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Gardening blogs from Mar 2018

Award for Carol.

Having seen last night's GWorld programme, it was wonderful to hear that Carol Klien...

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meadowland

31 Mar, 2018
Meadowland

Today in the Garden

So damp and cold today but made myself go out. Planted two new pulmonaria and a...

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jueb

31 Mar, 2018
Jueb

I wonder when Monty is going to get the weather

right for the 'coming weekend' ('Countryfile Forecast for the week ahead' is more...

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dianebulley

31 Mar, 2018
Dianebulley

Slowly but surely . . .

New gardens are not built overnight, especially when the landscapers are hampered...

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sheilabub

30 Mar, 2018
Sheilabub

Back Garden Finished! :)

Well, its 3.30pm and we've finished the back garden! Three tons of gravel shifted...

42 comments

cottagekaren

28 Mar, 2018
Cottagekaren

Trillium

I've been admiring Trillium for a few years now but shyed away as too expensive to...

26 comments

dawnsaunt

27 Mar, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Catch Up

Isn't it a great day when the clocks go forward AND the sun shines! I've been outside...

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cottagekaren

25 Mar, 2018
Cottagekaren

It is 5pm, the clocks have gone forward and the sun has shone all day!

I know that rain is forecast again here for tomorrow but I have enjoyed every previous...

24 comments

wildrose

25 Mar, 2018
Wildrose

Fuchsias

I've been checking my Fuchsias, in the hope they survived that cold blast we had...

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hywel

25 Mar, 2018
Hywel

What a good idea

I don’t know about you but I spend quite a bit of time in the Summer walking with...

14 comments

dawnsaunt

25 Mar, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Alpines at Kew

The Davies Alpine House and some of the plants displayed this week. A tufa wall Cyclamen...

12 comments

pcw

23 Mar, 2018
Pcw

The gardening "português" Blog

Dear members I was born in Portugal, in a small city off Nort, near Spain. The name...

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rfintas

23 Mar, 2018
Rfintas

100's of tomato seeds!

My wife & I went to visit our daughter & grandchildren the other day. She...

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balcony

22 Mar, 2018
Balcony

Moraeas

I was lucky today with several species of Moraea opening, several for the first time. An...

8 comments

wylieintheazores

22 Mar, 2018
Wylieinthea..

When is a Englishman home and garden not a castle.

Firstly so sorry I haven't been keeping up with you all. Some of you know already...

42 comments

jenlewis

21 Mar, 2018
Jenlewis

Has Spring Arrived ?

It's the official beginning of Spring today. We woke up to no snow,at long last it...

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marjories

20 Mar, 2018
Marjories

Stan trying to get in more spring photos...

Around town..I hop you like them. The Zoom is me standing in Hayward, the round hills...

9 comments

stan510

19 Mar, 2018
Stan510

After 'The Beast'

Looking at other friends' gardens I can see just how lucky we have been this time....

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cottagekaren

19 Mar, 2018
Cottagekaren

1816 all over again?

Apparently there are seven volcanoes erupting at the same time. They must be contributing...

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Lori

18 Mar, 2018
Lori

More snow than ever today!

Goodness me it has snowed all day here! I have seen a number of photos on here and...

12 comments

wildrose

18 Mar, 2018
Wildrose

Oh dear me !!

After my recent blog about blue sky and bees on my heathers look what I woke up to...

8 comments

kidsgran

18 Mar, 2018
Kidsgran

My first Blog!

Today I nearly bought a Gardening Journal! I have bought so many new plants (as...

13 comments

jueb

17 Mar, 2018
Jueb

Yesterday felt like Spring ...

but today it is back to cold temps. with sleet and snow. Yesterday was eleven degrees,...

16 comments

shirley_tulip

17 Mar, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Did You See Gardeners' World Last Night

What a treat, Carol visited Bodnant Gardens in North Wales to see the Winter garden...

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dawnsaunt

17 Mar, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Another pictorial.

A rainy day..with peaks of sun. Thats a TANGERINE tree with fruit.

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stan510

17 Mar, 2018
Stan510

No time for gardening yet I'm afraid

Hello everyone , I didn't think it would take so long to get sorted out in our new...

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amy2

15 Mar, 2018
Amy2

Carol Klein

Carol Klein has been awarded the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour. This is their top...

13 comments

AndrewR

14 Mar, 2018
Andrewr

Hardy Geranium

I’m sure you’ll agree geraniums are so useful and versatile, a firm favourite. I...

33 comments

dawnsaunt

14 Mar, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Crocuses galore!

Crocuses galore! Some of you will have seen the photos I uploaded to my Photos Page,...

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balcony

13 Mar, 2018
Balcony

check this out

Hi everyone, in my last blog, I mentioned that I had visited my favourite nursery,...

6 comments

derekm

13 Mar, 2018
Derekm

Blue sky and bees

Well what nice day here in Wales blue sky for a change and bees on my heathers not...

10 comments

kidsgran

13 Mar, 2018
Kidsgran

Colour in my garden today...

Covered by a white blanket and since nearly being drowned the flowers are really...

29 comments

lincslass

13 Mar, 2018
Lincslass

World Naked Gardening Day - May 6th

Who says so-NOT ME! http://www.wideopenspaces.com/world-naked-gardening-day-may-7th/?utm_campaign=inline

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green_finger

12 Mar, 2018
Green_finger

Exhausted but contented

I woke up early this morning and as the weather was mild I decided to start pruning...

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amsterdam

10 Mar, 2018
Amsterdam

The snow is still around but we are celebrating.

The snow in the garden is still around in some places. Where the sun has melted it,...

9 comments

scotsgran

10 Mar, 2018
Scotsgran

The California yard.

Nowadays this is the look..succulents,a few jungly plants and of course Redwoods...

8 comments

stan510

10 Mar, 2018
Stan510

Gardeners' World returns tonight

For those who do like to watch Gardeners' World- it's back! From 8.30-9.00 on BBC...

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amsterdam

9 Mar, 2018
Amsterdam

A day at the eternal resting place.

The tall pine is a Hoop pine. Ancient primitive tree about 100' With our local Vineyard..and...

11 comments

stan510

9 Mar, 2018
Stan510

New pond

Hello not been here much as not been well, but we have just had a large pond built...

7 comments

sewingkilla

8 Mar, 2018
Sewingkilla

Our new garden taking shape - gradually!

Dawnsaunt asked yesterday how the work was going in our new garden . . . and I had...

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sheilabub

8 Mar, 2018
Sheilabub

Not again !!

Forecast said there might be sleet on high ground,or maybe a little snow ! and this...

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bloomer

8 Mar, 2018
Bloomer

A cold, snowy start to March

A cold, snowy start to March What a week it was starting on the last day of February...

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balcony

7 Mar, 2018
Balcony

Now,we have reached a solid spring.

We have now left the nighttime lows of 30's (0 to 4C) and enjoy a slight warm up...

7 comments

stan510

7 Mar, 2018
Stan510

Blue skies over the beach!

Less than a week ago, we were preparing for icy cold weather and lots of snow. Today...

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wildrose

6 Mar, 2018
Wildrose

A Few Signs of Spring

The snow has melted and the winds have dropped. The buds are swelling on the shrubs...

29 comments

dawnsaunt

6 Mar, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Bargain basement ???

I decided today to visit my favourite plant nursery to get some plants for a memorial...

15 comments

derekm

5 Mar, 2018
Derekm

Weather.

Whether the weather be fine, or whether the weather be hot, We'll weather the weather,...

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feverfew

3 Mar, 2018
Feverfew

Our Old Friend Returns ...and Walking in a Blizzard

Set out this morning to take on the weather. The forecast let us down again as just...

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cottagekaren

3 Mar, 2018
Cottagekaren

Beastly weather in Bracknell

Well, the Beast from the East brought more snow to Bracknell than we have seen since...

23 comments

AndrewR

3 Mar, 2018
Andrewr

Visit from posse of Fieldfares

I was blessed with a visit of a group of over 20 Fieldfares who stripped my crabapple...

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amsterdam

2 Mar, 2018
Amsterdam