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Gardening blogs from Mar 2008

Spring has Sprung

Hi everyone, Spring is here and my green house is fit to bursting i really have...

5 comments

libby

31 Mar, 2008
Libby

legacy

Whenever we see change coming it's natural for us to ignore it until the change...

12 comments

Lori

31 Mar, 2008
Lori

My Statues and Guardians of my garden

Following on from Andrew's Blog last week, he kindly showed us all of the 'helpers'...

8 comments

AndreaRichter

31 Mar, 2008
Andrearichter

Tomtoes have outgrown the house - Day of the Trifids???

Well, I couldn't store the tomatoes any more in the house, I had to repot them last...

3 comments

AndreaRichter

31 Mar, 2008
Andrearichter

Mike C's Blog (7)

The addition to the shadehouse project is under way. All the rosebushes and perennials...

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MikeC

31 Mar, 2008
Mikec

WEEKENDS ACTIVITY

GOT HOME FROM WORK ON SATURDAY TO FIND A PARCEL HAD BEEN DELIVERED, THE WORDS "LIVE...

4 comments

POPPY

30 Mar, 2008
Poppy

Bluebells

I look forward to seeing my bluebells push up through the leaves and open. It seems...

4 comments

spritzhenry

30 Mar, 2008
Spritzhenry

March 08

Gave my new lawn its first light trim this afternoon and tidied around the edges...

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RichardKennedy

30 Mar, 2008
Richardkenn..

Gladiolas and spring buds

I've planted my glads along the chainlink border fence. Had a light frosting the...

2 comments

LaineDru

30 Mar, 2008
Lainedru

A Hel of a time in the garden!

Well hello all I'm pretty sure that in no time at all you will all come to know me...

10 comments

Helofadigger

30 Mar, 2008
Helofadigger

UPDATE TOMS

JUST AN UPDATE ON MY TOMS, THEY SEEM TO BE DOING OK.JUST HOPE THE REST OF MY VEG...

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happy

30 Mar, 2008
Happy

TOO LATE

IS ANY ONE GETTING A BIT ANXIOUSE YET CONCERNING THE PLANTING AND HOW ITS GONNA BE...

4 comments

happy

29 Mar, 2008
Happy

My Garden Helpers

Some of you have already met Bruno and Barney Then there’s the frog who looks after...

14 comments

AndrewR

28 Mar, 2008
Andrewr

Peat Bogs, habitats and Global Warming

A plea to buy peat free products this year, save wildlife habitats, and prevent...

1 comment

Tussiemussie

27 Mar, 2008
Tussiemussie

Wildlife part2.....

Went on a Nature Hunt 2 day in the Nettles/Weeds behind my Laurals Didnt no what...

11 comments

jacque

27 Mar, 2008
Jacque

REDHOT POKER

ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN GET ANY RED HOT POKER FROM AS I HAD A MAJOR CLEAR OUT LAST...

5 comments

happy

27 Mar, 2008
Happy

GO FOR IT JACQUE

SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT IDEA IF YOU COULD SET UP A LOCAL CLUB. AS AT ANDREA'S GARDENING...

3 comments

POPPY

27 Mar, 2008
Poppy

GARDENING FOR FUN

THAT SOUNDS GREAT ANDREA. A HANDS ON GARDENING CLUB.

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POPPY

27 Mar, 2008
Poppy

Fighting birds

I witnessed this in my front garden yesterday. 2 female blackbirds were tearing...

9 comments

AndreaRichter

27 Mar, 2008
Andrearichter

GARDENING CLUB MEETING

GOT HOME ABOUT HALF AN HOUR AGO FROM MY FIRST CLUB MEETING. THE TALK ON DAHLIAS WAS...

3 comments

POPPY

26 Mar, 2008
Poppy

Competition Time

How about a little fun competition? If enough people get interested, I might even...

86 comments

AndrewR

26 Mar, 2008
Andrewr

starting from scratch

i have 7 acres to play with and have never been so excited. i have started quite...

3 comments

Michelle1

26 Mar, 2008
Michelle1

Hurry up, Spring!

I've been champing at the bit for some time now, just itching to get going in the...

2 comments

Lindsay

26 Mar, 2008
Lindsay

GARDENING CLUB

MY THOUGHTS NOW TURN TO TONIGHT AS I AM GOING TO MY FIRST EVER MEETING OF A GARDENING...

1 comment

POPPY

26 Mar, 2008
Poppy

TACKLING THE PAMPASS

I'M SO GLAD A FEW OF YOU HAVE MANAGED TO GET OUT THERE THIS WEEKEND. WE MANAGED...

1 comment

POPPY

26 Mar, 2008
Poppy

A Big Thank You

Been a member of GOY since Feb08 now & iv made some great friends& had Fab...

8 comments

jacque

26 Mar, 2008
Jacque

"Chainsaw pruners"

Andrewr provided the title for this anecdote. While Andrew spoke of Council employees...

5 comments

Muddywellies

26 Mar, 2008
Muddywellies

Shiny new server - Upgrade complete

Grows on You is getting a present this morning. A shiny new server :) We are basically...

3 comments

ajay

26 Mar, 2008
Ajay

7 Pretty Jars All In A Row

Pop In A Tea Light & Watch Them Glow..... Hang Them High OR Place Them Low....

14 comments

jacque

25 Mar, 2008
Jacque

Private messaging

Dear all, As Grows on You continues to grow we are no doubt going to be the target...

5 comments

ajay

25 Mar, 2008
Ajay

To hack or not to hack. That is the question.

I think 'pruning' doesn't always suffice or give the right impression about what...

6 comments

Muddywellies

25 Mar, 2008
Muddywellies

Sick Ceanothus

Well this hedge is looking pretty sick isn't it? I think it has been the lack...

0 comments

AndreaRichter

25 Mar, 2008
Andrearichter

On a cheerier note

Well, I am super pleased with this!! I have managed to grow these lovely plants...

4 comments

AndreaRichter

25 Mar, 2008
Andrearichter

Of wind and roses

Mmmm...I had never thought about microclimates within a garden, which Andrewr brought...

2 comments

Raquel

25 Mar, 2008
Raquel

Wasted Weekend :(

Well, as they say all good plans! I had a huge gardening weekend planned-planting...

10 comments

AndreaRichter

24 Mar, 2008
Andrearichter

Easter Sunday

Had to share my Easter Sunday with you all, woke up to LOTS of snow so went for an...

4 comments

andrea

24 Mar, 2008
Andrea

Does This Daff....

Have a FANCY Name as i think its a little different from all my others&id like...

5 comments

jacque

24 Mar, 2008
Jacque

Most plants will thrive on 'tough love'

All too often a plant which has provided several years of glorious colour will 'suddenly'...

2 comments

Muddywellies

24 Mar, 2008
Muddywellies

Easter and the fox !

Well the fox has had a great easter, he diodn't go for the eggs but the new hens,...

2 comments

lil

24 Mar, 2008
Lil

I am winning!

Way back in June 2007, I bought a beautiful shrub from B&Q and planted it in...

7 comments

spritzhenry

23 Mar, 2008
Spritzhenry

Carrot root fly

Hi, I am at my wits end with the carrot root fly. We have tried physical barriers...

7 comments

Treeman

23 Mar, 2008
Treeman

Trying something different this year.

I usually only concentrate on my Double Tuberous Begonias. Last year i grew some...

5 comments

marksbegonias

23 Mar, 2008
Marksbegonias

The gardeners 'skill'

. . . . . Or is it something else? As gardeners we all have varying degrees of skill,...

6 comments

Muddywellies

23 Mar, 2008
Muddywellies

EASTER SUNDAY

GOOD GARDENING WEATHER TODAY, VERY COLD & WINDY BUT LOTS OF SUNSHINE.LOOKS EVEN...

2 comments

POPPY

23 Mar, 2008
Poppy

Non Stop begonias

I saved these Begonias from my neighbours bin last year , I put them in an old...

3 comments

weemamabell

23 Mar, 2008
Weemamabell

~ Happy Easter ~

To all my GOY friends... Wishing you all a very HAPPY EASTER

11 comments

MikeC

23 Mar, 2008
Mikec

New Address

Having just moved to a new address, I will first build myself a new bush house to...

4 comments

Floriade

22 Mar, 2008
Floriade

TO GARDEN OR NOT TO GARDEN?

ARE WE GOING TO MANAGE TO GET OUT AT ALL THIS EASTER WEEKEND TO GARDEN? LOTS OF...

7 comments

POPPY

22 Mar, 2008
Poppy

Livy learns to garden

I've been passionate about gardens for a long time. Passionate in that a good garden...

10 comments

Livy

21 Mar, 2008
Livy

Shade garden

This is a photo of part of a shade garden I have at the back of my house. It is...

10 comments

NancyM

21 Mar, 2008
Nancym