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Rachel's Journal November 2015

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Three Plants That Broke My Heart

27 November 2015 10:40:43
Three Plants That Broke My Heart

Three Plants That Broke My Heart

I hope everyone is staying warm and has all their tenders under wraps.

Here is a video to give you a giggle. It is about the three plants that I loved and lost. But not just any old plants, the ones that really hurt!

Llong term members may remember some of this from journals I've written here over the last seven years...

Three Plants That Broke My Heart - YouTube


22 November 2015 10:08:35


My favourite pleione :)

My Namesake - Pleione Achievement 'Rachel' - YouTube

Greenhouse Update

20 November 2015 11:22:41
Greenhouse Update

Greenhouse Update

As it's winter, I'll be reducing my video numbers to three a week, with only one on a Wednesday.
Last Wednesday's one was about orchids so I didn't link it on here. But today's one was about the greenhouse so I thought some might find it interesting.

Happy viewing...

November Greenhouse Update, 2015 - YouTube

Je Suis Paris

15 November 2015 12:11:36
Je Suis Paris

Je Suis Paris

Je Suis Paris - YouTube

Wednesday Videos

11 November 2015 08:26:47

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Hello from a very wet Wexford.

Here are this week's Wednesday videos. The first shows a sunny garden in France last summer, to cheer you up on this soggy day...

French Garden Visit - Cadiot, Dordogne - YouTube

The second was about orchids (not a popular subject on garden.ie) so I thought I'd put up one from a few days ago instead.

This video is about the Oct/Nov Irish Garden magazine. These monthly videos now have a little 'behind the scenes' bit from my page in the magazine and, since chrysanthemums are still the subject of journals here, perhaps it is timely. I will continue to do this if I continue to write for the magazine next year...

Irish Garden Magazine, behind the scenes, Oct/Nov 2015 - YouTube


Wednesday Videos

04 November 2015 08:39:04

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Here are this Wednesday's two videos.

The 'outdoorsy' one is episode eight in my Year in the Life of a Border series and we look at the border in October. It includes a discussion on the pros and cons of lifting leaves.. Many thanks go to Fran for the original idea behind this and I really look forward to Mary Tobin's 'lane' series of photos...

A Year in the Life of a Border - October, Cherry Border - YouTube

The second video, the indoors one, is about how to reflower Christmas cactuses...

How to Reflower Christmas / Thanksgiving Cactus - YouTube

I hope you will enjoy them.

Date For Your Diary - 24 November

03 November 2015 14:47:36
Date For Your Diary - 24 November

Date For Your Diary - 24 November

Exciting Annuals, a talk by Rachel Darlington

Tuesday 24th November 2015, 8pm
Foxrock Church Pastoral Hall, Kill Lane, Dublin

I hope to see some of you there.


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