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Gardening blogs from Jan 2019

well the forecasters were spot on!

The local forecaster said we'd get some snow by 7pm today on the top of the Yorkshire...

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seaburngirl

22 Jan, 2019
Seaburngirl

Snow

We woke up this morning to snow all around us. It has been very cold here today so...

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linda235

22 Jan, 2019
Linda235

Ferraria & Moraea

It is the time when the Ferraria and Moraeas start flowering. Last year, the star...

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wylieintheazores

22 Jan, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Busy in the greenhouse and other stuff.

It was a bitterly cold weekend here but I did spend time in the greenhouse. There...

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seaburngirl

22 Jan, 2019
Seaburngirl

At last! The Spring Prep in Golden Border is Finished!

Golden Border and Heuchera Corner get full of weeds, stones, leaves and hedge clippings...

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cottagekaren

22 Jan, 2019
Cottagekaren

Winter darkness

My house plants are withering. Red light lamp does not have good enough impact. Guava...

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MikaP

21 Jan, 2019
Mikap

Should have stayed indoors!

I was desperate to do some gardening today, there had been a hard frost but the sun...

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shirley_tulip

21 Jan, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Catching up

Today, like some other members, I had a strange email advising me of various unread...

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ginellie

19 Jan, 2019
Ginellie

Jan 2019 - Garden Update

Hello fellow GOY'ers. It's been a while, but as i had an email through today advising...

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tony1247

19 Jan, 2019
Tony1247

My new pergola..easy peasy..!!

In the summer T bought the wood to build a new pergola to replace the rotting metal...

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homebird

19 Jan, 2019
Homebird

Bracknell prairie - the plan

My front garden faces due south and gets all the sun going. It was all grassed over...

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AndrewR

18 Jan, 2019
Andrewr

Surprising sights in the garden for January!

This morning I was very surprised to find that something had been digging around...

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shirley_tulip

18 Jan, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Mid-January flowers

Just because it is winter, it doesn't mean that it is all green grass and green trees. Ever...

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wylieintheazores

17 Jan, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Hannah Fields aka Littleover Community Garden

I haven't visited here for a long time (no reason-just life getting in the way!)...

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twiggy

17 Jan, 2019
Twiggy

ooooooooooooooooooooh

oooooooooooh ... Bulbs are peeping through... Springtime is around the corner...

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terratoonie

15 Jan, 2019
Terratoonie

First rose 2019

How many people have seen a rose bloom in January

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thefifeplooman

15 Jan, 2019
Thefifeploo..

How I love it!

I was thinking about Art while watching telly this evening. And then my mind went...

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cottagekaren

14 Jan, 2019
Cottagekaren

Christmas gift vouchers

The kind of gifts we all find very welcome .. Our lovely grandchildren gave us gardening...

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amy2

14 Jan, 2019
Amy2

Utter Disaster!

The yearly monarch butterfly census in California USA is nearing completion and so...

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loosestrife2

11 Jan, 2019
Loosestrife2

Irises From the Garden

The purple Irises glistened in the morning stillness with three tongues that lick...

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bathgate

11 Jan, 2019
Bathgate

Check This Out! (Veg. And fruit growers.)

A friend on Facebook just recommended this tool. You can get a personalised growing...

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cottagekaren

10 Jan, 2019
Cottagekaren

Looking forward

I like January and February because the days start to lengthen and spring is on the...

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hywel

9 Jan, 2019
Hywel

Mid-Winter Working Day

Another absolutely beautiful mild, blue-sky day in Angus today. So first thing after...

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cottagekaren

8 Jan, 2019
Cottagekaren

Ferns

A couple of years ago I posted a woodland photo and Karen commented saying ferns...

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dawnsaunt

8 Jan, 2019
Dawnsaunt

An invation outside

Hubby and I could hear tapping this lunchtime. On looking, one of the female blackbirds...

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seaburngirl

7 Jan, 2019
Seaburngirl

Loch Lomond.

Even a misty day is wonderful at Loch Lomond.

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linda235

6 Jan, 2019
Linda235

A beautiful day in early January.

It has been a gloriously sunny and fairly mild day here and I have enjoyed spending...

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homebird

6 Jan, 2019
Homebird

Happy New Year Everyone !

New computer and new year ! After a really bad year in 2018 with hubby Rick being...

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rose1949

5 Jan, 2019
Rose1949

Hopefully a fitting tribute.

Last year saw the death of two of our great legends of the gardening world..... John...

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Dottydaisy2

3 Jan, 2019
Dottydaisy2

January Jewels

A heavy and deep frost lay on the ground this morning and has not melted in spite...

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cottagekaren

2 Jan, 2019
Cottagekaren

‘Winter Gardening’ by Cedric Pollet

I recently bought this book for myself. Its a big coffee table type book with extensive...

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cottagekaren

1 Jan, 2019
Cottagekaren

Indoor Plants

My amaryllis was so heavy so when we got up this morning it had toppled over it spite...

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marjories

1 Jan, 2019
Marjories