End of Month View of the Garden. End of October 2017


End of Month View of the Garden. End of October 2017

With thanks to Steve at The Glebe House Garden Blog for hosting this Meme.

October arrived a bit meh,  full of wind, some rain and ended with a cold snap.

We had a total of 23.4 mm of rain throughout the month. that’s our 3rd driest month over the last two years. I did end up watering some containers and some veg as it was looking a bit parched.

Tree Fern Corner

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Ruby Falls – A Raspberry for Containers Review


Ruby Falls Raspberry – Suitable for container growing – A Review.

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Early last year I saw an offer on-line from a large seed catalogue company for buy 1 get 1 free on all fruit plants, I had been reading about a new Dwarf Raspberry plant for growing in containers. Its compact, fully hardy and virtually thorn free. I have always had a hankering for a Raspberry plant, but the nature of Raspberries whereby they need a bit of room and tend to sucker quite a bit put me off planting one in my garden.

 

Raspberry Rubyfalls

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