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Gardening blogs from Jan 2013

freak weather

Morning everyone we had thunder and lightening here last night how strange for january

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jackiejenkin

31 Jan, 2013
Jackiejenkin

Bobcat and fawn.

A friend of mine, living in California, sent to me this photo with this comment under...

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katarina

31 Jan, 2013
Katarina

Oranges ARE the only fruit....:o))

We were so pleased last week to spend time in Catalunya after 6 years back here in...

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Janey

30 Jan, 2013
Janey

Bargains at Morries.

My friend gave me this today, cost £1, beautiful tete-a-tete daffies in a hand painted...

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grandmage

30 Jan, 2013
Grandmage

Yippee, I've got grubby fingernails!

It's not something I'd normally shout about, but I've actually managed to get into...

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waddy

30 Jan, 2013
Waddy

A (nother small) Winters Blogette

Before we all forget the snow, had a few more snaps : ) The last fluffy over the...

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stevietheterrible

30 Jan, 2013
Steviethete..

Picking up where I left off before the snow

One of my last pictures was Colchicum Hungaricum in bud I despaired it would ever...

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bjs

29 Jan, 2013
Bjs

Kooki what are you up to?

I have 3 cats, all brothers from the same litter and each one of them have a different...

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scottish

29 Jan, 2013
Scottish

Hello Iris, I thought I'd Lost You Forever.A January Day in The Garden!

We dont get many opportunities to get in the garden at this time of year, but I really...

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paulthegardener

29 Jan, 2013
Paulthegard..

A nice round trip

Well we went up to feed the birds again and nearly all the snow has gone , we were...

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cmsue

28 Jan, 2013
Cmsue

HUGE BACTERIUM

I looked out the window and what did I see A massive bacterium looking at me What...

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bornagain

28 Jan, 2013
Bornagain

Favourite Things

On Friday evening I gave a powerpoint talk to a local gardening club on some of our...

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bulbaholic

28 Jan, 2013
Bulbaholic

Wild bird visitors January 2013 and perhaps 2012 or earlier

Must be all of the snow and cold weather but have so many garden visitors on a regular...

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tommyshortlegs

28 Jan, 2013
Tommyshortl..

Ashwood Helleborus Tour 2013

I went up to Ashwood Nurseries to join the hellebours tour again this year. Snow...

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naoto

27 Jan, 2013
Naoto

Visitor to my daughter,s garden

I know we have seen enough snow photo,s but my daughter as just sent me these photo,s...

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kidsgran

27 Jan, 2013
Kidsgran

Fieldfare in our garden

We have had a lot of extra birds in the garden during this cold spell. One of them...

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dorjac

27 Jan, 2013
Dorjac

Free Garden - part III

Wow, it has been ages since I have been on this website but now I can finally say...

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kig1

27 Jan, 2013
Kig1

The quickest thaw I have ever seen...

There was at least 8 inches of snow all over last night at Midnight. Then the rain...

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homebird

27 Jan, 2013
Homebird

Bring me Sunshine.......

The sun came out yesterday, couldn't wait to capture it.!! Came home from rugby match...

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gralew

27 Jan, 2013
Gralew

giant sunflower

planted some sunflower seeds in different parts of the garden to see where they...

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piersdad

26 Jan, 2013
Piersdad

Calcium for birds

I read today that birds need calcuim and a good cheap way is to crush egg shells...

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lizziebee

26 Jan, 2013
Lizziebee

Birdwatch Weekend..I wonder How Word Gets Around

Well, it's that weekend again.The feeders are full to brimming.The birdbath full...

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paulthegardener

26 Jan, 2013
Paulthegard..

The North Wall

If some of you have got a wall that won't grow anything at all:A wall that faces...

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feverfew

26 Jan, 2013
Feverfew

Wacky and Wonderfull 3. 2013

I thought i would look for plant combinations in pots, A few simple but beautifull...

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youngdaisydee

25 Jan, 2013
Youngdaisydee

I was wondering if you also have plants that remind you...

of movies? Please do not have bad dreams, here is a possible contributor to some...

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little_things

25 Jan, 2013
Little_things

Blooming Marvelous.....

These Hellebores have been through a lot in the last couple of weeks. Theyve been...

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hollyeves

25 Jan, 2013
Hollyeves

Sun welcome

We had Sunshine today,it was very cold though. Most of the snow and ice has...

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230338

24 Jan, 2013
230338

Fuchsias, just so easy to grow.

Hi, As a lot of you already know Sue (cmsue) and i live in a terraced house with...

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bikerbob

24 Jan, 2013
Bikerbob

Winter wonderland

I just had to show you these photo's i took today, as per usual we went to see if...

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cmsue

24 Jan, 2013
Cmsue

Very pretty snowy walk!

This is the first time in a week the sun has shone...so Sluggy and I went for a photographic...

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lulu33

24 Jan, 2013
Lulu33

Free Garden

Due to the imminent arrival of my second child my budget for garden plants and tools...

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kig1

23 Jan, 2013
Kig1

Broken hearted

i haven't been here for such a long time.. a case of one step forward and ten steps...

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clematiscrazy

23 Jan, 2013
Clematiscrazy

Many salaams to Beverley Nichols

for list of recommended plants that will flower in the winter. Copy out instead...

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dianebulley

23 Jan, 2013
Dianebulley

To copy out by hand, whilst waiting for the thaw !

Seed durability. Aubergine seed keeps 4 years. Beans 3 years. Beetroot 5 years. Brassicas...

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dianebulley

23 Jan, 2013
Dianebulley

Blackjack Oaks and an Oklahoma Sunset

Like most places in the United States, Oklahoma has a varied landscape, but from...

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ivy_clad

23 Jan, 2013
Ivy_clad

To Veg Or Not To Veg That Is The Big Question.

What to do what to do..... That is the question. Following the poor summer we had...

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sueb

22 Jan, 2013
Sueb

Part 2 Snow and still coming down

So much snow and its still snowing. As and when it stops I shall go out with camera. Not...

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Scotkat

22 Jan, 2013
Scotkat

Swap you some sun for some snow!

After a somewhat dubious Spring, we are having a heat wave over here in NZ. Way too...

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dwyllis

22 Jan, 2013
Dwyllis

'Down the Garden Path' by Beverley Nichols

has arrived. My son had it sent to his address. Brought it with my top-up shopping...

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dianebulley

21 Jan, 2013
Dianebulley

Some bright spark pinched my ponds...

Yesterday as many of you know it snowed all day and carried on until the early hours...

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lincslass

21 Jan, 2013
Lincslass

Snow Granny !

No school today for grandson due to health & safety to much snow in the playground...

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kidsgran

21 Jan, 2013
Kidsgran

GoYPEDIA IDEAS ... or maybe not ?

GoYpedia Small Garden Ideas ? ........................................................................ GoYpedia...

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terratoonie

21 Jan, 2013
Terratoonie

Then and Now

Christmas Day Today with snow thatch! Alas poor Mahonia..... How it looked previously A...

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neellan

21 Jan, 2013
Neellan

Snow on the 21st January 2013

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homebird

21 Jan, 2013
Homebird

snow

hi everyone how are you enjoy in the snow roll on spring I say

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jackiejenkin

21 Jan, 2013
Jackiejenkin

A few local places

Just to show a few places near us-Thanks for looking-and be safe in this snowy winter...

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paulspond

21 Jan, 2013
Paulspond

Reply to enquiry received today from Tasmania.

All good here. We had the hottest day in Hobart on record, but apart from coping...

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dianebulley

21 Jan, 2013
Dianebulley

Whose up for a Challenge?

While we were indoors, shivering and moaning about the weather Our son Simon and...

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PANSYPOTTER

20 Jan, 2013
Pansypotter

If you really have nothing better to do.............with added incentive!

It has snowed all day and its not the right kind of snow to go out in so I thought...

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stickitoffee

20 Jan, 2013
Stickitoffee

Well the snow came.But it didn't stop our local group having a great walk!

Well, it took it's time coming to our part of Essex, but the snow finally settled...

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paulthegardener

20 Jan, 2013
Paulthegard..