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Gardening blogs from Sep 2018

Tomatoes harvesting & dying 2018

Tomatoes harvesting & dying 2018 Back in March 2018 my daughter gave me 5 packets...

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balcony

30 Sep, 2018
Balcony

September in my garden..

August was a dismal failure although the weather was fabulous, it simply was not...

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lincslass

30 Sep, 2018
Lincslass

September almost over

The garden has been neglected for a couple of weeks as we have been decorating the...

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shirley_tulip

28 Sep, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Winter interest for all.

I am spreading the news. I have just found the wonderful IT sites for model railway...

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dianebulley

28 Sep, 2018
Dianebulley

Early Autumn in Angus

As we begin the long road toward winter, here are some of the highlights of our garden....

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cottagekaren

27 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

A few from today

It’s been very warm and sunny today.

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dawnsaunt

27 Sep, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Second batch of Tulips to arrive...

Following on from an earlier blog, I’m recording the tulips that are ordered this...

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cottagekaren

27 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

Autumn comes early . . .

. . . on a sunny September morning. Just wanted to share the glorious colours of...

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sheilabub

27 Sep, 2018
Sheilabub

My Fig Tree

Well! Our Fig Tree was getting too big also it overhung one of our neighbours garden...

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LadyEssex1

27 Sep, 2018
Ladyessex1

Storm damage

Storm damage The 'Black Prince' variegated Geraniums that have been growing in a...

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balcony

25 Sep, 2018
Balcony

September garden - back garden

We haven't had a nice September so far this year, it's been rather cold and the garden...

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hywel

24 Sep, 2018
Hywel

September

I'm very happy with the colours/flowers I still have at this time in September. I'm...

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sunnydais

24 Sep, 2018
Sunnydais

End of summer start of autumn

Its that time of year when the garden is throwing on her autumn cloak and trying...

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seaburngirl

24 Sep, 2018
Seaburngirl

Rest! they tell me, what a laugh!

As you know I have been in hospital and am banned from gardening for about 4 weeks....

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seaburngirl

24 Sep, 2018
Seaburngirl

Well that didn’t last long :-(

Some of you may remember me planting a Trillium rhizome in the woodland, well it’s...

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dawnsaunt

23 Sep, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Autumn Equinox 🍂

So today 23rd September we are officially in Autumn. The Sun moves over the equator...

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dawnsaunt

23 Sep, 2018
Dawnsaunt

A Hard (but Sunny) Day's Work In The Garden

Today was absolutely beautiful here all day. So I got started on the many jobs that...

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cottagekaren

22 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

Autumn Hues etc

I like Autumn :) Viburnum mariesii Spirea Amelanchier lamarckii Peace Leycesteria...

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dawnsaunt

22 Sep, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Storm Damage

This beautiful Laburnum on the green in front of our house was uprooted during the...

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marjories

22 Sep, 2018
Marjories

Confused

The plants in my garden seem to be confused by the strange weather variations we're...

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arbuthnot

22 Sep, 2018
Arbuthnot

Garden visitors

Until I find my camera which is "lost" in a room being de-cluttered, I can't really...

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eirlys

21 Sep, 2018
Eirlys

A few photos before the leaves fall.

Roses and Perlagoniums seem to be enjoying the September warm conditions.

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meadowland

21 Sep, 2018
Meadowland

Autumn Highlights

A few from today. Choisya ternata Celastrus scandens (Bittersweet) Genii Fuschia?...

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dawnsaunt

20 Sep, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Jamie

Having a job to keep up on Goy at moment my free time is being spent with Jamie who...

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bjs

20 Sep, 2018
Bjs

The plants v The weather

I am always delighted to find the plants on the winners rostrum. In spite of copious...

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scotsgran

18 Sep, 2018
Scotsgran

Identified at last ! :)

Meet Margaret … She has been growing in my garden for many years, about 8 feet up...

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hywel

17 Sep, 2018
Hywel

My rockery through the year-part 3

Last one Dianthus 'Oakington'-4 June Edraianthus species-4 June Erigeron species-4...

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pcw

15 Sep, 2018
Pcw

My rockery through the year-part 2

carrying on 25 May-Penstemon,Linum,Saxifraga,Parahebe 25 May-Santolina,Penstemon,Allium Aster...

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pcw

15 Sep, 2018
Pcw

My rockery through the year

Some entries to show the plants on my small rockery(7ft x 6 ft) over the season. 15th...

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pcw

15 Sep, 2018
Pcw

My Lawns

This has been a particularly difficult summer for maintaining my lawns. They play...

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linda235

15 Sep, 2018
Linda235

September blog - Front garden

My front garden faces east but it gets the sun right up until about 1 o'clock in...

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hywel

14 Sep, 2018
Hywel

Where Have I Been

I've not been on GOY for a couple of months, so where have I been. Lost in a wilderness! I've...

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siris

13 Sep, 2018
Siris

Happy Tulip Delivery Day To Me!

My Peter Nyssen Tulip order arrived today! I have another lot coming later from Sarah...

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cottagekaren

13 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

Using egg shells in the garden

Last year Laura had seen on Facebook about using ground egg shells in the garden...

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jenlewis

12 Sep, 2018
Jenlewis

Two Months On.

The wild flower meadow in our local recreation ground is still a beautiful sight....

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siris

12 Sep, 2018
Siris

My recycled chimney stones rockery with some help from my GOY friends.

When we had to have a chimney stack dismantled and rebuilt because a crack appeared...

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scotsgran

12 Sep, 2018
Scotsgran

Hothouse Shelves for my Chilli Collection

I'm fitting my bedroom window with simply put up shelves for my mild-heat chilli...

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darren8

11 Sep, 2018
Darren8

Winter flowering plants - wish I had done this years ago -

but here is the list for those who are young enough to enjoy doing it now. Sourcing...

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dianebulley

11 Sep, 2018
Dianebulley

When potted plants get too big.

What do you do? Trim like you can just give away years of growth?..pot up to monster...

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stan510

10 Sep, 2018
Stan510

Macro flowers

What to do on those days when it is just too hot and too humid? Play around with...

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wylieintheazores

10 Sep, 2018
Wylieinthea..

Just a few snaps . . .

. . . to keep you in the picture! This is part of the pink'n'purple bed with Salvia...

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sheilabub

10 Sep, 2018
Sheilabub

Hydrogen Peroxide Uses for Gardeners

Some years ago I had the space & finances to grow all sorts of plants indoors...

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darren8

8 Sep, 2018
Darren8

RHS Wisley Plant Fair 2018

We set off early yesterday to drive the 50 miles from the coast up to Wisley in Surrey,...

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shirley_tulip

6 Sep, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Tree stump ... need to remove it!

I have a tree stump on my allotment and we've tried tunnelling out to find the root...

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garden_gloves

5 Sep, 2018
Garden_gloves

My Pond

I have been trying to come up with an idea of covering my pond with netting that...

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LadyEssex1

5 Sep, 2018
Ladyessex1

What 3 plants would you say are must haves in your garden?

In 2015 we moved into this house. The garden had been neglected for some time and...

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jenlewis

4 Sep, 2018
Jenlewis

As Dusk Falls...

The garden becomes magical as the solar-powered strings of lights come on. Unfortunately...

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cottagekaren

3 Sep, 2018
Cottagekaren

Bulbs to see us through the winter

Yesterday OH and I took a trip down to East Lothian. We headed to Macplants Open...

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scotsgran

2 Sep, 2018
Scotsgran

Allotment. ...

Just signed agreement and got my key for the gate to my 1st allotment! Yesterday...

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garden_gloves

1 Sep, 2018
Garden_gloves