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Gardening blogs from Dec 2009

Lazy Days

......... Spring sunshine and flowers and all that they bring .......... ....................

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toto

31 Dec, 2009
Toto

OOH! OOH! OOH! NEW PLANT CATALOGUE !

I'm just looking through my new T&M catalogue and drooling. Isn't it exciting!...

12 comments

bornagain

31 Dec, 2009
Bornagain

HIGH WINDS

Hi all GoY friends hope you all had a lovely Christmas and want to wish you all a...

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mobee

30 Dec, 2009
Mobee

BEACH WALK.........

ON MONDAY...... I WENT FOR A WALK ON THE BEACH AS THE SUN WAS SHINNING BUT THE EASTERLY...

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hollyeves

30 Dec, 2009
Hollyeves

A Beautiful Swan In A Lake

Myself & Phil Took a walk @ a Beautiful Place so i thought id share it with u...

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jacque

29 Dec, 2009
Jacque

A Luxembourg garden

Well, we had been invited to stay at our daughter and son-in-law's house in Luxembourg...

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rachelsmum

29 Dec, 2009
Rachelsmum

An unwelcome Christmas present

I hope you all had a lovely Christmas, I know I did though it`s nice to get back...

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labdancer51

29 Dec, 2009
Labdancer51

Primula Cortusoides Primadiente photos

Well since it is all quiet after the hustle and bustle that is Christmas and the...

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treesandthings

29 Dec, 2009
Treesandthi..

PUREWELL before FOXHOLLOW

Here are a few scanned photos of our previous garden at Purewell, Christchurch, in...

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bluespruce

29 Dec, 2009
Bluespruce

polianthes tuberosa

Hullo folk I have been trying to source a supply of polianthes tuberosa bulbs. Does...

2 comments

lilypad

29 Dec, 2009
Lilypad

This Rainy Morning

The day started out surprisingly because whilst i was in the office (upstairs) looking...

23 comments

louise1

29 Dec, 2009
Louise1

A winter's walk

Not much to do in the garden at the moment so we went for a stroll to blow away the...

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popeymike

29 Dec, 2009
Popeymike

Horns on the Hill

It's a traditional thing on Christmas morning to walk through the woods to the top...

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tanny

29 Dec, 2009
Tanny

CYCLAMEN

There are so many genus' of plants which I am fascinated by but I have to give a...

14 comments

jbardet

28 Dec, 2009
Jbardet

Winter Interest in my Garden - part 5 - Grasses

Grasses? Boring? Absolutely NOT. I love them-especially the evergreen ones! You've...

76 comments

spritzhenry

28 Dec, 2009
Spritzhenry

Great Spotted Woodpecker

The Great Spotted Woodpeckers often visit our feeders but a couple of weeks ago we...

62 comments

dawnsaunt

28 Dec, 2009
Dawnsaunt

An Amusing Moment

An Amusing Moment For eight years I was employed by an oil company on an isolated...

23 comments

tanny

28 Dec, 2009
Tanny

My greenhouse

Seaburngirl, here you see my greenhouse with glass in whole pieces. (Now I see, that...

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hanne

28 Dec, 2009
Hanne

Flowers on Christmas day

These geraniums have continued flowering and still look good in mid-winter when we...

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popeymike

27 Dec, 2009
Popeymike

Ground clearance for bog garden

Hi There is still a foot of snow lying outside, and that which melted at midday has...

20 comments

Treeman

27 Dec, 2009
Treeman

New Year Resolutions

Do you make them ? My resolution is to take it a bit easier on the heavy work ! I...

25 comments

louise1

27 Dec, 2009
Louise1

Tags and labels One growers explanation etc.

I noticed quite of few of you have trouble with plants not labelled or the instuctions...

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vicky1

27 Dec, 2009
Vicky1

Birds Birds Birds

Oh my gosh I have the best back yard birds of all kinds Im looking for the first...

4 comments

lujean

27 Dec, 2009
Lujean

Day after Christmas bulb experiment update!

Tonight's update on the "paperwhite bulb's" measurements was a little difficult because...

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n2organics

27 Dec, 2009
N2organics

ASKHAM BOG (Yorkshire Wildlife Trust)

Roughly 100 acres of deciduous woodland and wet grassland, Askham Bog has been owned...

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jbardet

26 Dec, 2009
Jbardet

Temperature Inversions

Here in the far north where long nights of subzero temperatures become the norm,...

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greenthumb

26 Dec, 2009
Greenthumb

Snows melting & Flooding My Poor Borders :(

Sunshine here today & temps are between 5-6 so the Snows Melting away Its nice...

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jacque

26 Dec, 2009
Jacque

Get in Quick.... some of the seed companies are offering free postage!

Did many of you get emails from Thompson and Morgan etc re free postage on orders...

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paulthegardener

26 Dec, 2009
Paulthegard..

Such A Beautiful Morning In The Jungle.

The skies are the clearest blue, the sun's shining brightly and it's a mild (!!!)...

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louise1

26 Dec, 2009
Louise1

How fast the Holidays seam to come and go now that Im retired

Oh my gosh how fast do the Holidays seam to come and go. I have been looking at seeds...

4 comments

lujean

26 Dec, 2009
Lujean

Open gardens in Denmark I

I would like to share this open garden with you. It is situated near Ã…rhus in Denmark,...

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hanne

25 Dec, 2009
Hanne

A Christmas Garden 2009

The air is cold and crisp. From a cloudless blue-white sky the sun gleams down on...

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bigbumblebee

25 Dec, 2009
Bigbumblebee

BELOW THE SNOW ~ Garden Photo Quiz

I hope you'll be able to enjoy some relaxing times during the Christmas festivities...

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terratoonie

25 Dec, 2009
Terratoonie

Snow on polytunnel

Hi all, I was out in the garden yesterday and thought that now that the season is...

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Treeman

25 Dec, 2009
Treeman

Christmas eve paperwhite update! :-)

What a cool day! After visiting family and friends this Christmas eve, My wife and...

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n2organics

25 Dec, 2009
N2organics

MERRY CHRISTMAS

A MERRY CHRISTMAS & a HAPPY NEW YEAR to all members from Tanny and his Garden...

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tanny

24 Dec, 2009
Tanny

Christmas

Hi Everyone, Just a note to wish you all a Happy Christmas with this Christmas...

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neellan

24 Dec, 2009
Neellan

Woodpeckers hello hello hello

I just put out sunflower seed and some bird seed I have about 10 woodpeckers in my...

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lujean

24 Dec, 2009
Lujean

lilypad merry christmas all

Hi everyone, MERRY CHRISTMAS I am itching to start planting. geranium seeds...

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lilypad

24 Dec, 2009
Lilypad

"Patterns"

This might seem a strange set of photos... However, I can blame Toto-he said I should...

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spritzhenry

24 Dec, 2009
Spritzhenry

Christmas Eve "eve" paperwhite experement update!

My indoor paperwhites have grown quite a lot and tonight I had some badly needed...

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n2organics

24 Dec, 2009
N2organics

Severe weather warning

*The Met. office have, tonight, issued a severe weather warning for Wales, the Midlands...

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ian_digs_v2

23 Dec, 2009
Ian_digs_v2

Late Opening at the Bird Cafe....snow causes chaos!!!

Just watching the birds and seeing how they keep warm, on the move and relate to...

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Janey

23 Dec, 2009
Janey

Can You guess whats under the snow ??

Well, it's been a while since I've blogged on GOY and I haven't been on much at all...

28 comments

paulthegardener

23 Dec, 2009
Paulthegard..

PICKLED EGGS

ABOUT MY MATES CHICKENS Get ya gob around these beauties. Every shop in the country...

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chuffa

23 Dec, 2009
Chuffa

Out in the cold

I decided to venture outside again this morning to add more fleece to a couple of...

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labdancer51

23 Dec, 2009
Labdancer51

The poinsettia everyone wants

This is the poinsettia everyone wants. I took the picture today Dec 23rd in my backyard....

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wylieintheazores

23 Dec, 2009
Wylieinthea..

Warning

On BBC Breakfast this morning there was a warning from rspb NOT to give turkey fat...

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clarice

23 Dec, 2009
Clarice

Out of their pots

I just thought i would write a blog as my Begonias are now well on their way to having...

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marksbegonias

22 Dec, 2009
Marksbegonias

Remembering My 2009 Flower Borders

:) :)

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jacque

22 Dec, 2009
Jacque