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Gardening blogs from Sep 2017

Keeping the colour going

Does your garden run out of steam by the time August comes around? Or does it hang...

20 comments

AndrewR

30 Sep, 2017
Andrewr

Poor blackberry picking

Every year around this time I go blackberry picking at my local bedgerow down the...

11 comments

amsterdam

30 Sep, 2017
Amsterdam

Found in the lid of the dusbin..

I wondered what these were. T thinks they are butterfly larvae.

12 comments

homebird

30 Sep, 2017
Homebird

Blackwell, an arts and crafts house in the Lake District

We called at Blackwell near Bowness recently and I really loved what I saw. It was...

13 comments

wildrose

29 Sep, 2017
Wildrose

Selling Up.

You could own this.

20 comments

Owdboggy

29 Sep, 2017
Owdboggy

Mainly for Hywel

I thought you'd like to see two of the fuchsias you gave me a few years ago. Delta's...

9 comments

steragram

29 Sep, 2017
Steragram

Stumpery and other parts with work in progress..

I have to be truthful , I think it gets changed around on a weekly basis, however...

30 comments

lincslass

29 Sep, 2017
Lincslass

I have just fetched the ripened green tomatoes into

the kitchen, wiped out the drawer and put my odd balls of knitting wool back in. Must...

2 comments

dianebulley

29 Sep, 2017
Dianebulley

Into Autumn.

Autumn came suddenly yesterday, waking up to a misty morning, condensation on the...

14 comments

homebird

27 Sep, 2017
Homebird

What's up with the Weather

here it is almost Oct. and it is 86F here in new York and the humidity is overbearing....

42 comments

vjd

26 Sep, 2017
Vjd

Although their clients were very pleased

with the £5,000 overall effect of their derelict garden makeover...... I was not...

6 comments

dianebulley

26 Sep, 2017
Dianebulley

Harvest here

Hi all, have had such a busy last few weeks and so tired etc so haven't been here...

10 comments

pamelaanne

24 Sep, 2017
Pamelaanne

My News!

Well, you can all take part of the credit for being such an inspiration and such...

45 comments

cottagekaren

24 Sep, 2017
Cottagekaren

The latecomers

It was a lovely bright, sunny & warm day this morning & a pretty pink bloom...

22 comments

green_finger

24 Sep, 2017
Green_finger

Sun getting lower...notice?

Shadows from the tree keep the side yard in shade about 2 hours longer now. At least...

2 comments

stan510

24 Sep, 2017
Stan510

Changes to my back garden this year.

When we moved into this house just over 2 years ago. The back garden was very shady...

23 comments

jenlewis

23 Sep, 2017
Jenlewis

Conifers Out & Border Reinstated

Some 20 years ago, we planted leylandii conifers on one of the boundaries for privacy,...

18 comments

dawnsaunt

21 Sep, 2017
Dawnsaunt

Early morning walk down the bottom of my garden

Had a short stroll because it is a short stroll ?to the bottom of my garden but it...

7 comments

kidsgran

21 Sep, 2017
Kidsgran

Interesting nursery

Hi everyone! I just came across this nursery in Scotland, selling some interesting...

5 comments

cottagekaren

21 Sep, 2017
Cottagekaren

Mid September Colour :o)

One recent sunny day I took a few photos of the flowers in my garden. There are only...

25 comments

hywel

20 Sep, 2017
Hywel

*** Another project...unfortunately!!***

We have to say GOODBYE to our clipped Hawthorns Pauls Scarlet they have a virus,...

25 comments

Dottydaisy2

19 Sep, 2017
Dottydaisy2

A New Project!

Isn't it a great feeling when you come up with a new idea? I have a very public feeling...

22 comments

cottagekaren

18 Sep, 2017
Cottagekaren

Time to strike out?

Is this telling me it wants to leave the mother plant & strike out on it's own,...

6 comments

green_finger

18 Sep, 2017
Green_finger

A perfect autumn day.???☀️

When the wind has dropped, the skies have cleared and the sun has been shining, it...

22 comments

wildrose

17 Sep, 2017
Wildrose

Added Plum and Avocado tree.

I also think in spring I want to plant grapes and Kiwi. The plum is a Santa Rosa...

13 comments

stan510

17 Sep, 2017
Stan510

Catapillars

Hope you can see the pictures I have tried to upload, thanks everyone for your comments

0 comments

blonkmonk

17 Sep, 2017
Blonkmonk

Congratulations ! :o)

For those of you who remember Vicky ,who is the founder of Plant a go go Heucheras,and...

11 comments

bloomer

17 Sep, 2017
Bloomer

Some September color.

Ctenanthe Tricolor,a Rex Begonia in a mixed planting peeks out the porch railings....

2 comments

stan510

16 Sep, 2017
Stan510

Remember Mossy? (Fabrice)

A couple of weeks ago I recognized one of the finalists gardens in The Daily Mail...

16 comments

Dottydaisy2

16 Sep, 2017
Dottydaisy2

Did you see Fabrice on GW last night?

Our old friend Fabrice's garden was featured on GW last night. I just adore hat garden!...

16 comments

cottagekaren

16 Sep, 2017
Cottagekaren

Well, here we are, autumn again!

Its not really autumn yet is it though? I mean its been 'autumnal' here since the...

14 comments

cottagekaren

15 Sep, 2017
Cottagekaren

Fiesta Minarette Apple trees, front garden

I have been growing 4 Minarette apple trees in my front gartden (to give a country...

5 comments

autumnleaves66

15 Sep, 2017
Autumnleave..

Bressingham Gardens, Norfolk

After my last blog about the rats I thought I would write something that was more...

11 comments

honeysucklegold

15 Sep, 2017
Honeysuckle..

Gravetye Manor (2)

As promised, this second blog covers the kitchen garden at Gravetye. This is oval...

7 comments

AndrewR

15 Sep, 2017
Andrewr

Funny Faces Sept 2017

‘It’s an amazing feeling ’ the words of Freddie Mercury ring out as I sit looking...

5 comments

the_white_horse

14 Sep, 2017
The_white_h..

Oh Rats!!

It's that time of year again, the farmland on one side has been cleared of the barley...

22 comments

honeysucklegold

13 Sep, 2017
Honeysuckle..

I have returned

After an incredibly busy summer here's a garden photo update! Garden is just starting...

15 comments

dandanspondpage

13 Sep, 2017
Dandanspond..

newbie, hi to all

i would like to say thanks to "bamboo" for his reply to my question,i have tried...

11 comments

billyeff

12 Sep, 2017
Billyeff

Gravetye Manor (1)

At the end of August, we treated ourselves to lunch at Gravetye Manor in Sussex....

10 comments

AndrewR

12 Sep, 2017
Andrewr

Tidy-Up Time

Its been raining this norning, but now the sun has popped out and given me the chance...

16 comments

cottagekaren

11 Sep, 2017
Cottagekaren

Longon or???

They have them small and larger in Quarry Lakes locally. These were mid winter photos...

8 comments

stan510

10 Sep, 2017
Stan510

Aren't Plantspeople just lovely?

One of the local regular delivery drivers noticed recently that I had a few nice...

16 comments

cottagekaren

9 Sep, 2017
Cottagekaren

On the wall in local historian Ian Addis' grandparent's

bedroom there was a sampler which fascinated him, aged 8 which he remembered........... '...

9 comments

dianebulley

9 Sep, 2017
Dianebulley

How To Grow Hardy Bananas Outdoors in the UK

BANANA PLANTS (HARDY OUTDOOR) Musa Basjoo is the hardy Japanese banana. These bananas...

5 comments

grapevinesuk

8 Sep, 2017
Grapevinesuk

How To Grow a Grapevine

When you buy a grapevine in Spring or Summer it is likely to be in its first or second...

4 comments

grapevinesuk

8 Sep, 2017
Grapevinesuk

Oh Gosh!!..... Not Feeling So Guilty Now...

The rain stopped for a while so I took a wander around, (as you do) passing by the...

17 comments

lincslass

8 Sep, 2017
Lincslass

More big changes in the garden..

This time it was the turn of the huge Weeping Willow, it had been worrying me for...

18 comments

lincslass

7 Sep, 2017
Lincslass

A fire bowl for our daughter

Shelley asked T if he would make her a fire bowl for the patio. They were too expensive...

19 comments

homebird

7 Sep, 2017
Homebird

Not bad for September

I didn't think a lot of interest but if you have a nose about you will always find...

25 comments

gnarly_gnome

7 Sep, 2017
Gnarly_gnome

Stan (me) is not a gardening mo-chine.

I have to admit,I'm really forcing myself to get out and water,prune..forget re potting...

11 comments

stan510

6 Sep, 2017
Stan510