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What a show ...

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What a show ... even if I do say so myself! When, at the beginning of May, I decided to put in the summer bedding (&...

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balcony

26 Jul, 2018
Balcony

Pots and baskets

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Just been round watering up thought I’d add some photos of the baskets and pots etc now, they’re really coming on now.

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sewingkilla

21 Jun, 2018
Sewingkilla

Mother's little helper..

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This is a misnomer if there ever was one! last week my son Patrick (6'5") was busy taking the hangers off some containers,...

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odaatpat

20 Jun, 2018
Odaatpat

loads of colour

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each year i post pictures of some of the rhododendrons in the garden I am sure some of you will have seen them previous...

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bjs

25 May, 2016
Bjs

Pics of my front porch ..for Steragram, and whomever..

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I recently described my front porch, but couldn't include pics..it was too sunny that day. today's overcast, just right,...

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odaatpat

21 May, 2016
Odaatpat

Plants in pots (outdoors)

Perusing the gardening questions I often see questions regarding what growing medium to use when planting in pots. The following...

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stjohntongue

22 Jan, 2016
Stjohntongue

This girl just loves shoes!!!

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As some of you know I am a recycling junkie..today I searched out pictures of my shoe collection to see how they have done... I...

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sandra

24 Nov, 2015
Sandra

succulents in winter on the west Wales coast.

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Looking back through my pictures this evening I suddenly realised just how many of my tender succulents survived outside...

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sandra

4 Oct, 2015
Sandra

A small garden makeover..

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" I've been thinking",a phrase that sometimes fills your OH with dread,but this was a little project I wanted to...

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bloomer

24 Apr, 2015
Bloomer

Containers

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I can't resist summer containers. They provide lots of colour, especially on the patio, and fill gaps in other parts of...

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melchisedec

17 Jul, 2014
Melchisedec

New Fence New Wall Planters

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The fence is finished and the Apta Wall Planters are planted and ready to go on the fence. Shall go get them on then take...

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Scotkat

24 Apr, 2014
Scotkat

I've been DIY ing again....

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My daughter had an assortment of wood left over from a decking kit and was going to take it to the tip. Well me being me...

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nanjo

8 Aug, 2013
Nanjo

Wall Garden in Capestang, France

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I thought that this "wall garden" was so impressive that it merited a blog in its own right! Amazing! It also has a simple...

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sarahm

29 Jul, 2013
Sarahm

LET YOUR **IMAGINATION** RUN WILD!!

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We visited this garden over a week ago, the owners were opening to raise money for cancer treatment, so on a very hot day...

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Dottydaisy2

25 Jul, 2013
Dottydaisy2

Garden is blooming quite nicely now.

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It has been awhile since posting on here but I have had so many little projects on the go over the last few months that I...

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diydick

19 Jul, 2013
Diydick

Summer Containers

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Here are some of the containers I definitely was not going to plant up this summer. I'm quite glad I did, though! I have...

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melchisedec

16 Jul, 2013
Melchisedec

My teeny weeny water garden

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To start with, I wanted a pond with some cascading water. Then it was a small pond with perhaps a tiny fountain. Next I thought...

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anujag

28 Jun, 2013
Anujag

Green Terrace or a Potted Garden

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This Blog is to share all the ideas, suggestions and photos, to create and maintain a beautiful garden in an apartment Terrace....

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escallonia

29 Apr, 2013
Escallonia

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

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Ever since I saw this planter design, on the photo pages which Sticki put on a few weeks ago, I have wanted to have a go...

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oliveoil

25 Apr, 2013
Oliveoil

Blue pot changing...again!

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Do you remember the saga of my three pots? My husband bought the biggest one for my Christmas present about four years ago,...

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spritzhenry

8 Apr, 2013
Spritzhenry

Tyre planters

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I have recently came across tyre planters so wanted to make my own These are the tyres I got on freecycle still with wheel...

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gardengirl_

26 Nov, 2012
Gardengirl_

LIFE AFTER THE LAVENDER!!

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We had to take out our lavender path, it did not do at all well, not sure if it was the soil, the wet, or the variety.......so...

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Dottydaisy2

7 Nov, 2012
Dottydaisy2

Time for a change :o)

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I decided to move most of the pots to the centre of the gravel area,earlier this week,as they looked a bit too spread out..and...

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bloomer

24 Aug, 2012
Bloomer

Garden today:))))

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Hi all just thought i would share some pictures of my garden on such a gorgeous sunny day:))))

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mark61

16 Aug, 2012
Mark61

Pots on the Patio

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With all the bad weather we've been having, I didnt think there was anything in the garden that was worth taking photos of....

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poppylover99

10 Aug, 2012
Poppylover99

Alpine Trough

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After months of procrastination, seeing Scotsgran's beautiful new alpine bed finally spurred me into doing something about...

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melchisedec

6 Aug, 2012
Melchisedec

Grandma`s New Planter:)))))

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Jordan as asked if he can make a planter for his grandma today just to show how much he loves her.Bless him.I am going to...

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mark61

8 Jul, 2012
Mark61

Recycling from work:))))

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These blue chutney tubs i got from work.It as been bugging me for months and months as to what i could do with them.So i...

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mark61

3 Jul, 2012
Mark61

Hi Everyone

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Hi all, have now moved and all settled in. The garden i have now is a patio style garden, so all my pots came with me and...

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hollyeves

4 Jun, 2012
Hollyeves

Dwarf Plumeria Plants Versus Compact Plumeria Plants

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Hi Everybody, Following is an article I recently published for everybody interested in growing dwarf or compact plumeria...

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bobwalshplumerias

22 May, 2012
Bobwalshplumerias

2011 Polystyrene Trough contents

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Some of you may remember last Summer i made myself a Trough made from Polystyrene and planted it up mainly with miniature...

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bjs

2 May, 2012
Bjs

A Hypertufa trough.

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For the benefit of those folks who do not have enamel sinks to spare, this is a description of how I made a trough from hypertufa...

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Owdboggy

1 May, 2012
Owdboggy

Planting up a trough!

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Planting At last the exciting part. Buy yourself some plants suitable for planting in a trough. This is one of them, an...

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Owdboggy

30 Apr, 2012
Owdboggy

A Sink Garden.

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We found a number of these old Belfast type sinks around the garden. This is how I turned them into alpine growing areas. The...

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Owdboggy

29 Apr, 2012
Owdboggy

Being potty.

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I am definitely a potty person, but I think you knew that, didn't you. Until I was thinking about this blog, I hadn't actually...

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spritzhenry

9 Nov, 2010
Spritzhenry

A pootle round my garden.

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I haven't been around for a while I know & my garden hasn't changed much since last year but I thought I'd just invite...

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fluff

22 May, 2010
Fluff

Containers with faces

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For some time I have looked for pots/containers with faces. This is as far as I have got in my travels. Only four pots....

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dorjac

19 Apr, 2010
Dorjac

Ideas for window boxes

On our to do list for the garden .I am doing 3 window boxes,a small one, a medium one and a large one (window box that is)...

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hijuju

19 Jan, 2010
Hijuju

garden swan planter

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hello everyone hope the holidays were good to everyone. Sorry about all that snow in britian, I have been busy making things...

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pondlady

15 Jan, 2010
Pondlady

Potted Up!

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Well, you were right in saying that I wouldn't wait until after Christmas to get 'the pot' planted up! Yes, it was cold out...

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spritzhenry

19 Dec, 2009
Spritzhenry

GONE Potty!!

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GONE Potty! My second foray went to plan And in my car I went To Garden Centres far and wide A whole day out I spent! At...

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spritzhenry

12 Dec, 2009
Spritzhenry

Winter / Summer patio 09

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It wasnt until Dottydaisy2 made a comment on one of my summer patio photos that id forgotten how lovely it was .......you...

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hollyeves

6 Dec, 2009
Hollyeves

New for old - MAGIC!

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After Crazydi 'nicked' the idea I had for my next blog, (LOL-great minds think alike, Di!) I came up with a 'cunning plan'-and...

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spritzhenry

18 Nov, 2009
Spritzhenry

a bit of this and a bit of that

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While clearing the garden, I found I had a number of empty pots of varying shapes and sizes, the largest being a big blue...

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grindle

11 Nov, 2009
Grindle

Buckets As Plant Containers!!

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I starteded 2 repot My Large Container Fuchsias yesterday as u can see they need it as the Roots had filled out 2 the Pots...

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jacque

29 Oct, 2009
Jacque

Mums Pots........

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I was at my mothers at the weekend......she is 84 and needs a bit of help now at home........ i was taking something out...

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hollyeves

21 Oct, 2009
Hollyeves

A home made 3 tier plant stand

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Hello everyone, If you have managed to take alook at some of my photo's, you will see the one in front of the G/H. withall...

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franktf4

20 Oct, 2009
Franktf4

Making use of !!!

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Hubby cleared out the shed and found my moms old singer machine which I was loathe to throw away, so off came the sewing...

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stroller

20 Oct, 2009
Stroller

Recycling..

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Out in the garden today getting rid of stuff I don,t need when I remembered I had these old car tyres. I thought i,d try...

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usernut

15 Oct, 2009
Usernut

Well here goes, with a lot of help from my GoY freinds

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most of you know of my bad luck with my last blog. (just tapped the save draft key and had to work out how to get my blog...

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franktf4

13 Oct, 2009
Franktf4

replanting baskets, pots

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today as im having a relatively pain free day i decided to get something done in the garden, the sun is shinning here in...

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sanbaz

23 Sep, 2009
Sanbaz

Cow trough goes missing from local farmyard...

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Actually I didn't steal it...it came from the candle manufacturer who I work for believe it or not! We make 'pillar' candles...

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fluff

13 Jul, 2009
Fluff

pots and containers.

After my daughter counted the pots and containers in our garden last summer ( the wash out summer ) it got me thinking about...

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irish

23 Jun, 2009
Irish

A few photos of my garden

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Really pleased this year all the hard work is paying of. The garden is starting to show colour.

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donnah

25 May, 2009
Donnah

MY KIND OF SHOPPING.

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I wanted to buy some pink or red plants for my long planters on the patio.... Some of these i used in the planters and some...

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hollyeves

18 May, 2009
Hollyeves

Iron Containers All Planted Up 4 Summer 2009

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Got these 2 Containers last year 4 just over a Pound Each from a Plant Sale @ My Local Community Center ! The Polyanthuses...

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jacque

30 Apr, 2009
Jacque

Winter Interest in the Garden - part 6 - Containers

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Well, here goes on another blog! This time, I've collected photos of some of my containers round the garden. Colour in the...

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spritzhenry

10 Feb, 2009
Spritzhenry

EASY SATURDAY

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Well, it HAD to be an easy Saturday. Rain stopped play and it wasn't much better yesterday. I was off into town and just...

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Muddy_Boots

12 Apr, 2008
Muddy_boots

Help has arrived

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Arrrrggggghhhh! On Sunday, I was checking out my pots of fushias, just to see what has survived, and noticed that I have...

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Muddy_Boots

2 Apr, 2008
Muddy_boots

My (container) garden.

I have to admit I feel like a bit of an impostor because I don't have a real garden with streams and lots of land...all I...

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Raquel

8 Mar, 2008
Raquel

Tubs!

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I just love container planting, especially since my neighbours let me loose on theirs. Armed with a good sum of money,...

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KarenKing

14 Feb, 2008
Karenking

To cheer me up on a miserable day!

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It's wet and windy down here in Somerset, so I decided to look at bright and cheerful photos of my tubs. I thought you might...

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spritzhenry

6 Dec, 2007
Spritzhenry