark Evenings

Thought I'd better check on the seedlings in the greenhouse......haven't had time...

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paule

27 Nov, 2009
Paule

Visit to Pershore horticultural college in the sunshine.

The sun came out today and hubby took me to pershore and treated me to four little...

8 comments

stroller

27 Nov, 2009
Stroller

Winter CAN be interesting! part 4.

Seedheads can be either obvious, or very difficult to recognise, unlike the flowers...

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spritzhenry

27 Nov, 2009
Spritzhenry

Conium maculatum

Also known as; Poison Hemlock; Woomlicks beaver poison. ...

5 comments

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

Campanula rapunculus

Also known as: Rampion; Creeping Bellflower Plant folklore: Possession of...

5 comments

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

Lolium temulentum

Also known as: Darnel; Bearded Darnel; Cheat; Tare; Cockle. Plant folklore:...

4 comments

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

Cimicifuga racemosa

Also known as: Black Cohosh; Snakeroot; Black Bugbane; Squaw Root Plant folklore:...

7 comments

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

want a little walk ? you will need your wellies and winter coat.

went up to the allotment yesterday,do you fancy a walk round? bit windy and cold...

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joanella

27 Nov, 2009
Joanella

Aquilegia atrata

Also known as: Columbine; Lion's herb; Lady's shoes Plant folklore: Eaten...

7 comments

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

Pam Ayres on Gardening

I switched on BBC Radio 7 purely by chance while in the kitchen this morning, and...

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Shirleypoppy

27 Nov, 2009
Shirleypoppy

Helleborus niger

Also known as: Christmas rose; Setterwort; Settergrass ...

3 comments

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

Clematis vitalba

Also known as: Old man's beard; Traveller's joy; Virgin's bower; ...

4 comments

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

Hippophae rhamnoides

Also known as: Sea buckthorn; Common seabuckthorn; Sandthorn, ...

1 comment

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

Calendula

Also known as: Marigold (from Mary's Gold); Pot Marigold; Plant folklore: ...

2 comments

amblealice

27 Nov, 2009
Amblealice

Our Pinot Noir Grapevine

All the lovely autumn leaves have dropped off our 22 year old vine. It took a long...

7 comments

dorjac

27 Nov, 2009
Dorjac

Chickens in a Midlands Garden

Well, it's actually happened....we now have chickens!! Shortly after thumb-stitch...

8 comments

mrjolly

27 Nov, 2009
Mrjolly

Hippeastrums

Dose any one know where I can get Hippeastrum seeds

1 comment

vmckegg

27 Nov, 2009
Vmckegg

What a mind-blower "plant experiment"! :

Last week I was browsing a few videos on organic gardening and unearthed one about...

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n2organics

27 Nov, 2009
N2organics

Wind's died down for now, tree still standing!

Thanks everyone who welcomed me and thanks for the advice and comments. I was very...

3 comments

saavikam

27 Nov, 2009
Saavikam

MY BIRD FEEDING STATION

MY BIRDS FEEDING STATION. Like so many gardens in Britain mine is no exception, I...

12 comments

tanny

26 Nov, 2009
Tanny

Conker's GARDEN CENTRE outing

Hello...... my name is Conker......... I am a Shetland Sheepdog............5 years...

211 comments

terratoonie

26 Nov, 2009
Terratoonie

Winter CAN be interesting! part 3

OK-I give in! The 'mystery' seed head in part 2 was too easy-Amy and Sbg guessed...

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spritzhenry

26 Nov, 2009
Spritzhenry

Washd out

HI eveyone, Long tme since I was here. Well I don't knowabout you all, but we have...

5 comments

doreensgarden

26 Nov, 2009
Doreensgarden

Before and after Part 1

Some before and after shots of my garden. The older pics have been scanned so the...

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annella

26 Nov, 2009
Annella

Mighty Oaks Grow.........................................................................................

From Little Acorns Isnt it amazing that something so small can grow so Tall? It...

31 comments

jacque

26 Nov, 2009
Jacque

Sex in the Fynbos

I love the sent of sex. In fact I am prepared to bet that most gardeners do as well....

7 comments

capegardener

26 Nov, 2009
Capegardener

Isn't it strange.....

...how coincidences happen? When I moved to my present home some 12 years ago there...

25 comments

Gee19

25 Nov, 2009
Gee19

Excerpts From A (recently discovered) Garden Diary (6)

May 14 2000 18.00hrs Sunday. "The timber steps leading down to the lower...

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david

25 Nov, 2009
David