Competitions, Primrose Gardens, Sally

We have loved seeing you vote for your favourite gardens. Thank you to everyone who participated and not to worry if you missed out this time, there will be more chances to win in the future so keep a lookout.

Now here is what you have all been waiting for, we are pleased to announce the winner of our Primrose Gardens Top Garden as voted by you is:

Teddie’s Garden Well done for taking the top spot!

And our two runners up are:

 

Congratulations Contained Contentment!
Congratulations Contained Contentment!
Well done Lyndhurst!
Well done Lyndhurst!

Teddie’s Garden has won a £25 voucher to spend at primrose.co.uk and the runners up will both receive £5 vouchers. Thanks again to everyone who entered and we can’t wait to see who will take the Top Garden title next time!

Primrose Gardens allows you to create a beautiful pictorial record of your garden where you can show off your garden to family and friends to enjoy over the years. It’s also a community of garden enthusiasts and the perfect space to discuss tips and tricks, as well as getting plants identified!

Sally primroseSally works in the Marketing team here at Primrose.

She spends most of her spare time looking into the latest developments in social media. Sally loves travel and wants to step foot in every continent in the world. When not travelling the Globe or working, she likes to relax with a bit of DIY.

She is a novice gardener and doesn’t claim to be an expert, anything she learns she will happily pass on.

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Animals, Primrose Gardens, Sally

Last week we showed you our favourite pups, this week we are giving it up to the cats of Primrose Gardens.  From slinky siamese to puffed up persians we love seeing your feline friends relaxing and observing all the hard work you put into your gardens.

Our ‘purrfect’ selection of kitties for your viewing pleasure:

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George the Cat enjoying MandyCanUDigIt’s garden (when he’s not napping)
Missy enjoys a drink from Kinloch's Watering-can.
Missy enjoys a drink from Kinloch’s watering can.
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The Right Honourable Lord Phineus Twizzleton and The Lady Dowager exercising their royal privileges in Haven’s Garden.
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Flora has worked out a new tactic to attract birds to her in Kingston’s garden.

Primrose Gardens allows you to create a beautiful pictorial record of your garden where you can show off your garden to family and friends to enjoy over the years. It’s also a community of garden enthusiasts and the perfect space to discuss tips and tricks, as well as getting plants identified!

Sally primroseSally works in the Marketing team here at Primrose.

She spends most of her spare time looking into the latest developments in social media. Sally loves travel and wants to step foot in every continent in the world. When not travelling the Globe or working, she likes to relax with a bit of DIY.

She is a novice gardener and doesn’t claim to be an expert, anything she learns she will happily pass on.

See all of Sally’s posts.

Bird Baths, Decoration, How To, Make over, Sally, Water Features

From that small copper planter right up to the water feature you bought last summer, is your copper starting to look a little dull?

Here is the natural and easy way to polish up copper. This method uses only two ingredients. Both are nontoxic and can be found at almost any supermarket.

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     What you will need:

       1 lemon

       1 tablespoon of salt

 

 

Step 1: Cut lemon in half.

Step 2: Take ½ tablespoon of salt and pour it onto one half of the lemon. Pour onto the side that has been cut.

Step 3: Rub the lemon salt mix onto the copper that needs to be polished. I like to hold the lemon by the rind and scrub in circular motions but this is entirely up to you.  Coat the entirety of the chosen copper item.

Step 4: Take a non-abrasive cloth and buffer. This part requires elbow grease but shouldn’t be too hard. Work away at the grime until you start to see some shine coming though.

Step 5: Add more lemon and salt as needed, some areas will need more work than others.

Step 6: Rinse with clean water to remove the lemon and salt residue.

This method can be used on most fine metals in the garden and because you are not using nasty chemicals it will avoid harming any pets, children or wildlife that may visit. So give the metal in your garden a spruce up with this handy trick.

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Sally primroseSally works in the Marketing team here at Primrose.

She spends most of her spare time looking into the latest developments in social media. Sally loves travel and wants to step foot in every continent in the world. When not travelling the Globe or working, she likes to relax with a bit of DIY.

She is a novice gardener and doesn’t claim to be an expert, anything she learns she will happily pass on.

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Animals, Primrose Gardens, Sally

We are bringing you a selection of the pictures we love the most as posted by you on Primrose Gardens. This week we saw how many of you have fluffy, fuzzy bundles of fun to help you out in the garden so we have picked a few of our personal favourites that have been posted on the site so far.

So if you’ve been having a ‘ruff’ day take a look at some of the photos we really dig:

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Teddie showing off his beautiful garden furniture.
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Sophie’s enjoying her new garden.
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Mya and Chester enjoying the afternoon sun in Leadhall’s garden.
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Love Gardens‘ pups are seeking some cooling shade.
Boz in his Garden enjoying the summer sun.
Boz in his garden enjoying the summer sun.
Alf posing by his new pond in Church Road's Garden.
Alf posing by his new pond in Church Road’s garden.

Primrose Gardens allows you to create a beautiful pictorial record of your garden where you can show off your garden to family and friends to enjoy over the years. It’s also a community of garden enthusiasts and the perfect space to discuss tips and tricks, as well as getting plants identified!

Sally primroseSally works in the Marketing team here at Primrose.

She spends most of her spare time looking into the latest developments in social media. Sally loves travel and wants to step foot in every continent in the world. When not travelling the Globe or working, she likes to relax with a bit of DIY.

She is a novice gardener and doesn’t claim to be an expert, anything she learns she will happily pass on.

See all of Sally’s posts.