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Dubrovnik gardens...a nosey around.........

I spent more time noseying gardens and balconies with the zoom lens as looking at...

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sarahm

20 May, 2013
Sarahm

Reynard comes to play..

Got a phonecall from my next door neighbour just before nightfall, come quick she...

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lincslass

20 May, 2013
Lincslass

...... and a few close-ups

Some of the bloom are quite large I believe this one is called Peach Fantasy.I think...

7 comments

eirlys

20 May, 2013
Eirlys

Weeding

The recent damp weather has been ideal for weeding-reasonably mild, soil just damp...

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melchisedec

20 May, 2013
Melchisedec

Greenhouse action

I thought Id write up the story of my greenhouses. firstly here's the action in the...

2 comments

littleoldman

20 May, 2013
Littleoldman

The first garden Experience

Greetings earth people, It's a wet wet day and i was sorting some old thoughts out...

3 comments

dungy

20 May, 2013
Dungy

Front Lawn work - Mission Moss remove

Ok I thought Id document the story of work on my front lawn. It looks at first not...

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littleoldman

20 May, 2013
Littleoldman

Colour. Colour. Colour

The garden seems to be so full of colour these days and the blooms are lasting. last...

8 comments

eirlys

20 May, 2013
Eirlys

THE BEECHGROVE GARDEN

This year for the first time I've been able to watch weekly TV programmes of The...

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terratoonie

20 May, 2013
Terratoonie

Up Date on Garden

Well it's hard to believe we've been here nearly 3 years how time fly's, almost all...

5 comments

stripes

20 May, 2013
Stripes

New Photinia davidiana Palette mainly for Bornagain.

Here it is then BA, must admit it looks much healthier now ... and I like it more...

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stroller

20 May, 2013
Stroller

I turned the sound down on the Gushy and Co.

commentary at Chelsea Flower Show. Got a better impression of the actual gardens. Seems...

11 comments

dianebulley

20 May, 2013
Dianebulley

My garden is waking up

Amazing what a little sunshine can do! The Rhododendrons are appearing, first to...

12 comments

neellan

20 May, 2013
Neellan

life in the garden

Hi everyone, well the garden is coming to life both with plants and wildlife, the...

8 comments

taz

20 May, 2013
Taz

Aqua's and a few others

Just a few of my Aquilegia that i have flowering at the moment, plus a few others...

18 comments

surreylad

20 May, 2013
Surreylad

Good morning folks

Well i did tel you in you live in france "May' isn't a good time for any work...

3 comments

dungy

20 May, 2013
Dungy

Hi everyone I am back

I have had so much go wrong lately but never mind i am back now. I thought you might...

17 comments

cmsue

19 May, 2013
Cmsue

Useless garden tools

Hallo all you happy gardeners. Have you ever bought a garden tool and when you tried...

19 comments

rogi

19 May, 2013
Rogi

I carefully memorised this plant name

that was new to me- Tiarella. Went to the GC looking for a plant. No plants. Searched...

8 comments

dianebulley

19 May, 2013
Dianebulley

sunny sunday

Hi Guys, We have had a sunny day here in blackpool area, so decided to go to Houghton...

18 comments

sanbaz

19 May, 2013
Sanbaz

Pottering!

Been a lovely day today here sunshine! Been potting up the baskets and pots, amongst...

3 comments

sewingkilla

19 May, 2013
Sewingkilla

Birds need feeding still.

Greeting godly people, Well its Sunday and the church goer's should be home by now...

4 comments

dungy

19 May, 2013
Dungy

Some modern sprays work to well

Hi folks, well its the end of another day, rained most of it and the TV full of repeats...

9 comments

dungy

18 May, 2013
Dungy

Tree Peony - Charming Garden

I bought this Tree Peony from a favourite Nursery, last year. It was quite small...

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petaltracey

18 May, 2013
Petaltracey

I built a garden in two hours...

Well the day went well. The weather was lovely all day, and there were plenty of...

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treesandthings

18 May, 2013
Treesandthi..

Lots more Colour

Have been away for a few days, and a lovely splash of colour awaited me on my return....

18 comments

cinderella

18 May, 2013
Cinderella

My Garden Progressing 2013

I thought I would upload a few pictures I`ve taken this year as the garden develops. About...

6 comments

fidget

18 May, 2013
Fidget

Another day, another stroll around the garden

I got very excited a couple of days ago, as I found my bonsai Magnolia had a tiny...

19 comments

sheilabub

18 May, 2013
Sheilabub

Lemon tree differs

Did you ever noticed, that lemon tree is a very decorative tree in the spring? Me...

7 comments

katarina

18 May, 2013
Katarina

Bonsai for Howee74

These photos were taken last September Howee . . . just to show you what I've been...

24 comments

sheilabub

18 May, 2013
Sheilabub

Spring is coming in Iceland..

Hi dear goy´s finally is spring coming, and first plants are taking on there green...

14 comments

gummib

18 May, 2013
Gummib

Memorising the Latin names of plants

has always been difficult for me. Although I understand and love them. Last year...

10 comments

dianebulley

18 May, 2013
Dianebulley

WHERE HAVE ALL THE WILD LIFE GONE,

Good morning smoothy people, (well i do try) Question for you, How would you feel...

13 comments

dungy

18 May, 2013
Dungy

Friday night is...foliage night!

With Daffodils still holding on in there, early primulas looking not too bad for...

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scottish

17 May, 2013
Scottish

Build a garden in two hours!

Tomorrow it's Sparsholt college open day 18th May. I have voluntered to build a garden...

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treesandthings

17 May, 2013
Treesandthi..

Part 3 of my Trilogy of Garden Visit Blogs...Scotney castle Pic's

Here we are.....day 3(last Sunday) of our National Trust gardens visits in Sussex...

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paulthegardener

17 May, 2013
Paulthegard..

I CAN SEE YOU

Evening folks, Well the weather here today has been really good not to warm but sunny...

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dungy

17 May, 2013
Dungy

My Sad Front Garden

Reading a blog by stroller this morning set me thinking, why do some of us tend to...

16 comments

mabroon

17 May, 2013
Mabroon

My Front Garden

Its strange but I can never drum up the same enthusiasm for the front garden as I...

30 comments

stroller

17 May, 2013
Stroller

Put a smile on your railings

Morning wrinklies, Well its half way through May and yet in parts of the uk "shropshire...

6 comments

dungy

17 May, 2013
Dungy

A beehive in the garden

Have any readers here thought about keeping bees, in their garden. I recently attended...

5 comments

kk21

16 May, 2013
Kk21

It just beggars belief

Sorry, this isn't about gardens or gardening but I have to have a rant. I really...

10 comments

digginfit

16 May, 2013
Digginfit

Making the most of it, might snow tomorrow...

Up and out while the sun shines and yes I made the most of a good day, it was a very...

35 comments

lincslass

16 May, 2013
Lincslass

MORE YELLOW PART TWO......AND IT IS NOT MELLOW!!

As promised some more yellow to brighten your garden...... Here we have Phormium...

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Dottydaisy2

16 May, 2013
Dottydaisy2

Flower update

Hi guys, been running around like a madman...just about a month left before the big...

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little_things

16 May, 2013
Little_things

From an old apple hedge,

My friend who lives a few doors away has a very old Apple hedge it was in the old...

12 comments

stroller

16 May, 2013
Stroller

Garden Visit Pictures Part 2 Sheffield Park

If you saw my previous blog, you will know that Julie and I visited 3 National Trust...

21 comments

paulthegardener

16 May, 2013
Paulthegard..

Lights in the greenhouse of a night

Good morning manure lovers, Well we're off to the ex-pats book and bbq gathering...

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dungy

16 May, 2013
Dungy

YELLOW IN THE GARDEN WITH A TOUCH OF LIME!! PART ONE....

After last nigh't gales, I needed to inspect the garden for damage, luckily not too...

17 comments

Dottydaisy2

15 May, 2013
Dottydaisy2

Rhododendrons in the garden

These are doing as well as the camellias have been poor many of there blooms blown...

28 comments

bjs

15 May, 2013
Bjs