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Gardening blogs from Oct 2018

My poor garden

After 3 days of an unusual heatwave this weekend past , which made it's way up too...

11 comments

brentsa

31 Oct, 2018
Brentsa

Planning a busy day

The alarm went off at 5.30 but as hubby got up I turned over and snuggled down again....

10 comments

seaburngirl

31 Oct, 2018
Seaburngirl

Arbutus at Crathes Castle

So we were discussing the hardiness of Arbutus. A couple of members had lost them...

5 comments

cottagekaren

30 Oct, 2018
Cottagekaren

Back recovering again

Hi Everyone I'm Back again after having major Liver Resection to remove cancer again. Recovery...

4 comments

raymando

30 Oct, 2018
Raymando

I have started a winter project - ' Flint Tools'.

Am enjoying collecting lots of information for my thick notebook, fascinated by how...

9 comments

dianebulley

30 Oct, 2018
Dianebulley

Fall 2018 Pawlet Vermont

After almost three weeks of showers, rains, one NorEaster, We see a beautiful after...

7 comments

wells

29 Oct, 2018
Wells

End of October ...

It was a bit frosty this morning here and my roses looked crystalized :( A cold...

18 comments

hywel

29 Oct, 2018
Hywel

Three acers

The acers here in Bracknell are colouring up well. Here are three pictures taken...

5 comments

AndrewR

29 Oct, 2018
Andrewr

**Finished project 1 **POND**

The whiskey barrel pond has settled in fairly well, considering it was very dry,...

9 comments

Dottydaisy2

29 Oct, 2018
Dottydaisy2

End of October garden..

Snow yesterday, rain and hail today, then a beautiful rainbow to end the day on.....

19 comments

Janey

28 Oct, 2018
Janey

I wondered why this aster had died.

Last year I dug a large area of the garden to remove couch grass and as a result...

25 comments

seaburngirl

28 Oct, 2018
Seaburngirl

My Garden 2018

Hi all, I have been away for a long while, but I have not forgotten you all. It is...

10 comments

michaella2017

27 Oct, 2018
Michaella2017

Inside the Greenhouse in October

Gosh, its bitter up here today! I had trouble sleeping last night because I kept...

12 comments

cottagekaren

27 Oct, 2018
Cottagekaren

My Miniature Garden.....again

Around fifteen years ago my husband built a little stone cottage for me with stones...

16 comments

eirlys

27 Oct, 2018
Eirlys

Autumn Blues

Blue flowers are not common at the best of times, but by autumn you could be forgiven...

3 comments

AndrewR

27 Oct, 2018
Andrewr

Our Late Compost Heap: a little section shown here

When our compost got too big, we had to do something about it. Last month, our gardener...

11 comments

eirlys

25 Oct, 2018
Eirlys

Garden Before The Cold Snap

I’m still enjoying the garden but with day time temperatures predicted to below 10...

26 comments

dawnsaunt

24 Oct, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Amaryllis put “to bed” for the winter

Amaryllis put “to bed” for the winter I’ve put my Amaryllis “to bed” for the winter...

10 comments

balcony

22 Oct, 2018
Balcony

Question

This is the Shaving brush plant (Haemanthus Alba)we had in one of our old greenhouses....

15 comments

eirlys

22 Oct, 2018
Eirlys

I TOLD YOU...

The start of thinning out the yards. This Agave had too much lean. No point in pruning...

17 comments

stan510

21 Oct, 2018
Stan510

Twentieth October 2018

I was able to get out and take a few photos in the front garden. The colour around...

9 comments

scotsgran

21 Oct, 2018
Scotsgran

New nursery locusts tree bonsai root refinement

So before I start showing what I did I wanted to answer some questions from a previous...

6 comments

brentsa

21 Oct, 2018
Brentsa

New tools.

Yesterday I spent about 2 hours raking leaves from my lawn and bottom patio area,...

7 comments

derekm

20 Oct, 2018
Derekm

Autumn Hues & A Few Flowers

I like this time of year.

18 comments

dawnsaunt

18 Oct, 2018
Dawnsaunt

October Blues

The focus of autumn is usually on Reds, Golds and Purples. But at this time of year...

20 comments

cottagekaren

18 Oct, 2018
Cottagekaren

From bud to bloom

This clump of Nerines are flowering beautifully now ... just hope the temps. don't...

30 comments

shirley_tulip

18 Oct, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Barrel pond....... another little project!!

Our middle border has always been a bit of a mess, filled mostly with perennials,...

9 comments

Dottydaisy2

17 Oct, 2018
Dottydaisy2

Death of birthday presents

"Death of birthday presents" must seem a pretty funny name to call a blog! But that...

12 comments

balcony

17 Oct, 2018
Balcony

*** Goodbye lovely tree**

A few years ago we grubbed out of the ground in France half a dozen 2 inch seedlings,...

15 comments

Dottydaisy2

17 Oct, 2018
Dottydaisy2

All Go

My hubby has had Key Hole Hernia Op & is unable to help me with all the things...

8 comments

LadyEssex1

16 Oct, 2018
Ladyessex1

The sun shone, so I took a short walk round the garden

Garden, 16th October Cosmos still flowering profusely, with Cornus Eddie's White...

30 comments

sheilabub

16 Oct, 2018
Sheilabub

Song for tired gardeners

Thought this up the other day when it summed up exactly how I felt. Sing to the tune...

11 comments

steragram

15 Oct, 2018
Steragram

I have a Greenhouse

The worst thing about moving and downsizing is not having items you've come to rely...

29 comments

amy2

15 Oct, 2018
Amy2

Mid October ...

As the autumn sun sinks lower in the sky my garden becomes shadier. Soon it will...

20 comments

hywel

15 Oct, 2018
Hywel

Rain for ten days October 2018 Berry Season

Here we are after no rain. October has seen three nice days and rain every other...

9 comments

wells

14 Oct, 2018
Wells

When you just run out of room..or just get older.

I think I'm winding down in the hobby folks. I haven't bought a plant in weeks,and...

17 comments

stan510

14 Oct, 2018
Stan510

Summer 2018

For a summer which started out cold and bleak, with retarded growth on just about...

12 comments

Lori

13 Oct, 2018
Lori

Can I have a bit of a moan please?

Dear friends on GoY, I usually love our garden but at this minute it is making me...

19 comments

wildrose

13 Oct, 2018
Wildrose

Progress of allotment ....

Just managed to get back over the allotment after not being able to get there as...

4 comments

garden_gloves

11 Oct, 2018
Garden_gloves

***Well would you believe it ***what an evening!

Feeling extremely happy and very, very surprised.....we were presented with two Gold...

25 comments

Dottydaisy2

11 Oct, 2018
Dottydaisy2

Pond heading in the right direction

We decided that the trees at the back of the pond needed to come down before we spent...

14 comments

honeysucklegold

11 Oct, 2018
Honeysuckle..

2018, A gardening year with two sides

Sun lovers amongst us will no doubt be crooning over how fantastic the long, hot,...

4 comments

persephonexaris

11 Oct, 2018
Persephonex..

Sunny October Day

A few from today.

20 comments

dawnsaunt

9 Oct, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Starting Bonsai Questions?

So I want to contribute where I can , so I'm wondering if anyone has any questions...

10 comments

brentsa

9 Oct, 2018
Brentsa

It’s gold for St Ives and Huntingdon at Anglia In Bloom awards

It’s gold for St Ives and Huntingdon at Anglia In Bloom awards Some of the displays...

7 comments

balcony

9 Oct, 2018
Balcony

I'm still here!

Hi to everyone, I hope you have all recovered from the heat. Also that all your...

22 comments

honeysucklegold

9 Oct, 2018
Honeysuckle..

Acacia Tree bonsai

I acquired a nursery store Acacia for cheap about 3 years ago and has never been...

3 comments

brentsa

8 Oct, 2018
Brentsa

Plant fertilizing

So I've seen a question come up often , should I feed my plant or plant is not healthy...

7 comments

brentsa

7 Oct, 2018
Brentsa

Bonsai Refinement

Bonsai refinement was my task for today , only have two trees left after being away...

7 comments

brentsa

7 Oct, 2018
Brentsa

This week in the garden

After all the heat a few things seem to have come back including roses Quite...

7 comments

thorneyside

7 Oct, 2018
Thorneyside