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Gardening blogs from Mar 2016

Another walk in the park

After a week off, another trip to the park with granddaughter. This time, I prioritised...

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ohmelchisedec

31 Mar, 2016
Ohmelchisedec

First plant purchases of Spring

It was a lovely sunny morning today, just right for a drive to a family run plant...

20 comments

shirley_tulip

31 Mar, 2016
Shirley_tulip

Thrilled with Hayloft Plants . . .

. . . and thrilled with myself, just a little bit! I was surprised when part of...

14 comments

sheilabub

31 Mar, 2016
Sheilabub

Another example of good service

We are often quick to moan about poor service, but this is an outstanding example...

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AndrewR

31 Mar, 2016
Andrewr

A few photos of the garden at the end of March..

Here's just a few photos of the pond area and two borders that I'm currently working...

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dandanspondpage

31 Mar, 2016
Dandanspond..

Last Night.

Last night I went out into the garden and placed some food down for the Hedgehogs....

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lindak

31 Mar, 2016
Lindak

On the last day but one of March in the garden..

March seems to have flown by for me and we are almost in to April. The weather has...

23 comments

homebird

30 Mar, 2016
Homebird

Monifieth to Broughty Ferry Castle - a sunny stroll.

As its such a glorious day, please join Willow and me on our morning walk. Today...

14 comments

cottagekaren

30 Mar, 2016
Cottagekaren

Fuchsia Standards 2016 *updated 23 April* scroll down the page

Hi All, Thought I would start a blog on making a standard and various sizes to choose...

17 comments

gnarly_gnome

29 Mar, 2016
Gnarly_gnome

Bits and bobs

We were in town today, Morrison had more of the shrubs I bought last week, so we...

2 comments

csarina

29 Mar, 2016
Csarina

Spring & a new start to the growing season on the plot

Yes, Spring is sprung (in the NH!) & we are making a new start to the growing...

10 comments

balcony

28 Mar, 2016
Balcony

March 2016

Something has definitely changed since I last uploaded pictures on here. I stopped...

12 comments

michaella2000

27 Mar, 2016
Michaella2000

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter everybody!! Here's a photo of my Easter treat! Two new koi for the pond...

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dandanspondpage

27 Mar, 2016
Dandanspond..

Hospitalfield House

We have recently been treated to a four part history of Scottish Art on Telly. Presented...

8 comments

cottagekaren

26 Mar, 2016
Cottagekaren

Easter Blog

Hi All, I've been busy for the last 2 to 3 months involved in our kitchen refurbishment...

19 comments

dawnsaunt

26 Mar, 2016
Dawnsaunt

I really felt the pain when Monty chopped the Hosta plant

root with his sharp spade. He even said the two halves could be chopped again into...

6 comments

dianebulley

26 Mar, 2016
Dianebulley

Happy Easter !

I hope everyone enjoys the Easter week end. We are supposed to have rough weather,...

19 comments

hywel

25 Mar, 2016
Hywel

Still Digging

Still digging and the war with the couch grass is reaching its climax. I had a bonfire...

4 comments

tomdevlin18

25 Mar, 2016
Tomdevlin18

Perfect Way to spend Good Friday...

Where else on what has been a really warm and sunny day than in the garden... Lawns...

14 comments

lincslass

25 Mar, 2016
Lincslass

Our New Garden

Hello everyone We have moved from Bedford to Climping on the West Sussex coast since...

4 comments

ladycarol

25 Mar, 2016
Ladycarol

New Ponds

For anyone about to build/construct a pond, be it concrete or rubber lining, a small...

1 comment

parkdrive

24 Mar, 2016
Parkdrive

What happened to the sun???

Its been very dull and quite cold since Monday. We have seeds germinated in the trays...

4 comments

csarina

24 Mar, 2016
Csarina

New project..

Here's some photos of the path we had at our previous house back in 1997. I've decided...

12 comments

dandanspondpage

24 Mar, 2016
Dandanspond..

Now,I dive in...

Its been more then I can do ..so I do in stages. Much pruning. I had a school teacher...

3 comments

stan510

24 Mar, 2016
Stan510

IM BACK :))))

Hi all im back after a long time away. Missed you all ,heres my first blog of many...

9 comments

mark61

23 Mar, 2016
Mark61

three new heads

I made another concrete fence last year . ive added some heads to fill in the spaces...

6 comments

noseypotter

23 Mar, 2016
Noseypotter

*"Spring" 2016 ... I give up!*

Well! I was so happy to be able to go out into the fresh air and continue my work...

18 comments

Lori

23 Mar, 2016
Lori

Spring morning..

Here's just a few photos of the garden/ pond area today.. New leaves and buds are...

12 comments

dandanspondpage

23 Mar, 2016
Dandanspond..

There is no need to go searching for garden ornaments.

They are expensive. There is Garden Art in your kitchen ! When you think about it,...

4 comments

dianebulley

23 Mar, 2016
Dianebulley

Sorry I have not been around much

December 15th last year was dreadful day for us. My youngest son died aged just 45. Since...

4 comments

csarina

22 Mar, 2016
Csarina

Early Spring Garden 2016 - (our third year)

As it's been such a beautiful day, and OH gave the lawn a very light trim, I thought...

13 comments

cottagekaren

22 Mar, 2016
Cottagekaren

Impatient me

My garden seems static at the moment. Yes, there are things blooming such as the...

11 comments

arbuthnot

22 Mar, 2016
Arbuthnot

Short stroll on a sunny March morning

The sun is shining! Like most of you I'm sure, I just love this time of year with...

17 comments

sheilabub

22 Mar, 2016
Sheilabub

Getting There..(The new border part 2 and lots of new plants)

I've spent most of the weekend and today, digging lots of very solid clay out of...

21 comments

paulspatch

21 Mar, 2016
Paulspatch

Spring at last ! :o)

We've had some lovely weather here lately (albeit on the chilly side sometimes) so...

29 comments

hywel

21 Mar, 2016
Hywel

Spring!

Hi everyone tis I! Spring is definitely here doesn't it cheer you up? I have lots...

5 comments

sewingkilla

21 Mar, 2016
Sewingkilla

Behind the scene - Kew Gardens alpine nursery

Have you ever wondered how the Botanic Gardens put on such a good display of alpines...

4 comments

AndrewR

20 Mar, 2016
Andrewr

Holey Places

In January, my partner and I drove to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre for a drink....

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the_white_horse

20 Mar, 2016
The_white_h..

Specialist Clematis growers

My wife was taken out today by her daughters, so having a few hours free, I decided...

16 comments

derekm

18 Mar, 2016
Derekm

Who was Albert?

In early spring, a small tuber in the mountains of the former Soviet Central Asia,...

19 comments

AndrewR

18 Mar, 2016
Andrewr

A walk in the park

We are very lucky to live a ten minute walk away from our local park. It is beautiful...

15 comments

ohmelchisedec

17 Mar, 2016
Ohmelchisedec

Spring time at last

It has been a lovely day blue skies and warm enough to discard some of my winter...

4 comments

marjories

17 Mar, 2016
Marjories

*Spring 2016*

Last autumn, before the confused and disjointed winter of 2015/16, my plans and dreams...

20 comments

Lori

16 Mar, 2016
Lori

Elan Dam - How wet can it get?

After almost four months of continuous rain, even those of us who live in Mid Wales...

4 comments

the_white_horse

15 Mar, 2016
The_white_h..

mushrooms

more mushrooms but a bit more advanced than my older ones and a dog I did for a rescue couldn't...

11 comments

noseypotter

15 Mar, 2016
Noseypotter

Worst rains of the season just ended.

It was near a week of "Subtropical river of moisture" as they called it. From Thursday...

5 comments

stan510

14 Mar, 2016
Stan510

HOORAY, I've Negotiated A New Border With The Guvnor! And, Bought Some Plants

Yes, I have managed to get agreement from the guvnor (Julie) that I can take another...

21 comments

paulspatch

14 Mar, 2016
Paulspatch

One of my visions!

Sorry I haven't been around for a while...anyway, here's a little story for you. You...

26 comments

spritzhenry

14 Mar, 2016
Spritzhenry

Warming Up

Only a few days ago, this was my chilly garden ... ... and, despite the snow, up...

22 comments

terratoonie

13 Mar, 2016
Terratoonie

New Plants for the pond

At last we are nearly at the stage of being able to replant the pond. Yesterday I...

9 comments

marjories

13 Mar, 2016
Marjories