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A close up of the underside of one of my home-grown pink mushrooms, grown using the Espresso Mushroom Company’s Hot Pinks Kitchen Garden Kit.

A close up of the underside of one of my home-grown pink mushrooms, grown using the Espresso Mushroom Company’s Hot Pinks Kitchen Garden Kit.

Ornithophora radicans in flower in my BiOrbAiR terrarium on 30th September 2015.  Pictured with a British five pence piece to show the size of the flower.

Ornithophora radicans in flower in my BiOrbAiR terrarium on September Pictured with a British five pence piece to show the size of the flower.

There are many local plant sales, fetes and opportunities to buy wonderful, locally grown plants at fantastic prices, or even to swap for free!  Rare, hard to find and unusual plants can be found at the specialist plant fairs listed below.  In this list I have included large plant sales, such as the plant sale …

2015 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales And Swaps - Pumpkin Beth

The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden Hot Pink mushroom kit complete with mushrooms in a warm pink!

The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden Hot Pink mushroom kit complete with mushrooms in a warm pink!

The fallen leaves of Ginkgo biloba form a beautiful yellow carpet under the tree.

The fallen leaves of Ginkgo biloba form a beautiful yellow carpet under the tree.

The RHS Wisley Flower Show opens on Tuesday 6th September 2016 and runs until…

The RHS Wisley Flower Show opens on Tuesday September 2016 and runs until…

Winkworth Arboretum, in Godalming is a beautiful place to visit in autumn.

Winkworth Arboretum, in Godalming is a beautiful place to visit in autumn.

Here's a small vase I made from a small pumpkin, this activity, using Dahlias, instead of Honeysuckle, and different squashes, features in 'The Crafted Garden' book by Louise Curley.

Here's a small vase I made from a small pumpkin, this activity, using Dahlias…

A close up of the pearl oyster mushrooms, grown with The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden, pearl oyster mushroom kit.

A close up of the pearl oyster mushrooms, grown with The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden, pearl oyster mushroom kit.

Money Saving Offers and Ideas for Gardeners - Pumpkin Beth

Butterflies are attracted to purple coloured flowers, they also like open centered flowers where they can access the plant's nectar.

Ginkgo biloba, pictured at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew at the end of November.

Ginkgo biloba, pictured at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew at the end of November.

Taste of Autumn 2016 will be held at RHS Garden Wisley, from Wednesday the 19th October 2016 until Sunday 23rd October 2016.

Taste of Autumn 2016 will be held at RHS Garden Wisley, from Wednesday the October 2016 until Sunday October

This hedgehog found some fleece on the floor of a greenhouse and made itself a cosy nest inside the greenhouse, under the benching.

This hedgehog found some fleece on the floor of a greenhouse and made itself a cosy nest inside the greenhouse, under the benching.

An array of vegetables grown at RHS Garden Wisley, on display at Taste of Autumn. Including this fun pumpkin that as been carved into a face.

An array of vegetables grown at RHS Garden Wisley, on display at Taste of Autumn. Including this fun pumpkin that as been carved into a face.