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Gardening blogs from Mar 2017

When it's spring again, I'll bring again ...

When it's spring again, I'll bring again ... ... Tulips from "Balcony's balcony!" Sorry...

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balcony

31 Mar, 2017
Balcony

Last day of March

Some more photos of plants that have continued to put on a show after a few warm...

13 comments

seaburngirl

31 Mar, 2017
Seaburngirl

Kincardine SRGC Show 25.3.17 part 4

Each year the staff of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh set up a display at each...

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scotsgran

31 Mar, 2017
Scotsgran

Kincardine SRGC Show 25.3.17 part 3

More photos

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scotsgran

31 Mar, 2017
Scotsgran

A few Spring photos.

Woke up to a warm Spring day with a couple of light showers......the tulips are just...

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meadowland

30 Mar, 2017
Meadowland

Babiana hybrids

Babiana is one of those South African bulbs that start growing in the fall and bloom...

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wylieintheazores

30 Mar, 2017
Wylieinthea..

Kincardine SRGC Show part 2

A further look at the show. ! ! !

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scotsgran

30 Mar, 2017
Scotsgran

Two Beauties Occupying My Mind At The Moment!

Yes, the long awaited opening of the Alamanchier blossom is upon us.I have been so...

38 comments

paulspatch

29 Mar, 2017
Paulspatch

Bergenia for Dottydaisy

Here are some of the Bergenias in my garden DD.They are great this time of year when...

7 comments

linda235

29 Mar, 2017
Linda235

Sometimes it doesn't quite work

One advantage with a larger than average garden is that I can allocate different...

11 comments

AndrewR

28 Mar, 2017
Andrewr

Anyone for Chocolate!!!

Meaning of course Akebia (the chocolate vine). It seems to me that this year it...

13 comments

stroller

28 Mar, 2017
Stroller

Mother's Day Prezzie...

Surprised? Yes I was, as my son doesn't always remember. I think my daughter-in-law...

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waddy

27 Mar, 2017
Waddy

Kincardine SRGC Show part 1

The SRGC Shows are always worth a visit and this was no exception. I'm not going...

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scotsgran

27 Mar, 2017
Scotsgran

How are the mighty fallen! Kincardine SRGC Show 25.3.17

Hopes of entering an SRGC show for the first time were looking bleak the night before...

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scotsgran

26 Mar, 2017
Scotsgran

My garden today on Mother's day.

I took my camera out this morning before going to help my sister in law paper her...

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seaburngirl

26 Mar, 2017
Seaburngirl

Spring Colour; Photos From RHS Hyde Hall.

Tried to get quite a few Macro close ups of the spring colour at RHS Hyde Hall on...

15 comments

paulspatch

26 Mar, 2017
Paulspatch

As we gently pot up tiny plants from the garden centre

and write the label, our lifestyle is different from people who have grown up in...

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dianebulley

26 Mar, 2017
Dianebulley

The last rains of the year?

One radio station went out on a limb and called this weekends piddly rains...the...

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stan510

25 Mar, 2017
Stan510

Early Mothers Day gifts

Our son and daughter-in-law called in yesterday instead of Sunday as they will be...

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shirley_tulip

25 Mar, 2017
Shirley_tulip

Magnolia

Hi everyone I've not been on here for a while I wonder if anyone can help me ,I've...

9 comments

sally1944

24 Mar, 2017
Sally1944

Busy day again today.

The sun has shone all day but there has been a chilly wind and I spent the first...

20 comments

seaburngirl

24 Mar, 2017
Seaburngirl

Against all odds

Hello everyone-what an amazing time of year-to gaze through the window and see that...

10 comments

janelloyd

24 Mar, 2017
Janelloyd

Wildlife watching....

When I sit on my lounger in the Living Room I can gaze out across to the wooded hill...

20 comments

cottagekaren

23 Mar, 2017
Cottagekaren

Erythroniums...for Amy

Erythronium bulbs are brittle so you can't just push them into the ground. Prepare...

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waddy

22 Mar, 2017
Waddy

THANKS

MANY THANKS FOR COMMENTS ON SOIL FOR MY SALIX STANDARD TREE. I HAVE SINCE REPLANTED...

1 comment

sheilakeefe

22 Mar, 2017
Sheilakeefe

What a Difference a Day Makes, Twenty- Four Little Hours.....

We woke up to snow this morning. It didn't stay long as we had a beautiful sunny...

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linda235

21 Mar, 2017
Linda235

Too cold to garden :o(

The morning started with wonderful sunshine but a bitterly cold wind. The strong...

15 comments

seaburngirl

21 Mar, 2017
Seaburngirl

In between the raindrops...

Went out again today, during a lull in the rain to see how things are doing. Despite...

15 comments

waddy

20 Mar, 2017
Waddy

new camera

I got a new camera about a year ago; Nikon bridge camera, though I'm still using...

10 comments

franl155

19 Mar, 2017
Franl155

Spring has finally arrived

It has been pretty slow here so I haven't put much up on the site. At last I have...

20 comments

linda235

19 Mar, 2017
Linda235

Early nectar corner

Hi Everyone I wonder if like me everyone thought spring had started a couple of days...

6 comments

numbersfarm

17 Mar, 2017
Numbersfarm

Spring blooms in the garden.

Just a few pics of things blooming in the garden just now. This Forsythia was a new...

16 comments

waddy

16 Mar, 2017
Waddy

Springtime gladdens the heart.

Today it is mild, pleasantly warm and slightly sunny. It is a wonderful time of year. These...

26 comments

wildrose

16 Mar, 2017
Wildrose

Six months on....

The spring like weather has drawn me out into the garden to do a bit of tidying up...

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waddy

16 Mar, 2017
Waddy

Garden in March 2017

After a few really lovely days everything is on the go. Temp was 20 centigrade at...

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dorjac

16 Mar, 2017
Dorjac

Spring at last

It's a beautiful but a cooler day than yesterday. The grass has been cut and lots...

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marjories

16 Mar, 2017
Marjories

Loch Lomond in the mist

We had a friend visit this weekend and spent a beautiful day at Loch Lomond.

16 comments

linda235

15 Mar, 2017
Linda235

In the Greenhouse...late Winter.

Many of my GoY friends have admired my Greenhouse since it was installed just less...

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cottagekaren

15 Mar, 2017
Cottagekaren

march Storm in Northeast NY

it may be spring in the UK but here it is still winter and it is showing us that!

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vjd

14 Mar, 2017
Vjd

Highdown Gardens in mid March

Some GoY members will know that these gardens are local to us, quite close to Worthing,...

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shirley_tulip

14 Mar, 2017
Shirley_tulip

My favourite time of year . . .

. . . Spring has arrived! Prunus kojo-no-mai blossoming Hellebores 'Anna's Red'...

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sheilabub

14 Mar, 2017
Sheilabub

To use hoarded garden materials needs a plan.

I had some Terracotta pots. Thought they always look very professional in some members'...

4 comments

dianebulley

14 Mar, 2017
Dianebulley

Colour in my Garden and a New Pal to Share our Home..

Spring has sprung a little bit, why is it that one plants the bulbs together to get...

21 comments

lincslass

12 Mar, 2017
Lincslass

Just watched a recording of Gardeners World

After all the excitement of my favorite sport Rugby ! Wales did have a good win ...I...

3 comments

kidsgran

11 Mar, 2017
Kidsgran

Finally spring is here. 21c Busts out all over.

One of our more infamous winters seems to have passed by..sun,a bit warm and longer...

25 comments

stan510

10 Mar, 2017
Stan510

More questions than answers?

The first is a question for you, alpine enthusiasts. I bought this plant on a visit...

13 comments

siris

10 Mar, 2017
Siris

Springtime At Beth Chatto's Beautiful Essex Garden.

The sun was shining(as had been forecast all week) and we had carried out lots of...

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paulspatch

9 Mar, 2017
Paulspatch

**What could be nicer**

The NGS have a brand new image, which to me is a good thing, change for change...

21 comments

Dottydaisy2

8 Mar, 2017
Dottydaisy2

Asclepias Tuberosa: The Magnificant Plant

Asclepias Tuberosa is a native North American herbaceous perennial with the dubious...

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bathgate

8 Mar, 2017
Bathgate

How to select a NEW ASSISTANT GARDENER

Pick a recruit who is very furry on the left side ... ... and very furry on the...

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terratoonie

7 Mar, 2017
Terratoonie