Gardening Magazine

Downward Trend Paperblog Pick in Gardening

On the Downward Trend

My plot at Courtmoor Avenue is not looking as fully populated as it was a few weeks ago.There is quite a bit of bare soil, now that the onions, shallots and potatoes have been... Read more

More Harvests from Courtmoor Plot Paperblog Pick in Gardening

More Harvests from the Courtmoor Plot

Despite the continuing hot dry weather the plot has been giving me some more harvests. Amongst the most attractive was this bunch of "Long Red Florence" onions:You may remember tha... Read more


  • Spotlight on the Cep Mushroom

    Spotlight Mushroom

    In the world of fungi there are some types that are considered great delicacies, and top of the list of these is surely the Boletus edulis, also known as the... Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Mwillis
  • The Monstera Deliciosa and the Private Rain Cloud

    Monstera Deliciosa Private Rain Cloud

    A few days ago I saw the magic words attached to a lamp-post as I was walking into work...'house plant sale' and as I turned the next corner I realised I was... Read more

    The 21 October 2018 by   Ozhene
  • Top 5 Tricks for the Perfect Deck Renovation

    Tricks Perfect Deck Renovation

    Rolling up your sleeves and making your deck look like new isn’t easy. It can take a long time, it’s often difficult to achieve good results and if you aren’t... Read more

    The 19 October 2018 by   Mountain Publishing
  • House Tour: A Fabulously Fun & Colourful Family Home

    House Tour: Fabulously Colourful Family Home

    Want to be inspired by a fab, fun home, or just want to have a nose at somebody else’s décor?  You won’t be disappointed with this tour of Lissi’s vibrant home... Read more

    The 19 October 2018 by   Hollie Brooks
  • A Midlands Highline

    Midlands Highline

    Some days do not go according to plan. You think you will be driving to work as usual, doing worky stuff and then coming home again. There may be an surprise... Read more

    The 18 October 2018 by   Ozhene
  • Surprising Ways to Save Energy in the Home

    Surprising Ways Save Energy Home

    We all know about the common ways to save energy in the home; turning off gadgets instead of putting them onto standby and purchasing more efficient appliances. Read more

    The 17 October 2018 by   Mountain Publishing
  • Fungi Hunting

    Fungi Hunting

    I'm sure that many readers already know that I'm keen on hunting fungi - to photograph them, and if appropriate, bring them home for use in the kitchen. Read more

    The 17 October 2018 by   Mwillis
  • The Blue and White Louisiana Iris Show

    Blue White Louisiana Iris Show

    I guess it's fitting that we have both blue and white Louisiana iris growing here in Marrickville. Blue and white are the traditional colours of Greece, and as... Read more

    The 17 October 2018 by   Gardenamateur
  • How Brits Can Prepare and Recover from the Force of Mother Nature

    Brits Prepare Recover from Force Mother Nature

    Mother Nature wreaks havoc from time to time through natural disasters. Fortunately, rural insurance providers, Lycetts, is on hand to advise how Brits can... Read more

    The 16 October 2018 by   Mountain Publishing
  • Book Review: Island Gardens, Havens of Beauty Around the British Isles by...

    Book Review: Island Gardens, Havens Beauty Around British Isles Jackie Bennett

    I was very pleased to receive this new book from Jackie Bennett that features some of the many gardens on the many islands that surround our shores. Not every... Read more

    The 15 October 2018 by   Ozhene