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Snappys Gardens Blog is about gardening, flowers, nature, and wildlife.I believe the act of getting your hands dirty in the soil is good for your well being.The garden brings you closer to mother earth, and an awareness of the seasons, and all the life that you come into contact with.I hope it... Full Bio
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Front Garden Stars by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    I'm on a day off today and have enjoyed the sunshine this morning. I took the camera out to take some pictures of whats growing well, and what looks nice. The fron ... Read on »
Cloudy And Carnival Music by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  I went to town today to buy some bird food.I came back with some second hand Cd's (Cuban cafe beats, and Latino Carnival music, inspired by the upcoming World cup in ... Read on »
A Gardeners Dozen by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  The rain and sunshine has made lots of things flower so there is plenty to photograph. I start with this colourful Chaffinch that feeds in our garden.  The Yellow Sn ... Read on »
Planting Day by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  The rain and sunshine has made lots of things flower so there is plenty to photograph. I start with this colourful Chaffinch that feeds in our garden.  The Yel ... Read on »
Rainy Day Return by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  I'm back after a long absence from the Blogosphere.I have actually been updating using Twitter to post quick pics about the gardens progress and holidays away. It is ... Read on »
Autumn Changes by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    The months of the year seem to be getting quicker as we head towards Xmas. The garden looks a bit tired around the edges after the summer party. These pink Colchic ... Read on »
Anne's Rose by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  Its been a long time since I posted last on the blog. It has been a busy month of work, a sad goodbye to a gardening friend, and a few days in Northumberland. The ga ... Read on »
Sparrowhawk Saturday by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  Its now the last day of August. Where does the months go to? I took this photo today of the Rose Arthur Bell. It has a beautiful cup shaped flower with delicious fra ... Read on »
In Transition by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  It is already the fourth week of August. The fiery orange Crocosmia is blooming now in the pot on the patio. I need to re pot it so it can grow bigger. It is a lovel ... Read on »
Garden Balance by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  The Dalmatian White Foxgloves have flowered beautifully in the barrel planter against the backdoor wall.I love the white trumpets with burgundy spots. I planted five ... Read on »
Roses Today by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening   The Roses continue to inspire me with their blooms. I think they give a good injection of colour when other plants are starting to fade. The Lady Emma Hamilton fres ... Read on »
Retail Therapy by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    I got Cat to take me to Hampson's to buy some replacement plants for our dead hanging baskets. Six baskets needed replacing from the heat and drought. We walked ar ... Read on »
Three B's by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  When it was sunny yesterday I decided to move the Bamboo from the pathway to the fence by the back gate. It is hopefully more sheltered and not as hot. The Bamboos l ... Read on »
My Jewel Garden by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    Apologies to Monty Don for stealing his book title for my blog post header. The stars of the garden at the moment are the Roses, and the Asiatic Lilies. The Rose Scen ... Read on »
Summer Time by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    Apologies to Monty Don for stealing his book title for my blog post header. The stars of the garden at the moment are the Roses, and the Asiatic Lilies. The Rose S ... Read on »
Long Shots (of the garden) by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  I thought I would share a few wider photos of the garden. I take lots of photos of individual flowers. Here is the patio area by the pond. Tomatoes (including the Chill ... Read on »
Roses In July by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening The Hot weather and Lily Beetles have decimated my Asiatic Lily's. Luckily the garden Roses have all been flowering away. Every few days a new Rose opens for me to photo ... Read on »
Garden Colours by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  I thought I would share a few wider photos of the garden. I take lots of photos of individual flowers. Here is the patio area by the pond. Tomatoes (including the Ch ... Read on »
Evening Reflections by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    July has been hot,hot, hot! It has been a blazing 27 degrees centigrade. I was up at the allotment trying to salvage the plot from the five feet weeds and grass! T ... Read on »
Fabulous Flowers And Frogs by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening   I watched the first Wimbledon Mens Semi Final between Djokovic and Del Potro. After five hours I had been tennis-d out. I went out into the garden earlier to take some ... Read on »