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Gardening blogs from Feb 2020

Storm Dennis

It rained heavily in the night, the babbling brook was very high and fast flowing,...

9 comments

dawnsaunt

16 Feb, 2020
Dawnsaunt

First blog of 2020

It's been a fraught January with one thing and another, having to upgrade from Windows...

9 comments

shirley_tulip

16 Feb, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Grasses of Fire Island

Amazing how many types of grasses grow here.

4 comments

bathgate

16 Feb, 2020
Bathgate

Grasses

Hello Me again looking for advice ..... I’ve been looking at pictures online of grasses...

10 comments

dawnsaunt

15 Feb, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Supermarket Ginger Plant

Last year I grew a root of Ginger (zingiber officinale) from the supermarket. It...

12 comments

cottagekaren

14 Feb, 2020
Cottagekaren

Flowers of February

It's really cold outside, and windy too. But the sun is shining so I popped out to...

19 comments

cottagekaren

13 Feb, 2020
Cottagekaren

Beginning of February in the garden.

Along with many of you, I have been trying to shake off this nasty virus that has...

15 comments

homebird

13 Feb, 2020
Homebird

New Planting Area - Suggestions

In the Autumn we hired a digger to do some groundwork (new patio area) and to remove...

10 comments

dawnsaunt

13 Feb, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Bravely showing our untidy area!

I would like to show you our so called 'No man's land's....situated at the back of...

14 comments

meadowland

12 Feb, 2020
Meadowland

The Opposite Month....August

I try to always be planning for the opposite month of the year, so at the moment...

24 comments

cottagekaren

10 Feb, 2020
Cottagekaren

First quarter of February

Another week gone and it has been on the whole a bright but cold week. That of course...

16 comments

seaburngirl

9 Feb, 2020
Seaburngirl

Separating seedlings.

So, today I embarked on separating my hellebore seedlings-seeds gifted to me by BJS...

17 comments

kate123

8 Feb, 2020
Kate123

Fire Island: A Nautical Weekend

I can't think of a more relaxing weekend than on Fire Island. I really don't need...

15 comments

bathgate

8 Feb, 2020
Bathgate

Phew! What a DIY project.

Over the last 10 years I have posted photos of our old metal shed beside the pool....this...

24 comments

meadowland

7 Feb, 2020
Meadowland

Fern ID

Hello A question rather than a blog. John and Charlotte walked her dogs today (I...

13 comments

dawnsaunt

6 Feb, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Planting of Woodlanders

Further to earlier blog, I’ve cleared an area of the woodland to plant some woodland...

24 comments

dawnsaunt

5 Feb, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Things are getting serious......

Recently two environment activists who sought to prevent logging in the forests which...

7 comments

loosestrife2

4 Feb, 2020
Loosestrife2

Woodland Planting

We hired a digger in late autumn to do some ground works and before it went back...

22 comments

dawnsaunt

2 Feb, 2020
Dawnsaunt

Hellebore Double Ellen

In 2016 I bought a collection of ten plants, two each of Double Ellen Pink Spotted,...

8 comments

thorneyside

2 Feb, 2020
Thorneyside

February Frost

I got up to watch the Tennis final in Australia (Come on Novak!!) and was greeted...

25 comments

cottagekaren

2 Feb, 2020
Cottagekaren