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Gardening blogs from Apr 2010

Rain finally stopped play!

Well, yesterday's plan B became today's plan A. Ironing is therapeutic but not half...

2 comments

haven4plants

30 Apr, 2010
Haven4plants

My spring garden one week on

The garden changes daily the magnolias in full flower a week ago are now a horrendous...

18 comments

bjs

30 Apr, 2010
Bjs

Now why oh why did I do that?

I got home a couple of days ago with a mustard yellow dwarf perennial wallflower....

8 comments

sussexsarah

30 Apr, 2010
Sussexsarah

Sing a Song of Sixpence..

Sing a song of sixpence a pocket full of rye, Four and twenty blackbirds baked in...

6 comments

julia

30 Apr, 2010
Julia

Been away a bit

Once again, I've been a bit quiet for a while. Health problems again, which made...

15 comments

mad

30 Apr, 2010
Mad

Canvas prints.

We are doing our bedroom up and wanted some nice pictures for the wall. This Dahlia...

14 comments

treesandthings

30 Apr, 2010
Treesandthi..

Honey bees need help

The British Beekeepers Association have a scheme where you can adopt a beehive-either...

7 comments

wagger

30 Apr, 2010
Wagger

Gardening Is An Alternative Therapy!

Gardening is an alternative Therapy! I saw this on a key ring in the garden centre...

13 comments

sueb

30 Apr, 2010
Sueb

Dear Diary

Have now planted pots and hanging baskets, purchased wisteria and 'built' new rockery...

11 comments

mandym

30 Apr, 2010
Mandym

scotish deer hound finished

just to show anyone interested the scotish deer hound i am drawing for a friend of...

29 comments

noseypotter

30 Apr, 2010
Noseypotter

Another Fall!

Yes-this is getting to be a nasty habit and we must nip it in the bud! Well, that...

11 comments

simplylyn

30 Apr, 2010
Simplylyn

It didn't rain - hurrah!

There was I ready to implement plan B because the Met Office said it would rain....

7 comments

haven4plants

29 Apr, 2010
Haven4plants

From the North Face of the Eiger, to something much more manageable

At long last my back garden is beginning to look good and I am able to tend to all...

30 comments

titchy

29 Apr, 2010
Titchy

My Somerset Garden, 29th April 2010. " 3 days and growth has been astonishing!"

Hi Everyone Well i'm back home in not so sunny Somerset , I went up to Hull to help...

18 comments

micky45

29 Apr, 2010
Micky45

Just found this site and I'm loving it>

Stumbled across this site when checking into my Facebook. I must say it's a bit addictive...

17 comments

angieindgarden

29 Apr, 2010
Angieindgar..

Marveling at the rate of growth since the end of February.

I was looking at photo's I had taken of the garden this year and suddenly realised...

12 comments

homebird

29 Apr, 2010
Homebird

its raining

I just unleashed the water hose, and lo and behold its raining thank goodness, as...

7 comments

patriciachapman

29 Apr, 2010
Patriciacha..

Lily Beetles

Just a word or warning-I SQUISHED MY FIRST LILY BEETLE YESTERDAY!!!!!!

32 comments

wagger

29 Apr, 2010
Wagger

My Scout Group Digs in

My Scout group have used the BBC dig in project as a programme idea for our Beaver...

1 comment

littleoldman

29 Apr, 2010
Littleoldman

Bald Eagles, NASA Space Station.

I found these pictures today on my computer from January 2006. They were sent to...

19 comments

pottygardener

29 Apr, 2010
Pottygardener

Gromit's GROUND FORCE team ~ happy, but cream-crackered !

... We were ready to tackle Stage One of our back garden make-over, on the area...

119 comments

terratoonie

29 Apr, 2010
Terratoonie

Sing a song of Siskin,,,,,,,,,

To the tune of 'Sing a Song of Sixpence'....... *Sing a song of Siskin, so beautiful...

18 comments

oddbillie

29 Apr, 2010
Oddbillie

Thank you everyone :D

Well, I laughed my socks off at your comments about buff gardening day! Thank you...

4 comments

haven4plants

28 Apr, 2010
Haven4plants

Planted up My Border ready for Summer

So tonight, on the advice from you guys, I dug in 3 big bags of organic farmyard...

5 comments

springsteenfan

28 Apr, 2010
Springsteen..

Looking to the future

My seven year old son said tonight that when he grows up he wants to be the gardener...

5 comments

sandygirl

28 Apr, 2010
Sandygirl

22 Days later

6th of April and my veg beds looked like this. 22 days later and they look like...

12 comments

treesandthings

28 Apr, 2010
Treesandthi..

THE SHEDDDD

got my shed and dad helped me put it together 45 pounds down from 125 pounds,its...

10 comments

ladybug47

28 Apr, 2010
Ladybug47

CHANGES MADE TO FRONT GARDEN, am I pleased,

Yes I think I am. I feel it has a more balanced look about it. All I`ve done is make...

33 comments

stroller

28 Apr, 2010
Stroller

its all in the mind...

While away for a few days last week we visited the Manjushri kadampa monastery in...

26 comments

joanella

28 Apr, 2010
Joanella

One man and his shed........

Just a quick update from me, because I havn't been on here for a while. As some of...

18 comments

aliwya

28 Apr, 2010
Aliwya

The second house and garden project.

During April 2010 Simon and I completed on the purchase of a new house, which is...

9 comments

singingmouse

28 Apr, 2010
Singingmouse

Companion planting

Gleaned from the product information on the Ken Muir website may help with pests...

10 comments

scotsgran

28 Apr, 2010
Scotsgran

Camouflage

I remember when I did my A levels in school, learning about a snail called Cepaea...

27 comments

hywel

28 Apr, 2010
Hywel

The Great Garden trail

This sounds a really great day out for anyone who can do it! please take pics if...

8 comments

Arlene

28 Apr, 2010
Arlene

A Little Ditty

There was an old gardener called Maggie Whose bum was a little bit saggy She thought-with...

8 comments

haven4plants

27 Apr, 2010
Haven4plants

Taming the veg and fruit garden!

We bought our current house in June 2008. In the winter of 2008 and early 2009 we...

6 comments

singingmouse

27 Apr, 2010
Singingmouse

Further Update on ball planter

I put a tube in a square plant pot then filled the pot up with cement. This was...

25 comments

richardpeeej

27 Apr, 2010
Richardpeeej

Amaryllis seedlings

Four years in the waiting! Lots of patience & now at long last my Amaryllis seedlings...

33 comments

balcony

27 Apr, 2010
Balcony

Vinegar and news paper!

Thank you all for the positive comments, I'm enjoying the site,little disappointed...

4 comments

sandygirl

27 Apr, 2010
Sandygirl

Who wants to borrow my shoe-horn??

If you're going to the Malvern Spring Show, I could lend it to you! I'm very lucky-Louise's...

125 comments

spritzhenry

27 Apr, 2010
Spritzhenry

a robin came to say hello

As wind blows on the air and waters fish the sea the birds, they do watch over us their...

6 comments

april

27 Apr, 2010
April

Chapter 2 - Bargain Hunter !!!!

Well, its been a few weeks since i took the step of purchasing my first ever copy...

6 comments

andyapple82

27 Apr, 2010
Andyapple82

a buzy little bee

its been a very busy day to day, if not a busy week. mike has bin on holiday this...

4 comments

cristina

27 Apr, 2010
Cristina

The thing is....

I'm posting up photos and I'm trying to save Norman's Garden (because it is truly...

12 comments

lubytuesday

27 Apr, 2010
Lubytuesday

Update on Norman's Garden

So for those of you that don't know, I have never gardened before and I have been...

3 comments

lubytuesday

27 Apr, 2010
Lubytuesday

Tues 27 April

Hi all just an update on how we have been doing with our garden so far...........so...

10 comments

gina1

27 Apr, 2010
Gina1

The Tree Man Cometh

Should I have left well alone? After months of agonising and trepidation.......the...

34 comments

lily2

27 Apr, 2010
Lily2

moss

Well last week i put on weed and feed on grass (can't call it a lawn!) and some of...

5 comments

sewingkilla

27 Apr, 2010
Sewingkilla

My 'boggy' garden

Hi I'm new to this site-came across it accidentally. Let me describe what my garden...

5 comments

cath10

27 Apr, 2010
Cath10

Probably The Best Spring Garden In The World

After the Open Garden on Sunday, I decided to treat myself and have a day out yesterday....

15 comments

AndrewR

27 Apr, 2010
Andrewr