Seed Swaps

Gardening Journals

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    27 Sep 2015
    Nearly ready to put the roof on! The panels are arriving on Wednesday, and I should have everything clear and clean (jet-washed), and the brackets screwed into the walls ready to attach the panels. I’m using clear corrugated plastic to allow...

    Cold Frame garden

    Sunny 16°C / 61°F
  • Photo-upload-438818?1443370512
    27 Sep 2015
    How was the click bait title? About 6 weeks ago, the pond got infected with some kind of very disturbing worms, and the pump filter was completely covered with dreadful alien looking little black pods, and I decided enough. The pond was originally...

    Pond and shade garden

    Overcast 19°C / 66°F
  • Photo-upload-438823?1443371332
    27 Sep 2015
    The tomatoes are doing their end-of-summer thing of madly putting out new flowers and neglecting the fruit already going. I pruned them way back and removed the unsuccessful Purple Plum Pastes. Most of the varieties were from Kelly; plus the Aunt ...

    Overcast 19°C / 66°F
  • 01 Oct 2015
    I am looking for some advice about planting trees in our back garden. We’ve recently bought a house in an estate and it’s very over looked. Would anyone have any ideas ?

  • 01 Oct 2015
    If I ever get my oomph back I will have pictures again. If I ever get my oomph back maybe I will feel like a gardener again. . . right now I just feel like I am coping with plants and weeds. (and boxes and unfinished baseboard trim and a broken ...

    Thimbleberry Front Door garden and Thimbleberry garden

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    26 Sep 2015
    We went out front to snap a picture of our “newborn” Monarch when we caught sight of one I’d never seen before. Turned out to be a Red Spotted Purple Swallowtail Butterfly. Both are so beautiful!

    Overcast 19°C / 66°F
  • 07 Sep 2015
    Holly died August 2015 after slow decline. Immediately Bernie went from fine and laying to no laying, and diarrheic and lethargic. Sought advice,but no real clue as to why. Wormed just to make sure. Also bought new Kilverm.

  • 30 Jun 2015
    11th 4mm 12th 8.5mm 13th 12.5mm 13th 0.5mm 16th 1.5mm 17th 2.5mm 18th 8mm 27th 2mm 29th 2mm 30th 3.5mm

  • 31 Jul 2015
    3rd 13mm 23rd 6mm 24th 15 mm