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  • Photo-upload-437554?1440711967
    27 Aug 2015
    The Begonias on our balcony are flowering their heads off at present! I bought a dozen trailing Begonias during the last Bank Holiday in May this year in a town called St Ives, (Not to be confused with the more famous town of the same name in Corn...

    Six hanging baskets 3. 'Mocca mixed' Blooming, Six hanging baskets (Salmon Pink) Bloomi...

    Partly Sunny 20°C / 68°F
  • Photo-upload-437561?1440760627
    28 Aug 2015
    The Fuchsias growing on our balcony are doing brilliantly! It’s been several years since I last grew Fuchsias on the balcony & then I had them in the 5 hanging baskets, this time I bought a tray of a dozen small plants from the Society F...

    Fuchsias on balcony railings 2015 Blooming

    Partly Sunny 16°C / 61°F
  • Photo-upload-437481?1440477580
    24 Aug 2015
    For the first time this summer all the windows are shut and I am not working with the kitchen door open – no point in filling the house with smoke. The first picture is the sun at 6:00 yesterday evening. This morning the mountains had comple...

    9. Drive garden , Blue Hair Grass Blooming, Siebold's Stonecrop Blooming, and Garden g...

    Smoke 23°C / 73°F
  • Photo-upload-437571?1440782031
    28 Aug 2015
    but it could take a while!

    Over the Fence garden

  • Photo-upload-437618?1440783661
    28 Aug 2015
    Our entire season was pushed back by about four weeks – the plants got badly burned at the beginning of the season, and then the high temps delayed ripening a few weeks ago. I’ve barely begun to harvest, and I’m already starting ...

    Tomato 'Weissbehaarte' , Watermelon 'Moon and Stars' , Tomato 'Vorlon' , Tomato 'Uncle ...

    Mostly Cloudy 16°C / 61°F
  • Photo-upload-437680?1440904082
    30 Aug 2015
    There’s been plenty of rain recently which has helped everything look luscious. Temperatures have been low, on average, this August, so I think things are slower than usual, but it’s getting there. Very much looking forward to my Canna...

    Outdoor garden

    Rainy 17°C / 63°F
  • 25 Aug 2015
    Hello folia and fellow gardeneers ! I am from the top end Australia ( Darwin) I have a good veggie patch and flower garden but I love my chili garden I am currently growing birds eye , Vietnamese chili , Apache , black pearl, black hot,red hot Tha...

    Sunny 28°C / 82°F
  • 14 Aug 2015
    Finally got the plants and the time. During the thunderstorm, with record hard rain. Completely fulfilling!

    Nicotiana sylvestris 'Only the Lonely' Planting Out, Gladious nanus 'Mixed' Moved, Call...

    Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain 24°C / 75°F
  • 24 Aug 2015
    Finally getting around to this. Evolving without a strong plan – just want it to look good with some unusual plants.

    Impatiens hybrida 'Fusion Infrared Apricot' Planting Out, Helleborus x hybridus 'Ashwoo...

    Clear 15°C / 59°F