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Gardening blogs from Jan 2014

**OUCH** AND **OUCH** AGAIN..YOU MAY NEED TO LOOK AWAY!!

TO SET THE SCENE.........JUST OUT OF THE SHOWER, CLEAN CLOTHES FROM DRAWER.......OFF...

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Dottydaisy2

31 Jan, 2014
Dottydaisy2

Mushrooms and Me

Having tried growing mushrooms a few years ago with a “complete Mushroom Kit” and...

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greenhousepaul

31 Jan, 2014
Greenhousep..

Today's tasks!

Here's a few pics of what I've been up to today. I've filled 25 sacks with rubbish,...

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cottagekaren

30 Jan, 2014
Cottagekaren

Special visitors in the Garden

A flash of green caught my eye this afternoon and there, on the feeder were 3 Parakeets!!...

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pam24

30 Jan, 2014
Pam24

January in the garden

Here are some of the plants in bloom now.....

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alexandramou

30 Jan, 2014
Alexandramou

Sheffield Park and Gardens,Sussex...feel the warmth !

Thought you might like to see this lovely NT parkland,to bring a little sunshine...

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bloomer

30 Jan, 2014
Bloomer

Birds behaving badly (and oddly)

I usually put robin food out on the ground for a regular little robin visitor. ...

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nannijii

30 Jan, 2014
Nannijii

"Dedicated To Barbara" RIP 27-12-2013

2013 was quite a year for the family, first time in 7 years that I have not been...

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tommyshortlegs

30 Jan, 2014
Tommyshortl..

An Unexpected Gift..

I love the little birdies, as they flitter through the trees.. I keep them fed and...

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floribunda

29 Jan, 2014
Floribunda

Seed inspection !

Garden at a low ebb , so trawling through saved seeds from last year , bought some...

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driad

29 Jan, 2014
Driad

Bleak and Bare in January?

The winter garden looks very bleak and bare – if you just take a quick look at it....

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bulbaholic

29 Jan, 2014
Bulbaholic

Walking Regime even in rain

As you all no I walk in all weather but today really was so wet by time got finished...

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Scotkat

29 Jan, 2014
Scotkat

What to do on a cold, wet and windy January day?

Plant a thousand snowdrops in the green! The snowdrops arrived after dark yesterday...I...

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cottagekaren

29 Jan, 2014
Cottagekaren

My roses and new arch

Last year I planted a bed of roses and have got a new arch. And on one side I have...

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Scotkat

28 Jan, 2014
Scotkat

view from the back

Finally managed to locate the bungalow from the open ground between the back garden...

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franl155

28 Jan, 2014
Franl155

is it wet with you

i am behind with my digging this photo will show why i had to stop it is probably...

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snoopy

28 Jan, 2014
Snoopy

So many reasons to be cheerful.

I usually find January such a dull month as I do not have a greenhouse or house plants....

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nannijii

28 Jan, 2014
Nannijii

YES! IT IS ME.

Hello everybody. I am pleasantly surprised that so many G.O.Y. members still remember...

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kokkinotriantafyllo

28 Jan, 2014
Kokkinotria..

DREAM AGAIN ...

I'm in the middle of many sorting/shredding tasks ... ... but trying hard to keep...

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terratoonie

27 Jan, 2014
Terratoonie

It's a Mystery!

Like everyone else we have all our re-cycling bins etc sorted. Just outside the kitchen...

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eirlys

27 Jan, 2014
Eirlys

Mini Tornadoes Reported in Sutton, Southwest London

Article and pictures from Sutton Guardian (local paper) Written by Mike Pyle, Chief...

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alextb

27 Jan, 2014
Alextb

Handsome foxes in our garden.

I didn't know to write about the winter garden until 12 mid day this Saturday. I...

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dorjac

26 Jan, 2014
Dorjac

Anglesey Abbey part I

WINTER WALK WITH THE CLASSMATES. The previous chapter in my life was all about being...

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kasy

26 Jan, 2014
Kasy

Anglesey Abbey part II

or Kasia unleashed I said good byes to my colleagues and my tutor from college-now...

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kasy

26 Jan, 2014
Kasy

Not guilty.

I have always fed the birds in my garden, especially during the cold winter months....

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waddy

26 Jan, 2014
Waddy

She will always be the first

When I first purchased Iris reticulata Katharine Hodgkin back in winter 2011/12 the...

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scottish

25 Jan, 2014
Scottish

Snowdrop Slices.Part (final episode)

Quite a few of you saw my experiment with slicing the bulbs into small segments to...

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bjs

25 Jan, 2014
Bjs

summer in New Zealand

My neighbors landlord needed to do extensive repairs to the 1930s house and helped...

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piersdad

25 Jan, 2014
Piersdad

FREAKY WEATHER

Earlier today, the sky went ominously dark. Within a short time there were loud...

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bornagain

25 Jan, 2014
Bornagain

The garden towards the end of January.

It's blooming horrible outside now, raining...

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homebird

25 Jan, 2014
Homebird

Heuchera collection

I have now fallen hook line n sinker for Heuchera's and Heucheralla's and just started...

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beehappyflutterby

24 Jan, 2014
Beehappyflu..

Feeling Fed Up of this incessant RAIN!!!

Hello everyone i dont know how your all feeling? ...but im just about cheesed orfff...

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beehappyflutterby

24 Jan, 2014
Beehappyflu..

Greenhouse bought, built and BillyOh!

Having decided what space I had for a greenhouse, the search was then on for a reasonable...

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greenhousepaul

24 Jan, 2014
Greenhousep..

Carpet Tiles-Mud

Have been struggeling to stop mud entering the house with pets, kids and myself trying...

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amsterdam

24 Jan, 2014
Amsterdam

Orchid Reblooms

All my Orchids are in rebloom mode. Just had 2 Dendodriums stop blooming. Will be...

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Scotkat

23 Jan, 2014
Scotkat

Who have you met in a garden centre?

2-3 weeks ago I saw the Tardis parked in Hastings shopping centre and wondered if...

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drc726

23 Jan, 2014
Drc726

Washing Machine Drum Planter

Today I replanted my drum planter with strawberry plants today. Recycled the drum.

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Scotkat

23 Jan, 2014
Scotkat

24 Free Strawberry plants

Gardeners’ World Mag-February 2014 edition. 24 free Strawberry plants for every reader...

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drc726

23 Jan, 2014
Drc726

Has any Goyer ever made a Wattle & Daub hut in the garden?

I was looking at the various ways on IT. Lots of enthusiasts enjoying building...

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dianebulley

23 Jan, 2014
Dianebulley

The New Year starts here.....

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Gee19

22 Jan, 2014
Gee19

What a little bit of sunshine will do

Joy o Joy, at last i have some sunshine, so i looked in my little garden and this...

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cmsue

22 Jan, 2014
Cmsue

Botanic Gardens, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

La Orotava Acclimatisation Gardens was created by Royal Order of Carlos III on the...

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cottagekaren

22 Jan, 2014
Cottagekaren

Thunbergia Mysorensis

As you can see I am obsessed by this plant. Perhaps because it is new to me. I can...

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klahanie

22 Jan, 2014
Klahanie

close look at front garden

I was going round taking pictures of individual plants, so that when I found out...

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franl155

22 Jan, 2014
Franl155

**VOUCHERS** UPDATE DECISIONS MADE AT LAST!!

As you may, or may not have read my blog regarding Plantify gift vouchers received...

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Dottydaisy2

22 Jan, 2014
Dottydaisy2

strange seasons!!!

Hi everyone it was a lovely morning a few days ago so I was out doing a wee tidy...

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helen60garden

22 Jan, 2014
Helen60garden

K.G.I.A Episode 3 The photos

Finally, the digging is finished and no one has responded to my offer on free-cycle....

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nannijii

21 Jan, 2014
Nannijii

Aslan in Glasgow...

Pouring down outside Poring over photos inside. Saved this for a rainy day... Is...

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mouldy

20 Jan, 2014
Mouldy

Amaryllis,"Red", has begun showing its 1st bud!

Amaryllis,"Red", has begun showing its 1st bud! One of my Amaryllis,"Red",has begun...

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balcony

20 Jan, 2014
Balcony

Treasures.

At this time of year, it's wonderful to see flowers in my garden. We've had constant...

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spritzhenry

20 Jan, 2014
Spritzhenry