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Gardening blogs from Apr 2019

It’s that time again :) Tawny Owletts

It’s with great excitement I share these pictures. We’ve had tawny owls nesting for...

15 comments

dawnsaunt

30 Apr, 2019
Dawnsaunt

Are you a Chelsea chopper or a Hampton hacker...\(◎o◎)/

Or perhaps like me you do both....ʘ‿ʘ for those of you who have no idea what I am...

5 comments

Dottydaisy2

29 Apr, 2019
Dottydaisy2

Pretty flowers

The weather was lovely and sunny and warm yesterday and the garden is celebrating. Clematis...

9 comments

sunnydais

29 Apr, 2019
Sunnydais

Fruit updates

Time for a progress report My climbing French beans are now well under way, just...

6 comments

grandad_gardener

29 Apr, 2019
Grandad_gar..

A celebration! I have Mallards swimming and feeding in my stream!

It's been years of slogging and digging and fighting with silt buildup and water...

7 comments

Lori

28 Apr, 2019
Lori

Tidying up the rockery and the hill.

Hello everyone, This is my first time writing a blog. I've never written a blog before,...

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kate123

28 Apr, 2019
Kate123

My Woodland in April

Spring is my favourite time of year in the woodland, here are a few photos from yesterday. Look...

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dawnsaunt

26 Apr, 2019
Dawnsaunt

My Pond in April

The pond hasn't really come to life yet but here are a few photos from yesterday.

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dawnsaunt

26 Apr, 2019
Dawnsaunt

April At Mine

The garden is beginning to fill out slowly ....

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dawnsaunt

26 Apr, 2019
Dawnsaunt

I'm STILL getting older. Never ends...

I feel like I crossed a line. I can tell all of you,I don't feel as physically strong...

13 comments

stan510

26 Apr, 2019
Stan510

Beautiful Iris

I took these photos before the April showers arrived today. They are in my friends...

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marjories

25 Apr, 2019
Marjories

Into our second year

It's hard to believe we've lived in our new home for over a year the time has flown...

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amy2

25 Apr, 2019
Amy2

Learning My Camera

Well after getting increasingly lazy and frustrated with my camera, Darren has motivated...

15 comments

cottagekaren

24 Apr, 2019
Cottagekaren

A mix in April

A mix of blooms and other things. This was made from a hanging basket moss chicken...

12 comments

thrupennybit

24 Apr, 2019
Thrupennybit

Over the rooftops ...

If Mary Poppins can fly over the rooftops, so can I, and I don't need an umbrella...

18 comments

hywel

24 Apr, 2019
Hywel

AGS Kent Spring Show 2019-3

Last few Lamium armenum Alkanna aucheriana Gentiana acaulis I was lucky enough...

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pcw

24 Apr, 2019
Pcw

Blooming Spring

We have had a lovely warm Easter but now it has turned quite cold. Our garden has...

4 comments

marjories

23 Apr, 2019
Marjories

AGS Kent Spring Show 2019-2

Trilliums Daphnes A few others a 6 pan entry

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pcw

23 Apr, 2019
Pcw

AGS Kent Spring Show 2019

Held in Sutton Vallance,near Leeds Castle every Easter weekend. Best in show,winning...

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pcw

23 Apr, 2019
Pcw

Pitmuies House Gardens in April

Although it is only a 20 minute drive from our home, we have never visited Pitmuies...

16 comments

cottagekaren

22 Apr, 2019
Cottagekaren

Herb border beginnings

Today we took advantage of the sunshine and started on the herb border. We got brave...

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rachelanna12

22 Apr, 2019
Rachelanna12

Bulbs & Daylilies

Big excitement in my front yard today-I got my first flower on a Cypella herbertii...

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wylieintheazores

22 Apr, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Judas tree at Easter

Very apt this time of year, my Judas tree is now in flower Grown from seed about...

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grandad_gardener

22 Apr, 2019
Grandad_gar..

New Back Garden

Well a lot has happened during the colder months this year. First we lost several...

6 comments

rachelanna12

22 Apr, 2019
Rachelanna12

Cymbidium Chestnut

I like Cymbidium Orchids because they do well for me. The first of three different...

4 comments

siris

21 Apr, 2019
Siris

Summer Bedding - Which Ones Do You Love?

As you know, I am not a huge fan of summer bedding plants. I do use them, but not...

18 comments

cottagekaren

20 Apr, 2019
Cottagekaren

Figs looking good

I have two figs in my garden, variety is Brunswick, they came for Lidl / Wilko so...

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grandad_gardener

20 Apr, 2019
Grandad_gar..

Apple pruning result

In my garden is an apple tree that I've had it about 35 years, sold to me as a Golden...

6 comments

grandad_gardener

19 Apr, 2019
Grandad_gar..

Bamboo Bother (but also sad)

We had been meaning to reduce and thin out the bamboo last year and didn't get round...

10 comments

daylily

19 Apr, 2019
Daylily

Daylilies & others

I have hundreds of daylily scapes, and many have started opening. They looked a real...

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wylieintheazores

17 Apr, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Some like it pink

According to Wikipedia, “Trillium is a genus of perennial flowering plants native...

5 comments

AndrewR

17 Apr, 2019
Andrewr

Finally!

The sun is shining and I didn't need 6 layers of clothes to go out and take some...

7 comments

sunnydais

17 Apr, 2019
Sunnydais

TULIPS make me smile....... 😋😍🌷🌷

Who doesnt like a tulip....just a few photos...... The last two look very...

19 comments

Dottydaisy2

16 Apr, 2019
Dottydaisy2

Spindles in April......

I realised it was some time since I had posted any photographs of the garden as a...

19 comments

Dottydaisy2

16 Apr, 2019
Dottydaisy2

Mid April

We had some beautiful weather here last month, and I took advantage of it by doing...

32 comments

hywel

13 Apr, 2019
Hywel

You don't have to be a fan of golf!

The U.S Masters is on television once again. I have been sitting in awe and wonder...

31 comments

wildrose

13 Apr, 2019
Wildrose

Successful plant sale

Our village held a garden mart again this year and as usual I had a stall. The view...

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seaburngirl

13 Apr, 2019
Seaburngirl

Pittosporum Golden King

I have just bought this shrub and I have previously tried to grow them without success....

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marjories

12 Apr, 2019
Marjories

Glorious Spring and Beautiful flowers...Plus a job I hated doing..

Many years ago when I was young and naïve, I planted some dwarf conifers in my garden,...

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lincslass

12 Apr, 2019
Lincslass

Moss

It is one of those days where the are things I should be doing, but I just don't...

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wylieintheazores

11 Apr, 2019
Wylieinthea..

A day in April without April showers!

It's a day in April without April showers, Just blackbirds and buds and beautiful...

17 comments

wildrose

11 Apr, 2019
Wildrose

Cambridge Botanic Garden ... a rare day out

This lovely garden is only about 40 minutes from where we live, and I try to visit...

17 comments

sheilabub

11 Apr, 2019
Sheilabub

Finished garden ...AT last !

We have been here in our new home 5 months now and have finally finished the main...

18 comments

rose1949

10 Apr, 2019
Rose1949

Pears promise?

Nice and sunny, quick check and the pear, Doyenne Du Comice is now in blossom. I...

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grandad_gardener

10 Apr, 2019
Grandad_gar..

Sunshine has returned to Angus :)

Its very cold, but the sun has returned and so we've been busy. OH cut the grass...

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cottagekaren

9 Apr, 2019
Cottagekaren

Oddments of Spring flowers

I have been busy weeding some of my garden beds, disgusting how bad they were, just...

13 comments

honeysucklegold

9 Apr, 2019
Honeysuckle..

Celebrating 12 months of having a garden!

It's hard to believe that it's only a year since our landscapers finished (almost)...

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sheilabub

8 Apr, 2019
Sheilabub

My Ornamental Cherry Tree....

While doing my spring garden cleanup yesterday I noticed that it was starting to...

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loosestrife2

7 Apr, 2019
Loosestrife2

Irrigation Systems

Our Offspring have offered to buy an irrigation system for our garden as a birthday...

7 comments

eirlys

7 Apr, 2019
Eirlys

Visit to Hiller Gardens near Romsey

A short walk around Sir Harold Hillier gardens, near Romsey, owned & run by Hampshire...

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grandad_gardener

7 Apr, 2019
Grandad_gar..