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Gardening blogs from Nov 2014

a little of what im doing

heres my elephant chimnea being broken down . heres the honey bee ive now finished...

16 comments

noseypotter

30 Nov, 2014
Noseypotter

It's A Wrap

There are a few jobs in the garden that I think define autumn. Things such as storing...

6 comments

AndrewR

30 Nov, 2014
Andrewr

A day on the Farm..

This was an afternoon visit to a farm in The Cotswolds,featured on BBC 1's Countryfile...

37 comments

bloomer

30 Nov, 2014
Bloomer

Ph 8

About to move to a new home ph 8 Have loads of clematis anyone know if they will...

4 comments

colleen67

28 Nov, 2014
Colleen67

Where the trellis used to be!

All year, our old garden trellis was only being supported by the climbing plants...

11 comments

wildrose

28 Nov, 2014
Wildrose

NOVEMBER SURPRISE

Looking out of my kitchen window on the 14th November I saw a patch of bright mauvey...

37 comments

bornagain

27 Nov, 2014
Bornagain

Botanical garden - Bangalore India

If it's Sunday, it must be Bangalore! The coach put us down at South Gate, then...

14 comments

siris

26 Nov, 2014
Siris

GET SET

The days are brief. The nights are cold. The final leaf has turned to gold. ................................................................................ Campanula...

46 comments

terratoonie

26 Nov, 2014
Terratoonie

A Bit Sad Really....My Last Autumn Tidy Up In This Garden.

The move date is upon us now....it looks fairly sure to be next Wednesday 3rd.Exchange...

18 comments

paulspatch

25 Nov, 2014
Paulspatch

Changes afoot – on the balcony! (Part two)

Changes afoot – on the balcony! (Part two) I promised in my last blog I would show...

14 comments

balcony

25 Nov, 2014
Balcony

Hope your all enjoying glorious gardens from above on TV

Every garden I have seen so far as been an absolute delight three cheers for the...

17 comments

kidsgran

24 Nov, 2014
Kidsgran

Amsal

Amsal is the German for blackbird apparently [apologies for any spelling errors but...

19 comments

seaburngirl

24 Nov, 2014
Seaburngirl

Orchid transformation

I feel like a proud Mum showing off!! Back in May I asked what to do with my redundant...

10 comments

amsterdam

24 Nov, 2014
Amsterdam

Where there is a will.....

Today i spent ages yet again looking for a brush...with such a big garden and so...

18 comments

sandra

22 Nov, 2014
Sandra

Loving a bit of November weeding..:-)

This week in between the rain I managed to get in and sort a neglected part of our...

15 comments

sandra

21 Nov, 2014
Sandra

Thanks to Amy...

Took myself off to the Wyvale GC near us this afternoon as it wasn't fir to do any...

16 comments

waddy

21 Nov, 2014
Waddy

Small treasures in November

A few more of my small bulbs are providing a little colour and encouragement during...

17 comments

bjs

20 Nov, 2014
Bjs

LEAF CLEARANCE .. available for hire ...

As the days shorten, do you ever look down the garden at the heaps of fallen leaves...

47 comments

terratoonie

20 Nov, 2014
Terratoonie

Working with flowers

Hi there everyone. I am back at my flower arranging class again for the winter. Here...

16 comments

linda235

20 Nov, 2014
Linda235

BARGAIN BUYS THIS LAST WEEK

Be quick if you want to catch a bargain most of these bargain buys were at a Wyevale...

23 comments

amy

20 Nov, 2014
Amy

Missin the summer

I don't know about all of you but I'm realy missin summer the days are so short now.i...

4 comments

jackiejenkin

20 Nov, 2014
Jackiejenkin

The joys of the countryside - mus musculus!

First a warning! for those of you who don't like mice, perhaps you should stop here. Living...

20 comments

honeysucklegold

19 Nov, 2014
Honeysuckle..

Say Hello....Wave Goodbye.

Hello GOY, my name is Paul. Some of you may remember when I was a member here from...

28 comments

paulspatch

19 Nov, 2014
Paulspatch

A WALK IN THE PARK

On our trip away recently to visit relatives near Cirencester a delightful surprise...

28 comments

amy

18 Nov, 2014
Amy

Not Fade Away

A small ‘problem’ with my bulb bed is that for much of the year, the spring flowering...

7 comments

AndrewR

18 Nov, 2014
Andrewr

Plants will not lie down & rest.

We still have some plants getting into flower. Red buds on an Azalea in our front...

9 comments

bramhallbill

18 Nov, 2014
Bramhallbill

'Grovember'

All these were taken today! Still no sunshine at all, but it's so mild! Helleborus...

24 comments

cottagekaren

18 Nov, 2014
Cottagekaren

Having studied Logan A.Edgar's book - 'Camellias

the complete guide' , today I bought a small one in a container £10. The larger ones...

4 comments

dianebulley

17 Nov, 2014
Dianebulley

Is it the end for Japanese knotweed ?

Following successful trials around the UK, Japanese knotweed could finally have a...

12 comments

derekm

17 Nov, 2014
Derekm

the rat question

remember me asking about rats and the bait box being blocked well here are 2 photo,s ...

7 comments

snoopdog

17 Nov, 2014
Snoopdog

new fences

Each of my neighbours had new fences, which meant that also got new fences! They...

24 comments

franl155

17 Nov, 2014
Franl155

Glorious gardens from above

is being repeated at 8.40 a.m. on Sundays. Good to see the ones we had to miss.

3 comments

dianebulley

16 Nov, 2014
Dianebulley

Quilt show in the Garden.

This region is an international community of ex-pats mainly from US and Canada. But...

19 comments

klahanie

15 Nov, 2014
Klahanie

For Klahanie

Hello, Klahanie and everybody, who has problems with deers invading their gardens. I...

1 comment

katarina

15 Nov, 2014
Katarina

Sedums are a good investment

if you are like me and have sub-standard clay soil that had its top soil bull dozed...

4 comments

dianebulley

15 Nov, 2014
Dianebulley

Watering succulents in winter

Succulents are my business and my passion. Their demands on me are little and the...

10 comments

sandra

14 Nov, 2014
Sandra

Just One More? Oh, Go On Then

Although we generally think of spring as the time for buying new plants, autumn is...

3 comments

AndrewR

13 Nov, 2014
Andrewr

Disabled Gardeners

I came across a website dedicated to disabled gardeners whilst I was looking for...

5 comments

scottish

13 Nov, 2014
Scottish

Mid November....

....is exactly what you would expect....dreich, drooket and guy gloomy. Not to mention...

42 comments

cottagekaren

13 Nov, 2014
Cottagekaren

Taking time out to watch the birds..

Today I took time out to watch the birds and take advantage of eldest daughters camera...

12 comments

sandra

12 Nov, 2014
Sandra

Philadelphus advice please

I put this on as a question as well but lots of people only seem to read the blogs...

17 comments

steragram

12 Nov, 2014
Steragram

Have you seen this?

Suttons latest ad is for an amaryllis (sic) bulb coated in coloured wax and fixed...

21 comments

steragram

12 Nov, 2014
Steragram

The life of a young Fuchsia

An easy way to grow new Fuchsia plants from cuttings. You only need the soft tip...

14 comments

peterathome

11 Nov, 2014
Peterathome

Spare a thought for our feathered friends

Good morning Gardeners and friends, it is a bright and dry day here in Jersey, but...

4 comments

maggiemuddyboots

11 Nov, 2014
Maggiemuddy..

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2 comments

alextb

10 Nov, 2014
Alextb

MotherNatureConfused.com

A lovely Primula sticking its head up. I wanted to tell it that we haven't had Christmas...

7 comments

jannyfreeman

10 Nov, 2014
Jannyfreeman

Stipa Gigantea Maintenance

Thought this may be interesting as it was to me, found this article whilst looking...

4 comments

daylily

9 Nov, 2014
Daylily

Even more glazed in !!!

Last year (2013) I wrote a blog called 'All Glazed In' where I showed a little covered...

39 comments

hywel

9 Nov, 2014
Hywel

A New Patio

OH decided recently that the patio area that we have lived with for 30-odd years...

12 comments

driad

8 Nov, 2014
Driad

Anybody noticed these little workers ?

These black bees turn up every year about this time when the Mock castor oil plant...

15 comments

driad

8 Nov, 2014
Driad