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Gardening blogs from Feb 2010

Spring is nearing!

Today I saw the first sign that the harsh winter is finally coming to an end! Some...

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n2organics

28 Feb, 2010
N2organics

B&Q disappointment & Old Moor RSPB

I had a lovely stroll around B&Q, as I needed to get my compost. To my amazement...

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mrsmelon

28 Feb, 2010
Mrsmelon

Gardening in a changing world

I have been doing some work recently on finding out what businesses and other organisations...

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sussexsarah

28 Feb, 2010
Sussexsarah

Birds!

This has been a long hard winter and we have put a lot of time and money into trying...

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Arlene

28 Feb, 2010
Arlene

my pond

been working on the pond all day. full of water now, even went to a local pond and...

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sue42

28 Feb, 2010
Sue42

Really Really feed up with this weather

So hear are some summer time photos to cheer us all up. Roll on the spring Time This...

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donnah

28 Feb, 2010
Donnah

Lots of rain again this morning so.....

.... I checked to see if I had webbed feet yet! It's March tomorrow so surely...

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Gee19

28 Feb, 2010
Gee19

Entertaining afternoon with THE BIRDS.

Weather cold and miserable as predicted by the Met......so watched the birds in our...

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Dottydaisy2

28 Feb, 2010
Dottydaisy2

Had enough of the rain now! An End-of-Summer Weekend in Oz!

After waiting to get into the garden for weeks and weeks over the summer ... I managed...

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bernieh

28 Feb, 2010
Bernieh

spiders in shed

there is a spider called the MOUSE SPIDER,beware of this little monster it has a...

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stroll

28 Feb, 2010
Stroll

Just because.

Well ... you know what it is like? I bought some small daffs a few weeks back and...

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seaburngirl

27 Feb, 2010
Seaburngirl

Moggerhanger Park snowdrop walk

Moggerhanger Park is situated between Bedford and Sandy. The wood is full of galanthus...

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anothergalanthophile

27 Feb, 2010
Anothergala..

Not quite spring at Nymans but trying hard

The weather forecast said rain rain and more rain, so when it failed to materialise...

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sussexsarah

27 Feb, 2010
Sussexsarah

Will it ever stop?

When will this rain stop I wonder? If it carries on the way its going I`m going...

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labdancer51

27 Feb, 2010
Labdancer51

My Somerset Garden 27th Febuary 2009

Hi There dear friends. I've been off for quite some time now but hopefully I can...

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micky45

27 Feb, 2010
Micky45

rise of the stumps (part 3)

As you know im having a new area and old trees were cut down but then was the hard...

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sanbaz

27 Feb, 2010
Sanbaz

cats in the garden centre

just thought i would show you what i did yesterday,i went for a quick run to garden...

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joanella

27 Feb, 2010
Joanella

My Old Man......

My Old Man has been with me a very long time, so you can imagine how I felt when...

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lincslass

26 Feb, 2010
Lincslass

potato

i had a e mail from bob flowerdew of bbc gardening (name dropper) about pots, it...

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stroll

26 Feb, 2010
Stroll

It may seem funny to ask but which is better?

Does anyone know if you get a better crop of runner beans if you line the trench...

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drc726

26 Feb, 2010
Drc726

Marrigolds !.

Hi Guys . Need some advice . What is the best way to start off French / African...

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robinsnest

26 Feb, 2010
Robinsnest

READY ~ STEADY ~ GO ~ ~

I had every good intention this afternoon to have a good clear up. Boots on ~ Gloves...

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pamd

26 Feb, 2010
Pamd

Next growing season underway!

Oh boy, oh boy! My wife picked up some neat "toys" for me to experiment with today! She...

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n2organics

26 Feb, 2010
N2organics

Some wildlife and new bloomers!

We've had a couple of interesting visitors to the garden. Firstly a green woodpecker and...

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anothergalanthophile

25 Feb, 2010
Anothergala..

Going Stir Crazy!

Having been stuck in the house for as long as I can remember (if it's not raining...

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ian_digs_v2

25 Feb, 2010
Ian_digs_v2

Gardeners World

Get the flags out the programme starts next week on Friday. About time too

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hijuju

25 Feb, 2010
Hijuju

GoYpedia page recommendation!!

Anyone who is interested in Alpines should have a look at our GoYpedia Page...there...

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amblealice

25 Feb, 2010
Amblealice

Spring Is Icumen In !

The end of February draws nigh and my garden is in recovery mode! For a brief time,...

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saavikam

25 Feb, 2010
Saavikam

CORKSCREW HAZEL............CORYLUS AVELLANA CONTORTA....

ITS ANOTHER WET DAY AGAIN, BUT A KNOCK ON THE DOOR CHEERED ME UP AS THE PARCELFORCE...

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hollyeves

25 Feb, 2010
Hollyeves

Growing with the Moon in March

Well, assuming that the it actually stops snowing, the weather warms up and so does...

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moon_grower

25 Feb, 2010
Moon_grower

scaffold boards

hi, i managed to get hold of 50 scaffold boards (free of charge) from a friend of...

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stroll

25 Feb, 2010
Stroll

no snow today

can hardly believe the snow we had yesterday it was thick on the ground , today there...

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khayla

25 Feb, 2010
Khayla

INSECTS

i resently found out about the mole kricket , i never knew you get insects like it...

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xavia

25 Feb, 2010
Xavia

Meeting 'Patty'.

I don't know if you know the story of Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum' do you? Well-it...

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spritzhenry

24 Feb, 2010
Spritzhenry

how to make some thing ugly better

my friend had a large concrete block garage plonked next to the rear section fence. it...

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piersdad

24 Feb, 2010
Piersdad

my pond

where my pond is going used to be two raised flower beds made from railway sleepers...

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sue42

24 Feb, 2010
Sue42

GoYpedia....another new page!!

Following a suggestion by Terratoonie...I have asked that we split the evergreens...

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amblealice

24 Feb, 2010
Amblealice

Making hay etc and other things....

In between the heavy showers I managed to do a limited amount of gardening. The ground...

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labdancer51

24 Feb, 2010
Labdancer51

Signs of Spring

Over the past 5 or 6 days we have had freezing frost, snow, sleet and rain, but todat...

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mad

24 Feb, 2010
Mad

FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY CAN BE FAIR OF FACE AS IT CASTS THE SUN ON THE GARDEN PLACE ITS WARMTH...

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hollyeves

24 Feb, 2010
Hollyeves

A walk around the garden.

Our garden is a funny shape, triangular really, with this hedge bordering a main...

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pamd

24 Feb, 2010
Pamd

A Bargain That Just Got Better

Just a quick blog that hopefully will make you smile. I was shopping today in Lidl...

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dawnsaunt

24 Feb, 2010
Dawnsaunt

plant shopping

hi guys a bit down in the dumps today, work on the new area is slow, my sons get...

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sanbaz

24 Feb, 2010
Sanbaz

Gnomes really do come alive !!!!

I awoke this morning to see that my Gnome had moved, as if he was trying to peak...

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mrsmelon

24 Feb, 2010
Mrsmelon

Repotting a large cactus (repeated from my old page)

Another repeated blog from my old deleted page :- I have some cacti that I got many...

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hywel

24 Feb, 2010
Hywel

Global warming Invades Waco, TX

My little "amplifier planter" looked a little sad tonight after all of this "global...

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n2organics

24 Feb, 2010
N2organics

My Garden

I thought i should keep a journal on the development of my first small garden. I...

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yellowtree

24 Feb, 2010
Yellowtree

GENERATOR CHECK

Checked generator today in back garden good start so far,tried portable tv,radio...

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allotment73

23 Feb, 2010
Allotment73

Wartime Gardening

Hi, I have just found this site so i thought l should tell you a little about myself....

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diggingforvictory

23 Feb, 2010
Diggingforv..

Memories of Rex - A Chelsea Courtyard Garden (part 2)

Back in 2001, the RHS were still inviting amateurs to exhibit at the Chelsea Flower...

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AndrewR

23 Feb, 2010
Andrewr