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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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Seductive Streptocarpus 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 s ... Read on »
Sunday Selection by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    This Daisy type flower was in flower in one of the Rose pots. I think they originally started in the wild flower area but have been spread across the garden by the ... Read on »
Saturday Pics by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    After three weeks away from the garden its amazing how much has grown and how many plants are now in bloom. This Pink Daisy has gone mad in the pot by the backdoor ... Read on »
Back Again by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening   My first post for a good few weeks. After a marathon flight back from Auckland I'm back in Yorkshire. I took 850 photos in New Zealand. I loved the fact I did not k ... Read on »
Rose dreams by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening My last three UK blog photos are of the Roses.The David Austin Moliniuex in the front garden had flowered, and the Roses all look healthy with plenty of yellow flowers.I ... Read on »
garden highlights 3 by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening My last three UK blog photos are of the Roses.The David Austin Moliniuex in the front garden had flowered, and the Roses all look healthy with plenty of yellow flower ... Read on »
garden highlight 2 by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening My Flag Iris was nearly flowering today. I have asked Cat to photograph it on her phone when it flowers. I love this anglo saxon flag plant. It is growing in a pot in th ... Read on »
garden highlight 1 by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening My Flag Iris was nearly flowering today. I have asked Cat to photograph it on her phone when it flowers. I love this anglo saxon flag plant. It is growing in a pot in ... Read on »
Garden Highlights by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  Its a beautiful sunny Sunday. I have spent the day watering all the greenhouse plants, re potting the Tomatoes Gardeners Delight, Tabasco Chili, Jalapeno Summer Heat ... Read on »
Rain Drops And Flowers by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    The great British rain has returned over the past few days. The occasional sunshine has encouraged a whole batch of flowers to bloom. This is the Chinese Tree Peon ... Read on »
Kitchen Garden Musing by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    The garden is multi functional. I showed the wild edges yesterday. Another side to it is the kitchen garden side. Growing edible plants or tree's for the purpose o ... Read on »
Wild Edges by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    I spent the day between the allotment and the garden. The garden is ordered but still a bit wild around the edges.Who remembers blowing these Dandelion seed heads ... Read on »
May Garden Jewels by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening   The third week of May has seen the garden explode with new growth and flowers. This Peony Sarah Bernhardt has never flowered. It is growing up into the green concen ... Read on »
Pinks And Whites On Chelsea Eve by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening     The garden seems to have come alive now.there is lush new growth, and flowers appearing every few days. The Roses along the path seem to have grown with renewed v ... Read on »
Paint Box Colours by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    Cat planted all the Rose pots last year with spare Pansy plants.They have over wintered and now are blooming away like mad in a paint box explosion of bright colou ... Read on »
Nine Colours Of My May Garden by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    I took lots of photos today in the garden, and finally worked out how to shrink the photos to a smaller size for the blog posts.I think this is a Wild Viola that h ... Read on »
Sunday May Day Weekend by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    Its the Mayday bank holiday weekend.The sun was shining today and I spent the morning re potting the greenhouse Vegetable plants that needed their own space. Cabba ... Read on »
Flower Show Eve by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  It was a lovely sunny day earlier.I went to the allotment first to sow all the vegetable seeds that need to be sown in situ at the allotments raised beds.There were ... Read on »
Day Off Post by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening  I spent a relaxing day today cooking a lamb dinner, messing around in the garden, re potting some plants, and looking at all the new growth appearing all over the ba ... Read on »
Flowers And Bees by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening    The days are getting longer and the flowers seem to be blooming in earnest now.This first photo taken on the new Nikon camera is Pelagonium Lotus Land.It looked ve ... Read on »