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Gardening blogs from Nov 2013

Dr David Hessayon retires

Dr D Hessayon has said in today's papers that the garden books industry is in decline...

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drc726

30 Nov, 2013
Drc726

Almost

In April, I ticked another plant off my ‘wants’ list. It was acanthus sennii. I first...

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AndrewR

30 Nov, 2013
Andrewr

The Great British Garden REVIVAL ...

TELEVISION ... Starts on BBC 2 Monday 9th December. 2013. 7 pm. Ten episodes of...

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terratoonie

30 Nov, 2013
Terratoonie

Free Dahlias

Gardeners’ World Mag December issue 6 free Dahlias worth over £22 for postage of...

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drc726

28 Nov, 2013
Drc726

Does my garden know it IS Winter !

I know I should lift some of these plants , but it seems such a shame. I have however...

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rose1949

27 Nov, 2013
Rose1949

????The Kindness of G.O.Y.members.????

Today in the post I received several packets of seeds, all beautifully presented...

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Dottydaisy2

27 Nov, 2013
Dottydaisy2

Some November Photos from my Garden :o)

My garden is winding down now, and I think these will be the last photos for this...

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hywel

26 Nov, 2013
Hywel

Long Time No Blog!

Good Grief !! Is it really six months since I last visited GOY… Unfortunately blogging...

10 comments

sueb

26 Nov, 2013
Sueb

Glamis Castle Walled Garden Frosted

Glamis walled garden put to bed for the winter. Back in Spring I was down for a walk...

10 comments

Scotkat

25 Nov, 2013
Scotkat

Progress on my new garden

Hello everyone! Here I am again, indulging in a very sweet hot cinnamon treat so...

32 comments

cottagekaren

25 Nov, 2013
Cottagekaren

A Sunny Autumn Day

It's been nice and sunny here these past few days, so on Friday I took a bus to Llandeilo. I...

25 comments

hywel

24 Nov, 2013
Hywel

For the love of Irises. Part one

Where do I start, where would anyone start to write about these universal loved rainbow...

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lemondog

23 Nov, 2013
Lemondog

Horse manure

Blimey, two blogs in one day! Talking to a 'horsey' friend the other day, I learned...

4 comments

digginfit

23 Nov, 2013
Digginfit

Lettuce 'Winter Gem' sown today

Lettuce 'Winter Gem' sown today Today I sowed the seeds of Lettuce 'Winter Gem' that...

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balcony

22 Nov, 2013
Balcony

Summer Gone....

Just thought perhaps you might like to see some nice flowers from Summer past..... Ahhhhhh.......:>)

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motinot

22 Nov, 2013
Motinot

what would you leave?

"Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said. A child...

10 comments

lijemc

22 Nov, 2013
Lijemc

Harvest time

I just enjoyed the most delicious apple crumble made with the apples from my garden....

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amsterdam

21 Nov, 2013
Amsterdam

probably last day online before the move

I've had to get an extension before the move cos the bloke who was going to do the...

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franl155

21 Nov, 2013
Franl155

Local council to charge for removing garden waste!

I have 5 different council bins-soon to be 6 and all collected fortnightly To date...

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drc726

20 Nov, 2013
Drc726

Mid November in my garden

We are now into the 2nd half of November and there are few more plants flowering...

10 comments

scottish

19 Nov, 2013
Scottish

Wrapped up sowing with an ear worm

By John Beaulieu (pronounced Bowl-you) The winds of November are blowing, and I have...

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bowl_you

19 Nov, 2013
Bowl_you

Winter default.

Our gardens do not look like at the beginning of the winter. Inspired by many of...

9 comments

katarina

19 Nov, 2013
Katarina

Outlook

Just got the weather report. Blooming gusty and cold spell,s on the way it...

3 comments

230338

18 Nov, 2013
230338

impatiens omeiana

Does anybody grow impatiens omeiana the hardy species? I would like to know how hardy...

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merestead

18 Nov, 2013
Merestead

The party's over..almost...

I think we are all trying to keep memories of our lovely summer going a little longer.....

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bloomer

18 Nov, 2013
Bloomer

November in the back garden

The garden is not in any hurry to close down yet. Maybe my plan for flowers in every...

10 comments

scotsgran

18 Nov, 2013
Scotsgran

Autumn and my new neighbour Harvey!

These are a few pics I have recovered after my camera died. So there may be a little...

12 comments

bjs

17 Nov, 2013
Bjs

Jobs For Winter

With colder weather forecast for next week, I’ve just done the last jobs in the garden,...

7 comments

AndrewR

17 Nov, 2013
Andrewr

Potting Shed Slowly Coming Along

Dear All, As temperatures plummet at Shadowlands, I am fighting against the clock...

12 comments

ptarotuos

17 Nov, 2013
Ptarotuos

Season's End

Well-my garden, at least, is rapidly shutting down. I was out there this afternoon,...

14 comments

melchisedec

16 Nov, 2013
Melchisedec

Trees

Once upon a time there came to this earth a visitor from another planet. He was...

12 comments

feverfew

16 Nov, 2013
Feverfew

Hey, plants ! ... This is mid-NOVEMBER !!!

Chilly blue skies over the sunny Silver Birch tree ... ... shivery mornings ... golden...

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terratoonie

16 Nov, 2013
Terratoonie

Raking up the leaves

Here is a picture of the piles of leaves I raked up yesterday! It took me two hours...

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amsterdam

16 Nov, 2013
Amsterdam

dogs, woods and an estuary .

The wind finally stopped today after blowing a hooley for the last few weeks. It...

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sandra

15 Nov, 2013
Sandra

November trees in my garden

A gardening 'expert' was quoted in a newspaper today, saying "the autumn leaves haven't...

20 comments

sheilabub

15 Nov, 2013
Sheilabub

A few pics of my new garden...before I started work!

I'll get some pics as soon as there is any real change to see, but this is to let...

47 comments

cottagekaren

14 Nov, 2013
Cottagekaren

gardening /horticlture

Thank you, Kildemorie and Ken bonsor, for your sound advice. I will certainly...

1 comment

warleigh

14 Nov, 2013
Warleigh

Remember summer?

Before winter finally closes in, here are some of the flowers still on show in my...

5 comments

AndrewR

14 Nov, 2013
Andrewr

Brrrrrrrrr I HOPE THEY ARE WRONG!!

REMEMBER THIS....... HAVE JUST BEEN LOOKING AT THE LATEST NEWS, NOT GOOD, WEATHER...

32 comments

Dottydaisy2

14 Nov, 2013
Dottydaisy2

Heat a small room for 15 Cents a day

I think this I brilliant! Certainly super for a shed or a green house in the winter...

16 comments

angieindgarden

14 Nov, 2013
Angieindgar..

Christmas Cacti? You're joking!

Christmas Cacti? You're joking! As I have not written a blog about these lovely little...

13 comments

balcony

13 Nov, 2013
Balcony

Autumn in my garden

Some welcome new blossom has appeared firstly the Mahonia Then Bodnantense Dawn...

22 comments

neellan

13 Nov, 2013
Neellan

Cotoneaster dammeri

I love this plant. I bought it in a 9cm pot many years ago. I hoped it would spread...

14 comments

scotsgran

13 Nov, 2013
Scotsgran

Dunham Massey...Cheshire..

This is a another National Trust property, we visited on the way home from our recent...

20 comments

bloomer

13 Nov, 2013
Bloomer

Paradise found!

OH and I have always believed that there are too many parts of the world we haven't...

23 comments

karenfrance

11 Nov, 2013
Karenfrance

How do YOU use what your garden produces?

It's interesting to me how others use what they produce in their gardens. I like...

31 comments

homebird

11 Nov, 2013
Homebird

Norfolk Coast in early November...

We pass this garden on our way there and it always looks so colourful... The weather...

21 comments

homebird

10 Nov, 2013
Homebird

November garden.

We had the first frost here last night. We have been so lucky with the weather. It's...

16 comments

homebird

10 Nov, 2013
Homebird

Random blog!

No theme or subject to this blog, just random photos taken just before and during...

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Gee19

10 Nov, 2013
Gee19

Beautiful Orange Berries

What a joy it is to look out my sitting room window and see this Pyracantha Soleil...

10 comments

linda235

10 Nov, 2013
Linda235