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"Turkey: A Gardener's Delight" (Telegraph UK)

“Turkey: A Gardener’s Delight”

By Mary Keen, 02 Mar 2015

Going to Turkey for the first time, I had hoped for almond blossom and tazetta narcissi.

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Reasons To Retire In Turkey

Weekend plot review

I’m having issues with posts from my phone again. So this is my 3rd attempt to post this…

So I had a quick ‘plot perv’ at the weekend. 149 more words


Hyacinth Bulbs

I’ve never had Hyacinth bulbs before but they sure are beautiful.

“Favored for their intense colors and heady fragrance, hyacinths are a staple of the spring garden along with daffodils and tulips. 39 more words


Our current garden status! 

Hi guys and gals!

So I’d like to show everyone our current garden status. We currently live in a small rental home with a decent sized backyard, however only two smallish empty garden beds. 405 more words


I'm dreaming of warmer days

Gardens need to be colourful all year round and with limited space it is difficult to plan this. I don’t have the time or money to constantly dig up and replant borders so I try to plan for colour all year round within the same flower bed. 191 more words


Garfield Park Conservatory

On Saturday, I went to the Garfield Park Conservatory for the first time in my nineteen years in Chicagoland. The visit was prompted by Katie’s… 222 more words


Looking back at February in the garden

February, Phew glad it’s over! It’s a hard month on the garden.  My garden was in  fairly decent form early in the month and went downhill from there.   106 more words