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Church Cottage - an open garden

O.k ... It's only April-the garden doesn't open until the end of May-plenty of time-isn't...

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suee

15 Apr, 2016
Suee

So excited today!

The year before last I bought a blue flowered Anemone nemorosa and when I went to...

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steragram

15 Apr, 2016
Steragram

Out of the loft!

A couple of months ago I decided to sort through my loft and get rid of all the unwanted...

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Gee19

15 Apr, 2016
Gee19

Self-sown Anemone - cut down in the prime of life!

Yesterday I had to watch helpless as a red self-sown Anemone was cut down by the...

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balcony

15 Apr, 2016
Balcony

Six Dwarf Rhododendrons for less than £30!

I had to share this offer from Meredith Nurseries in Lancs. online....http://www.meredithnurseries.co.uk/6-mixed-dwarf-rhododendrons.html Bought...

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cottagekaren

15 Apr, 2016
Cottagekaren

Pluses and minuses

These Snakes Head Fritillaries are beautiful. I brought them with me and they're...

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arbuthnot

15 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

Thanks Blackbird for alerting me......

When I went out last Tuesday I found loads of soil scratched out of the planters...

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homebird

14 Apr, 2016
Homebird

Turf Seats at the Pondside.....first cut of 2016

Using a combination of Lawn mower, hand shears and long handled shears, I managed...

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cottagekaren

14 Apr, 2016
Cottagekaren

Free decking project

So two perks of having a builder dad and partner are that I get lots of freebies...

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lilylover32

14 Apr, 2016
Lilylover32

My pride and joy

So I've given you a peek at my little nature pond and now it's time to show you my...

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lilylover32

14 Apr, 2016
Lilylover32

To cheer Karen up . . .

. . . some close-ups on an April day. Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram'-try...

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sheilabub

14 Apr, 2016
Sheilabub

The first of many

Well here goes, my first ever blog! I have hundreds of photos to show so I will start...

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lilylover32

14 Apr, 2016
Lilylover32

Receiving a bunch of Roses

that had been packed closely in a crate = made it difficult to seperate them in a...

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dianebulley

14 Apr, 2016
Dianebulley

Garden themes

In commemoration of our Queen Elizabeth's 90th Birthday I will be planting some...

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dorispotty

13 Apr, 2016
Dorispotty

April in bloom..

It's quite a while since I posted a blog,but now there is something to see,apart...

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bloomer

13 Apr, 2016
Bloomer

Pavers sorted and yes they are square...

I went out with the intentions of strimming the edges around the lawns but as with...

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lincslass

13 Apr, 2016
Lincslass

the greenhouse clear up

Over the Easter break OH suggested I clear the greenhouse and give it a really good...

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seaburngirl

13 Apr, 2016
Seaburngirl

Pond treatment

My pond is relatively new but the water turned bright green. I sought advice and...

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marjories

13 Apr, 2016
Marjories

Hundred House Show, Powys

In September 2015, my partner and I decided to support our local village show at...

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the_white_horse

13 Apr, 2016
The_white_h..

Today in the warm sunny garden..

Here's a few bits and bobs from today in the sun.. As you can see from the first...

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dandanspondpage

13 Apr, 2016
Dandanspond..

Okay,now I just go all out...with having water this year.

Look,I see I am not getting younger- pushing 60. So,the wild ideas I have had over...

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stan510

13 Apr, 2016
Stan510

Taking advantage of a good day..

My washing dried outside, first time in nearly a year that I have pegged out a full...

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lincslass

11 Apr, 2016
Lincslass

I do wish plant fairs were banned!

Now before you throw your hands in the air in horror I am only joking. I went to...

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seaburngirl

10 Apr, 2016
Seaburngirl

I am attempting to be kinder to my Geums.

They were in a long planter standing on some slabs. Shame on me for not feeding...

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dianebulley

10 Apr, 2016
Dianebulley

FAO Seaburngirl

Hello Eileen Hope you're well . All my pond plants have been planted and they have...

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marjories

10 Apr, 2016
Marjories

Sunday.

Yesterday we went for an amble in our local park down the road and we saw a Kingfisher...

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lindak

10 Apr, 2016
Lindak

April flowers (between the April showers)!

Still a chill wind, but the sun came out today, so I took my little camera for a...

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sheilabub

10 Apr, 2016
Sheilabub

A new arch.

We have been patching the old arches up for years and T was going to make some new...

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homebird

10 Apr, 2016
Homebird

Coblands Nursery Online

Just thought you may be interested Coblands online have 30% off today and free delivery...

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daylily

10 Apr, 2016
Daylily

Finished the front border..

Just a few hostas, a grass and a pieris and some rockery plants :)

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dandanspondpage

9 Apr, 2016
Dandanspond..

my concrete wall at night

this didn't really show up very well in the day I don't think so I took some night...

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noseypotter

9 Apr, 2016
Noseypotter

Front garden border makeover..

Here's a few photos to show my 1 hour of work in the garden today to remove the bush...

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dandanspondpage

8 Apr, 2016
Dandanspond..

second aquare shape concrete fence

everyone loved the round one and now the square one is finished . I hope you enjoy...

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noseypotter

8 Apr, 2016
Noseypotter

Wildlife pond..

This is the corner that get used to keep things I.e. Garden chairs, preformed pond...

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dandanspondpage

7 Apr, 2016
Dandanspond..

Funny Faces 4

Another load of pics for the collection, folks! A dragon's head; very appropriate...

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the_white_horse

7 Apr, 2016
The_white_h..

Gooderstone Water Gardens - no birds Hywel

WARNING for Hywel , there is a picture of the Kingfisher on the brochure, but no...

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honeysucklegold

7 Apr, 2016
Honeysuckle..

FUCHSIAS

My new Fuchsias have arrived, and are now potted up :- They are beautiful plants...

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hywel

7 Apr, 2016
Hywel

The garden in March 2016.

I am still struggling to come to terms with Windows 10. The garden has no such problems...

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scotsgran

6 Apr, 2016
Scotsgran

Fuschia whip experts - Help please

What started off as beautiful sunny morning it is now raining & hailing so I...

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marjories

6 Apr, 2016
Marjories

Free Cosmos seeds

I received some Cosmos seeds with last month's issue of Gardener's World. Planted...

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arbuthnot

6 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

A few days spent in Cambridge

Visiting relatives but also having a quick run round to visit old haunts . This...

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amy

5 Apr, 2016
Amy

I have written on my Calendar for Oct.1st next

' Pot up Herbaceous Plants in 8" pots. Take into greenhouse for the winter...

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dianebulley

5 Apr, 2016
Dianebulley

Magpie

"One for sorrow, two for joy ..." begins a rhyme about magpies. But the solitary...

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AndrewR

4 Apr, 2016
Andrewr

Fritillaria meleagris

The Snakeshead Fritillary

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pcw

4 Apr, 2016
Pcw

A Walk Part 2

Now I can add some photos of my walk on Sunday. Only one is reasonable but the other...

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arbuthnot

4 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

A walk

Yesterday I needed to be outside in the sunshine. Our tiny garden didn't need anything...

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arbuthnot

4 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

Strange one day heatwave coming up.

Its been pleasant..about 65-70f lately. Nothing to brag about...just nice spring...

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stan510

3 Apr, 2016
Stan510

Allotment coming along nicely

With the recent warm weather I've been able to make some progress with the weed clearing...

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tomdevlin18

3 Apr, 2016
Tomdevlin18

Birthday treats

Here's just a few photos (yes I've been shopping again) I gave into my temptation...

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dandanspondpage

3 Apr, 2016
Dandanspond..

Gorgeous warm, sunny April day!

Perfect for being out in the garden, and the trees think so too, as they're all budding...

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sheilabub

3 Apr, 2016
Sheilabub