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A walk aound the garden before the rain arrives.

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The garden is looking much fuller now ,rose buds just ready to open with clean,shiny foliage,hopefully will stay that way!

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meadowland

6 May, 2019
Meadowland

It’s not always about flowers ....

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I love my flowers but also I’m a big fan of architectural plants.

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dawnsaunt

30 May, 2018
Dawnsaunt

New back garden . . .

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Many of you kind people on this site have been showing an interest in our brand new garden, and even asked me to keep on...

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sheilabub

7 Apr, 2018
Sheilabub

A few general views of the garden.

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I must apologise for not answering any comments over the last few weeks......we have had an ongoing problem with the broadband...

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meadowland

12 Jun, 2017
Meadowland

August Amble

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Take an amble round the place this month. Oh and if you are wondering (probably...

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Owdboggy

14 Aug, 2016
Owdboggy

Garden today

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This is our garden today, on Friday I cleaned the pond out and gave away 25 fish.

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roythefoot

14 Aug, 2016
Roythefoot

Nice Discovery In The Wild Area This Afternoon!

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Nothing exciting but I was pleased and surprised. I have a small wild(ish) area behind the greenhouse. You may remember...

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paulspatch

29 Jun, 2016
Paulspatch

loads of colour

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each year i post pictures of some of the rhododendrons in the garden I am sure some of you will have seen them previous...

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bjs

25 May, 2016
Bjs

Back garden

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I am still getting used to having no grass!

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gerardine

18 May, 2016
Gerardine

My garden after I've been away for a few days.

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It's a pleasure to go on holiday for a while but the pleasure on seeing your garden on your return home is immeasurable....

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homebird

13 May, 2016
Homebird

Central Raised Border

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The large raised border was already here when we moved in. Here's what it looked like a few years ago (taken from Google...

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cottagekaren

19 Sep, 2015
Cottagekaren

Early Summer in my Garden

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Having woken up at 4.45am this morning to a blazing sun and a very cold morning, I decided to get up and enjoy it. Of course,...

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cottagekaren

23 Jun, 2015
Cottagekaren

open gardens sunday 14th june

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the ninth open gardens made £7000 for the local hospice this year and the lady from the hospice came round my garden aswello...

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noseypotter

17 Jun, 2015
Noseypotter

More paint!

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Gee19

14 Jun, 2015
Gee19

Inspired by Chelsea....my pod planting.

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Some people say Chelsea is all about money and celebrity, and goodness knows there is plenty of both! But I have been four...

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cottagekaren

24 Aug, 2014
Cottagekaren

The Garden in August 2014

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Tried to take pictures from different places and angles. Front Garden. A bit colourless at the moment. Lonicera, not sure...

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Owdboggy

7 Aug, 2014
Owdboggy

Lovely sunset and garden at dusk

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We had an overcast day today, but in the afternoon the sun came out and it was lovely and warm. At sunset, we had some terrific...

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cottagekaren

20 Jul, 2014
Cottagekaren

garden alterations

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hi everyone...not been on here for a while so hope you are all well and having fun in the sun.i was getting itchy fingers...

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shadydappler

15 Jul, 2014
Shadydappler

Back to the garden !

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Well...the garden is back to normal now, instead of looking like a jungle after three weeks away from it ! I can't believe...

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rose1949

10 Jul, 2014
Rose1949

A lot of late June colour

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Took these a couple of days ago, this heat has brought out a lot of flowers. Dianthus Dianthus Silene armeria Aconitum...

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Owdboggy

23 Jun, 2014
Owdboggy

The Greenhouse area,

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A few months ago I moved the greenhouse here it is in photo 1. A few more pots and a small garden bench added against the...

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stroller

22 Jun, 2014
Stroller

A wander round the garden today :-)

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Don't think I've ever done a blog about the layout of my garden so here goes. We moved here 13 years ago,crikey how time...

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simbad

17 Jun, 2014
Simbad

Mid June in my Garden

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We are already half way through June and although the garden go off to an early start, I'm finding now we've reached June...

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scottish

17 Jun, 2014
Scottish

Happy to be in my garden:)

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I am so so pleased that I have managed to grow trees , shrubs and some seasonal flowers . I am feeling happy and enjoying....

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shahida

16 Jun, 2014
Shahida

Some of my garden in June

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Its so nice to stroll around my garden . And now I feel its just how I want it. Maybe a small pagoda at other end with stepping...

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Scotkat

8 Jun, 2014
Scotkat

Phase ten complete

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Ladies and gents here we go all phases complete, let's hope my knees will recover, my new low maintenance garden, about a...

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w1nk

31 May, 2014
W1nk

An overhead view of the garden

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Took this from the bedroom window today looking out onto a muggy drizzly day ... thought I`d just keep an overall view so...

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stroller

2 Apr, 2014
Stroller

Plants In The Foliage Garden

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Following a request from Dottydaisy to list the plants in this photo, I thought it would be easier to put them into a blog This...

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AndrewR

13 Jul, 2013
Andrewr

A history of my garden

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We have lived here for 41 years. Even if I say it quickly, I find it hard to believe. We moved from a small rented flat...

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melchisedec

6 Jul, 2013
Melchisedec

The Fruits of our Labours

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Hello all I took some photo's at 8 am this morning so i thought i might as well share some of them with you. To bring you...

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tony1247

1 Jul, 2013
Tony1247

I'm Back

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Hi all its me again. It's been a while (about a year I think) so to all who remember me, hello its good to see you again...

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samjp

30 Jun, 2013
Samjp

the Big blog

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The trees in the garden have reached there Spring peak,The Magnolias I planted between 30 & 40 years ago hence the Big...

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bjs

27 Apr, 2013
Bjs

END OF APRIL ... drumsticks and starry eyes ...

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Hi ... a quick tour ... We'd be pleased if you can join us ... ... ........................................................................ ......

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terratoonie

27 Apr, 2013
Terratoonie

Garden re-design part 14,The last bit......supposedly. Come for a stroll with me.

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Well here is the finished garden at last! Fences all painted in green now although only one shown here. The finished pond...

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diydick

27 Apr, 2013
Diydick

Our garden in August

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T and I had a lovely week in the garden pottering and putting up a fence between our garden and next doors wilderness. It's...

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homebird

5 Aug, 2012
Homebird

August Pinks

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I remember my last blog when the weather had been constant rain, my garden seemed to have sun of it's own with so many yellow...

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Janey

1 Aug, 2012
Janey

My Garden

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At the risk of boring some of you, I will add a few more pictures, as requested, of my garden at the moment. Hope you enjoy...

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cinderella

31 Jul, 2012
Cinderella

END OF JULY, PLENTY OF COLOUR.

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My computer/Fuji Film picture file has been playing up since a friend got rid of Norton for me so I can't access Finepix...

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bornagain

28 Jul, 2012
Bornagain

LADDER WITH COLOUR

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Hello all ,can anyone remember the ladder i was going to put together, the idea coming from youngdaisydee's wacky blog, well...

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sharnford

24 Jul, 2012
Sharnford

New garden features,

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Its been such a hot sunny day today so this evening we decided to dine out in the garden where we could enjoy the heady perfume...

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stroller

24 Jul, 2012
Stroller

Hose pipe ban in Yorkshire.

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Only joking lol. We have had a WHOLE afternoon of sun today, and so I am punch drunk (no not literally), demob happy and...

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jane21

11 Jul, 2012
Jane21

Gardening in july, and sun to

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Hi Guys, joe was off work today so offered his help in the garden which i was so pleased, after being away and getting back...

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sanbaz

9 Jul, 2012
Sanbaz

A few random pics from the last few days.

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A bit of sunshine and a lot of rain! Love my semps.. Looking up, I like looking up :) One of the grapevines (black)reaching...

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youngdaisydee

7 Jul, 2012
Youngdaisydee

THE SUN CAME OUT, I GRABBED MY CAMERA 7/7/12

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I couldn't believe it...SUN. It's rained solidly all day then about 6.30pm SUN! Ran for the camera as everything looked...

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bornagain

7 Jul, 2012
Bornagain

my garden in wet july

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Hi Guys just been out to feed my fishies so thought i would post a blog on my wet july garden. like alot of you flowers...

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sanbaz

6 Jul, 2012
Sanbaz

Round the Garden - part 3.

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You've been sitting at the top of the steps admiring the view for ages-so let's finish the tour. You must have noticed the...

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spritzhenry

4 Jul, 2012
Spritzhenry

Project Circle

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My garden's long and thin-150 ft by 25ft wide, and it's split into 7 different areas. In September 2011 I began to change...

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nickya

3 Jul, 2012
Nickya

Rockery in June

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As many of you know I developed a rockery in a wasted raised bed. I promised to show you how it was progressing. All of these...

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seaburngirl

27 Jun, 2012
Seaburngirl

First Ever Blog

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This is my very first blog... I have been a member of GOY for nearly a year now and I must say, like every other member on...

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marion1

17 Jun, 2012
Marion1

Round the garden part 2.

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I left you looking over the wall into the side garden. This is my favourite part of the garden. It has a large lawned area...

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spritzhenry

14 Jun, 2012
Spritzhenry

Round the garden part 1.

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Well, I said I'd take you for a tour of my garden, but when I took a set of photos yesterday, there were so many I thought...

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spritzhenry

3 Jun, 2012
Spritzhenry

Taking the lid off the septic tank!

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There is a space in the corner of my garden which I have done my utmost to hide since everything was laid out. Although it's...

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karenfrance

2 Jun, 2012
Karenfrance

Some views of my garden today

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Couldn't do much gardening as it was so hot today, so took a few pictures - View from the back door, to the right is the...

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jaykaty

24 May, 2012
Jaykaty

I AM OUT TODAY DESPITE THE WEATHER....PART 1.

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Although the weather has been COLD, WET, WINDY, and downright MISERABLE, some plants will shine through and lift our spirits,...

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Dottydaisy2

17 May, 2012
Dottydaisy2

Garden Tour April 2012

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Thought you might like a look round the old homestead as it was at the beginning of April 2012, before the snow. The Front...

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Owdboggy

9 Apr, 2012
Owdboggy

PART TWO CONNIE'S AMAZING GARDEN....

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I met Connie for the first time last year when she came to our open garden, in fact she visited us twice, OH and I were very...

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Dottydaisy2

31 Jan, 2012
Dottydaisy2

Moving houses..& the end of an era

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Hi all, In September an elderly neighbour asked me if i wanted his greenhouse, as he knows we have the allotments..we always...

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joanella

1 Nov, 2011
Joanella

rolling home

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when i was fourteen, fifteen, even sixteen, i would lie in bed at night and dream my favorite dream. in my imagination,...

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noahsgarden

20 Oct, 2011
Noahsgarden

Down the garden path

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I posted a picture a couple of weeks ago after selling off the bottom of our garden. A new 10ft high fence had been put...

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poppylover99

22 Sep, 2011
Poppylover99

Update Summer 2011 pt5

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Ok so it’s been a while since we updated our page with new photos but as you’ll see the garden has come on leaps and bounds...

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aitchiesmissus

21 Aug, 2011
Aitchiesmissus

Why i love the way i garden..

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I like to pack the plants in and i love leaf shape as much as flowers, The way they mingle and cross over and through each...

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youngdaisydee

5 Aug, 2011
Youngdaisydee

One Month on.

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One month on from the last pictures of my garden, and I can see quite a difference, so thought maybe you would like to see...

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cinderella

5 Aug, 2011
Cinderella

Snappin' between the showers!

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I've been running in and out of the garden between the flippin' showers, trying to tidy up and whip any weeds out before...

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libet

31 Jul, 2011
Libet

Through The Window!

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looking Through the window is the nearest i can get to the garden today! Its that fine heavy rain that makes the plants look,...

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youngdaisydee

20 Jul, 2011
Youngdaisydee

MEETING PUDDLEDUCK :)

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My friend Daisyco and I spent a wonderful afternoon visiting Puddleduck and her ever-so-special garden. We were enthralled...

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whistonlass

17 Jul, 2011
Whistonlass

Beautiful Day in Ohio....

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We have been having the best weather,nice and cool evenings.We have been able to sleep with the windows open,no air conditioning...

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sunburychick

14 Jul, 2011
Sunburychick

THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN Thursday June 30th

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I had just finished watering . It was somewhere around 9 o'clock and I was sitting on a chair on the old, concrete slab,...

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bornagain

8 Jul, 2011
Bornagain

The Garden 2nd July 2011

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Just thought I would add a few pictures of the garden at the moment. We installed the water feature last year and have just...

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daylily

6 Jul, 2011
Daylily

MY LOVELY GARISH GARDEN AT THE END OF JUNE

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Hope you'll enjoy seeing my garden as much as I do. I trot out every day and survey my (tiny) domain, every bit like the...

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bornagain

28 Jun, 2011
Bornagain

Fancy a walk round my garden?!

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Thought I would cheer myself up with a chat to GoYers, as OH has departed on his travels! I'm not very good at photography...

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sheilabub

27 Jun, 2011
Sheilabub

ALAN T KNOWS A GOOD GARDEN WHEN HE SEES ONE.

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We had the pleasure of visiting an established NGS garden this afternoon, the owners came to see ours last Sunday....and...

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Dottydaisy2

5 Jun, 2011
Dottydaisy2

Cinderella's Secret Garden...

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Hello again my friends\0/ We got truly spoilt on the 29th May, 2011, as not only did we get to spend a delightful afternoon...

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floribunda

5 Jun, 2011
Floribunda

HOSTAS, FERNS & A GRAY WHALE

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I was fooling around in the garden today, no not what you think, but pulling out all "Batchelor Buttons" that I do not want...

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adoons

29 May, 2011
Adoons

Playing with new toy

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Now growing tomatoes, cucumber, chilli and pepper. First time ever attempt at this so wish me luck!

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digginfit

26 May, 2011
Digginfit

A room with a view

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Hi all, I don't know if other members agree with me that the garden seems to be flowering early this year. Most of my roses...

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teds

24 May, 2011
Teds

My 2 year old garden

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Just thought id share with you all my back garden which is now 2 years old.The garden is on a steep slope,so we leveled off...

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whdebor

21 May, 2011
Whdebor

It's not all black and white!

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Gee19

20 May, 2011
Gee19

IN 10 DAYS TIME..........

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We open our small garden on May 29th for the NGS......this will be our first opening.. had we known at the time it was to...

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Dottydaisy2

19 May, 2011
Dottydaisy2

new feature in garden

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I got this circle of slabs as a birthday present so set OH on the task of lifting turf[hard job] and laying it lol with a...

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helen60garden

18 May, 2011
Helen60garden

Day to Night & Gettin'g better at using my Camera...

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Been experimenting today and tonight with the Camera, I tried a lot of different settings with some succes, First set of...

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youngdaisydee

17 May, 2011
Youngdaisydee

Garden Views

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*Just thought I would put on a few pictures on to give you an idea of the shape of my garden, it isnt very big but has a...

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PANSYPOTTER

15 May, 2011
Pansypotter

I have been garding all day inbetween the showers.

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I thought you might all like to look at my hard efforts. This is my small Veggie plot I have fruit bushes ,broad...

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donnah

12 May, 2011
Donnah

My very small woodland garden

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It is such a lovely time of year in the area I plant all my woodland plants. The path is surrounded by soft spring colour. Also...

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linda235

11 May, 2011
Linda235

The RAIN is here at last ! :o)))

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The gardens were very, very thirsty ... Everyone was waiting for rain ... ..................................................................... For...

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terratoonie

5 May, 2011
Terratoonie

A visit to my friend Andy and his good wife's cottage garden here in Dublin

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It is hard to believe there are still some quaint places in and around the city of one million people. What makes it so special...

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johnjoe

4 May, 2011
Johnjoe

friends for lunch

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just a lovely day for having friends for lunch and sharing the garden..and although ive not been too well since returning...

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skipscanda1234

2 May, 2011
Skipscanda1234

WALK IN A CANADIAN SPRING GARDEN

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I am opening the garden door next to my studio so you can take a short walk through my garden. Our gardens are 3 weeks behind...

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adoons

2 May, 2011
Adoons

What a difference a few weeks makes.

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While I was sitting in the garden enjoying a glass of wine with T it suddenly dawned on me how different the garden can...

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homebird

1 May, 2011
Homebird

READY TO CELEBRATE .. heucherellas and other fellas.

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Our gardens are at the ready ... everyone waiting ... ..................................................................... Feeling...

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terratoonie

26 Apr, 2011
Terratoonie

Good bits and Bad bits

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Hi Guys, after reading karensusans blog today and seeing a garden of perfection with not a blade of grass out of place and...

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sanbaz

23 Apr, 2011
Sanbaz

My gardening journey...new build to a family garden..

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Hi, I have decided to write a blog to capture our journey transforming what was a rubble site into a family garden. I have...

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dprovan

22 Apr, 2011
Dprovan

GAZEBO

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Well Im almost to tired to write this and although the Gazebo is up and stuff planted and the gravel down, we now have to...

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tetrarch

20 Apr, 2011
Tetrarch

Bluebells.

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I thought you might like to see the Bluebells in my garden. Have a great weekend !

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sueb

15 Apr, 2011
Sueb

At last! Out and about in the garden!

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Today has really been the first day I have been able to do some work in the garden on my own! I had an op on my shoulder...

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libet

14 Apr, 2011
Libet

new fence up

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Hi Guys, at last the men came and put the new fence in today, i had asked them to leave one panel as my costance is blooming...

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sanbaz

7 Apr, 2011
Sanbaz

APRIL DAYS ~ brief and precious

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Early April ... my gardens are coming to life ...................................................................... This...

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terratoonie

5 Apr, 2011
Terratoonie

❀ Glimpses of my gardens ❀

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Near my front door ... ...cottage garden area ... ... across to the rain-water butt ............................................................. ......

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terratoonie

30 Mar, 2011
Terratoonie

The making of a garden

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I thought you might be interested to see some photos of how we made our garden. I designed the finished layout that you see...

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teds

12 Mar, 2011
Teds

Phase 2 complete (almost!)

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Just wanted to share with you all what we have achieved with phase 2 of our garden redesign. Last month was phase 1, which...

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tilly3006

6 Mar, 2011
Tilly3006

The Dry Garden

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The Dry Garden I thought I would continue my series of blogs made up with material from the Cambridge Botanical Gardens....

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balcony

2 Dec, 2010
Balcony

The way to look after chucks

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My Chucks have a great life and are well taken care off as you can see by these photos This is the chuck house And...

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donnah

26 Nov, 2010
Donnah

My First Garden.....for Whistonlass.....

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Funny thing, I still have dreams about my old home. We lived there from before we were married until five years ago. 18...

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karensusan63

24 Nov, 2010
Karensusan63

Cambridge Botanical Gardens (Compost Corner) 3

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Cambridge Botanical Gardens (Compost Corner) 3 Liquid Compost Comfrey & Nettles can make a superb liquid fertiliser....

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balcony

19 Nov, 2010
Balcony

For Stickytoffee.

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Sticky, i thought it was a better idea to include these pic in a blog rather than upload each one seperately. I hope they...

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skillen

19 Nov, 2010
Skillen

Patio and pond project at my old home

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This blog shows the redesign of a garden at my home in 1989. I bought a house with a large garden but the view of it was...

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anchorman

18 Nov, 2010
Anchorman

Cambridge Botanical Gardens (Compost Corner) 2

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Cambridge Botanical Gardens (Compost Corner) 2 This is a continuation of the previous blog on composting. What a lot of hot...

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balcony

17 Nov, 2010
Balcony

Cambridge Botanical Gardens (Compost Corner) 1

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Cambridge Botanical Gardens-(Compost Corner) Follow me around the compost corner to learn a bit about composting-even if...

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balcony

15 Nov, 2010
Balcony

Late Autumn garden

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I really enjoyed Hywel's blog of his November garden, there is so much still in flower this year, some of my plants have...

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Janey

6 Nov, 2010
Janey

My Garden, September 2010

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These are a few pictures of how my garden is looking at the minute, the weather has been awful as I've finished work most...

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annella

9 Sep, 2010
Annella

Rose in pot

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My garden is quite small and do not have much room for roses, but as I love them thought I might try them in pots, This is...

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valadel

5 Sep, 2010
Valadel

Long thin garden makeover

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Here's another garden I redesigned and landscaped for a customer a few years ago. The garden is terrace house width( about...

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anchorman

26 Aug, 2010
Anchorman

From utter neglect to something to be proud of....

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My partner Nikki & I moved into our house in October 2008 & the back garden had not been touched for about ten years!...

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zacspeed

11 Aug, 2010
Zacspeed

Man im worn out...

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This little guy was hanging on for dear life, he was there for hours.. Something wore him out lol.. Giving me the beady...

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youngdaisydee

9 Aug, 2010
Youngdaisydee

Worked hard in the garden in last fortnight - it has paid off

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Thought I would let you all know what I have been up to the last few weeks in the garden. It has been so so dry, but last...

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oliveoil

5 Aug, 2010
Oliveoil

FLOWERS IN MY GARDEN NOW.

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I'm shamelessly copying Louise. This is what is in flower this last week. Lilium regale in the corner circle patio. Unknown...

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bornagain

3 Aug, 2010
Bornagain

MY KITCHEN GARDEN

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not quite finished ,but its getting . hope u enjoyed the progress . and sum of the flowers in the kitchen...

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cristina

25 Jul, 2010
Cristina

Time for a revamp - Goodbye Cistus!

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In the front garden, in one of the beds, was a Cistus. It had lovely bright pink flowers, but it was getting leggy, as well...

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spritzhenry

23 Jul, 2010
Spritzhenry

garden update in july

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sun at last and finished work early today so couldnt wait to get home and do some weeding and dead heading, spent two hours...

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sanbaz

23 Jul, 2010
Sanbaz

A rather quick walk around the new border.

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New border planted March this year, doing really well I think. Lots of colour and lovely wall for clems and honeysuckle. This...

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lulu33

20 Jul, 2010
Lulu33

treesandthings open garden.......

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It was a lovely day and a great pleasure to meet Dan and his wife...... the garden,well, what word would I use to describe...

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Dottydaisy2

19 Jul, 2010
Dottydaisy2

MY TWO NEW TREES ,

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As I said in my last blog I was studying on alterations to take in two new trees. Well today OH kindly took me to the garden...

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stroller

19 Jul, 2010
Stroller

Flower time

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Flowers in my garden

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donnah

19 Jul, 2010
Donnah

Drought At Devonia

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While some of you in the west have been struggling with more than your share of rain, here in the southeast, it’s a different...

14 comments

AndrewR

18 Jul, 2010
Andrewr

The Volcano - not the one in Iceland

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I'm making a garden-slowly-out of a patch of very overgrown hillside. I've tamed a bit of it, we call it "The Rabbit Garden"...

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beattie

17 Jul, 2010
Beattie

Too many plants?

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I love my garden, and I suppose it would be described as a `cottage garden`, but I wonder, is it ever possible to have too...

22 comments

andrea

14 Jul, 2010
Andrea

The Before (Many years ago) and After (Many years of hard work)

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Thought today I would search out some old photographs of how my garden used to look, the one with the puppy dog is taken...

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oliveoil

14 Jul, 2010
Oliveoil

Garden's New Look 2010

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We were unsure whether the changes would work but pleased now that we can see the results of the tidying up we did earlier...

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simplylyn

11 Jul, 2010
Simplylyn

Ha! Got 'em!

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After a lot of failed attempts to catch my garden lights in a good light ... so to speak ... I managed to snap them at just...

33 comments

fluff

10 Jul, 2010
Fluff

My garden pre holiday

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As I am going to be away for a week starting tomorrow, I thought I would take a few pics of my garden before I go. Things...

44 comments

cinderella

8 Jul, 2010
Cinderella

GROMIT'S GRAVEL GARDENS

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Hydrangea serrata "Blue Bird" ~ flowering happily, below our pergola, in this lush, green corner ... ......................................................... ......

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terratoonie

7 Jul, 2010
Terratoonie

At last!! The garden is growing..

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I dont know about anyone else's garden but mine seems to be growing slower than usual, maybe because we have had less rain...

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youngdaisydee

7 Jul, 2010
Youngdaisydee

NEW GARDEN MAKEOVER

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Just a few pics of my makeover, still lots to do ,planting, finishing off etc...oh and buying some more plants:-) This shows...

36 comments

bornagain

7 Jul, 2010
Bornagain

Giving up my garden

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Hi all I have given up some of my garden so we can cool off this summer, not had the pool out for over 2 years. I will have...

6 comments

mrsmelon

29 Jun, 2010
Mrsmelon

A wee update

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Cant believe it was March when I last blogged! We have still been working on the garden and it seems to be coming along...

12 comments

aitchiesmissus

18 Jun, 2010
Aitchiesmissus

Going up the fence!

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As some of you will know we only have a very small garden so spotting some vertical planters in the garden centre gave me...

15 comments

grannysue

18 Jun, 2010
Grannysue

Barby this Saturday - preparations are in hand!

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I decided our neighbours needed spoiling after the tough time they've had losing their lovely Dad recently ... a good friend...

34 comments

fluff

17 Jun, 2010
Fluff

Anyone want a lawnmower??????

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We have had it in mind for some time to do away with the lawn in the back garden. The grass is not very good....and OH doesn't...

15 comments

amblealice

11 Jun, 2010
Amblealice

A Journey

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I had just cut the lawn, phew! Found I had my "David Bailey" head on, had an idea I would take you on a journey through...

15 comments

dido

10 Jun, 2010
Dido

Our Garden in June 2010

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This is a series of photographs showing what the garden looked like on the 1st of June 2010. The Front Garden. This is what...

17 comments

Owdboggy

6 Jun, 2010
Owdboggy

Captain's Blog (9) " Countin' me Treasures"

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Am experiencing a spell, right now, of a kind of "calm before a storm", as it were, as waiting for the next burst of activity...

22 comments

david

31 May, 2010
David

New Garden/Old Garden

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Hi everyone, I'm so new to this website and its taking me time to get around things. I've been so busy in the garden as...

10 comments

fran44

31 May, 2010
Fran44

End of May in the Garden(Where has it gone)

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Sad. But the next few weeks will see my spring flowers come to an end ,at present there is lots of colour so in the last...

27 comments

bjs

30 May, 2010
Bjs

ello :) Revamp. Removing ivy, and new plants..

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Hi everyone, me and the hub have been really buzy in the house, had a huge project, still ongoing!! well i had to drag him...

22 comments

youngdaisydee

30 May, 2010
Youngdaisydee

Some Border Colours. (end of May)

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These are pictures of the front garden, which is warm and sheltered and south facing. Here are some of the plants and colours...

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louise1

30 May, 2010
Louise1

♪♪♪ The LUSTY MONTH OF MAY ♪♪♪ :o)

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From the musical "Camelot" ... ... song words by Alan Jay Lerner ... ♪♪♪ It's May. It's May ... ... the lusty month of...

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terratoonie

29 May, 2010
Terratoonie

The idea for the conservatory and the pond under the windows.

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(Drc gave me the idea for this blog) When we moved to this house there was a yard in front of the lounge window at the back...

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homebird

28 May, 2010
Homebird

Update on Woodland Garden 19-05-2010

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24-05-2010 A month has passed snce I posted this woodland garden blog and I thought it would be a good idea to post a further...

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bernard

27 May, 2010
Bernard

my tree has arrived

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today my new tree arrived but not one i had originally ordered, they called me up on tuesday to say my tree which wasnt sent...

45 comments

sanbaz

27 May, 2010
Sanbaz

garden this week

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thot i would just show u pics and not do much talking this time. bridge across the stream wild flowers aquerligers hope...

44 comments

cristina

26 May, 2010
Cristina

My Pleasure and (Obsession) Pride

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I went for a walk this morning and saw how beautiful my garden looked after all my hard work sprucing, cutting, trimming...

27 comments

oliveoil

26 May, 2010
Oliveoil

away a while but been busy

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Well hello all what a horrible couple of months but now thank god we have been blessed with sunny blue skies and hopefully...

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blah13

25 May, 2010
Blah13

Feeling HOT.....HOT......HOT!!!!

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Pheeeeew.....................how hot is it right now? I can't believe I chose such a great week to have off work last week...

33 comments

oddbillie

24 May, 2010
Oddbillie

Rhododendron's 2010

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I love my Rho-dos, but promise not to do another blog on them till 2011 for fear of boring every one My...

20 comments

bjs

22 May, 2010
Bjs

trip round the garden

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I think my brain has soaked up too much sun today-so just a trip round the garden without too many words. Firstly the Aquilegias....

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sussexsarah

22 May, 2010
Sussexsarah

Garden looking tidy.

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Been making the most of the sunshine over the last couple of days. Grass cut edges done. Pots of daffs lifted and Dahlias...

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treesandthings

20 May, 2010
Treesandthings

Goodbye virus ... hello SUNSHINE ... :o)

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Earlier this week a virus attacked me :o( ... so now I know exactly how a computer feels when it gets a virus ... ... really...

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terratoonie

14 May, 2010
Terratoonie

update on soup intake

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yes another slurpe of soup and my jaw feels alittle loser..must have also helped the brain function cause i remembered this...

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viv1

8 May, 2010
Viv1

exhausted but happy

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have been busy in work for the last couple of weeks and have only had time to run round with the watering can.....but today...

19 comments

viv1

24 Apr, 2010
Viv1

Is the Winter over?

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I have such a lot of signs saying yes but mother nature can be cruel and just when we think that it is all over Jack Frost...

33 comments

grannysue

25 Mar, 2010
Grannysue

We won't forget our old (and first) wee garden

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First photo we have of the back garden in the old house taken in February 2005 (we moved in June 2004). This is a view from...

12 comments

aitchiesmissus

22 Mar, 2010
Aitchiesmissus

Take a tour of our Spring garden Part1 - 14th March 2010

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Our Garden is looking really bare and empty :( There are a few bits coming up but they are only small yet. I will take more...

24 comments

vicky1

21 Mar, 2010
Vicky1

An end-of-summer gardening weekend in northern Oz.

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Our summer is almost over ... thanks goodness! Now it's time to get back into the garden. I know for most people around...

27 comments

bernieh

21 Feb, 2010
Bernieh

Courtcourt Gardens

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Drc recently posted a blog to tell us that GoYPedia now has a section on Courtcourt Gardens, so I am sending a couple of...

14 comments

mad

16 Feb, 2010
Mad

My garden through the seasons

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So this morning when I went outside with my first cup of coffee ....it actually felt a bit like Spring. The birds were calling...

22 comments

sooze

14 Feb, 2010
Sooze

Winter Interest in my Garden - part 6 - Hard stuff!

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Hard stuff? What I mean is the landscaping and permanent man-made structures in the garden. Let's begin with fences. If you...

60 comments

spritzhenry

8 Jan, 2010
Spritzhenry

PUREWELL before FOXHOLLOW

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Here are a few scanned photos of our previous garden at Purewell, Christchurch, in Dorset, as you can see the house and garden...

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bluespruce

29 Dec, 2009
Bluespruce

Gardners world

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Ive just recieved an email from Gardners World magazine, saying they would like to print some photos I sent them of my garden...

21 comments

treesandthings

16 Dec, 2009
Treesandthings

My Somerset Garden, Day 7

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Hello Friends Ive just been looking out the patio doors with a heavy heart and ever wondering how this mess turns into such...

11 comments

micky45

16 Dec, 2009
Micky45

I´am looking back in my ´garden history´.

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My rose flowerbed seen over som years. I removed the roses because they looked a bit ´tired´. Now I prefere to vary the bed...

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hanne

9 Dec, 2009
Hanne

Winter Interest in my garden - part 2 - Variegated leaves.

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I'm glad that nobody dozed off during part 1, so I'm hoping that you'll stay awake and enjoy part 2! Coloured leaves are...

27 comments

spritzhenry

8 Dec, 2009
Spritzhenry

(8) My evolving garden

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As I have spent so little time on the forum in the last year I thought I'd do a blog showing how my gardens coming on. I...

31 comments

Fleurdemai

8 Dec, 2009
Fleurdemai

Plants to Attract & Feed My Garden Birds

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Moved into my Home in April 2007 & iv added lots of Wildlife Friendly Plants/Trees ect into My Garden in that time :)...

19 comments

jacque

8 Dec, 2009
Jacque

Our small garden (work in progress) part two

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The hedge of Pyracantha was made to separate and, hopefully, create a shady area. But the work is long and not yet completed. What...

14 comments

amano

5 Dec, 2009
Amano

Winter Interest in my garden - part 1 - Coloured leaves.

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Last year, I wrote a series of blogs about 'winter interest'. You might remember them if you were around then. Winter isn't...

63 comments

spritzhenry

5 Dec, 2009
Spritzhenry

Wet Wet Wet

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Went outside today to clear up a few pots and put some tender plants in the greenhouse and thought I would take a few pics...

33 comments

busylizzy

2 Dec, 2009
Busylizzy

Day to night

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Changing light and colours from the patio looking down to the bottom garden this summer Early summer morning Summer evening.......

19 comments

annella

30 Nov, 2009
Annella

Building the little fence in 2006

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To break up the garden into sections I decided to put a flower bed right across the lawn. The girls and I used old pallets...

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tink

29 Nov, 2009
Tink

My New Greenhouse.... Yaayyy!

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I have been saving for ages for a proper greenhouse and went all out to get a really nice one. My old greenhouse was given...

24 comments

tink

29 Nov, 2009
Tink

What are you up to in your gardens just now?

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November 9th and the last part of the fence went up… but too dark for me to see it properly! Saw it in the light of day on...

9 comments

clematisa

28 Nov, 2009
Clematisa

photographs - back or front?

Just an observation here? While looking at front and back gardens for Goypeadia it struck me how much more we photograph...

39 comments

drc726

25 Nov, 2009
Drc726

Excerpts From A (recently discovered) Garden Diary (5)

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January 23 '00 16.00 hrs Sunday. "On Friday more timber was delivered. The gazebo at the back gate is now completed,...

20 comments

david

21 Nov, 2009
David

my changing garden

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when we moved in to this house 3 years ago, we were faced with a very empty garden not much to save there then we did a...

38 comments

grindle

20 Nov, 2009
Grindle

FOXHOLLOW - The Early Years (now and then)

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Title for the blog is probably a misnomer, as the garden has only been in existence for 11 years. halfway through the blog...

21 comments

bluespruce

6 Nov, 2009
Bluespruce

A Bit On The Side - 7

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As in the garden makeover TV program ‘Ground Force’, I will now reveal what I have been doing with my new piece of garden....

30 comments

AndrewR

18 Oct, 2009
Andrewr

THE DRINKING HOLE

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I pinched the basic design idea from a garden at Chelsea a few years ago, called a Celtic Sanctuary. We got a mini digger...

7 comments

romneya

11 Aug, 2009
Romneya

Backyard Gardening

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We are about to move house on 3rd October...will be leaving behind a thriving allotment and taking on a small concrete back...

14 comments

Joy

26 Sep, 2007
Joy