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Gardening blogs from Sep 2009

It's been a while - new border in back garden

Well, it's been a while since I wrote down how my garden was progressing, I have...

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AndreaRichter

30 Sep, 2009
Andrearichter

poor ol pigeon

yesterday this old man landed with a bump in my garden couldnt take off again and...

36 comments

sanbaz

30 Sep, 2009
Sanbaz

Butterfly or Moth?

While i was Weeding & Tidying a Border 2day i found this Gorgeous Caterpillar...

18 comments

jacque

30 Sep, 2009
Jacque

61 tyres

is the amount i can fit in the boot of my vectra. so how many do i need about 20...

11 comments

kat_pink

30 Sep, 2009
Kat_pink

New Borders - Part 1

Have been very busy over the last few weeks while we have been enjoying some fab....

26 comments

amblealice

30 Sep, 2009
Amblealice

SEPTEMBER.

Its been a lovely September, with, lots of sunny days and a tiny bit of rain, the...

14 comments

hollyeves

30 Sep, 2009
Hollyeves

SEA AND SUNSET..........

Here are a few photos taken at our beach last week late afternoon......its been a...

14 comments

hollyeves

30 Sep, 2009
Hollyeves

On my trike!

I haven’t been out on my trike recently. I seemed to have lost my nerve after a couple...

26 comments

Gee19

29 Sep, 2009
Gee19

Intensive care/surgery chapter two

I have this plant, it's not a big plant, infact it's a tiny plant .......... You...

48 comments

ian_digs_v2

29 Sep, 2009
Ian_digs_v2

My intensive care nursery

Can you remember, some time ago, I posted a photo of some bulbs and corms we had...

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ian_digs_v2

29 Sep, 2009
Ian_digs_v2

tyres arriving slowly!!

i managed to bring home my first car load of tyres today, the scale of the task is...

6 comments

kat_pink

29 Sep, 2009
Kat_pink

A sad day for courgettes.

The courgettes are no more. They have ceased to be, bereft of life they rest (in...

3 comments

muddy_knees

29 Sep, 2009
Muddy_knees

Destroyed lawns

Just seen a bit on London news about something destroying lawns. Somebody had...

8 comments

wagger

29 Sep, 2009
Wagger

My Tidyer Borders

Iv Been Prunning ,Digging,Weeding,Moving Items & Planting Some Borders Over a...

37 comments

jacque

29 Sep, 2009
Jacque

Nerines

Today I went in search of Agapanthus 'Johanna' for my sister Johanna's birthday......

10 comments

antigone

29 Sep, 2009
Antigone

sunset

I hope you like my sunset, all this is a bit new to me I hope I am doing it ok

15 comments

patriciachapman

29 Sep, 2009
Patriciacha..

Hi I am back!

Hello all my buddies I am back from my hols in cornwall weather super, lots of walking,...

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patriciachapman

29 Sep, 2009
Patriciacha..

Eat british?

We have had a glut of cheap local fruit such as plums on the road side round here....

30 comments

drc726

29 Sep, 2009
Drc726

Cows can you see them now?

I have found how to enlarge and crop etc, so here are the cows you could not see...

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drc726

29 Sep, 2009
Drc726

Council gardeners

Today the council gardeners arrived & begun tearing up the plants. They began...

14 comments

balcony

29 Sep, 2009
Balcony

Last of the summer blooms!

Well it seems to be the time of year that we take a last stroll around the garden...

46 comments

ian_digs_v2

29 Sep, 2009
Ian_digs_v2

Another Two Ticks On The 'Wants' List

I have a ‘wants’ list. It’s a list of plants I must have in my garden. Whether I...

15 comments

AndrewR

29 Sep, 2009
Andrewr

Nassau Winery

Nassau Winery was another recent trip we made…it is the first vineyard, winery, and...

7 comments

healerwitch

29 Sep, 2009
Healerwitch

"Big Tree Country" - Part 10

Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry-Part B. After lunch, I continued my search for "specimen"...

32 comments

david

28 Sep, 2009
David

nadiaknows

Check out my San Diego, CA based gardening blog. I love simple and fun gardening,...

2 comments

nadiaknows

28 Sep, 2009
Nadiaknows

Phew, What a Fantastic Gardening Weekend..

Saturday.. Sun shining like a summers day, I went out with all intentions of planting...

29 comments

youngdaisydee

28 Sep, 2009
Youngdaisydee

Hi new gardening freinds

This is going to be a double learning interest, because I am trying to learn how...

12 comments

franktf4

28 Sep, 2009
Franktf4

Re Choosing topsoil

Thank you all for your advice. I think it is definitely topsoil I require and when...

2 comments

jollybeam

28 Sep, 2009
Jollybeam

The way things were ..and in some places still are ..

As you travel deeper into and across North York Moor remote little communities remain...

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bonkersbon

28 Sep, 2009
Bonkersbon

Establishing healthy shrubs with less water

Establishing healthy shrubs not the water-consuming task many think, research shows Good...

6 comments

balcony

28 Sep, 2009
Balcony

Tree Mendos

Friday 25th September I'm lying in bed in the front bedroom thinking it's time to...

15 comments

gardengirl1

28 Sep, 2009
Gardengirl1

At last

Before I could get the hairdryer out it opened, the lily. Hurray. Next year I expect...

12 comments

mad

28 Sep, 2009
Mad

arched planter

we have a decking plant stand at the top of the garden we then thought it would...

16 comments

pedandkaz

28 Sep, 2009
Pedandkaz

our decking

well after sorting out the sleepers etc we moved onto the decking area this was going...

5 comments

pedandkaz

28 Sep, 2009
Pedandkaz

Do you care about the future?

Hi All If you do please consider signing the RSPB's "Letter to the Future'....

16 comments

moon_grower

28 Sep, 2009
Moon_grower

Spritzhenrys seeds

Sprithenry sent me some lovely seeds. Today I have planted them in trays in the greenhouse. This...

15 comments

donnah

28 Sep, 2009
Donnah

Ready for Spring

A week ago my mum gave me an old planter it was very dirty and she said she did'nt...

7 comments

swanky

28 Sep, 2009
Swanky

Working on the Crape Mertile!

My Crape Mertile in the backyard has been loosing a few leaves, so today, I did the...

1 comment

n2organics

28 Sep, 2009
N2organics

Barge-ing around! An Autumn Outing!

Once upon a very windy cloudy Sunday, Madperth thought her life lately is fairly...

29 comments

madperth

28 Sep, 2009
Madperth

"Big Tree Country" - Part 9

The Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry-Part A Today (Sunday), I revisited the lovely...

35 comments

david

27 Sep, 2009
David

A lovely weekend pottering in the garden

What could be better than a potter in the gentle autumn sunshine. Here's what I...

34 comments

lily2

27 Sep, 2009
Lily2

Arresting a thug!

I recently posted a photo (on the bottom of my last blog) showing the lovely bunch...

36 comments

ian_digs_v2

27 Sep, 2009
Ian_digs_v2

Why were they laughing at me??

Now come on-I was only buying the biggest Carex you ever saw-and staggering under...

43 comments

spritzhenry

27 Sep, 2009
Spritzhenry

Renewing the spirit with the Border !

With the weather perfect here at the moment and the assistance of my 20 year old...

5 comments

jothegardener

27 Sep, 2009
Jothegardener

Bulbs, bulbs, bulbs.

Thought i,d planted the last of my bulbs, but out shopping today I spied a few bargains...

12 comments

usernut

27 Sep, 2009
Usernut

Highland Rock Garden Club

It dawned on me that there might be other folk in on GoY who live in Moray who are...

14 comments

moon_grower

27 Sep, 2009
Moon_grower

Roses - do they grow on you?

GF's first year foray into the challenges of rose growing. See photos of 13 different...

123 comments

gardeningfriend

27 Sep, 2009
Gardeningfr..

Will this Arum open this year?

I had almost given up on my Arum planted in the pond, and still wonder whether it...

7 comments

mad

27 Sep, 2009
Mad

Plots and Plotting!

So, Allotman returns! Just in the nick of time to bestow the gift of compost onto...

3 comments

allotman

27 Sep, 2009
Allotman

Horse Chestnuts having to 'conker' a disease problem...(sorry!)

We have 4 beautiful horse chestnut trees opposite the house...statuesque giants that...

18 comments

fluff

27 Sep, 2009
Fluff