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Gardening blogs from Apr 2015

Allotments 2015

Allotment 2015 There not having been much to write about the allotments during the...

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balcony

30 Apr, 2015
Balcony

A cold wind outside

I was tending my seedlings in the greenhouse when I noticed these little yellow balls...

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driad

30 Apr, 2015
Driad

A quick look at photos taken in my garden in April

So much has flowered this month that I am having difficulty keeping my nose to the...

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scotsgran

30 Apr, 2015
Scotsgran

I'm back :)

Sorry for the long absence. I have had a bit of a worrying time re: health issues...

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Gee19

29 Apr, 2015
Gee19

New additions to the garden

As a few of you know OH and I went for one of our twice yearly visits to Harrogate...

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simbad

29 Apr, 2015
Simbad

tulip Van Tuberten's optical illusion

Took some photos of my mini-tulip Van Tuberten's . These flowers are red: but...

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franl155

29 Apr, 2015
Franl155

Frost damage. :(

Hello everyone. I've just been out and taken a few pictures of the garden this morning....

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cottagekaren

29 Apr, 2015
Cottagekaren

Sorry people,not much to report.

I've been under the weather. Getting older creates pains you never felt before and...

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stan510

29 Apr, 2015
Stan510

Ventnor Botanical Gardens I O W

We have just returned from a short visit to the I O W. We had trip to the above gardens. How...

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marjories

28 Apr, 2015
Marjories

It's snowing, apple blossom!

My 4 apple trees have been in full flower, but now the petals are starting to fall...

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siris

28 Apr, 2015
Siris

Messy area tidy up!

Since moving into this house and deciding we are now going to stay here, we have...

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dandanspondpage

28 Apr, 2015
Dandanspond..

On site (part 2)

Took another stroll around the site to see what I could see:one or two people about...

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davros

28 Apr, 2015
Davros

Pleasantly Surprised

Thought you may be interested, was just browsing the internet as I had seen a rhododendron...

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daylily

28 Apr, 2015
Daylily

Our day out at the tropical butterfly house and animal centre.

Emily and T went on a school trip to the Yorkshire wild life park so I decided Samuel...

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homebird

27 Apr, 2015
Homebird

A few more before April is just a memory

This is a good value plant has performed well for around ten years, it is in a pot This...

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bjs

27 Apr, 2015
Bjs

London Alpine Garden Society (AGS) Show, 2015

A little bit quiet, but there were more sales stands than usual so I purchased some...

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naoto

27 Apr, 2015
Naoto

Trelissic Gardens and RHS Rosemoor all in one!!!

Because of last week's beautiful weather and a visit from the family, we were out...

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wildrose

27 Apr, 2015
Wildrose

A visit to Moray and Narnia ;)

We had a great weekend in Moray. The weather was particularly interesting. But...

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cottagekaren

27 Apr, 2015
Cottagekaren

my gunnera has been re-potted

i decided to re pot the gunnera. lifted the old pot out of the ground with the help...

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maisiesdad

27 Apr, 2015
Maisiesdad

Tiny tadpoles

2 days on... Most have hatched and seem to be happy in the bucket (at least they're...

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urbanite

26 Apr, 2015
Urbanite

my garden so far

im doing a big update on my garden including a square shapes concrete fence with...

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noseypotter

26 Apr, 2015
Noseypotter

we have flowers too

just to show it is not all veg here ok seen enough

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snoopdog

26 Apr, 2015
Snoopdog

April in Stradbrook

My Beatrix Potter characters have had a good clean during the winter and are back...

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bjs

26 Apr, 2015
Bjs

Essex group,AGS annual show,Rawreth.25-4-15. part2

Some more photos Trillium rivale Tropaeolum tricolour The next few are from a non-competitive...

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pcw

25 Apr, 2015
Pcw

Essex group,AGS annual show,Rawreth.25-4-15

Some plants from our group show. 3 pans bulbous 6 pans distinct Acis nicaeensis Daphne...

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pcw

25 Apr, 2015
Pcw

Is this the 1st of many ! ,

Look what last nights rain brought out this morning the rain was welcome as long...

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kidsgran

25 Apr, 2015
Kidsgran

Flowers in my Wildy Wildy Garden

Fritillaria, Primroses and Wood Sorrell Dicentra and Comfrey mingle Wood Sorrel...

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neellan

24 Apr, 2015
Neellan

More Blossoms

The recent lovely weather has encouraged more Blossom to burst forth First the Amelanchier A...

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neellan

24 Apr, 2015
Neellan

A small garden makeover..

" I've been thinking",a phrase that sometimes fills your OH with dread,but...

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bloomer

24 Apr, 2015
Bloomer

Ducks for Karen...

Chatting to Karen about her new pond and wildlife arriving, I mentioned that it wouldn't...

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lincslass

24 Apr, 2015
Lincslass

theyre up

first earlies showing now covered with enviromesh to keep frost off.trouble is the...

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snoopdog

24 Apr, 2015
Snoopdog

Bewick swan

Saw this in my local park-can't resist a swan...

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davros

23 Apr, 2015
Davros

Frogspawn

HI've been given some frogspawn by a friend who lives a few streets away (I reckon...

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urbanite

22 Apr, 2015
Urbanite

Today's Dramas

The day started off with me out in the field around us, waging war on Cleavers and...

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cottagekaren

22 Apr, 2015
Cottagekaren

a snapshot

Got up, fed the birds, had a cup of tea, did a bit of my mooc course, brekkers and...

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maisiesdad

22 Apr, 2015
Maisiesdad

Link to a 144 year old Wisteria.

My wisteria just doesn't want to flower for me this year. My daughter told me about...

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homebird

21 Apr, 2015
Homebird

**EUREKA**

I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR SOMEWHERE TO HANG MY SHUTTERED MIRROR, WHICH I BOUGHT WELL...

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Dottydaisy2

21 Apr, 2015
Dottydaisy2

My little HERB SWIRL!!!!

I downloaded this little idea from pinternet some time last year and as it was a...

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stroller

21 Apr, 2015
Stroller

A few flowers

I'm not a flower man but I've one or two dotted about my allotment,during an idle...

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davros

21 Apr, 2015
Davros

Spring really is here!

Well-this has been the greyest start to the year that I can remember! I am behind...

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melchisedec

20 Apr, 2015
Melchisedec

A Cautionary Tale.

Do you grow Vinca? I do, and my goodness, it is such a thug! I should have learned...

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spritzhenry

20 Apr, 2015
Spritzhenry

Magnolias of Brooklyn

On Saturday, April 18th, the temperature climbed to an unseasonal 80°F-erratic fluctuations...

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bathgate

20 Apr, 2015
Bathgate

p.s. And its peat free

so I feel good about that.

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dianebulley

20 Apr, 2015
Dianebulley

Recycling old compost produces twice as much as purchased new

- half a pack of compressed wood shavings at pet departments £3.99, plus two handfuls...

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dianebulley

20 Apr, 2015
Dianebulley

Visit to Dottydaisy's yellow book day

For those folks not from the UK, a yellow book day is a garden which is open to the...

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siris

19 Apr, 2015
Siris

Spring Garden Pictures

The garden has come to life again and it is a pleasure to share just a few picture...

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PANSYPOTTER

19 Apr, 2015
Pansypotter

Lonicera Mint Crisp Honeysuckle

Hello everybody it's nice to see everybody's garden coming to life. I have just bought...

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marjories

19 Apr, 2015
Marjories

vegetables

carrots are still in hiding but been out watering seeds bed and see beetroot starting...

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snoopdog

19 Apr, 2015
Snoopdog

After being quite poorly I just thought I would give you a peek

of the three star performers in my garden that have been giving me pleasure this...

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stroller

19 Apr, 2015
Stroller

April Love

Up above, the robin is ready to start nesting ... ... he sings his April song ... ♫...

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terratoonie

19 Apr, 2015
Terratoonie