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Gardening blogs from Nov 2016

Late Spectacular

I don't know if I just forget every year, but I can't remember ever seeing so many...

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cottagekaren

30 Nov, 2016
Cottagekaren

Winter works

Once again it has been ages since I wrote a blog, but I have been reading some of...

7 comments

honeysucklegold

30 Nov, 2016
Honeysuckle..

Preparations for overwintering Begonias

Preparations for overwintering Begonias Just yesterday I had to make some preparations,...

8 comments

balcony

29 Nov, 2016
Balcony

Improvements :)

At the sides of my garage there are two long thin shelters with perspex roofs, where...

33 comments

hywel

27 Nov, 2016
Hywel

Mind your feet!

Following storm Angus we thought we had come off lightly as there was no obvious...

23 comments

shirley_tulip

26 Nov, 2016
Shirley_tulip

Apologies - absent without leave - hope I am forgiven!

The garden has had to be put on hold and so this week I have been out when I was...

15 comments

oliveoil

26 Nov, 2016
Oliveoil

Pleasure indoors....

My Phalenopsis and schlumbergera give me so much once the winter arrives and there...

14 comments

homebird

25 Nov, 2016
Homebird

End of November.

It's been a beautiful day today. The sun has been shining, the sky a perfect blue....

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homebird

25 Nov, 2016
Homebird

In this dark, cold and dismal time of year...........

have a look at The Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona. It does wonders for...

6 comments

dianebulley

25 Nov, 2016
Dianebulley

Cotehele Christmas Garland

Here are a few photographs of the Christmas garland that hangs in the main hall at...

12 comments

wildrose

24 Nov, 2016
Wildrose

The Village Blacksmith

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1807–1882 The Village Blacksmith Under a spreading...

31 comments

amy

23 Nov, 2016
Amy

Rudbeckia 'Irish Mist'

About a month ago I had a request from OH Pauline for a flower painting must be yellow...

29 comments

bjs

23 Nov, 2016
Bjs

Wild California from a slow moving auto.

I was caught in stop and go traffic..tried to take some photos.

8 comments

stan510

23 Nov, 2016
Stan510

November 22,the migration has started...a little.

I had to move around some potted tropical's...very low sun is now making shade...where's...

6 comments

stan510

22 Nov, 2016
Stan510

Leaf identification

Any idea. Found this leaf today, any ideas. It's about 2 inches long x inch &...

2 comments

pancy

22 Nov, 2016
Pancy

Dwarf Cyclamens indoors.

I brought an odd one in from my garden as an experiment. It has really thrived on...

7 comments

dianebulley

21 Nov, 2016
Dianebulley

The Season Moves On ....Before We Know, it will be sshhh, you know what!!

No we mustn't mention that word yet.....but time is marching on, as my garden is...

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paulspatch

21 Nov, 2016
Paulspatch

Soggy November..

Its not been a record like October's rain and mild 22C temps...but the shorter days...

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stan510

21 Nov, 2016
Stan510

Thanksgiving

What is this? Happy Thanksgiving...

10 comments

wells

20 Nov, 2016
Wells

Corseside in November

Well with Autumn well and truly here I took time out today to take some pics around...

11 comments

sandra

20 Nov, 2016
Sandra

Jack Frost Came Calling....

We've had a few nights of frost now. It hasn't melted away during the day, in spite...

30 comments

cottagekaren

20 Nov, 2016
Cottagekaren

Looked out of the window to these little fellows!

Lots of Chattering birds on the lawn and at the bird feeder.....and then they were...

18 comments

maggiewilson

18 Nov, 2016
Maggiewilson

Lazy Summer Days. 2016

When the snows have melted, except on the peaks, the sky is blue, time for some...

29 comments

siris

18 Nov, 2016
Siris

That BIG Moon 14/15 November 2016

I do not usually take photos of stuff so far away but when OH called me to see the...

14 comments

scotsgran

15 Nov, 2016
Scotsgran

November.

Well we are nearly there with the clearing up in the garden, ready for the winter...although...

12 comments

lindak

15 Nov, 2016
Lindak

Autumn Almanac 2016

Around our autumn gardens ... Fantastic firethorn ... ................................................................................ Wonderful...

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terratoonie

14 Nov, 2016
Terratoonie

Enjoy your moon bathed garden tonight

Tonight is special as it will be the only one in my life time as we can see the most...

15 comments

drc726

14 Nov, 2016
Drc726

Quotation ----Jonathan Swift.

And he gave me for his opinion that whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades...

8 comments

feverfew

11 Nov, 2016
Feverfew

Wrong Names :(

I have mislead you all :( Over the years I have posted photos of a Fuchsia called...

15 comments

hywel

11 Nov, 2016
Hywel

Fairy Flowers

Since re-organising our pond area and having had the towering hedge decimated we...

10 comments

eirlys

10 Nov, 2016
Eirlys

Schlumbergera

Most of my Schlumbergera are in flower now, a few weeks later than they usually are....

13 comments

homebird

10 Nov, 2016
Homebird

November

I used to loathe November. It always seemed to be about nothing but darkness, wind...

26 comments

cottagekaren

9 Nov, 2016
Cottagekaren

Exbury Gardens...............NOT!

I mentioned elsewhere that practically as soon as I set foot inside the gardens my...

8 comments

eirlys

8 Nov, 2016
Eirlys

Christmas Cacti? More like Autumn Cacti!

Christmas Cacti? More like Autumn Cacti! I've grown them for many years & here...

10 comments

balcony

7 Nov, 2016
Balcony

The New Forest

My Other Half and I decided to check out the colours in the Forest last Tuesday....

16 comments

eirlys

6 Nov, 2016
Eirlys

Safety is paramount

Firstly, my special thanks to everyone who sent me messages over the past months,...

45 comments

terratoonie

6 Nov, 2016
Terratoonie

A Fantasy of Fuchsias - Hardies ...

There are several hardy Fuchsias growing in my garden. I don't lift them in the winter,...

39 comments

hywel

6 Nov, 2016
Hywel

More autumn . . . while it lasts :)

I had been thinking about Dawnsaunt's Acer griseum, so walked up the garden to see...

18 comments

sheilabub

6 Nov, 2016
Sheilabub

My Heuchera Babies

These are some of my Heuchera babies from the last couple of years from seed collected...

12 comments

thorneyside

5 Nov, 2016
Thorneyside

Ugly Nose

Blue flowered plants are always at a premium in the garden, and just now one is providing...

7 comments

AndrewR

4 Nov, 2016
Andrewr

**Seems like a lifetime ago**

I wrote a blog about our winter front garden the other day, which was well received...

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Dottydaisy2

4 Nov, 2016
Dottydaisy2

The garden..

Here's just a few photos of the garden today as I'm back from uni for the weekend...

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dandanspondpage

4 Nov, 2016
Dandanspond..

The flowers still doing well in November

Many plants have given their all during the summer and are now shutting down for...

19 comments

seaburngirl

3 Nov, 2016
Seaburngirl

The garden as it moves into November

The view from our bedroom window this morning made my hubby really happy. He has...

23 comments

seaburngirl

2 Nov, 2016
Seaburngirl

OH! WOW.

Went with OH to Hampshire Carniverous Plants today, so he could buy my birthday present. Entering...

22 comments

siris

2 Nov, 2016
Siris

An Autumnal walk

On Monday, a fine and sunny day, we drove to Arundel, parked up and then walked alongside...

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shirley_tulip

2 Nov, 2016
Shirley_tulip

**OUR WINTER FRONT GARDEN**

This is a very tiny front garden, which has been created to look good in all the...

22 comments

Dottydaisy2

1 Nov, 2016
Dottydaisy2

Taking advantage of the mild weather

I`ve been making the most of the mild weather this last few days, although its started...

12 comments

stroller

1 Nov, 2016
Stroller