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Bonsai: What tree?

I often see the following question, "Where can I buy bonsai seeds?" Try going to...

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stjohntongue

31 Jan, 2016
Stjohntongue

New flower arrangement

My flower group has started again and this is my latest creation. :o)

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linda235

31 Jan, 2016
Linda235

January 31st 2016

A wet and windy day. I can't believe my Camellia 'Donation' is in full bloom, despite...

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siris

31 Jan, 2016
Siris

January pulytunnel.

I have a lovely 3x6 Keder polutynnel since April 2015. I have spent all my saving...

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ezandman

30 Jan, 2016
Ezandman

Bonsai: Making choices

Today I thought I'd give you a little insight into things to consider when choosing...

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stjohntongue

30 Jan, 2016
Stjohntongue

Garden Design With James Alexander Sinclair

Oxford Botanic Garden organise a series of lectures during the winter. Although it...

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AndrewR

29 Jan, 2016
Andrewr

Sunny day in the garden..

Here's just a few photos to show the garden today in the nice sun we've had.

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dandanspondpage

29 Jan, 2016
Dandanspond..

First Haircut of the Year.....

The sun is shining albeit a tad windy, actually that helped as it was blowing the...

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lincslass

29 Jan, 2016
Lincslass

Trees in my garden

With a gap in the rain yesterday I got to take our new granddaughter Myla for a walk...

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sandra

29 Jan, 2016
Sandra

Stan visits the local Improvement Nursery on a cloudy day.

One sunny day this week. The promised 70f and sunny was instead 65f and very muggy....

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stan510

29 Jan, 2016
Stan510

Bonsai: How difficult is it to do?

Here's a bit of background about me. I've been growing bonsai since 1990. I'm not...

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stjohntongue

29 Jan, 2016
Stjohntongue

Some Work In The Garden To help Shed Some Pounds so The Duke Can Fit Into His Costume!

It's a beautiful, springlike, sunny day today so I got out in the garden. After so...

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paulspatch

28 Jan, 2016
Paulspatch

January Pics

Today-in Shropshire-the rain is intermittent-the wind is quite warm for the month-but...

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janelloyd

27 Jan, 2016
Janelloyd

Agapanthus tip off!!

I absolutely adore agapanthus plants and have maybe 6 or 7 of them already in the...

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dandanspondpage

26 Jan, 2016
Dandanspond..

Soggy but now Tidier..

As most of you know I was unable to tackle much in the garden last year, consequently...

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lincslass

25 Jan, 2016
Lincslass

Mainly Snowdrops

More than any year I can remember things growing outside are weather damaged,An example...

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bjs

25 Jan, 2016
Bjs

Difference between Anglo-American and Ordinary hybrid Amaryllis

As several of you ask about the difference between my "ordinary" hybrid Amaryllis...

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balcony

25 Jan, 2016
Balcony

Incredible, Really, For Late January!

Like most of you, we have had an amazingly mild winter, so far. After 2 hard frosts...

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paulspatch

25 Jan, 2016
Paulspatch

Rachel's Garden up-date.

In spite of the awful leaden skies and drifting mist, Callum and I set off to work...

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cottagekaren

24 Jan, 2016
Cottagekaren

Robin Boxes Ready for Occupants

This story continues from my previous 'Location' blog ... I painted the bird-box...

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terratoonie

24 Jan, 2016
Terratoonie

January succulents in my garden in Pembrokeshire...

My winter has been wet wet wet....but at least the temps are way above average and...

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sandra

24 Jan, 2016
Sandra

A few new plants.

T and I had a run to the garden centre today to buy something for T's Mother who...

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homebird

24 Jan, 2016
Homebird

So mild

It's very mild here and the ground didn't seem that wet anymore so, in an energetic...

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arbuthnot

23 Jan, 2016
Arbuthnot

A Tale of Survival

This is a tale of the life of a more than half-dead seedling to a beautiful work...

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stjohntongue

23 Jan, 2016
Stjohntongue

Plants in pots (outdoors)

Perusing the gardening questions I often see questions regarding what growing medium...

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stjohntongue

22 Jan, 2016
Stjohntongue

INSIDE LOOKING OUT-UPDATE OF MY DIARY'S 22/01/2016

I take this opportunity to share both old and new photos taken from either the house...

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tommyshortlegs

22 Jan, 2016
Tommyshortl..

**VICKY SAYS HI** AND SOME NEWS FROM ME!!???

WAS BROWSING FACEBOOK THIS MORNING,WHEN I SAW THAT VICKY FOX HAD PUT ON A REALLY...

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Dottydaisy2

21 Jan, 2016
Dottydaisy2

Greenhouse in January 2016

I have a very small electric radiator in the greenhouse which will just keep it frost...

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cottagekaren

21 Jan, 2016
Cottagekaren

Summer Garden

In April 2013 I deleted all blogs and photos about my garden, from this site ... but...

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hywel

20 Jan, 2016
Hywel

The Mathematical Ability of plants.

Plants use. a complex process called photosynthesis to extract energy from sunlight...

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Benjack911

20 Jan, 2016
Benjack911

Hi folks

Hi folks still no snow,I get up to thick frosts but no snow ,but I've I have got...

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sally1944

19 Jan, 2016
Sally1944

The good & the not so good.

On the evening of the 14th it started to snow, next morning we had a total whiteness...

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green_finger

19 Jan, 2016
Green_finger

Gran Canaria Holiday Jan.2016

This lovely Island in the Canaries, out in the Atlantic Ocean, west of southern Morroco,...

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cottagekaren

19 Jan, 2016
Cottagekaren

More Birds In The Garden These Last Few Days.

I have been very surprised how few birds we get in our garden, especially the last...

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paulspatch

19 Jan, 2016
Paulspatch

Winter in the garden

Because it's been so mild over the last few months there are plants in flower that...

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arbuthnot

19 Jan, 2016
Arbuthnot

What a difference 24 hours makes..

Not even 24 hours after the pond and garden were completely covered in a dusting...

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dandanspondpage

18 Jan, 2016
Dandanspond..

Is it a bird, is it a plane.....

.... no, it's a melianthus (I hope) So far in balmy Bracknell, our lowest overnight...

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AndrewR

18 Jan, 2016
Andrewr

Gardening Fever

Copied from a FB page today...I know that some of you like poems... “Garden Fever” By...

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cottagekaren

17 Jan, 2016
Cottagekaren

What is happening in my garden today.

I didn't manage any photos last week so I got out there today. Cyclamen coum is thriving...

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seaburngirl

17 Jan, 2016
Seaburngirl

My Amaryllis hybrids have now begun to flower!

Amaryllis hybrids have now begun to flower! Though I've mistakenly put Anglo-American...

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balcony

17 Jan, 2016
Balcony

Location, Location, Location.

The skies are amazing, but the air is cold ... ... winter has arrived ... ................................................................................ Following...

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terratoonie

17 Jan, 2016
Terratoonie

Beauty in the snow

It started to snow yesterday evening and although it didn't look as if it would settle,...

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homebird

17 Jan, 2016
Homebird

Just a light covering..

Here's just a few photos of the snow that came in about two hours Last night, more...

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dandanspondpage

17 Jan, 2016
Dandanspond..

A second look at the end of Fall 2015

Just as I was thinking we might get some winter, it still seems like some season...

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wells

16 Jan, 2016
Wells

Snow.

Well I told you it was cold but now it is really cold. I'm not sure if Barry and...

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linda235

16 Jan, 2016
Linda235

Today I have continued planting up two year old

Herb plants in 13 inch square plastic tubs using old compost with Gerbil litter,...

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dianebulley

16 Jan, 2016
Dianebulley

January and February 2016

Frosty today. 1 degree earlier and 3 now at around 11am. Slight frost on the roofs...

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dorjac

15 Jan, 2016
Dorjac

More shoes!!

I have been flat out working on the nursery this week but took sometime yesterday...

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sandra

15 Jan, 2016
Sandra

New Gardeners World presenter sought.

Spotted this ...anyone fancy applying? http://www.hortweek.com/bbc-search-new-gardeners-world-presenter/retail/article/1379056

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andrea

14 Jan, 2016
Andrea

*"Standing At The Kitchen Sink"*

I can spend hours just standing at our kitchen sink just gazing at our small back...

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tommyshortlegs

14 Jan, 2016
Tommyshortl..