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Gardening blogs from Jan 2020

Some little iris.

Like many of you I love Iris and they come in many forms. At this time of year it...

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seaburngirl

31 Jan, 2020
Seaburngirl

Beautiful hellebores.

Each year I grow fonder of these beautiful plants. There have been so many lovely...

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wildrose

31 Jan, 2020
Wildrose

Really enjoyed !

Monty Dons Gardens of America stunning gardens and so much history about the areas...

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kidsgran

31 Jan, 2020
Kidsgran

Trees With Interesting Bark/Trunks

I like to see these especially during winter. Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Silver...

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dawnsaunt

30 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Everlasting Clematis !

This clematis ( don't know its name) came with us when we moved a year ago, doesn't...

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rose1949

28 Jan, 2020
Rose1949

Reading Gives Me Ideas...

...and that always leads to spending money! (Images through this blog are from from...

34 comments

cottagekaren

26 Jan, 2020
Cottagekaren

Roses Purchase

Last year I purchased a few David Austin roses and this year I wanted to add a few...

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dawnsaunt

26 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Fiery border

Last summer I noticed my beautiful Dahlia, Bishop of Llandaff wasn't flowering too...

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Janey

24 Jan, 2020
Janey

The back is better Part 2

I continued the weeding of what was formerly the conifer bed. It still has a few...

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seaburngirl

24 Jan, 2020
Seaburngirl

Winter Greens (but not the edible type)

I like leaves, especially in Winter when there’s not so much going on. Fatsia, Euphorbia...

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dawnsaunt

23 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Mid-Winter Sunshine

What a day! After a grey start, the sky cleared and there was some real warmth in...

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cottagekaren

21 Jan, 2020
Cottagekaren

**MY LOVE AFFAIRS WITH ‘IRIS’ **

I have tried unsuccessfully to keep this lady happy.....but she always deserts me...

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Dottydaisy2

21 Jan, 2020
Dottydaisy2

Viburnam Recovery, I hope...

Some of you will possibly remember my problem with my viburnams over recent years,...

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lincslass

20 Jan, 2020
Lincslass

A glimpse of RHS Rosemoor and then a glimpse of my garden.

This morning, under blue skies yet again, we went to Rosemoor and then came home...

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wildrose

20 Jan, 2020
Wildrose

So excited about blue skies and a big yellow sun!

Down in the south west it has been the wettest, greyest and windiest of winters!...

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wildrose

19 Jan, 2020
Wildrose

Preparation for increasing the grassed area.

Not much time required to undertake this little task yesterday. Saying that, I sort...

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kate123

19 Jan, 2020
Kate123

Winter Wildlife Pond

Very frosty and misty this morning .....

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dawnsaunt

19 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Yes! my back is better. part 1

Yesterday I was sensible and didn't go pillion on the BMW and today my back felt...

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seaburngirl

18 Jan, 2020
Seaburngirl

January Delights

A frost this morning but on the whole exceptionally mild for me and the plants are...

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dawnsaunt

18 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

New Plants

During the first week of the year the weather was dry so I tackled the rockery. I...

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seaburngirl

17 Jan, 2020
Seaburngirl

A visit to Stourhead Estate, 26 Dec 2019

Stourhead, one of the best examples of the English landscape style Gardens. The Palladian...

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siris

17 Jan, 2020
Siris

Willow Work

Some ideas for weaving with willow (for Dawn) Taken on Boxing Day 2019 at Stourhead...

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siris

15 Jan, 2020
Siris

Heres a treasure trove !

Avon Bulbs 2020 Spring Catalogue-well worth ordering to brighten these winter days. Lots...

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goldenoldie91

15 Jan, 2020
Goldenoldie91

Sweden at Christmas

Now that we finally have our computer fixed I can show you our Christmas in Sweden....

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linda235

13 Jan, 2020
Linda235

A focal point for free !

Watching Monty's Northern Europe Gardens I was looking for ideas for a disabled person's...

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goldenoldie91

12 Jan, 2020
Goldenoldie91

When gardening is a pain.

Since the beginning of the year we have had very little rain and good drying winds....

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seaburngirl

10 Jan, 2020
Seaburngirl

Update - Multi Stemmed Betula Experiment

After all your great advice, comments and Dotty's blog showing her multi stemmed...

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dawnsaunt

9 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Early January Treasures

This has to be the mildest early January I can remember :-) The first Winter Aconites Prunus...

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dawnsaunt

9 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Focal Points

I've often thought about focal points but have never really got around to creating...

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dawnsaunt

7 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

**A Blog for Dawn**

Dawn as promised some information and some photos of our multi stemmed Betula jacquemontii...

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Dottydaisy2

5 Jan, 2020
Dottydaisy2

Rockery finished I hope

If you saw my previous blog, I have been removing weeds and mainly couch grass from...

14 comments

seaburngirl

5 Jan, 2020
Seaburngirl

Gardening, Zen and Stuff

Ever since our Daughter Rachel’s wedding on 28th December, we have been laid low...

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cottagekaren

5 Jan, 2020
Cottagekaren

Tomatoes I'm Growing This Year

After years of growing the more traditional tomato seeds like Ailsa Craig, Shirley...

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dawnsaunt

4 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

January 2020

Here are a few photos from today. And some woodlanders :-) I end with...

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dawnsaunt

4 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

A Multi Stemmed Betula Experiment

After visiting Bluebell Arboretum a couple of years ago, and seeing their stunning...

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dawnsaunt

4 Jan, 2020
Dawnsaunt

First project for 2020.

The weather being unseasonably mild,we were able to start the new garden project...

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meadowland

4 Jan, 2020
Meadowland

First bit of gardening of 2020

So far this year we have had cold but dry days so yesterday I took advantage of a...

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seaburngirl

3 Jan, 2020
Seaburngirl

First Photos 2020

I put a new memory card in my camera to start 2020, so had to take a few pics. In...

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siris

2 Jan, 2020
Siris

Starting as I hope to continue.

Its been a beautiful sunny day today, but rather chilly. A light ground frost set...

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seaburngirl

1 Jan, 2020
Seaburngirl