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Gardening blogs from Apr 2020

All My Own Fault (anyone want any plants) lol....

I think I need a bench outside our house, if I'd only had a few seeds to sow, I bet...

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lincslass

30 Apr, 2020
Lincslass

BLESSED

We who have gardens are the lucky ones, can't go out? No problem, it's almost as...

6 comments

bornagain

30 Apr, 2020
Bornagain

Are We the Lucky Ones?

Whether it be a small flower plot, a productive vegetable patch or a verdant acre,...

3 comments

bigbumblebee

29 Apr, 2020
Bigbumblebee

For Sbg

I love these small iris they seem to do far better in my garden than their bigger...

4 comments

scotsgran

29 Apr, 2020
Scotsgran

Iris pumilla

This is a lovely little bearded iris that I came across at one of our local HPS group...

4 comments

seaburngirl

29 Apr, 2020
Seaburngirl

Bearded Iris Perfect Peach H34B

The changing face of one of my own crosses, which I am calling Perfect Peach. 24...

5 comments

siris

28 Apr, 2020
Siris

Good, bad & ugly in my April garden. Part Three

Now moving around to the front, not much of a garden, more a wide verge adjacent...

2 comments

grandad_gardener

28 Apr, 2020
Grandad_gar..

The Frustrations of Ordering On Line

Well, here I am yet again, having a bit of a tantrum. Having ordered two Sorbus 'Joseph...

15 comments

cottagekaren

28 Apr, 2020
Cottagekaren

OUR GARDEN IN LOCKDOWN

Sunday 26/04/20. Exercise walk with my camera; so many items to see. The walnut tree...

2 comments

lionelhenry_j

28 Apr, 2020
Lionelhenry_j

Atrocity corner and other pleasant things.

The far corner of the front garden was a real mess [the rest of the garden was just...

15 comments

seaburngirl

27 Apr, 2020
Seaburngirl

Busy old April

So we were just getting into the first few days of the lockdown, the weather had...

12 comments

daveymad

27 Apr, 2020
Daveymad

Tulips and more

Just a few photos as it's a little too chilly today for planting or sowing. These...

6 comments

sunnydais

27 Apr, 2020
Sunnydais

Good, bad & ugly in my April garden. Part Two

So the journey continues, part one left at the steps & bluebells. There are...

7 comments

grandad_gardener

27 Apr, 2020
Grandad_gar..

Another little walk round the garden.

What would we do without our gardens in this worrying time ! I can't believe how...

16 comments

rose1949

27 Apr, 2020
Rose1949

Open flowers

I grow bromeliads outdoors. They have to be placed so there is a lot of shade for...

6 comments

wylieintheazores

26 Apr, 2020
Wylieinthea..

Good, bad & ugly in my April garden. Part One

It's been a while since I posted, and with a recent Lumix camera itching to be out...

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grandad_gardener

26 Apr, 2020
Grandad_gar..

A quick look at the garden in April 2020

I thought I would share some of what I like in the garden at the moment. A viburnum White...

8 comments

scotsgran

25 Apr, 2020
Scotsgran

March of the bluebells ......bye bye pink snow time

I like to keep the pastels but there are exceptions. Front garden again by the flowering...

4 comments

bramhallbill

25 Apr, 2020
Bramhallbill

Cordyline Australis

We planted in garden couple years ago but last year it is sprouting something looks...

1 comment

greenfingers_jue

25 Apr, 2020
Greenfinger..

One of 'those' days.

Before I launch into this I'd just like to mention that I neither own ( nor want...

8 comments

bigbumblebee

24 Apr, 2020
Bigbumblebee

Acer

I posted a photo of this acer last year when it got frosted. It did recover later...

7 comments

gerardine

24 Apr, 2020
Gerardine

Oooops

So what is the silliest thing you have done in the garden or with a plant in the...

10 comments

bramhallbill

24 Apr, 2020
Bramhallbill

Two Unusual Members of....

...the Iris family. Libertia formosa, I think now called chinensis. White flowers...

6 comments

siris

23 Apr, 2020
Siris

Oops! I forgot to mention...

My previous blog 'Hawk' was prompted by a delightful and well worth viewing blog...

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bigbumblebee

22 Apr, 2020
Bigbumblebee

Hawk (with acknowledgements to 'Snake' by D.H.Lawrence and a nod to Gerard Manly Hopkins).

A Sparrow-hawk came to my Alder tree On a cold, cold day, And I for warmth beside...

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bigbumblebee

22 Apr, 2020
Bigbumblebee

A touch of the blues

Not a hint of Ella Fitzgerald here, or a hint of sadness either just quite a lot...

19 comments

wildrose

21 Apr, 2020
Wildrose

Sparrowhawk swoops in

Hi folks, A sparrowhawk visits our garden on a fairly regular basis; hunts; everything...

7 comments

the_white_horse

21 Apr, 2020
The_white_h..

The veg plot

Barbara and I have been busy putting in the potatoes and the broad beans. The garlic...

10 comments

linda235

21 Apr, 2020
Linda235

Sections of my Garden April 2020

Hello all I am back! Unfortunately my husband of 63 years passed away on 5th February...

9 comments

TELME8

21 Apr, 2020
Telme8

Corona virus poem.

This poem was written by a close friend...it's one of many ..I've tried to encourage...

4 comments

meadowland

21 Apr, 2020
Meadowland

About face

Funny how just one slight change in one's life takes one off in a different direction....

3 comments

the_white_horse

20 Apr, 2020
The_white_h..

Scarifying the lawns

My number one hate about gardening is scarifying the lawns.I start by putting down...

15 comments

linda235

20 Apr, 2020
Linda235

Blooming Blossoms

Yesterday was cool but sunny, and calm, my favourite weather. Looks like the plants...

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sunnydais

20 Apr, 2020
Sunnydais

This could be the last time ...

that this pretty Ceanothus will look as gorgeous as this. It was planted in May 2013...

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shirley_tulip

19 Apr, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Three potted Acers.

These are quite old Acers.....they do need daily watering and probably require repotting.I...

12 comments

meadowland

19 Apr, 2020
Meadowland

Some of my shady ladies.

As many of you will know I have lots of shady areas in my garden and over the years...

17 comments

seaburngirl

18 Apr, 2020
Seaburngirl

Pink Snow Time

A bit of a breeze scatters the pink snow. Welsh poppies have just started in the...

12 comments

bramhallbill

17 Apr, 2020
Bramhallbill

magic flute

...with a difference!

24 comments

steragram

16 Apr, 2020
Steragram

My new gardener

He is so 'cheep'. He works for crumbs. He is a young bird and like all good apprentices...

18 comments

scotsgran

16 Apr, 2020
Scotsgran

I'm suffering from wind!

Last night's weather forecast said that the strong and biting south-easterlies we've...

7 comments

bigbumblebee

15 Apr, 2020
Bigbumblebee

Rockery flowers emerging.

Just a few quick snaps of some rockery plants starting to flower. I like how it’s...

22 comments

kate123

15 Apr, 2020
Kate123

Little Feet

These are the little grotesques that sit at the edge of my small pond.

10 comments

thrupennybit

14 Apr, 2020
Thrupennybit

Iris season commencing.

This, my first Tall Bearded Iris flowered a week ago but was damaged by the wind...

4 comments

siris

13 Apr, 2020
Siris

Acers and others (not all large!)

Janey was saying she couldn't grow Acers in her garden, so I thought I might try...

21 comments

sheilabub

13 Apr, 2020
Sheilabub

Enjoying the flowers

Since finishing the front border on Wednesday I haven't really done much more in...

20 comments

seaburngirl

12 Apr, 2020
Seaburngirl

Happy Easter everyone..

I hope you are all managing to find comfort in your gardens,in this time of self...

27 comments

bloomer

12 Apr, 2020
Bloomer

Easter Saturday 2020

Our garden 2020 and 1 indoor Easter Display Views are from the patio & kitchen...

9 comments

bramhallbill

12 Apr, 2020
Bramhallbill

Happy Easter.

Happy Easter to everyone, enjoy Spring emerging and evolving in our gardens. I’ve...

21 comments

kate123

12 Apr, 2020
Kate123

Happy Easter Sunday

Hope your all Staying Safe and Staying home in this very trying time . My rainbow...

11 comments

kidsgran

12 Apr, 2020
Kidsgran

Hunkering down from the Virus.

Not much to post...not only housebound but,its been a cool cloudy April. Nothing...

9 comments

stan510

11 Apr, 2020
Stan510