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Recycled wheelbarrow - turned it in to a bog garden

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The frame rusted off my wheelbarrow so as I had a Bressingham Blue Hosta and Polystichum polyblepharum (Japanese tassel fern)...

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drc726

20 Jul, 2018
Drc726

The darling blooms of May

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A mix around my garden

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thrupennybit

12 May, 2018
Thrupennybit

My postage stamp garden

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This is the first year of gardening here. We moved back in November 2015. Tiny garden with not much in the way of flower...

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cammomile

1 Aug, 2016
Cammomile

Bits and Bobs :o)

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It's been a dry day so I've been tidying one of my Perspex shelters. I put all my Auriculas and Alpines in there. There were...

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hywel

4 Feb, 2016
Hywel

A Tale of Survival

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This is a tale of the life of a more than half-dead seedling to a beautiful work of living art. (well I think so). The star...

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stjohntongue

23 Jan, 2016
Stjohntongue

A Fantasy of Fuchsias (or The Neglected Fuchsias of 2015)

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Choose your own title ... Lots of photos :o( Because other things took priority this summer, my Fuchsias have suffered some...

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hywel

30 Nov, 2015
Hywel

My front garden at the beginning of August.

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I've been planting some hardy Fuchsias and herbaceous perennials in my front garden. I was hoping for some colour there this...

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hywel

5 Aug, 2015
Hywel

Before and after

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These are my patio pots in early spring and now -despite the rain, wind and low temperatures we've been having! Unless...

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amsterdam

30 Jul, 2015
Amsterdam

More spring Colour..

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This is my only shaded North facing border,so It's mainly used for acid loving shrubs..although my soil isn't naturally acid..I...

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bloomer

17 Apr, 2015
Bloomer

Milton Keynes Garden of the Year 2014 Competition

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Hi Everyone. It's that time of year again for the Milton Keynes Garden of the Year 2014 Competition. Both my wife Jackie...

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derekp

18 Jul, 2014
Derekp

An Evening Wander

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Just been for a wander around my small garden this evening, taking a few pictures as you do, and thought I would show them...

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cinderella

29 Jun, 2014
Cinderella

pansies still proliferating

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I planted these in April or March; not done much too them, dead-headed them a bit once or twice, not given them any special...

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franl155

29 Jun, 2014
Franl155

back and front garden this morning :))

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good morning all some photos of our garden this morning. can not wait for all to bloom :)))))

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mark61

1 Apr, 2014
Mark61

Iris Katharine Hodgkin' forgotten and neglected.

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Sorry about the incorrect spelling of Katharine in the photos below. Is this iris very hardy compared to other reticulata...

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scotsgran

7 Feb, 2014
Scotsgran

The current T/V series Great British Gardens Revival

is very good, but mostly concern people with huge acreages of land. Most of us have small gardens. Therefore, to get the...

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dianebulley

10 Jan, 2014
Dianebulley

Revamped back garden part 2

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Hi, folks, As it would appear I've not bored everyone to death, and as the weather isn't fit to turn the cat out, I thought...

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waddy

12 Oct, 2013
Waddy

Part two of the work done at the new garden.

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Perhaps I should carry on with the arbour corner, and go on from there ! We placed both arbour seats where we wanted them...

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rose1949

12 Sep, 2013
Rose1949

Aerial views - by popular demand

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In my previous blog (my August review) a few members asked if I could possibly take my life in my hands and get some aerial...

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scottish

17 Aug, 2013
Scottish

Some snapshots of my garden:))

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I was bit upset this year because my garden was looking colourless . Today I went out and came back inside with some colourful...

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shahida

21 Jun, 2013
Shahida

Hi everyone I am back

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I have had so much go wrong lately but never mind i am back now. I thought you might like to see my little garden and my...

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cmsue

19 May, 2013
Cmsue

Have a look round.

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Hi all. Well our little space seems to be shaping up quite well, so I thought I would share an update and a few pics. Its...

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dirtyred

11 May, 2013
Dirtyred

March records - main blog

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Weekend pictures as I changed things around-new beans area for mother, and new path :) need this to see how things grow with...

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paulspond

5 Mar, 2013
Paulspond

Garden today:))))

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Hi all just thought i would share some pictures of my garden on such a gorgeous sunny day:))))

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mark61

16 Aug, 2012
Mark61

My little front garden now.

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This is my little garden today.

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cmsue

1 Aug, 2012
Cmsue

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

APRIL FLOWERS between the showers :o)

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Welcome to our front garden ... ............................................................ Here's the path ... ......

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terratoonie

18 Apr, 2012
Terratoonie

how big are all your gardens

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well only been new to growsonyou i am so inspired by all your lovely gardens and the space you all seem to have wile i only...

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kimola

24 Oct, 2011
Kimola

Summers over

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The weather is turning cooler (central heating on this week) and I wanted to make a blog entry before the growing season...

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ands

20 Oct, 2011
Ands

Front Garden.

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Probably the last pics of the garden this year, everything there is to flower has flowered and haven't they done well lol.. Mainly...

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youngdaisydee

22 Aug, 2011
Youngdaisydee

My Garden today.

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Hi, These are the latest pictures of our garden, its 80% in flower now and were going away for a few days, fingers crossed...

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bikerbob

20 Jul, 2011
Bikerbob

Changing the sky

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I finally got around to reorganising my tabletop space. I’d used purple material as a screen because that was the only thing...

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franl155

5 Jul, 2011
Franl155

Changes that are satisfying,

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I`ve made quite a few changes to the garden over the last twelve months, some I didn`t like and have re-done but all in all...

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stroller

4 Jul, 2011
Stroller

Tabletop lanscape

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When I put the tables up in the garden, I just put the plants up as they came to hand, bigger at the back, smaller at the...

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franl155

3 Jun, 2011
Franl155

Garden revamp DAY TWO (cont'd)

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Just a few more photos which I took this evening...we had been watering the turf and it really perked up and then I watered...

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whistonlass

1 Jun, 2011
Whistonlass

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

CONKER invites you along to see his front garden ...

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Hello ... we sneaked out early into my front garden ................................................................... ......

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terratoonie

16 Apr, 2011
Terratoonie

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

Yesteryear.

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Hi, Here are a few pictures we have taken in our garden over the last 10 or 12 years. The quality of some is better than...

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bikerbob

22 Jan, 2011
Bikerbob

SORRY..SORRY..SORRY.

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I'm so sorry for not talking to you all on G o Y. I've no excusses , other than I was going to cantact and contact and contact...

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franktf4

25 Nov, 2010
Franktf4

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

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

Front gardens

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This is doldrums month for the garden. It's been so dry for ages, and there's been so much cloud for so long that it's not...

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kowhai

3 Aug, 2010
Kowhai

GARDEN GUESTS

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My dogs enjoy my gardens ... ... and, despite my home being in a fairly built-up area, lots of wildlife garden guests...

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terratoonie

29 Jul, 2010
Terratoonie

Memories of Rex - A Chelsea Courtyard Garden (part 2)

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Back in 2001, the RHS were still inviting amateurs to exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show. This is the second of two blogs...

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AndrewR

23 Feb, 2010
Andrewr

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...

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mad

16 Feb, 2010
Mad

Before and After

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I've just been looking through some old photos and i found these 2 first ones ! This is my back garden and it shows what...

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louise1

10 Dec, 2009
Louise1

November

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November 2009 The mild dry weather has turned to chilly then stormy. Rainfall has been above average but nothing compared...

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secretgarden

9 Dec, 2009
Secretgarden

Work in progress (our small garden) part three

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This blog completes my description of the work that was necessary to begin to give shape to our garden. The images are of...

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amano

8 Dec, 2009
Amano

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...

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amano

5 Dec, 2009
Amano

Work in progress (our small garden) part

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Our little garden is relatively young, we were given, along with the house just completed at the end of June 2007. The reclamation...

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amano

5 Dec, 2009
Amano

Flowers all year: December

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It has been raining here for the whole of November and in the last couple of days the weather has turned quite sharply in...

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sussexsarah

4 Dec, 2009
Sussexsarah

Growing berries and birdies on a Viburnum Plicatum

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When I looked out of my window this morning I was rewarded with a perfect christmas image: a bare Viburnum Plicatum full...

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sussexsarah

4 Dec, 2009
Sussexsarah

Excerpts From A (recently discovered) Garden Diary (6)

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May 14 2000 18.00hrs Sunday. "The timber steps leading down to the lower patio are now built. At Ikea I got convex...

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david

25 Nov, 2009
David

October

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October is one of my favourite months. The reds and golds are beautiful especially in sun against a blue sky. Autumn flowers...

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secretgarden

16 Nov, 2009
Secretgarden

September in the garden

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I don't know about anyone else but the colours and flowering plants in my garden this september are amazing. They have...

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helen60garden

11 Sep, 2009
Helen60garden

The Carrot Crunch

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This year I decided to start a veg patch and thought the unproductive left hand side of my garden would be perfect. First...

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faeriefay

30 Jul, 2009
Faeriefay

My garden a quick tour part 2 Willow dome to Tree ferns.

This is another quick tour of the second part of my garden. It starts off from inside the willow dome and takes you across...

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treesandthings

11 Aug, 2008
Treesandthings

Bigger Gardens

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I guess we’d all like a bigger garden so that we could grow everything we wanted to. A few trees (or an entire wood), several...

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AndrewR

7 Aug, 2008
Andrewr

A year (and a bit) of gardening

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Well everything's a bit calmer after the wedding so no jobs today and I've just been out in the drizzle to see if I can move...

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peter

6 Jul, 2008
Peter