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Gardening blogs from Apr 2013

Seaburngirl's day out!

Mum has let me lose on here to write a blog on my experience of Harrogate Spring...

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seaburngirl

30 Apr, 2013
Seaburngirl

Poly Tunnel

well took the plunge and bought a ebay poly tunnel over the weekend and set about...

10 comments

skipscanda1234

30 Apr, 2013
Skipscanda1..

The last six years - Part 2

There were many successes and failures along the way. This, which I grew from a whip...

6 comments

anujag

30 Apr, 2013
Anujag

Extracted from 'Snowball Oranges' by Peter Kerr

ISBN.1 84024 112 8 (well worth UK £7) - Exploring a quiet lane on Mallorca, his...

2 comments

dianebulley

30 Apr, 2013
Dianebulley

Come on weather!

My Petunias and Surfinas are putting out flowers on the kitchen windowsill they need...

8 comments

sewingkilla

30 Apr, 2013
Sewingkilla

Just a big thank you,

Good afternoon salad lovers and flower sniffers, I'd like to say a big thank you...

2 comments

dungy

30 Apr, 2013
Dungy

My gardening past - The last six years -Part 1

We moved into our new house six years ago. One of the main attractions was the garden-big...

4 comments

anujag

30 Apr, 2013
Anujag

Improvements to the garden over the last month.

Hi everyone,now that the pond and main parts of the garden are done I have been making...

5 comments

diydick

30 Apr, 2013
Diydick

Tweet of the day

Just come across this on the BBC website: "Discover British birds through their songs...

4 comments

franl155

30 Apr, 2013
Franl155

wouldn't it be a better plot??

Evening playmates, I was just watching crime watch and all these horrific crimes...

8 comments

dungy

29 Apr, 2013
Dungy

'Messy' areas.

I suspect that visitors to my garden politely ignored the messy areas at each side...

21 comments

spritzhenry

29 Apr, 2013
Spritzhenry

A Trip To Edinburgh Botanical Gardens

A lovely day out but it was ever so windy and cold and rain showers. But I just to...

3 comments

Scotkat

29 Apr, 2013
Scotkat

Green Terrace or a Potted Garden

This Blog is to share all the ideas, suggestions and photos, to create and maintain...

4 comments

escallonia

29 Apr, 2013
Escallonia

spring has finally arrived

The snow has finally gone. When my garden emerged from the 3 feet of snow that lay...

4 comments

henriettas_garden

28 Apr, 2013
Henriettas_..

One Week To Go

If any of you are looking for an afternoon out over the Bank Holiday weekend, my...

13 comments

AndrewR

28 Apr, 2013
Andrewr

April in Paphos, Cyprus.

We have just returned from a lovely holiday in Cyprus where we enjoyed some much...

28 comments

wildrose

28 Apr, 2013
Wildrose

camelia not flowered

I have attached photo of my camelia it looks a bit sorry Im afraid ,It was planted...

10 comments

irene24

28 Apr, 2013
Irene24

Greating all, "Say a few words".

I didnt want to do an early morn blog as the slun hunters need one day a week to...

1 comment

dungy

28 Apr, 2013
Dungy

Pop's Plants Open Day (Auriculas)

Went to Pop's Plants Open Day yesterday-they own national collection of auriculas...

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naoto

28 Apr, 2013
Naoto

April: The story so far...

Snow on the hills. Tulipa turkestanica Trillium sessile Hellebore niger...

10 comments

fractal_cat

28 Apr, 2013
Fractal_cat

PS I want one

Last December my Granddaughter's pet rabbit Oska died, he lived in absolute comfort...

18 comments

neellan

27 Apr, 2013
Neellan

April - all's well that ends well!

The start of the month got of to a really slow start but the rise in temperatures...

16 comments

scottish

27 Apr, 2013
Scottish

where is anchorman

I was looking through old blogs and came across anchormans pot inside pot cuttings...

4 comments

irene24

27 Apr, 2013
Irene24

the Big blog

The trees in the garden have reached there Spring peak,The Magnolias I planted between...

28 comments

bjs

27 Apr, 2013
Bjs

four seasons

Seams we had sll seasons today here in notts as its been sunny,rain, hail,windy and...

5 comments

irene24

27 Apr, 2013
Irene24

what comes round !!!!

Good afternoon mole hunters, The weather here today is very cool no sun and rain...

4 comments

dungy

27 Apr, 2013
Dungy

West Dean College & Gardens

West Dean College is situated in the 6,350-acre West Dean Estate, of West Dean near...

18 comments

shirley_tulip

27 Apr, 2013
Shirley_tulip

END OF APRIL ... drumsticks and starry eyes ...

Hi ... a quick tour ... We'd be pleased if you can join us ... ... ........................................................................ ......

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terratoonie

27 Apr, 2013
Terratoonie

Not just about Noris.

So. Although it didn´t seem like that at the beginning of April, short spring has...

18 comments

katarina

27 Apr, 2013
Katarina

How to make bedding plants in pots appear to flower all year.

Looking at council schemes the one problem with bedding for summer or winter is the...

36 comments

scotsgran

27 Apr, 2013
Scotsgran

Stinky and more

Here is another 'stinky'-sweet smelling Tromotriche revoluta Another Piaranthus...

3 comments

little_things

27 Apr, 2013
Little_things

Garden re-design part 14,The last bit......supposedly. Come for a stroll with me.

Well here is the finished garden at last! Fences all painted in green now although...

8 comments

diydick

27 Apr, 2013
Diydick

Moon madness

I was always told that there is a man in the moon and he popped over to say hello.. Brynner...

20 comments

lincslass

26 Apr, 2013
Lincslass

growing garden!

It looks like spring is here too went round the garden to see what is growing but...

18 comments

irene24

26 Apr, 2013
Irene24

feels good

Greetings earthy people, Well what a change in the weather today, it started raining...

5 comments

dungy

26 Apr, 2013
Dungy

of plants in the garden

just a few pics of what's happening in the garden at the present, also a few seedlings...

38 comments

surreylad

26 Apr, 2013
Surreylad

The french village scene.

Good morning all, Well as i said we would we did go and visit the libary yesterday...

3 comments

dungy

26 Apr, 2013
Dungy

Garden re-design part 13

Continuation of the garden re-design, first pic shows filter and pump housing in...

4 comments

diydick

26 Apr, 2013
Diydick

SRGC Show Perth

I'm not going in to lots of explanations because I just do not have the time but...

18 comments

scotsgran

26 Apr, 2013
Scotsgran

The Colours Of Spring

Hi, I thought it was abut time to share my Spring pictures with you. Enjoy! Miss...

10 comments

alextb

25 Apr, 2013
Alextb

Thank you Karen for Taylors Catalogue

So hard to choose they are all beautiful. I want to compliment my Golden Showers...

2 comments

Scotkat

25 Apr, 2013
Scotkat

I am a Copy Cat, well I tried to be!!!

Ever since I saw this planter design, on the photo pages which Sticki put on a few...

34 comments

oliveoil

25 Apr, 2013
Oliveoil

splitting grass's

Thanks to every-one . I split my grass and they are both doing fine. Thanks

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GOOGIE

25 Apr, 2013
Googie

WELLIES A SCARF? DOG ON THE BACK.

Good morning to you all, Im not long back from the "walkies" with the four mutts, As...

4 comments

dungy

25 Apr, 2013
Dungy

A busy few days

Well it has been a lovely few days weatherwise so where is the obvious place to be...

7 comments

nanjo

24 Apr, 2013
Nanjo

24 April and sunny with my little helper.

I think I wrote a blog on the 12th april so this one is two weeks later. The sun...

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treesandthings

24 Apr, 2013
Treesandthi..

Fritillaria Meleagris

This is proving a good year for them so far, found two lily beetles on one earlier...

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bjs

24 Apr, 2013
Bjs

I thought world war three had started,,?

Greetings slug hunters, Well the alarm set for 6 am and just before i went to sleep...

5 comments

dungy

24 Apr, 2013
Dungy

garden furniture

Hi everyone ave been paintin my garden furniture it's takin lots and lots of coats...

1 comment

jackiejenkin

24 Apr, 2013
Jackiejenkin

Ready, Steady, Grow.......Look at The Buds On That!!

The temperature has risen steeply in Essex over the last few days with wonderful...

28 comments

paulthegardener

24 Apr, 2013
Paulthegard..