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Gardening blogs from Dec 2010

THE GOOD SHIP GoY

I’ve had requests for another puzzle blog, so I’ve devised another new one … The...

147 comments

terratoonie

31 Dec, 2010
Terratoonie

Chile 2 - Trees And Shrubs From Central Chile

This is the second blog about the native plants I saw on my recent holiday in Chile. Heading...

11 comments

AndrewR

31 Dec, 2010
Andrewr

Building Cold Frames at Shadowlands

Dear All, I hope you had a great Christmas, and wish you all a Happy New Year. We...

2 comments

ptarotuos

31 Dec, 2010
Ptarotuos

My mum's tomatoes...

My mum grows fantastic tomatoes, and boy are they huge! We weighed one of them today...

9 comments

pip_c

31 Dec, 2010
Pip_c

HAPPY NEW YEAR G.O.Y. FRENDS

lets hope its the very best ever gardening year to you all .... carnt wait !!!! see...

24 comments

cristina

30 Dec, 2010
Cristina

For Terratoonie and Beattie, another puzzle!

All the answers are plants or flowers, some easier than others. Some clues are...

12 comments

sheilabub

30 Dec, 2010
Sheilabub

Frozen Frogs......

Oh Dear, I did a pond inspection only to find frogs frozen mid swim! All toads and...

15 comments

lulu33

30 Dec, 2010
Lulu33

Back to work.

Yes,christmas is still with us,but as i go back to the garden centre in the morning,we...

6 comments

greene

29 Dec, 2010
Greene

Tiny signs of spring

The snow has all but gone in our little corner of Middlesex, and I am seeing signs...

9 comments

gardenpanda

28 Dec, 2010
Gardenpanda

"Local Heroes" - Introduction

I have never been content just to grow, and see, plants of all shapes and sizes....

53 comments

david

28 Dec, 2010
David

A belated Happy Christmas to you all

Hope you all had a wonderful christmas and got lots of lovely presents. Apologies...

7 comments

tilly3006

28 Dec, 2010
Tilly3006

Christmas Left overs

I put out some Christmas left overs two handfuls of rice, the big birds loved it....

4 comments

gardenpanda

28 Dec, 2010
Gardenpanda

My forrest is going away.. :-(

Next to my property is a wild wooded area that is absolutely beautiful and is a great...

7 comments

n2organics

27 Dec, 2010
N2organics

icicle tree

took this pic of a burst outside tap spraying on a tree

6 comments

gazthegrower

26 Dec, 2010
Gazthegrower

Winter Wonderland.

A world of white.. Then we went to this again... No gardening as such, a wander...

13 comments

lincslass

26 Dec, 2010
Lincslass

Merry Snowy Christmas!

My Christmas was uneventful this year. My trip to sunny Sanibel Island, Florida was...

12 comments

lauram

26 Dec, 2010
Lauram

"Silly Story" ................. PLANTS PUZZLE

26 plants, flowers, fruits, and trees are hidden away. The past two winters, I've...

161 comments

terratoonie

25 Dec, 2010
Terratoonie

IT'S CHRISTMAS JAY!

A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL GoYers! Have a great day! This feller has been doing...

7 comments

ponty

25 Dec, 2010
Ponty

Early propagation with added light.

Hi again everybody. I don't know if I posted this already on GOY but it is that time...

2 comments

sarraceniac

25 Dec, 2010
Sarraceniac

25th

good mornning Goy friends and all merry merry xmas have a wonderfull day, xx :))))

5 comments

mark61

25 Dec, 2010
Mark61

Look What Fell On The Mat This Morning!!...January's issue of Gardeners World magazine!

I am very fortunate, in that my sister-in-law and her husband, have for the second...

16 comments

paulthegardener

24 Dec, 2010
Paulthegard..

Crocus niveus

Some weeks ago I posted several pictures of Crocus niveus a stunning white autumn...

21 comments

bjs

23 Dec, 2010
Bjs

Chile 1 - In Search Of The Rosulate Viola

While most of you have been basking in snow and ice, I have been battling blue skies...

20 comments

AndrewR

23 Dec, 2010
Andrewr

How To Care For Amaryllis Bulbs & Flowers

Amaryllis is also known as Belladonna Lily or Naked Lady. The genus consists of two...

7 comments

bobwalshplumerias

23 Dec, 2010
Bobwalshplu..

Oh heck !!!!!!!!!

It means it doesn`t it. Enough already, I know many people have it a lot worse...

10 comments

lincslass

23 Dec, 2010
Lincslass

To all Goyers out there,

Thanks to you all for giving me a lovely year of gardening chat, great photos, information,...

29 comments

stroller

22 Dec, 2010
Stroller

Tree rescue!

Went shopping for some last minute treats for Christmas on Tuesday and to my surprise...

7 comments

red_aly

22 Dec, 2010
Red_aly

Answers and rewards for 'not another quiz'

Sorry this is late and now i have to do this quickly before OH comes home!!! here...

36 comments

stickitoffee

22 Dec, 2010
Stickitoffee

Forget the snow and let yourself be carried into another season...

I know you are all moaning about your weather, so I thought I would take some pictures...

17 comments

pip_c

21 Dec, 2010
Pip_c

Gnome home

My good lady suggested that i should build a home for pinky and perky our two gnomes....

3 comments

230338

21 Dec, 2010
230338

Sheer Lunacy

On Friday Victoria, my 13yr old, told me her science teacher had told her class there...

30 comments

seaburngirl

21 Dec, 2010
Seaburngirl

New camera for my birthday

My Hide away from the birds so I could get some nice photos, Yes it is an old quilt...

6 comments

donnah

21 Dec, 2010
Donnah

Care of Poinsettia Plants

Initial Care of your newly purchased Plant.... When purchasing poinsettia plants...

3 comments

bobwalshplumerias

21 Dec, 2010
Bobwalshplu..

Great day

Driving very good ,walking not so good. Ice skates i do not have. ...

3 comments

230338

20 Dec, 2010
230338

History of Poinsettia plants - Euphorbia pulcherrima

Euphorbia pulcherrima, the botanical name, or poinsettia as we call it, is native...

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bobwalshplumerias

20 Dec, 2010
Bobwalshplu..

Food for the Birds?

I have been trying to support our little population of wild birds with seeds and...

22 comments

rachelsmum

20 Dec, 2010
Rachelsmum

My A-Z of garden treasures..grab a cuppa and keep warm!

A is for Abutilon...a treasure because it flowers all year round. You can put it...

42 comments

karensusan63

20 Dec, 2010
Karensusan63

SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT (PEAT BOGS).

After reading an article on protecting Peat bogs on Saturday it gave ...

6 comments

doctorbob1

20 Dec, 2010
Doctorbob1

not another quiz?

all the answers are plant names ~ common names not latin! i hope the clues are useful...

54 comments

stickitoffee

20 Dec, 2010
Stickitoffee

Good Day!

34 comments

Gee19

19 Dec, 2010
Gee19

Look who's come for breakfast

Snow came yesterday and didn't stop ~ we now have 6 or 7 inches but this morning...

69 comments

stickitoffee

19 Dec, 2010
Stickitoffee

Colour at Westonbirt & The Lakes

With Westonbirt all snowy, icy and freezing!! I took these pics in October, so just...

20 comments

lulu33

19 Dec, 2010
Lulu33

"I've got Cabin Fever - Get Me Outa Here!"

Due to illness and the snowy-then muddy-weather we've been stuck in the house for...

20 comments

nariz

19 Dec, 2010
Nariz

NO Cheating!

Like many of you, I really do not like snow-so to take my mind off it, and to give...

74 comments

spritzhenry

18 Dec, 2010
Spritzhenry

Sharing Maltesers ... again !

Towards the end of our week in Malta, we hired a car for two days and set off to...

41 comments

shirley_tulip

17 Dec, 2010
Shirley_tulip

snow use

Yes its snowing here again can hear children laughing probabley sledging. ...

6 comments

230338

17 Dec, 2010
230338

Winter Visitors

Prompted by the arrival, this morning, of a visitor I have not seen for some time...

13 comments

ponty

17 Dec, 2010
Ponty

Jeansusans Garden

Hello everyone Remember me !! I am ashamed that I have not done a blog since June...

8 comments

jeansusan

17 Dec, 2010
Jeansusan

Snowtime

It's quite difficult to remember that a few weeks ago I was in the balmy, if very...

6 comments

kowhai

17 Dec, 2010
Kowhai

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Hi Everybody, Thank you all for the gardening advice you have given to me over the...

9 comments

buzby28

17 Dec, 2010
Buzby28