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Open Day

The Harvest Open Day is on at Dr Neal’s Garden this Sunday.

Dr Neal’s Garden is in Duddingston Village near Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh. It’s a beautiful place, kept going thanks to the Dr Neil’s Garden Trust and hard-working volunteers. 255 more words

Where do I start?.....Morning Glory ( Convolvulaceae) or is it?

I started a review of the summer one rainy weekend and have quite a few subjects left…but it hasn’t rained since and the asters, newly sown seeds, cuttings, marigolds and pots have had to be watered. 333 more words


My valiant attempt to Grow Wild ( Rainy day review part 2)

A long time ago well back in March I posted the photo of my Grow Wild kit I was so excited

I planted and took a photo. 244 more words


An Australian Weed

The wet bank Holiday has given me an opportunity to review the gardening exploits of the year. The first plant I have to review is Crocosima x crocosmiliflora the orange variety commonly called Monbretia. 178 more words


Miami Heat: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

For years I have been wanting to visit Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida. An unexpected eight-hour layover left us with some time to kill at the Miami airport, and thanks to a rapid air train, we were able to get ourselves right to Vizcaya and back to the airport with great ease. 68 more words


Balcony Gardens

Since I am an apartment dweller, gardening is not easy. But I got so sick of buying those $6 boxes of herbs at the grocery store, so I said enough! 125 more words


What's eating my Asters

A quick blog because I know someone out there can tell me. Last year we were quite successful and had a lovely show of asters through August until October… 96 more words