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Gardening blogs from Mar 2020

Mad March 2020 !!!!! Its getting pretty in the garden though ....

As it is with most of us. we are in isolation, only going beyond our front gate for...

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lincslass

31 Mar, 2020
Lincslass

Frustrating times ...

With the restrictions now in place to try to prevent further spread of the COVID-19...

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shirley_tulip

31 Mar, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Back working in the garden. Well, where else can we go?

I have been working in the garden most of the year, mainly tidying. Now at last the...

27 comments

linda235

30 Mar, 2020
Linda235

The battle is continuing.

With this last week being dry and sunny in East Yorkshire I have continued waging...

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seaburngirl

29 Mar, 2020
Seaburngirl

TV Programme

Just a note to recommend Mexico: Earth's Fesitval of Life, a programme which was...

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sunnydais

29 Mar, 2020
Sunnydais

Latest garden re-design,

After having to take down the old garden arch because it was becoming dangerous I...

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stroller

29 Mar, 2020
Stroller

At last, the signs of Spring!

My garden seems to be way behind some of yours as the soil is heavy clay and very...

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rose1949

28 Mar, 2020
Rose1949

International Space Station flyover - took advantage of viewing garden by night.

We went out to view the ISS flyover at 19:41 hrs, binoculars in hand as it sped over...

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kate123

28 Mar, 2020
Kate123

Out in the garden

So my wife got her 12 week confinement letter today as she is in the high risk category...

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daveymad

27 Mar, 2020
Daveymad

Branches into Twigs & Scottish Lychnis

The last few days have been calm and pleasant enough to do jobs that you can stand...

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sunnydais

27 Mar, 2020
Sunnydais

Propagation part 2

Like many members of SRGC I pack seeds for the seed exchange operated from Scotland...

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scotsgran

27 Mar, 2020
Scotsgran

At home in the sunshine.

What a week of glorious weather we have had so far. It has really helped to cope...

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wildrose

26 Mar, 2020
Wildrose

Spring is well on its way

Here are some of the plants now putting on a brave show. The heathers are Bumble...

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scotsgran

26 Mar, 2020
Scotsgran

Very short blog

Just a note for anyone thinking of mowing the lawn, if you normally take the cuttings...

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sunnydais

26 Mar, 2020
Sunnydais

Over Enthusiastic.

Each year I try to remove some plants which are colonising my garden. Bulbous Ipheon...

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siris

26 Mar, 2020
Siris

Glorious Spring Day

I have now been shown by my OH how to download photos from my camera . . . and I...

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sheilabub

25 Mar, 2020
Sheilabub

Omphalodes

Do you ever look at Wikipedia for a description of a plant? This is what is says...

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AndrewR

25 Mar, 2020
Andrewr

A view from the kitchen.

By lunch time today the view from my kitchen was this: Yep boxes of stuff belonging...

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seaburngirl

24 Mar, 2020
Seaburngirl

Cherry Blossom Time

Does anybody know the name of this cherry tree. It is the first time it has flowered.

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marjories

24 Mar, 2020
Marjories

This was tough ...

Some of you may recall seeing the two blue pots by our front door, amazingly they...

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shirley_tulip

24 Mar, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Hope !

While putting washing out this morning seen this beautiful Peacock butterfly on my...

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kidsgran

24 Mar, 2020
Kidsgran

A Fishy Incident

On St David's Day we woke to find our pond sporting three large clumps of frogspawn,...

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Xela

24 Mar, 2020
Xela

Transformations still on going

I think I have said the back garden is now complete but I will keep an eye on it...

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seaburngirl

22 Mar, 2020
Seaburngirl

Which nursery to choose.

I'm just about to order some Monada plants but would like to be advised on which...

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meadowland

22 Mar, 2020
Meadowland

Spending my days off pottering in the garden...

I decided to get out in the sunshine, albeit quite chilly today...I’m on days off...

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kate123

21 Mar, 2020
Kate123

Seeds sown March 18 2020

I sowed the first seeds for my allotment (5 pots 8 seedlings germinated Zebrun)...

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lotti

20 Mar, 2020
Lotti

Flowers & a Question

These yellow flowers are the best I can find in the garden at the minute. Our Dwarf...

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sunnydais

19 Mar, 2020
Sunnydais

A ray of light on Friday!

Just when it's needed...Monty is returning tomorrow...I'm sure he will lift our spirits.A...

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meadowland

19 Mar, 2020
Meadowland

Propaging pleasure

Do you grow from seeds, cuttings or split plants to augment your stock? If you do...

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scotsgran

18 Mar, 2020
Scotsgran

What a lovely day it has been

Waking up this morning after not a great nights sleep and with that horrible knot...

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daveymad

18 Mar, 2020
Daveymad

The first day of my social distancing.

Many of us will be blessed with work to do in the garden. I was lazy in the autumn...

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seaburngirl

17 Mar, 2020
Seaburngirl

Early garden days

I often wonder how I started this garden addiction of mine, mainly in the last five...

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sunnydais

15 Mar, 2020
Sunnydais

Continuing to enjoy an early spring.

Despite the uncertainty of the health of the Nation the garden continues apace. I...

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seaburngirl

15 Mar, 2020
Seaburngirl

I've found my 'other' camera :)

Having had the need to clear some things out recently, I came across a handbag in...

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hywel

15 Mar, 2020
Hywel

Hello everyone

Not been on here for ages! Life got in the way! I’m still here and feeling a lot...

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sewingkilla

15 Mar, 2020
Sewingkilla

A Tiny well -wishing blog.

I don't usually write blogs about current news items,so please excuse this one......this...

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meadowland

14 Mar, 2020
Meadowland

Bonus plant

I bought some plants, mostly hibiscus and a red lemon, and received a bonus plant....

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wylieintheazores

13 Mar, 2020
Wylieinthea..

Wildlife through time

I love nature finally the hedgehog tunnel for its feeding...

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fernever

11 Mar, 2020
Fernever

Super Worm Moon

March's full moon is known as the “Worm Moon” because in many northern regions,...

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terratoonie

10 Mar, 2020
Terratoonie

The joy after 7 hours work.

The sky was cloudless and brilliant blue this morning so I put the sewing to one...

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seaburngirl

9 Mar, 2020
Seaburngirl

Tackling yet more weeds.

With all the wet weather since Autumn I haven't really kept on top of some of the...

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seaburngirl

8 Mar, 2020
Seaburngirl

Welcome to Spring chez moi - finally!

I haven't been able to upload photos for ages: not being a whizz on the computer,...

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sheilabub

8 Mar, 2020
Sheilabub

Spring sunshine in early March.

I’ve taken this week off due to having adopted little Eve our rescue cat-just to...

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kate123

6 Mar, 2020
Kate123

Ratcam

It is said one is never far from a rat! I know we have rats in our garden. They dig...

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siris

6 Mar, 2020
Siris

AGS Early Spring Show 2020 -3

Primulas P. allionii 'Anna Griffith' P.'Ellen Page' P allionii P arduaine x bhutanica P....

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pcw

5 Mar, 2020
Pcw

AGS Early Spring Show 2020 -2

Fritillaria F.chitralensis F.davidii F.koidzumiana F.kotschyana F.gibbosa F.baysonensis 3...

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pcw

5 Mar, 2020
Pcw

AGS Early Spring Show 2020

At Theydon Bois,Epping Forest 29.2.20 Callianthemum anemenoides Ypsilandra thibetica Silver...

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pcw

5 Mar, 2020
Pcw

What is colourful in our garden?

Thank goodness I grow trees and shrubs. I hope you enjoy a glimpse of our alternative...

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scotsgran

4 Mar, 2020
Scotsgran

Oh yes it is !

Springtime is here ........... Oh, no it isn't ! .......... Okay...

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terratoonie

3 Mar, 2020
Terratoonie

Morning in the garden

It is a lovely morning here in Glasgow so I went out with my camera to see what was...

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linda235

3 Mar, 2020
Linda235