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Gardening blogs from Oct 2014

Red Shoes and Snowdrops

In the last few weeks as days shortened and the dark evening descended I have picked...

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bjs

31 Oct, 2014
Bjs

Sunny afternoon at the end of October

It's hard to believe that it's Hallowe'en this evening, when it's so mild and sunny...

21 comments

sheilabub

31 Oct, 2014
Sheilabub

Another Dreich Day...No Real Daylight. Thank Heavens for Flowers!

I guess we should be happy...it's so mild and there's still a lot growing. Sadly,...

20 comments

cottagekaren

30 Oct, 2014
Cottagekaren

**A FEW UNUSUAL PRESSIES**

MY FAMILY KNOW ME WELL ENOUGH NOW TO REALISE I LIKE UNUSUAL GIFTS, SO WHEN WE WERE...

14 comments

Dottydaisy2

29 Oct, 2014
Dottydaisy2

JEWELS ..... between rocks and hard places

October has been mild ... a good gardening month ... even though Truffle the Terrier...

46 comments

terratoonie

29 Oct, 2014
Terratoonie

Blackbird with white tail feather and companion - update.

On 8 June, I blogged about a blackbird with a white tail feather. A comment from...

6 comments

siris

29 Oct, 2014
Siris

More Plants

The hebe cuttings I took have all taken, so I will be potting them up and growing...

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csarina

28 Oct, 2014
Csarina

Wimpole Hall and its pumpkins.

PUMPKINS (NOT NAMED) thought of the day........ The man was a depressive but...

3 comments

almazrose

28 Oct, 2014
Almazrose

Free Hostas

Gardeners’ World Mag – November 2014 edition. Free for every reader-6 Hostas supplied...

7 comments

drc726

27 Oct, 2014
Drc726

Reblooming Iris germanica, update

Hello, Hello, Look carefully I will do this only once! Bearded Iris Istanbul...

3 comments

siris

27 Oct, 2014
Siris

cloning

Trying to clone parsley as my first cloning. If you have advice I would much appreciate...

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burk1101

27 Oct, 2014
Burk1101

Pumpkins on our allotments 2014

Pumpkins on our allotments 2014 I grew a few Pumpkins on my allotment & a few...

7 comments

balcony

26 Oct, 2014
Balcony

Autumn in my garden

It's been an absolute age since I blogged about my garden in general. I took some...

9 comments

scottish

26 Oct, 2014
Scottish

Berries and a QUOTE!

As a way of introduction i love the world of plants/wildlife/and nature Plus QUOTES...

6 comments

celynheliotrope

26 Oct, 2014
Celynheliot..

Country trades 18th - 19th c. please copy if interested.

I copied these at a display of lithographs by Stanley Anderson in the coffee shop...

15 comments

dianebulley

25 Oct, 2014
Dianebulley

Harlow Carr in early July

I'm a bit late writing this blog as most of the pictures were to large and I've only...

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simbad

24 Oct, 2014
Simbad

A quick dash to Waddeston Manor

We popped in on our way to Oxford to this hitherto unknown. A mad dash in the sunshine...

4 comments

bramhallbill

23 Oct, 2014
Bramhallbill

A Walk to find a Local Treasure...

Last Sunday Derek and I drove a few miles into the countryside, parked up, changed...

15 comments

lincslass

22 Oct, 2014
Lincslass

A Year Of Hard Work And Much Enjoyment!

These days I seem to go to bed every night feeling stiff and tired, and wake up every...

46 comments

cottagekaren

22 Oct, 2014
Cottagekaren

The big winegrape harvest AND Get to know your fruit buds!

This year has been a great productive season for wine grapes in the UK; not only...

9 comments

DavidS

22 Oct, 2014
Davids

'Big dreams, small spaces'

I am really enjoying the programme on BBC2 at 7pm each evening called 'Big dreams,...

38 comments

wildrose

21 Oct, 2014
Wildrose

A timely reminder

Autumn is the time to get those spring flowering bulbs in the ground, whilst you...

11 comments

scottish

21 Oct, 2014
Scottish

Home again

We have just been away for a week's break to Sunnier Climes, glorious weather, 30c....

8 comments

siris

21 Oct, 2014
Siris

Pretty walk from Balgowlah to Manly cove, Sydney

Hi everyone, what a cold, windy afternoon, and what could be better, I thought,...

34 comments

Janey

21 Oct, 2014
Janey

October Roses

Most of my garden is drifting off to sleep now. There is still lots of colour because...

12 comments

cottagekaren

21 Oct, 2014
Cottagekaren

moving the greenhouse

I’d never been entirely happy with the placement of the walk-in greenhouse, but it...

14 comments

franl155

21 Oct, 2014
Franl155

Autumn

It really looks like autumn in the garden now. The Rowan has lost all its leaves...

4 comments

landgirl100

20 Oct, 2014
Landgirl100

It has been a berry good year.

I thought I would share some of the things that make me glad to see autumn in the...

11 comments

scotsgran

20 Oct, 2014
Scotsgran

Cave Mark #3

I’d had some very useful comments on my previous “cave” blogs – I suddenly remembered...

6 comments

franl155

20 Oct, 2014
Franl155

Changes afoot - on the balcony! (Part one)

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

12 comments

balcony

19 Oct, 2014
Balcony

The world is full of colour!

This is the first line of a poem which I used to enjoy using with my class at this...

23 comments

wildrose

19 Oct, 2014
Wildrose

weaving a dragon!!!

we love to have a Halloween bonfire. This year we decided to have a go at weaving...

12 comments

sandra

19 Oct, 2014
Sandra

Look whats blooming in my garden

Out in the garden this morning hanging laundry out my eye was drawn to this. This...

4 comments

csarina

18 Oct, 2014
Csarina

Members have grumbled about Moles.

I cant remember whom it was. Saw a new deterrent in the Garden Centre today. Large...

3 comments

dianebulley

18 Oct, 2014
Dianebulley

Sunnier Climes

We have just returned form a week's break in sunnier climes. Here are some of photos...

9 comments

siris

17 Oct, 2014
Siris

Some seaside views, creatures, and plants ...

Tenby lies on the south coast of Pembrokeshire, here in south west Wales, and a friend...

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hywel

17 Oct, 2014
Hywel

Hostas turn golden yellow

Usually at this time of year all the colour is in the trees. On this misty mid-October...

6 comments

bowl_you

16 Oct, 2014
Bowl_you

A Good Year for Apples and Pears

I thought that I would try to pick some more apples this morning , when I got back...

10 comments

driad

15 Oct, 2014
Driad

J Parkers Appalling Service

Really bad experience with J Parkers. Ordered bulbs over 5 weeks ago, they have...

6 comments

ads2020

15 Oct, 2014
Ads2020

Pansies for winter flowering on balcony

Pansies for winter flowering on balcony My wife & I went to a nearby town, St...

7 comments

balcony

13 Oct, 2014
Balcony

Front Garden Facelift

At the start of September, I decided that if I worked very hard, I could fit in one...

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terratoonie

13 Oct, 2014
Terratoonie

What weather!

Hello everybody It has been dreadful weather today heavy rain and very windy but...

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marjories

13 Oct, 2014
Marjories

Garden Centres need support all the year round.

Its no good thinking their summer profits cover the winter months, which are twice...

7 comments

dianebulley

13 Oct, 2014
Dianebulley

small productive garden

I have a small flowers and hubby grows the veg

11 comments

dilewis

12 Oct, 2014
Dilewis

It has to be yew, wonderful yew !

Unless of course "yew" guys think differently ? ( and can be bothered to reply once...

5 comments

hank

12 Oct, 2014
Hank

tree man planted and the bee is finished

I hope you enjoy it

27 comments

noseypotter

10 Oct, 2014
Noseypotter

Claiming a corner of the tunnel for my succulents...

Today the weather could not make up it's mind what to do , so I moved into the tunnel...

20 comments

sandra

9 Oct, 2014
Sandra

What a day!

Today has been so full of blessings, I can't begin to tell you how lovely it has...

27 comments

cottagekaren

8 Oct, 2014
Cottagekaren

tree man finished

as said ive just finished tree man apart from planting a bit of creeping jenny or...

23 comments

noseypotter

8 Oct, 2014
Noseypotter

Birds of prey day ..

A visit to a local Garden centre,to see the Wildlife Conservation display,of birds...

29 comments

bloomer

8 Oct, 2014
Bloomer