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Gardening blogs from Oct 2020

Tiny Fuchsias

I have had a few over the years but none that lasted as long as x bacillaris and...

5 comments

thorneyside

31 Oct, 2020
Thorneyside

Japanese anemones

After reading the question posed by Cazoo I went out and dug my JA out. I hadn’t...

4 comments

arbuthnot

30 Oct, 2020
Arbuthnot

Stumpery

The neighbour who wanted the logs found that even her decent chain saw would not...

11 comments

Owdboggy

29 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Online gardening

How do you get your gardening 'fix' during the long dark evenings? I recently came...

2 comments

AndrewR

29 Oct, 2020
Andrewr

Crab apple jelly time.

There has been a bumper crop of crab apples this year. T picked two large buckets...

8 comments

homebird

28 Oct, 2020
Homebird

Up the Garden Path

Along the North side of the garden is a Holly hedge. Mostly Holly, there is some...

5 comments

Owdboggy

25 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Feeding the birds on an old table!

Are we all going to be busy copying Monty's idea of feeding the birds on an old table...

21 comments

wildrose

24 Oct, 2020
Wildrose

Autumnal days..and the clocks ‘Fall’ back.

Traversing the countryside this week, passing through picturesque villages. I noticed,...

18 comments

kate123

23 Oct, 2020
Kate123

October Outing to Candy

Since it was such a nice morning we decided to go for a walk in the afternoon. No...

10 comments

Owdboggy

23 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

New arch and more of front garden.

I kept looking down to the far end of the garden and decided something was lacking,...

21 comments

rose1949

22 Oct, 2020
Rose1949

Resistant Amarillys

I'm in the testing phase. In October 2018 I posted the photo of Amarilis, while still...

13 comments

Aleyna

22 Oct, 2020
Aleyna

Fashions

Not too long ago I streamed Monty Don's program from Japan. The spring cherry blossom...

23 comments

klahanie_

21 Oct, 2020
Klahanie_

The salvia border

One part of my garden I have never shown you is the salvia border. When I first moved...

9 comments

AndrewR

21 Oct, 2020
Andrewr

Garden ramblings ..... Autumn 2020

Whilst putting my garden ‘to bed’ the other day, a few random things occurred to...

8 comments

Shirleypoppy

21 Oct, 2020
Shirleypoppy

The garden in October!

Well..looking at my garden, you would think it was still summer, so decided to show...

20 comments

rose1949

21 Oct, 2020
Rose1949

A May Walk

I hope Hywel does not mind, but his Blog with pictures of a walk round his village...

10 comments

Owdboggy

21 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Even more fencing Part 3

The Lockdown came to a halt (well sort of). The Fencing people could get supplies...

4 comments

Owdboggy

21 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Stuff has to come from somewhere, even if it's biorenewable

How many of you have heard of sustainability? Do you know what exactly sustainability...

0 comments

poester

20 Oct, 2020
Poester

Our neighbourhood

Inspired by Anget and Hywel, I took my camera for a stroll late this afternoon, hoping...

18 comments

sheilabub

20 Oct, 2020
Sheilabub

More Fencing Part 2

Thought you might like to see what we did with the material from the hedge. The neighbour...

2 comments

Owdboggy

20 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

A daily walk does you good.

Every day I try to go for a walk around this little neighbourhood where I live, instead...

26 comments

hywel

20 Oct, 2020
Hywel

Even More Fencing

This was a major job (and expensive too). Across the top of the garden was another...

1 comment

Owdboggy

19 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Ode to October

We live on Vancouver Island in Western Canada. On eastern side of the Island and...

22 comments

klahanie_

18 Oct, 2020
Klahanie_

Handsome heathers.

I picked up a couple of good sized heathers last week from the supermarket. I had...

14 comments

kate123

18 Oct, 2020
Kate123

lessons to be learnt

ive never had time for the garden except to keep it tidy. Now i have retired I spend...

3 comments

eagleye

17 Oct, 2020
Eagleye

Dried flowers

I have been drying hydrangeas from my garden. Mainly to put down on my mums grave.The...

5 comments

gerardine

17 Oct, 2020
Gerardine

Beautiful Autumn morning

This is one side of my garden this morning.

4 comments

gerardine

17 Oct, 2020
Gerardine

Fuchsia

I have a love/hate relationship with Fuchsias. I planted a Fuchsia magellanica Sharpitor...

8 comments

siris

16 Oct, 2020
Siris

Greenhouse

First job of the new year was to buy and erect a greenhouse. 12 feet by 8 feet. There...

7 comments

Owdboggy

16 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

October 2020

Is it October? Olive tree against a Mediterranean Sky 15 October 2020 Season of...

7 comments

siris

15 Oct, 2020
Siris

Removal of Cypress tree.

It was time to remove one of our Cypress trees in the front garden,just at the edge...

9 comments

meadowland

15 Oct, 2020
Meadowland

October already

So here we are in October already, I am starting to notice a lot of patches in the...

11 comments

daveymad

14 Oct, 2020
Daveymad

Autumn sunshine in the garden today

As you know, I'm not very good at photography ... perhaps slightly better at gardening...

25 comments

sheilabub

14 Oct, 2020
Sheilabub

Autumn garden.

There's a slight feeling of the garden fading now. I have been pleased with most...

12 comments

anget

13 Oct, 2020
Anget

"Lucifer" has arrived

I'm having to write here because the person I need to thank is unable to log into...

6 comments

grandad_gardener

13 Oct, 2020
Grandad_gar..

A walk round the estate.

I live on a modern estate. I think many of us have a 'view' about new builds, but...

23 comments

anget

13 Oct, 2020
Anget

More fencing

On the right hand side of the Drive, looking up towards the bungalow between us and...

12 comments

Owdboggy

12 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Ginkgo biloba

Few facts: The Oldest Tree on Earth. Oddity in nature because it is a single species...

13 comments

klahanie_

11 Oct, 2020
Klahanie_

Fencing

At the bottom of the garden near to the gate there is a length of tall Leylandii...

6 comments

Owdboggy

10 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

October 2020 garden..

I am planing to take the geraniums from my pots this weekend because the majority...

16 comments

homebird

10 Oct, 2020
Homebird

Misty autumn blues and mauves.

There's a lot of blue and mauve in my garden this autumn ... Michaelmas Daisy, but...

20 comments

hywel

9 Oct, 2020
Hywel

Favourite plants in 2020?

Now that many of us are 'enjoying' autumn weather, I thought it might be interesting...

34 comments

sheilabub

6 Oct, 2020
Sheilabub

Another raised bed

We still had a lot of the stones left from the fire place so we decided to make another...

2 comments

Owdboggy

6 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Raised Bed

To carry on with the changes to the odd circles of gravel at the bottom of the garden...

7 comments

Owdboggy

5 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Another Crevice Garden

Since we still had some paving slabs left we decided to add another set of crevices...

4 comments

Owdboggy

4 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Humingbirds

I have several hummingbird feeders in a view from my computer chair and love to watch...

18 comments

klahanie_

3 Oct, 2020
Klahanie_

Crevice Garden

Next to the wall at the bottom of the side lawn was an area of gravel. We have no...

5 comments

Owdboggy

3 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

The Monkey Puzzle

The Monkey Puzzle(Araucaria sp.) had no grass worth talking about, underneath it...

0 comments

Owdboggy

3 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy

Early October flowers

It is the time when the Naked Lady group of flowers is starting to open. The Rodophiala...

11 comments

wylieintheazores

2 Oct, 2020
Wylieinthea..

Back to the Front.

The bed at the front of the garden was dominated by another large conifer. The grass...

6 comments

Owdboggy

2 Oct, 2020
Owdboggy