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Gardening blogs from Dec 2018

Visitors

Sometimes we get visitors to our area that cause quite a bit of interest. One of...

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seaburngirl

30 Dec, 2018
Seaburngirl

What A Mild Day For Late December

I’ve been outside for most of the day :) I noticed these plants doing their thing. Hamamelis...

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dawnsaunt

29 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Goldfinches...how many can you spot?

We are very popular right now with a local flock of Goldfinches. How many can you...

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cottagekaren

28 Dec, 2018
Cottagekaren

What not to do in late December...

I was having a wander around on Christmas Day and noticed my water had stopped flowing...

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lincslass

27 Dec, 2018
Lincslass

Am re-reading my classics. ( Kon-Tiki Expedition.) (Quote)

We had on the foredeck large wicker baskets full of other plants which had left a...

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dianebulley

25 Dec, 2018
Dianebulley

3 Christmas songs .. CLUE NOW ADDED FOR SONG 2.

Sapphire's song title quiz ... Maybe guess before you read the comments below, in...

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terratoonie

24 Dec, 2018
Terratoonie

Thank You

It’s just over 10 years since I stumbled upon GOY by googling a question which led...

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dawnsaunt

24 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

End of December 2018

Just a blog to show what is still in bloom in the garden, plus some surprises I wouldn't...

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shirley_tulip

23 Dec, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Is it just me?

Yesterday evening we went to Rosemoor Gardens to see them illuminated for Christmas....

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wildrose

21 Dec, 2018
Wildrose

Merry Christmas to Everyone....

And here's to a Blooming Good 2019!

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sunnydais

21 Dec, 2018
Sunnydais

Blooming Jade plant

I have just seen my very first flowering jade plant ever, with pretty little white...

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vileve

19 Dec, 2018
Vileve

General Garden Photos Today

It was nice and sunny today so I pottered outside instead of doing much required...

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dawnsaunt

17 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

A few trees .....

I thought looked nice in today's winter sunshine. Prunus serrula princess sturdza Betula...

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dawnsaunt

17 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Soil under my nails again :o)

I spent a several of hours in the greenhouse this morning. Taking the old tomato...

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seaburngirl

16 Dec, 2018
Seaburngirl

A Nudist for Christmas

It may be common as muck, but winter jasmine, jasminum nudiflorum, is very welcome...

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AndrewR

16 Dec, 2018
Andrewr

The New Land

I've never come up with an appropriate name for this part of the garden, its referred...

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dawnsaunt

15 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

We Have A Mole (or 2 or 3) 😡

We've not had to endure moles for several years but they’ve reappeared over the last...

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dawnsaunt

13 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

History of Our Pond

Over the years since I’ve been on GOY you’ve seen photos of our pond at various times...

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dawnsaunt

11 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Months Of The Year

JANUARY 2018 FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER Wishing...

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cottagekaren

11 Dec, 2018
Cottagekaren

Oops forgot the Jackaranda trees

They were in full bloom all over Sydney

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kidsgran

11 Dec, 2018
Kidsgran

Photo's for Waddy

The first photos are taken in Sydney ,Opera House Sydney harbour bridge ,3 Sisters,...

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kidsgran

11 Dec, 2018
Kidsgran

I know I have said this before...........

but this time of year is good for planning your garden. This morning the repeat of...

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dianebulley

9 Dec, 2018
Dianebulley

December In My Garden

Not a lot going on but here are a few pictures taken today before the rain :-)

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dawnsaunt

8 Dec, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Favorite photos from 2018

Can't believe another garden year has gone by. There were some wonderful days, but...

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wells

8 Dec, 2018
Wells

A Brief Sunny Interlude...

Gosh it has been wet here lately. We are really squelchy underfoot now. And yesterday...

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cottagekaren

6 Dec, 2018
Cottagekaren

"Oh the weather outside is frightful...."

"But the fire is so delightful..." "and since we've no place to go, "Let it snow,...

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Lori

5 Dec, 2018
Lori

Flowering at Home yesterday 4th December.

First decent day for ages. I was able to do some tidying up and take a few photos. Nerines...

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siris

4 Dec, 2018
Siris

First frost!

Today was the first day of the year that we have had a frost, and guess who turned...

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honeysucklegold

4 Dec, 2018
Honeysuckle..

Horsey Grey Seals

Since moving over the border from Norfolk into Suffolk we've found so many interesting...

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amy2

4 Dec, 2018
Amy2

Transformation

A cold rainy 'stay inside' lazy Sunday today, but I thought you would like to see...

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bathgate

2 Dec, 2018
Bathgate

Winter Preparations Continue

The rain has finally stopped, and today was lovely and still. So off outdoors for...

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cottagekaren

1 Dec, 2018
Cottagekaren