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Gardening blogs from Apr 2008

Blog 16 - Making the lower stream

The lower garden in 1994. We finished planting and making paths edged with logs...

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FourSeasonsGarden

30 Apr, 2008
Fourseasons..

Where on Earth Are You? An update...

Thanks to Bonkersbon and our global community of garden lovers for pointing out...

15 comments

peter

30 Apr, 2008
Peter

Let's learn how to garden together children!

So, I apply for a job at a new school and bost of how I enjoy gardening and contributed...

10 comments

Jess_Chapman

30 Apr, 2008
Jess_chapman

Rock Gardens - Try Xeriscaping!

Rock Gardens… Conserve Nature Through Xeriscaping Have you heard about “Xeriscaping”,...

3 comments

EarthSteward

30 Apr, 2008
Earthsteward

Symmetry or Not?

to assist me in selecting a landscaper, i would really like some opinions as to whether...

4 comments

TrueBeginner

30 Apr, 2008
Truebeginner

about my greenhouse

hi all new to the site my name is Mary i am retried spend my days in the greenhouse...

9 comments

mary

30 Apr, 2008
Mary

Electric / greenhouse / Dwarf Delphiniums

RE: B**** that electrician (my last blog)-I wrote a letter to them stating that i...

1 comment

marksbegonias

30 Apr, 2008
Marksbegonias

A week away and.....

We come back to find things really growing away at the allotment!! We have a mysterious...

6 comments

lollyxx

29 Apr, 2008
Lollyxx

Blog 19: BBC Gardeners' World

Two horticulturalists came last Friday from BBC Gardeners' World. They spent an...

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FourSeasonsGarden

29 Apr, 2008
Fourseasons..

Tues 29th April

Haven't posted a photo of the finished patio yet, haven't had chance to do my planters...

3 comments

POPPY

29 Apr, 2008
Poppy

Catch Up

Hi Folks Ol' Muddy Boots is back! Sniffling like mad and eyes running and itching...

13 comments

Muddy_Boots

29 Apr, 2008
Muddy_boots

My New Veggie Patch

Well, I've finally got there! My new veggie patch is finally planted up and, by...

5 comments

Sid

29 Apr, 2008
Sid

help

could someone help with different plants and flowers that come up each year without...

3 comments

abacciocchi

29 Apr, 2008
Abacciocchi

Tropaeolum Speciosum - what next?

Hi again. I have posted a question about this lovely climber, which I have always...

15 comments

spritzhenry

29 Apr, 2008
Spritzhenry

Gardening Question

I am starting a small garden on my patio and wanted to know if marigolds and celosia's...

1 comment

czambito

28 Apr, 2008
Czambito

How long to wait?

I am wonder how long to wait for my Glory Lilies to come up. I started some two...

3 comments

FloridaGardener

27 Apr, 2008
Floridagard..

Blog 18: Four Seasons garden open days 2008 - West Midlands

May 10 Saturday (Walsall Deaf People’s Centre) May 11 Sunday (NGS/Yellow Book &...

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FourSeasonsGarden

27 Apr, 2008
Fourseasons..

I'm back!

Just a quick note to let you know I'm back from my holiday. Got home about three...

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AndrewR

27 Apr, 2008
Andrewr

I need help getting started!

my husband and i had a get deal of work done to our house last year, including the...

4 comments

TrueBeginner

27 Apr, 2008
Truebeginner

U.K.

You know i've only been learning to use a laptop for a short time, mind you i still...

5 comments

clarice

27 Apr, 2008
Clarice

Success with seeds

After receiving my parcel of seeds from the RHS I couldn't wait to get started. After...

3 comments

FionaS

27 Apr, 2008
Fionas

New plans to extend the garden

We have decided to knock our large garage down to create space to grow fruit and...

3 comments

FionaS

27 Apr, 2008
Fionas

Told you it would be a good weekend!

Well it's been a gorgeous day here and got off to a good start. I went for a quick...

14 comments

peter

26 Apr, 2008
Peter

SPARROWS

I've been quite busy in my garden this last few days, i dont know if its just me...

6 comments

clarice

26 Apr, 2008
Clarice

ECHIUM

went to london with my sister, and our partners last year, and in the courtyard of...

2 comments

bren

26 Apr, 2008
Bren

Gardening Books

I admit I only buy gardening books as needed-and when they're on sale, because while...

4 comments

Raquel

26 Apr, 2008
Raquel

Stressed roses, or why should I bother with more?

I do love roses, even the miniature ones I have, but right now they're so stressed...

2 comments

Raquel

26 Apr, 2008
Raquel

Need help with planning landscaping around pool area

I live in Central Florida, and need help planning the landscaping for around our...

1 comment

petticoatjct

26 Apr, 2008
Petticoatjct

Looking forward to the weekend

We've been so hectic since getting back from Japan that I haven't had time to spend...

12 comments

peter

25 Apr, 2008
Peter

Little pretty flowers in shady places.

At this time of year, I seem to have a real collection of tiny flowering plants hiding...

10 comments

spritzhenry

25 Apr, 2008
Spritzhenry

revisionist history...

When will I learn my lesson? I start something with lots of ideas in my head...and...

9 comments

Lori

25 Apr, 2008
Lori

B**** that electrician!!!

As in my last blog, the electrician had not finished the work i had requested and...

7 comments

marksbegonias

25 Apr, 2008
Marksbegonias

Growing Plumeria, Frangipani and Adenium in the UK

Month by Month advice and tips on how to grow and care for these beautiful plants...

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plumeriasuk

25 Apr, 2008
Plumeriasuk

Tomatoes - flowering!!!

How chuffed am I, from seed to flower and still going strong. My Tumbling Tom Vine...

4 comments

AndreaRichter

25 Apr, 2008
Andrearichter

Sorry... multiple comments

Good morning all, Apologies everyone for the multiple comments being posted. I am...

2 comments

ajay

25 Apr, 2008
Ajay

Blog 15 Topiary

We enjoy creating shapes out of yew and box-it provides a good talking point when...

9 comments

FourSeasonsGarden

24 Apr, 2008
Fourseasons..

Thurs 24th April

Builders started work at 9am, new fence panels first then the groundwork.They have...

2 comments

POPPY

24 Apr, 2008
Poppy

whoooooo free gifts!!!!

I started my day taking pics of the pansies... they've really filled out in the front...

5 comments

ickledigga

24 Apr, 2008
Ickledigga

amazon water lily

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4fu5q_giant-amazon-water-lily_animals

1 comment

NancyM

24 Apr, 2008
Nancym

The New Garden!

Finally saw our new garden without the snow and it looks like a fairly major...

6 comments

Gillian

24 Apr, 2008
Gillian

Blog 14. 2007 - the wettest year on record!

Our first open day in early May-we still had 135 visitors. Because of the appalling...

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FourSeasonsGarden

24 Apr, 2008
Fourseasons..

Blog 12. Making the Oriental Pagoda

2005 We wanted something really special-a statement! It arrived in 175 sections-with...

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FourSeasonsGarden

23 Apr, 2008
Fourseasons..

Blog 13. Making the Stream

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FourSeasonsGarden

23 Apr, 2008
Fourseasons..

After the 3Hour Shower.....

i went outside with my Camera & took some pics of pretty Wet Leaves :) 1st i...

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jacque

23 Apr, 2008
Jacque

All about a very old bridge...

Some members have expressed an interest in the very old bridge over the stream in...

9 comments

spritzhenry

23 Apr, 2008
Spritzhenry

Exciting phone call!

After waiting several weeks to hear from my "patio man" I got a phone call yesterday...

8 comments

POPPY

23 Apr, 2008
Poppy

TODAY'S ACTIVITY

Tonight I planted around 50 plants in my new front border; pink & red sidalcia,...

3 comments

POPPY

22 Apr, 2008
Poppy

Sexy Curves?

If you have seen any of the photos of my garden, you will know that I don't like...

8 comments

spritzhenry

22 Apr, 2008
Spritzhenry

Blog 11. The finished jungle

The jungle is in the middle area of the garden. Where the oriental pagoda is. We...

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FourSeasonsGarden

22 Apr, 2008
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Blog 10. Making the Jungle

Having seen this palm in a garden centre, we knew we just had to have it! You have...

3 comments

FourSeasonsGarden

22 Apr, 2008
Fourseasons..