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Allotment Adventures: Chapter 1 (Day 2 cleanup results)

7th August: Today i did 4 hrs clearing a pathway upto the patio area next to the...

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sensei89

8 Aug, 2011
Sensei89

Tomatoes (again)

A word of warning for tomato growers-MY bible ( gardening book !) told me that Roma...

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hank

8 Aug, 2011
Hank

Not a lot happening at the moment!.

Hallo all. There is nothing realy new happening in my garden at the moment...just...

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rogi

8 Aug, 2011
Rogi

AFTER THE RAIN, THE SUN.

Sunday evening, after a rather heavy downpour, the light had a lovely quality....I...

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bornagain

8 Aug, 2011
Bornagain

Garden tip

Today got a tip from paper explaining how Coffee grains can be used to feed plants...

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230338

7 Aug, 2011
230338

A little treat

2 loads of washing done, spuds peeled, stuff the ironing, took myself off to the...

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containerchris

7 Aug, 2011
Containerch..

Beauty is there for free

As a follow on to the blog about Vals Estate I felt it appropriate to take you five...

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bjs

7 Aug, 2011
Bjs

Tetbury wild flowers

Just a little blogette!! To show the beautiful area that Tetbury set aside for a...

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lulu33

7 Aug, 2011
Lulu33

Update on my new raised beds 7th August 2011

These were built to take my heuchera collection. I have 33 different varieties and...

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scotsgran

7 Aug, 2011
Scotsgran

Jetting off? I wish!

How exciting it was, a few months back, to plant out my first three courgette plants....

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dragonmisery

7 Aug, 2011
Dragonmisery

Latest pics

Just some roses and pics from the front garden and rockery plants..dont know all...

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pixi25

7 Aug, 2011
Pixi25

my garden at work 2002

Just found some old photos of my last job before medical retirement. We had part...

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franl155

7 Aug, 2011
Franl155

grandmadges margerites in my border..........

these were sent to me erly on in the year wen madge was redoing her garden , i am...

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cristina

7 Aug, 2011
Cristina

Bath time for the birds.

Great tit enjoying a bath I think he might take a little while to dry out :-)) Also...

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plantoholic

6 Aug, 2011
Plantoholic

bird of paradise.

hello everyone,thought I would have a little natter about my bird of paradise, now...

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numbty

6 Aug, 2011
Numbty

General walk around (warning some xxx erotic content)

A general walk around but just that kind of strange feeling when you just feel in...

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stevietheterrible

6 Aug, 2011
Steviethete..

Any ideas folks?

Hello all, maybe someone can come up with a good way I can propogate chamomile.......I...

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lulu33

6 Aug, 2011
Lulu33

Welcome To This Mornings Walk About

Walking about the garden this morning, checking on what has changed since yesterday....not...

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lilcrawford

6 Aug, 2011
Lilcrawford

Hanging Hosta's of Hampshire

I visited the lovely garden of June & John Colley a couple of weeks ago. 5000...

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funguy

6 Aug, 2011
Funguy

A Cornish garden . . . plus beaches

There is beautiful garden on the Lizard Peninsula called Bonython Manor . . . it...

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sheilabub

6 Aug, 2011
Sheilabub

Buying cheap can pay

This year I have been attempting to turn a wilderness into a garden of sorts. Like...

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containerchris

6 Aug, 2011
Containerch..

For the love of succulents

Hello Everyone Thought I'd post a few pics I took last Saturday of the pots in a...

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angieindgarden

6 Aug, 2011
Angieindgar..

What a difference the sun makes!

I love my garden but it doesn't match up to lots of your wonderfully colourful borders...

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stickitoffee

5 Aug, 2011
Stickitoffee

Allotment Adventures: Chapter 1 (Day 1 cleanup results)

Evening gardeners, Tonight i only spent 1hr 30min working up the allotment and started...

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sensei89

5 Aug, 2011
Sensei89

Why i love the way i garden..

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

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youngdaisydee

5 Aug, 2011
Youngdaisydee

Valsacres

A few days ago I was privileged to visit Valsacres this is a little known treasure...

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bjs

5 Aug, 2011
Bjs

One Month on.

One month on from the last pictures of my garden, and I can see quite a difference,...

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cinderella

5 Aug, 2011
Cinderella

Tatton Park 2011

A bit late but here are some of my pictures from this years show for anyone who...

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iansimmo

5 Aug, 2011
Iansimmo

Allotment Adventures: Chapter 1

2nd August - A (young) old chap down the road was talking to me this morning about...

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sensei89

5 Aug, 2011
Sensei89

Wild Flower Meadow

Just thought you might like to see this: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2022610/One-couple-57-flowers-Somerset-meadow-turned-field-dreams.html I...

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stickitoffee

5 Aug, 2011
Stickitoffee

Winding down the garden

Someone once told me that when you hear the locusts start to sing you have 6 weeks...

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rusty_shovel

5 Aug, 2011
Rusty_shovel

More summer blooms!

Just a few more pictures of what's doing well in the garden at the moment! Everything...

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red_aly

5 Aug, 2011
Red_aly

amid the chaos ............

After five years my garden is finally ready to take shape,i know it still looks a...

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anyoldhow

4 Aug, 2011
Anyoldhow

a shock in the garden today

Hello Guys, its been a awfull rainy day here and i was working so when i got home...

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sanbaz

4 Aug, 2011
Sanbaz

Flower Garden

Hi I new to the site and very excited about sharing gardening news with other members,...

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dian89

4 Aug, 2011
Dian89

My lucky day!

As some of you know from my profile, I run a gardening group with over 30 members....

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sheilabub

4 Aug, 2011
Sheilabub

Summer Flowers

With Summer nearing it's end for 2011 (sorry, but it's true), I have decided to show...

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alextb

4 Aug, 2011
Alextb

Just to let you all know!

Our daughter, Helen, has just given birth to a beautiful baby girl, Emily Ann this...

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grandmage

4 Aug, 2011
Grandmage

wilting new guinea busy lizzy

Ive got the new guinea busy lizzy in pots around the borders. They are all well watered...

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franglco

4 Aug, 2011
Franglco

Bunny in heat!

We have had a few new cotton-tail bunnies born in my gardens this summer and they...

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n2organics

4 Aug, 2011
N2organics

Do you remember we planted a tree 'In memorium' of a dear friend.?

Well last Saturday was the trees dedication day and all of 'Brians' family and fellow...

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grandmage

3 Aug, 2011
Grandmage

Garden today 3rd Aug

Was a beautiful day here..sun shone all day long! Sculpture is coming along nicely...

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pixi25

3 Aug, 2011
Pixi25

Heady with delight !!

As it was far too hot to go in the garden today we decided to have a day out in the...

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stroller

3 Aug, 2011
Stroller

Garden ER that horror to watch just starting on Ch5

The budget is £3,500

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drc726

3 Aug, 2011
Drc726

lots and lots of tomatoes

Hi, what a bumper crop I'm going to have,I have 6 tomato plants all bearing fruit...

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greenfingers123

3 Aug, 2011
Greenfinger..

lots and lots of tomatoes

Hi, what a bumper crop I'm going to have,I have 6 tomato plants all bearing fruit...

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greenfingers123

3 Aug, 2011
Greenfinger..

Survival of the fittest

Last winter my son-in-law brought me a mature fuschia bush, variety unknown, which...

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ojibway93

3 Aug, 2011
Ojibway93

It's a bit wet but...

I haven't posted anything for a while as we have been building a new wall at the...

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digginfit

3 Aug, 2011
Digginfit

the back border, before and after

After 2 years i finally got round to getting this iron sheeting out from our back...

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iansimmo

3 Aug, 2011
Iansimmo

Growing with the Moon in August 2011

Tips for growing with the Moon in August Plant your flower bulbs whether in pots...

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moon_grower

3 Aug, 2011
Moon_grower