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Gardening blogs from Jan 2015

We smash old record of hottest day in January,that we set last weekend!

At either 78f or 79f depending on the station at HAYX,inland and even a 82f inland,...

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stan510

31 Jan, 2015
Stan510

Tender succulents surviving a Welsh winter...so far!!!

"Are they hardy?" people ask me when I am at the markets with my succulents...and...

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sandra

30 Jan, 2015
Sandra

Progress, But Very Slow Progress, In My New Garden

As some of you know, I moved 8 weeks ago into a modern house with a fairly small...

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paulspatch

30 Jan, 2015
Paulspatch

Its bleak out there!!!

Having let the dentist abuse my mouth yesterday I am inside feeling a bit worse for...

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sandra

30 Jan, 2015
Sandra

Two hours of Sunshine this morning

Now at 2-30pm we have rain and sleet never mind I proved spring is not to far away....

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bjs

29 Jan, 2015
Bjs

Here it comes again...more snow

It's been like a blizzard here today. Walking back from my Mothers I couldn't see...

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homebird

29 Jan, 2015
Homebird

Changes in the neighbourhood 2015

I walk Ashby & we let him out the back every morning. Not much change. As I...

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bramhallbill

28 Jan, 2015
Bramhallbill

Hello folks I'm back after a year away

Hello everybody I'm back after a year away, Ive had a few health problems this year...

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sheil15

27 Jan, 2015
Sheil15

Welcome 2015

Cold outside but very nice to see that Goy members are giving me that wonderful growing...

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230338

27 Jan, 2015
230338

Sometimes crazy plans work!

Back in 2009 we had take down an old brick and block shed to make way for a new one....

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sandra

27 Jan, 2015
Sandra

Long live gardening TV!

Have you all been watching a lot of telly of late? I have. I've been recording.....Best...

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cottagekaren

27 Jan, 2015
Cottagekaren

Not much to blog about.

Calm weather,a consistent 70f. Last night did a have an exceptionally mild temp of...

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stan510

27 Jan, 2015
Stan510

Till Springtime ...

Outdoors, the air is icy, but the hellebores are looking pretty ... ................................................................................ ......

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terratoonie

26 Jan, 2015
Terratoonie

Zipping through the holidays and the new year...

Time goes so fast when you are busy... I'm way behind in my blogging, and I'm going...

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bowl_you

26 Jan, 2015
Bowl_you

**SQUIRREL NUTKIN** AND APPLE CORE.

BEING AS WE DEPRIVED THE SQUIRRELS OF THEIR TULIP BULBS THIS YEAR BY USING COPIOUS...

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Dottydaisy2

25 Jan, 2015
Dottydaisy2

HARD TO GARDEN WITHOUT TRANSPORT

As the title says, it's hard to garden without a car and I don't think taxis are...

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bornagain

25 Jan, 2015
Bornagain

Maybe our warmest January day ever.

One weather site said today was 74f..my house saw 72(22c) Hayward's warmest January...

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stan510

25 Jan, 2015
Stan510

Walk by the Axe

It was a lovely sunny day so we decided to have a walk by our local river the Axe...

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teds

24 Jan, 2015
Teds

My Cacti arrangement.

I have been wondering for ages what could I put in the wine glass shaped container...

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homebird

24 Jan, 2015
Homebird

Snow in Connecticut-Jan, Feb, March 2015----Al Fresco

A few photos of the first snow of 2015. A second bigger snow on the way, and a couple...

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wells

24 Jan, 2015
Wells

I was pleased my Denis Norden piece created interest.

Having returned his biography to the library I have now delved into the Top Gear...

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dianebulley

24 Jan, 2015
Dianebulley

Some Colours of Norfolk Woods & Fields

Something to cheer you up on these cold wintry days I love coming across these patchwork...

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amy

23 Jan, 2015
Amy

Seeds seeds and more seeds

The wait is killing me... I want to get the seeds in but I know I have to wait a...

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sandra

22 Jan, 2015
Sandra

Garden Literalisms (inspired by Denis Norden biography.)

Alpine Garden Society. (Why do they need a club for this type of garden ?) Sow at...

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dianebulley

22 Jan, 2015
Dianebulley

Date Palm

Posting this for Delonix1. I am including pictures of the palm in a full glory. In...

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klahanie

22 Jan, 2015
Klahanie

**SOMETIMES SIZE IS NOT EVERYTHING**

We have a very small front garden, which we love, it is easy to keep and usually...

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Dottydaisy2

21 Jan, 2015
Dottydaisy2

A January distraction!

If we had our own version of BAFTAS for garden experts on the television who would...

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wildrose

21 Jan, 2015
Wildrose

Frozen! (Dear Reader, grab a cuppa!)

Here we are then. Who would have thought ....what with the mild autumn...that nature...

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cottagekaren

21 Jan, 2015
Cottagekaren

"Our Deer Family"

As a gardener I moan about the damage that the deer do but I can't help ooh aahing...

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sunshinesue

20 Jan, 2015
Sunshinesue

more orchids

This incredible orchid is an oncidium butterfly.A single bloom is on a long stem...

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jenfren

19 Jan, 2015
Jenfren

Bathing of Great Kiskadees

For Terra. We have a swimming pool on the property but at 25 degrees I am not ready...

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klahanie

19 Jan, 2015
Klahanie

Mid January garden..

I had chance to take a quick look around the garden today. I haven't had a look around...

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homebird

19 Jan, 2015
Homebird

Snow Bunting

Crocus Snow Bunting have put their heads out amongst the verbena stems and the pot...

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urbanite

18 Jan, 2015
Urbanite

Fountains in Spain

Hi all often at this time of year my thoughts turn to the sunny days spent walking...

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teds

18 Jan, 2015
Teds

Call that a root ?????

Thought I would remove my 3 lalandi from my garden. Wish I never started. 10 years...

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turniphead

17 Jan, 2015
Turniphead

Heralds of spring :o)

I saw the first flakes of snow today but as I was refilling the birdfeeders I spotted...

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seaburngirl

17 Jan, 2015
Seaburngirl

Did some pruning...first of the New Year.

I'm going to get some mileage out of the "New Year" titles... But,I did prune worn...

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stan510

15 Jan, 2015
Stan510

The challenge of UPDRAFTS ...

In winter, the garden birds convene in the birch tree. ... the more you look, the...

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terratoonie

15 Jan, 2015
Terratoonie

Hi! Pond has a new owner (me!)

Hi everybody! This was my aunties account for her pond before, however as I'm mad...

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dandanspondpage

15 Jan, 2015
Dandanspond..

Time is stirring me to get moving,planning.

Near 70f weather, the rainy season on a delay..and I'm thinking its time to stop...

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stan510

15 Jan, 2015
Stan510

Watching Garden Revival Pelergoniams

They are so pretty think I need to get some of these this year. Wonder if they would...

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Scotkat

14 Jan, 2015
Scotkat

At last my manure has arrived!!

The tunnel is all clean and tidy ready to dig in some manure that my neighbour delivered...

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sandra

14 Jan, 2015
Sandra

Clianthus puniceous

I have a Clianthus puniceous which had beautiful red flowers for months last year. It...

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thorneyside

14 Jan, 2015
Thorneyside

What A Welcome

I am genuinely overcome that so many of you took the trouble to welcome me. I honestly...

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sunshinesue

14 Jan, 2015
Sunshinesue

Alan Titchmarch Back Gardens

Anyone watching so good to see gardens on TV again . Specially on a snowy evening. Did...

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Scotkat

13 Jan, 2015
Scotkat

Annual Flower Festival, Netherlands

These pictures were taken in APRIL 2012 of the flower festival in Holland. It is...

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siris

13 Jan, 2015
Siris

Contrasts....

I didn't take a lot of photos on our holiday, so for something a bit different, I've...

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cottagekaren

13 Jan, 2015
Cottagekaren

Finding You

In December I decided that a drift of anemone blanda would look very nice growing...

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sunshinesue

12 Jan, 2015
Sunshinesue

Spoonbills returning to nest, NETHERLANDS 2012

Looking through my photos of Keukenhof Holland, I came across these of a colony...

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siris

12 Jan, 2015
Siris

Walk on the beach on a sunny morning in January;

The sun was shining but a little chilly out about 4 degrees. It is a lovely beach...

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johnjoe

12 Jan, 2015
Johnjoe