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Gardening blogs from Sep 2012

It's been a day of luck and chance!!

Upon checking my lotto ticket earlier today, I found I had matched 4 numbers. I...

29 comments

scottish

30 Sep, 2012
Scottish

I am trying to make some Fat Balls

more cheaply, as the purchased ones are soon eaten. Recipe - 4 ozs porridge oats 4...

8 comments

dianebulley

30 Sep, 2012
Dianebulley

Makeover Recycled Madness..(Or What You Can Do With Some Spare Paint!)

Nowadays, despite recycling awareness, we still tend to live in a 'throwaway' society..though...

25 comments

floribunda

30 Sep, 2012
Floribunda

My Garden in September

It's obvious we're in Autumn now with the berries appearing (and in some cases rapidly...

16 comments

geranium_gem

30 Sep, 2012
Geranium_gem

worktable roof tweak

After about a year of wanting, I finally got a roof up over my worktable; not brilliant,...

17 comments

franl155

29 Sep, 2012
Franl155

Tree Trunk

One of the favourite bit's in my garden was the dead tree trunk with the clematis...

9 comments

sharnford

29 Sep, 2012
Sharnford

OCTOBER OPTIMISM

After my September blog [ 'Federer the Toad' ] I'd hoped to be able to visit GoY...

60 comments

terratoonie

29 Sep, 2012
Terratoonie

Ouseburn Valley

I went for a stroll along the Ouseburn couple of days ago. It used to be a very busy...

3 comments

geordielad50

29 Sep, 2012
Geordielad50

Grassing It Over

After the item about grasses on last night’s “Gardener’s World”, I thought it might...

8 comments

AndrewR

29 Sep, 2012
Andrewr

Zoning moaning -

The Chrysanthemum Brochure carries the name and address of Woolmans, Rookery Farm,...

5 comments

dianebulley

29 Sep, 2012
Dianebulley

Crassula barbata

Maybe one of the most unique Crassula species. This is a monocarpic plant (dies...

7 comments

little_things

29 Sep, 2012
Little_things

Comfrey Fritters -

I tried this again making the thick batter with Wrights Parmesan and Sun Dried Tomato...

1 comment

dianebulley

29 Sep, 2012
Dianebulley

Pain and Pleasure

It's been a very painful few weeks since I was last on here. My Doc referred me back...

8 comments

nanjo

28 Sep, 2012
Nanjo

Future cuttings

Well here is some of my developing cuttings for planting in 2013. I have...

4 comments

230338

28 Sep, 2012
230338

Fife Flower Show Part 5 - the Vegetable Section

I used to be Secretary of our local Flower Show. The Vegetable Section almost died...

16 comments

scotsgran

28 Sep, 2012
Scotsgran

Mini mouse mini blog

Just a mini blog on a mini topic. Saw Kaia looking at something, whats that you've...

23 comments

stevietheterrible

28 Sep, 2012
Steviethete..

I think this country should be zoned,

as areas are in Canada. Last year I paid £18 for 12 Hardy Chrysanthemum plants. The...

9 comments

dianebulley

28 Sep, 2012
Dianebulley

Muncaster Castle visit

We were very lucky last week to enjoy spending a few days in the beautiful Lake District....

30 comments

Janey

27 Sep, 2012
Janey

An Autumn Day

There is still quite a lot hanging in there in fact a few things seem better than...

24 comments

bjs

27 Sep, 2012
Bjs

I GIVE UP :((

We have grown this grass for 3 years and guess what our neighbouring cats have done...

12 comments

mark61

27 Sep, 2012
Mark61

Summer..What A Washout!

Hello All.. Well here we are now slipping into Autumn, after the worst...

118 comments

floribunda

27 Sep, 2012
Floribunda

River trip (for Wildrose and Bampy)

On a recent Saturday, for once OH didn't have his usual golf plannned, so I suggested...

27 comments

sheilabub

27 Sep, 2012
Sheilabub

Gardening from scratch

taken on this plot 2010, but did'nt start gardening until April 2011, as we both...

12 comments

cannahave1

27 Sep, 2012
Cannahave1

More Roses

I'm told that because we had so much rain this summer that the soil has retained...

0 comments

malverntrev

27 Sep, 2012
Malverntrev

Free plants

Gardeners' World magazine October issue: 21 free Perennials worth £31.44 for £5.60...

2 comments

drc726

27 Sep, 2012
Drc726

Alert for all the people who like to grow things in pots.

I went in to B&Q in Livingston today and they were selling trays with 24 pansies...

4 comments

scotsgran

26 Sep, 2012
Scotsgran

My Wheelbarrow runneth over with food and animals : )

The first season of tomatoes in the polycave, come and have a look how they did. I...

22 comments

stevietheterrible

26 Sep, 2012
Steviethete..

Autumn Colours, blue sky and a bit more water! (Witley Court)

Autumn is quite possibly my favourite season, the colours and nature's amazing variety...

44 comments

stickitoffee

26 Sep, 2012
Stickitoffee

the mess next door!!

thought i should show what a mess next doors garden is as i have been mentioning...

16 comments

hchristy

26 Sep, 2012
Hchristy

Claud Monets garden

Hello friends and GOY members we are back from our wonderful holiday in France . I'm...

27 comments

amy

26 Sep, 2012
Amy

New archway and cosmos

I have put in a new archway. Here are a couple of photos: I've bought a gloriana...

14 comments

lijemc

25 Sep, 2012
Lijemc

Private Gardens Of Cornwall - Part 4

Marsh Villa Garden is another gem run by an elderly couple. Originally a farm on...

12 comments

AndrewR

25 Sep, 2012
Andrewr

seaburngirl

cant find labels.were in flower when bought on market.could have been under glass?may...

1 comment

wilco

25 Sep, 2012
Wilco

a few pics

heres a few pics of parts of my garden as you can see a lot of work need to...

3 comments

hchristy

25 Sep, 2012
Hchristy

hard work

i spent yesterday digging away and trimming at things in what looks like a very untidy...

2 comments

hchristy

25 Sep, 2012
Hchristy

Bugingham Palace

This summer we erected a 'bug' habitat on our allotments and I kept a photographic...

7 comments

teegee

24 Sep, 2012
Teegee

rain rain

Wanted a day in the garden but all we had was rain rain and more rain. Really needed...

11 comments

eileenelizabeth

24 Sep, 2012
Eileeneliza..

September Roses

It rained all night and most of today but when it actually stopped around 4.30 this...

21 comments

stroller

24 Sep, 2012
Stroller

Wearing double Thermal underwear

is a good way to keep warm whilst gardening. I bought 6 Men's white crew neck long...

6 comments

dianebulley

24 Sep, 2012
Dianebulley

nice one bilbo

my grandad came from skipton.said i was a g: lad an u get owt f nowt.miss him 2 allotments...

0 comments

wilco

23 Sep, 2012
Wilco

wow

got to get a camera .learn to spell.and work this computer and i will be flying.can...

5 comments

wilco

23 Sep, 2012
Wilco

thannk you

strangers become friends.thankyou.

2 comments

wilco

23 Sep, 2012
Wilco

The Blue Lagoon

Earlier this year I managed to get away from a civilisation and 'hide' for few days...

28 comments

kasy

23 Sep, 2012
Kasy

Late September

Well-the nights are inevitably drawing in, and for many of us the hoped-for sun hasn't...

29 comments

melchisedec

23 Sep, 2012
Melchisedec

Best tasting Sweet Corn Ever

See two of the Sweet Corn in photo harvested from the allotment. It would be expected...

8 comments

sunnyhill

23 Sep, 2012
Sunnyhill

OH strikes again

I know most of you will see squirrels as a pest, but I love them. We have one little...

12 comments

waddy

23 Sep, 2012
Waddy

VISIT TO POWIS CASTLE & GARDENS

As part of our Welsh Border holiday, we made a quick sortie to Powis. Not so quick,...

28 comments

tetrarch

23 Sep, 2012
Tetrarch

RHS Harlow Carr Gardens

Hi all I had the pleasure of visiting Harlow Carr Gardens last Sunday and thought...

1 comment

teegee

23 Sep, 2012
Teegee

My trailing cactus ?

I asked on a photo in April if this was a trailing cactus. Hywel thought it might...

11 comments

scotsgran

23 Sep, 2012
Scotsgran

Fife Flower Show 2012 - Part 4 - Begonias

I like begonias and grow over 150 B.sempervirens in pots every year. They are a good...

8 comments

scotsgran

23 Sep, 2012
Scotsgran