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Gardening blogs from Jan 2010

Now THIS is a Garden...

I loved chasing waterfalls through this Jungle on the Island of Raiatea..it is the...

42 comments

CatFinch

31 Jan, 2010
Catfinch

Tidying up the North borders in my rear garden.

Part of this years plan is to move the north borders around. Last year it just didnt...

5 comments

littleoldman

31 Jan, 2010
Littleoldman

poor mr frog

hi all ,been busy up at the allotment the last week,putting top soil and compost...

18 comments

joanella

31 Jan, 2010
Joanella

Big Bird Count!

I wonder what went on in your garden? Photo 5 is a mystery-no trickery...

34 comments

Gee19

31 Jan, 2010
Gee19

2010 DIARY DATES....GoY members' gardens open for charity.:o)

~ ANDREWR ~ SPRITZHENRY ~ KENSINGTON ~ JUNGLEJEN ~ FOURSEASONSGARDEN ~ Five...

112 comments

terratoonie

31 Jan, 2010
Terratoonie

which tomatoes to grow.....

I cant believe February is already here. What happened to January...... oh yes i...

23 comments

sandra

31 Jan, 2010
Sandra

Competition to win a gardening course.

In the Sunday Telegraph there is a competition to win a one year, on line, garden...

4 comments

ginellie

31 Jan, 2010
Ginellie

Do you remember the skating Pandas and the photographer advert ?

For those of you who read my previous blog regarding the R.S.P.B. bird watch....will...

17 comments

Dottydaisy2

31 Jan, 2010
Dottydaisy2

Cattleya Orchid, Susan Fender

Just thought I would show you my very unexpected present from OH last year, not the...

14 comments

stripes

31 Jan, 2010
Stripes

HOW MANY DID YOU SEE THIS WEEKEND?

Armed with a large cup of coffee and a shortbread biscuit, I settled down for my...

21 comments

Dottydaisy2

31 Jan, 2010
Dottydaisy2

Did You Make A Gardening Resolution?

Well that’s the first month of 2010 gone and very little done so far in the garden. I...

14 comments

AndrewR

31 Jan, 2010
Andrewr

Veg seeds

Just a quick blog, I have just been ordering my veg seed for allotment, don't know...

12 comments

simbad

31 Jan, 2010
Simbad

Went for a walk under the full moon but still a dark night.

No street lights where we live so its very dark even with a full moon. No stars...

22 comments

drc726

30 Jan, 2010
Drc726

the eden project

was google maps over england and just plonked my self any where and to my amazement...

19 comments

piersdad

30 Jan, 2010
Piersdad

Southend On Sea...The longest pier you'll ever see!! The sun shone on South East Essex Today

YES, THE SUN SHONE TODAY.........AND NOT A CLOUD IN THE SKY. So Julie and I took...

44 comments

paulthegardener

30 Jan, 2010
Paulthegard..

Mandevillas

Does anyone know where you can buy mandevilla plants, online? I live in Ohio &...

1 comment

patrece

30 Jan, 2010
Patrece

Streptocarpus update....

I have just received the latest newsletter from the British Streptocarpus Society....

10 comments

amblealice

30 Jan, 2010
Amblealice

Four Seasons open days in 2010

Open days in 2010: Early Spring: bulbs, hellebores, camellias, conifers, jungle February...

6 comments

FourSeasonsGarden

30 Jan, 2010
Fourseasons..

S - -w

It Is back that horrible white stuff !!. I have decided after seeing this new lot...

30 comments

mavisc52

30 Jan, 2010
Mavisc52

Cheer-up time for winter!

In my greenhouse this year I have some pots of bulbs, grown and kept in there ready...

42 comments

spritzhenry

29 Jan, 2010
Spritzhenry

VANCOUVER 2010.... another look at the UBC BOTANICAL GARDEN.

Back on 10th January 2009, I wrote a blog about the University of British Columbia...

49 comments

terratoonie

29 Jan, 2010
Terratoonie

Potatoes!

this article really shocked me apparently potatoes can contain more pesticide...

10 comments

Arlene

29 Jan, 2010
Arlene

FUNNY WEATHER...........

Today we have had nearly every different sort of weather there is.....as i walked...

20 comments

hollyeves

29 Jan, 2010
Hollyeves

A Long Absence From The Garden

I am not even sure when I last visited the site but I have to say you have been in...

8 comments

gardenmad1

29 Jan, 2010
Gardenmad1

Fri 29/01

Well I went and spoke with my neighbor on my left side and found her to be very helpfull....

10 comments

gina1

29 Jan, 2010
Gina1

more on Bumblebees

~ As I have asked for help to vote for funding for a Bumblebee project in west Wales...

21 comments

Arlene

29 Jan, 2010
Arlene

Aberglasney (second part)

Following on from yesterday..... At Aberglasney there are walled gardens, and the...

29 comments

hywel

29 Jan, 2010
Hywel

snowdrops

I went to visit my son, daughter in law and grandchildren today in their new home...

17 comments

neellan

29 Jan, 2010
Neellan

Snow`s gone...I think?...But would like to share a couple of wintry garden scenes with you.

Hopefully the snow has finally gone in Yorkshire...at least for a while... I seem...

4 comments

andrea

29 Jan, 2010
Andrea

Bumblebees!

~ and how to help them! This appeal is from The Bumblebee Conservation Trust~ We...

26 comments

Arlene

28 Jan, 2010
Arlene

Nature gives and Nature takes away...

I have been walking around the garden today checking out various areas for damage...

20 comments

busylizzy

28 Jan, 2010
Busylizzy

All @GoY

Well have started my project and posted some pics on how it looks now that the monstrous...

1 comment

gina1

28 Jan, 2010
Gina1

Growing with the Moon in February

Like most gardeners David & I are itching to get started... but we also have...

18 comments

moon_grower

28 Jan, 2010
Moon_grower

Aberglasney House and Gardens

Aberglasney is situated just off the A40 at Llangathen, in west Wales. It's history...

30 comments

hywel

28 Jan, 2010
Hywel

Forgotten Plants

In the back Garden I have by the side of the Coservatory 3 large containers, growing...

4 comments

freesiaperson

28 Jan, 2010
Freesiaperson

Great winter surprise!

I had planted a Lilly and some "moss rose" in a container for pure decoration last...

3 comments

n2organics

28 Jan, 2010
N2organics

building a chamber for my seeds...

today i finished building our chamber for the tomato seeds. i had already built one...

16 comments

sandra

27 Jan, 2010
Sandra

The Fabulous Peterhof

I thought you might like to see the gardens of Peterhof, the summer Palace of the...

6 comments

labdancer51

27 Jan, 2010
Labdancer51

How to grow "nursery rejects" that are sometimes free!

Plant nursery's "rejects" can often be a cheap source of bulk annuals for any garden...

10 comments

n2organics

27 Jan, 2010
N2organics

no such thing as bad weather just inapropriate clothing....he he he

when going outside to work at my nursery in this cold weather i have to wear many...

14 comments

sandra

27 Jan, 2010
Sandra

Dicentra Spectabilis

I bought 2 of these today but dont know where to plant them. The right hand side...

8 comments

hijuju

27 Jan, 2010
Hijuju

AT LAST!!!!!!!

We had a frost again in the SOFT SOUTH?.....went out to see if I could see any signs...

21 comments

Dottydaisy2

27 Jan, 2010
Dottydaisy2

Heucheras not just a colourful leaf

Heucheras are very popular due to their colourful foliage, ablity to fill a space...

30 comments

vicky1

26 Jan, 2010
Vicky1

Shy - but beautiful!

I love Hellebores! Most of them hang their heads down-to see the flower in all its...

71 comments

spritzhenry

26 Jan, 2010
Spritzhenry

red skies

did any see the fantashic colours in the sky i took this pictures at 5 oclock today.looking...

11 comments

hollygate

26 Jan, 2010
Hollygate

I'm still alive....

Yes, I'm still alive. Haven't been on here for ages so thought I'd better let everyone...

19 comments

Greenfingers

26 Jan, 2010
Greenfingers

Where do i start, what should i be doing???

Ok, the snow has eventually melted away and we've had some dry days. So my thoughts...

6 comments

kimmy666

26 Jan, 2010
Kimmy666

New GoYpedia category

Yet another category goes on the list "Alpines".....I would be grateful if anyone...

12 comments

amblealice

26 Jan, 2010
Amblealice

Seeds

I have been in to town this morning and Poundland have some good seed offers in .I...

9 comments

mavisc52

26 Jan, 2010
Mavisc52

Starting from Scratch!

Thought Spring Was In The Air-but now it's turned cold again-DRAT! Ripped out all...

8 comments

rads

26 Jan, 2010
Rads