Desktop Wallpaper Calendar

Please enjoy this month's calendar, the photos were taken by Kris Green, Blithewold's Interpretive Horticulturist

September 2015 Blithewold Calendar

Calendar on the right side:

 1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, or 800 x 600

Calendar on the left side:

1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, or 800 x 600





  • Click the link above that corresponds to your computer’s screen resolution. The image will open in a new window.
  • Windows 7 Users:
    1. Click the Start button Picture of the Start button and then click Control Panel.
    2. In the search box, type desktop background, and then click Change desktop background.
    3. Click the picture or color that you want for your desktop background.
    4. If the picture you want to use is not in the list of desktop background pictures, click the Picture location list to view other categories, or click Browse to search for the picture on your computer. When you find the picture you want, double-click it. It will become your desktop background.
    5. In the Picture position list, click an item to crop the picture to fill the screen, fit the picture to the screen, stretch the picture to fit the screen, tile the picture, or center the picture on the screen, and click Save changes.
  • Windows 8 Users:
  1. Go to the Control Panel/Personalize/Change Theme.
  2. Click the Change Desktop Background link that is at the bottom of the page.
  3. Select Pictures Library (if that is where the picture is located) for the Picture Location. Click the picture and click Save Changes. When I right-click my pictures, I get the option to Set as Desktop Background near the top of the right-click pop-up window.
  • Mac Users:
    Click and hold on the image. Select "Download image" or "Save image as..." Save to your hard drive.
    In your Desktop Pictures control panel, click "Appearance" and choose the image. Click "Set Desktop".
    Select the "Desktop" tab.
    Click on "Remove Picture" to remove existing picture from your desktop.
    Click on "Place Picture," then select the wallpaper you have chosen.
    Click "Set Desktop."
  • Mac OS X Users:
    Go the "System Preferences" under the apple.
    Choose "Desktop and Screen Saver" and install from there.
    Go to "File/Save As."

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