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The English garden (Ο Αγγλικός κήπος) by Maria Verivaki Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 May 2012 12:00am Apart from some ancient rose bushes in our garden, you won't find any more floral varieties in it. Flowers, like lawns, need a lot of water to grow. When the climate gets very dry, it's difficult to maintain a flower garden, without feeling that you're wasting a lot of water for vain reasons. I went through a stage of having a very rich flowe ... Read on »
An English garden – part one Behold: by bluesilk Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm   The day before yesterday I went into our back garden and took some pics of whatever took my fancy.  Behold: (…but before you BEHOLD!…just forgot to mention, I’m a bit obsessive at the moment, so I need to tell you why I’m doing what I’m doing before I do it.  See?  For some reason I can’t allow myself to post the pics I took in any ... Read on »
An English garden – part 3 by bluesilk Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm   I still have a few photos left from the other day that I wanted to upload.  If you haven’t seen the others and want to have a look, part 2 is here, and there’s a link to part 1 from there. Okey-dokey, here’s the rest: Read the rest of this entry »   I still have a few photos left from the other day that I wanted to ... Read on »
An English garden – part 2 by bluesilk Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm   Part 1 isn’t far away but if your scroll finger is lazy here it is.   No wonder something so beautiful needs a thorn barrier   Part 1 isn’t far away but if your scroll finger is lazy here it is.   No wonder something so beautiful needs a thorn barrier Read on »
Exotic English garden in September by Debbie Posted Fri 24 Sep 2010 10:12am If you are looking for inspiration to grow exotic plants in the UK you need to read thiswonderful blog: Read on »
an english country garden.. by Rob Carlyle Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Jun 2010 10:07pm 1 Comment Photographs from the Rose Garden at Belvoir Castle. A wedding reception in early June. A warm summer's afternoon in a classic rose garden. Lots of bumble bee activity on the thrift and cranesbill (geranium) flowers. This striking corn us took my eye. The sky above Belvoir Castle should have been alive with the chatte ... Read on »
How to Grow Peas: Garden, English, Snap Peas and Sugar and Snow Peas by Steve .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:12am Garden, English, and snap peas are grown for the shelled seeds or peas in their pods. Sugar or snow peas are grown for their flat, green pods.   Peas are a cool-season crop that must mature before the weather gets warm. The ideal growing temperature for peas is 55°F to 70°F. Sow peas in the garden 6 weeks before the average ... Read on »
RHS Hampton Court Show highlights Global Gardening by Debbie Posted Wed 08 Jul 2009 11:38am Today is the first day of the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show and gardeners all over the country will be heading to the Palace grounds for 6 days of  horticultural fever. Good news that temperatures are now a comfortable 20c. Still plenty of sunshine around and most importantly we are having lots of lovely rain falling from the sky. I am pl ... Read on »
Friday Flowers: Winter Garden by Ruth K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Jan 2009 5:30pm I visited the park this week for a short walk in very cold weather. It is possible to get adjusted to subzero temperatures if enough clothing is worn, preferably at least two layers of everything. Two of our daughters went to the big sledding hill for over an hour the other evening, in the dark and with the mercury at about -20C. They were not alo ... Read on »