Gardening Magazine


  • Barn House Garden, Wye Valley

    Barn House Garden, Valley

    The blogging world is a funny old place.  You find yourself accepting invitations from people you have never met either to meet up with them at events or visit... Read more

    The 29 August 2015 by   Patientgardener
  • Irish Garden Odyssey: The Dillon Garden

    Irish Garden Odyssey: Dillon

    Helen Dillon’s garden in Dublin left me feeling very perplexed. It was one of the two gardens I had been really looking forward to visiting on my tour and I... Read more

    The 25 August 2015 by   Patientgardener
  • End of Month Review August 2015

    Month Review August 2015

    Whilst I am writing this it is raining.  August has seen quite a bit of rain but also some good sunny days.  I have spent most of the month gardenwise rather... Read more

    The 31 August 2015 by   Ozhene
  • Plant Trial - Meconopsis Nepaulensis

    Plant Trial Meconopsis Nepaulensis

    I was contacted a few weeks ago and asked if I would like to trial something for Suttons. I was given a fairly wide choice but the Meconopsis nepaulensis... Read more

    The 18 August 2015 by   Ozhene
  • Waking up in Winter

    Waking Winter

    Yawn ... stretch ... no Garden Amateur posts since June 18? Yes, we've been taking a little midwinter break, but this morning, August 1, is such a mild, sweet... Read more

    The 01 August 2015 by   Gardenamateur
  • A Rant and Calming Pretty Pictures

    Rant Calming Pretty Pictures

    Today is La Tomatina in Valencia, Spain and, as with every year, I feel my heart breaking at the wastage of all those beautiful red tomatoes in a world were we... Read more

    The 26 August 2015 by   Chrryblossomtat2
  • Mr Fothergill's Trial Grounds

    Fothergill's Trial Grounds

    I was very pleased to receive and invitation to take part in Mr Fothergill's press day at their trial grounds just outside of Newmarket. Read more

    The 20 August 2015 by   Ozhene
  • RHS Wisley


    For Father's Day this year, my daughter Fiona and her husband Juan Fernando very generously got me a Guest Membership of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).... Read more

    The 02 August 2015 by   Mwillis
  • Magnolia Acuminata

    Magnolia Acuminata

    (15/08/2015, Kew Gardens, London)Position: Full sun to partial shadeFlowering period: Early to mid SummerSoil: Moist, well drainedEventual Height: 25mEventual... Read more

    The 25 August 2015 by   Davis Landscape Architecture
  • Lisianthus in the Studio

    Lisianthus Studio

    Not long ago I bought some purple and white lisianthus blossoms at the local farmers market and took them into my studio. I loved seeing all the layers of petal... Read more

    The 28 August 2015 by   Pattyhankins


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