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Gardening blogs from Sep 2007

The Story of a New Border

When we moved here nearly three years ago, there was an Escallonia hedge between...

6 comments

spritzhenry

30 Sep, 2007
Spritzhenry

Stop Press

A research project carried out by Gardening Which? has stated that many of our trusty...

4 comments

joey

28 Sep, 2007
Joey

Experiment

Has anyone ever tried to grow a daf or a narsisi by scooping out a beetroot and putting...

3 comments

Justvera

27 Sep, 2007
Justvera

Complicated names!

I must admit that i'm a bit confused by all the names listed under the plant section...

3 comments

marksbegonias

27 Sep, 2007
Marksbegonias

Backyard Gardening

We are about to move house on 3rd October...will be leaving behind a thriving allotment...

14 comments

Joy

26 Sep, 2007
Joy

Favourite September Plants

I was wandering around my garden with my camera and thinking about the plants I love...

9 comments

argerfenhouse

26 Sep, 2007
Argerfenhouse

Toxin gobbling house plants

I have just been catching up with some old newspapers and in the August 19 Sunday...

0 comments

argerfenhouse

25 Sep, 2007
Argerfenhouse

leeks

hello just been pottering around and noticed that two of my leeks have bolted dispite...

0 comments

longlad

23 Sep, 2007
Longlad

Square Foot Gardening

The Winter Clear-out has begun! You know when you get to the end of a season,...

2 comments

Genuisscuffy

23 Sep, 2007
Genuisscuffy

Summers over

I have been working at making room in the greenhouses, taking off the blooms and...

3 comments

marksbegonias

23 Sep, 2007
Marksbegonias

Autumn Soil Preparation

The weekend so far has been far more work than the laziness of making my animation...

4 comments

peter

22 Sep, 2007
Peter

Caring for my basil plant

I was told recently that I should let my basil wilt before I water it to get the...

6 comments

peter

21 Sep, 2007
Peter

Your Desert Island Disks .... of garden tools!

I wasnt sure whether to put this as a question or in a blog but here goes... I have...

7 comments

joey

21 Sep, 2007
Joey

Wet afternoon

I'm a plantaholic (what a wonderful disease) and I like to try and grow unusual plants....

2 comments

AndrewR

20 Sep, 2007
Andrewr

Plenty of planting space

I've now dug over most of the planting space and put in a large pond, backbreaking...

4 comments

grindle

19 Sep, 2007
Grindle

new garden

hello, a garden centre near me is converting a field at the back of is greenhouses...

2 comments

longlad

17 Sep, 2007
Longlad

Annuals in 2007

Like everyone else, I suspect, I have made a start in tidying up from this summer...

12 comments

spritzhenry

17 Sep, 2007
Spritzhenry

Wedding promise

Hello again, I am now just about recovered from the emotional and physical exhaustion...

1 comment

joey

17 Sep, 2007
Joey

Ripening Peppers, Recovering Cress

There is now a second pepper starting to ripen on my capsicum plant and the first...

3 comments

peter

11 Sep, 2007
Peter

Dangerous plants - to dogs

We had a fright with our Labrador last week. Labs eat anything-and he 'hoovered...

9 comments

spritzhenry

10 Sep, 2007
Spritzhenry

COMPOST

As I installed 2x1 metre square raised beds, I of course needed compost. In one I...

15 comments

Hamish

9 Sep, 2007
Hamish

Layout change

Dear all, We have just changed the way the tabs look on each of your accounts. They...

5 comments

ajay

7 Sep, 2007
Ajay

Welcome Kitchen Garden readers

Hi, Welcome to Grows on You. Thank you for following the link in the October issue...

0 comments

ajay

5 Sep, 2007
Ajay

Weddings

I am on a break from newsletters etc. this week because I am now in full preparation...

7 comments

joey

4 Sep, 2007
Joey

Plum Crumble

Here you are Maple , just for you .(I didnt use quite as much syrup as the recipie...

1 comment

weemamabell

4 Sep, 2007
Weemamabell

Chocolate cake

Here is the recipe for the chocolate cake 7ozs S.R. flour 8ozs Caster sugar 1/2 tsp...

5 comments

anita

2 Sep, 2007
Anita

Catching up.

Hi everyone, Not had chance to be involved in the site for a while, been really busy...

4 comments

holly

2 Sep, 2007
Holly

'Taking care' of my tomatoes with blight

Well they gave us a few good salads and I have two platefuls of unripe fruit on the...

1 comment

peter

2 Sep, 2007
Peter

Finding my way round!

This is a lovely site ! I am still finding my way round but will get there!

3 comments

anita

1 Sep, 2007
Anita

Taking Stock

All of us seem to agree that its been a strange year for the garden. Outdoor Toms...

1 comment

Hamish

1 Sep, 2007
Hamish