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Gardening blogs from Apr 2017

Amaryllis being shunted around house & balcony April 2017

Amaryllis being shunted around house & balcony April 2017 On living room table...

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balcony

30 Apr, 2017
Balcony

Bulbs and dionysias - Iran in April (4)

Reluctantly, we left our comfortable hotel at Chelgerd. The owner posed in the traditional...

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AndrewR

29 Apr, 2017
Andrewr

The Shade Garden - Part 2

Last weekend we had a trip out to the garden centre for some mini cucumber plants....

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samjp

29 Apr, 2017
Samjp

Chimney

I have a Terracotta Chimney and would love a nice display coming out of the top..have...

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swanky

29 Apr, 2017
Swanky

Spring comes to Hergest Croft

It’s April at last and with the weather being sunny and dry my partner and I decided...

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the_white_horse

28 Apr, 2017
The_white_h..

?The magic of the Minack Theatre?

We have just spent a few days in Cornwall and the high light for me was a visit to...

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wildrose

28 Apr, 2017
Wildrose

Funny Faces April 2017

Emerging from the dark days of winter and the usual accompanying depression, I looked...

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the_white_horse

28 Apr, 2017
The_white_h..

Begonias, [grown from corms]

Hi all, I grow begonias from corms, and have done for years, some corms have grown...

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eddyjayauk

28 Apr, 2017
Eddyjayauk

The lower garden and waste

Ooh I ache. Due to the steep nature of the garden, I rely on my trusty Rhino bags...

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hillsidegirl

28 Apr, 2017
Hillsidegirl

Hyde Hall

After a weekend visiting friends in Essex, on the Monday we visited RHS Hyde Hall. Huge...

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siris

26 Apr, 2017
Siris

Some Surprisingly Early Blooms And Buds and some others bang on schedule.

A few pictures taken on 24th April, of some flowers in our garden. The Agapanthus...

10 comments

paulspatch

25 Apr, 2017
Paulspatch

April 25th.....Mid Spring.....(sigh....)

As I look over my shoulder to the front garden from the study, it is now clear of...

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cottagekaren

25 Apr, 2017
Cottagekaren

Slow progress

I will be posting some new photos but progress so far includes a first coat of garden...

6 comments

hillsidegirl

24 Apr, 2017
Hillsidegirl

What plants do you want to see from S.F. U.S.A.?

I took 401 photos at the local botanical garden. Do GOY members like to see those?...

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stan510

24 Apr, 2017
Stan510

Our Pretty Little Flower's First RHS Hyde Hall Visit.

Yes, Gandma and Grandpa took our pretty little flower (Fleur) and her mummy to see...

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paulspatch

24 Apr, 2017
Paulspatch

Back from uni again

Just back from my last Monday morning at uni. So just gave everything a good watering...

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dandanspondpage

24 Apr, 2017
Dandanspond..

Bulbs and dionysias - Iran in April (3)

After three nights at Semirom, we checked out of our hotel, hoping the next one would...

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AndrewR

23 Apr, 2017
Andrewr

Welcome to my Spring Garden

"Spring" A lovely reminder of how beautiful change can really be. This is my garden...

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marjories

22 Apr, 2017
Marjories

Happy Days

I thought I'd show you some pics of things that I'm especially pleased with. So here...

6 comments

green_finger

21 Apr, 2017
Green_finger

Around the garden on the 21/4/17

Looking around the garden this afternoon it was lovely to find so many Tulips and...

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homebird

21 Apr, 2017
Homebird

April showers bring more flooding

well they say April showers bring May flowers, that is so , but it also has been...

3 comments

vjd

21 Apr, 2017
Vjd

tulips - various

i bought these"black tulips" but I can't remember where or when [though...

8 comments

franl155

21 Apr, 2017
Franl155

Bee spotting

Looking at photos I've taken of bees over the past couple of years, I noticed that...

24 comments

franl155

21 Apr, 2017
Franl155

The Saga of Betty's Beauty

I posted a question here asking if anyone knew where I could obtain the camellia...

10 comments

eirlys

21 Apr, 2017
Eirlys

A Good Way To Break Your Neck.

Just something I have noticed recently in television adverts and pictures from garden...

8 comments

loosestrife2

21 Apr, 2017
Loosestrife2

Vine Weevil Problems.

As a new member I was quite delighted to receive 7 pieces of advice. If I follow...

1 comment

jomarg

20 Apr, 2017
Jomarg

My back garden ... a safe sanctuary for our April antics ...

Main lawn ... here we enjoy gardening and games ... ................................................................................ Up...

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terratoonie

20 Apr, 2017
Terratoonie

The Shade Border

Well once again it's been a while (although I have been lurking in the background)....

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samjp

20 Apr, 2017
Samjp

SRGC SHOW PERTH 15.4.17 (2)

I have chosen the best of my photos to show some more plants They do...

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scotsgran

20 Apr, 2017
Scotsgran

I have decided to be more systematic with plant feeding

this year. Every 6 weeks, marked on the calendar so I dont forget. Correct amount...

5 comments

dianebulley

20 Apr, 2017
Dianebulley

SRGC Show Perth 15.4.17 (1)

As Perth is less than 40 miles away and Scottish was available to go along we made...

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scotsgran

20 Apr, 2017
Scotsgran

I'm closing in on the finish line of collecting.

Today I found myself doing the boring- sort of- or repotting some plants that are...

6 comments

stan510

19 Apr, 2017
Stan510

A Small Garden Transformation Pt 2

Following on from the original blog I thought I'd show you some of the individual...

4 comments

anthonyk

19 Apr, 2017
Anthonyk

Bulbs and dionysias - Iran in April (2)

After four nights in Shiraz, we left for the long drive to Semirom. At 2000 metres...

6 comments

AndrewR

19 Apr, 2017
Andrewr

My garden 2017

Hi folks...hope you are all well. Sorry, I haven't participated in here in a while....

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michaellatheoriginal

18 Apr, 2017
Michaellath..

Nocturnal visitor.

I wondered if the spikey one would return this spring. I was delighted to spot this...

25 comments

seaburngirl

18 Apr, 2017
Seaburngirl

FlowersAren't Always Necessary....(Fresh spring foliage is beautiful too)

I have been very busy for the past 17 days(working every day) so I have hardly been...

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paulspatch

18 Apr, 2017
Paulspatch

Gg New Greenhouse 2017

Hi All Some of you may know already I have treated myself to a new greenhouse .......

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gnarly_gnome

17 Apr, 2017
Gnarly_gnome

AGS Kent Show,Sutton Valance,15.4.17 part 2

Some more from around the benches Rhizomatous Iris I.scariosa I.suaveolens I.reichenbachii I.schachtii Trillium...

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pcw

16 Apr, 2017
Pcw

Bulbs and dionysias - Iran in April (1)

My latest botanising trip was to Iran. We left Heathrow at the end of March to fly...

7 comments

AndrewR

16 Apr, 2017
Andrewr

HOPE all have a nice Easter

Happy Easter to all the garden members !

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vjd

16 Apr, 2017
Vjd

AGS Kent Show,Sutton Valance,15.4.17

I was very fortunate to come away with four 1st places 1 pan alpine Iris reichenbachii-best...

7 comments

pcw

16 Apr, 2017
Pcw

A Small Garden Transformation

Hi everyone, I'm a new member, but I thought I'd share with you all the transformation...

7 comments

anthonyk

15 Apr, 2017
Anthonyk

The Crow's Breakfast.

What a commotion at 8.30 this morning. The black birds were going bezerk. The reason...

10 comments

siris

15 Apr, 2017
Siris

front garden catchup 2014-2017

left side September 2014 April 2017 Got rid of the Californian Lilac and Berberis...

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franl155

15 Apr, 2017
Franl155

Now I Have Heard Of Everything...Bee Thievery

I have learned that a new criminal phenomena is sweeping across the globe and that...

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loosestrife2

15 Apr, 2017
Loosestrife2

my favourite tree in April

On the corner of my street there is a beautiful white cherry tree. from my garden...

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seaburngirl

14 Apr, 2017
Seaburngirl

Primrose Bank

No not a bank of primroses but a lovely nursery specialising in rare and unusual...

19 comments

seaburngirl

14 Apr, 2017
Seaburngirl

Grass Cuttings

I am going to nibble at the grass. Not personally, I am not vegetarian, but I do...

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siris

14 Apr, 2017
Siris

Digging up a tree fern. Cyathea brownii.

Tree roots had become so competitive this tree fern I bought around 2002,was going...

7 comments

stan510

13 Apr, 2017
Stan510