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Gardening blogs from May 2014

2014 - spring makeover (s) part 1

I've been keeping myself busy this last couple of months-the first project, which...

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scottish

31 May, 2014
Scottish

Gardening Scotland, Pallet and Planter Competition 2014

Suntrap Gardening Club decided to enter both a Pallet and a Planter for the above...

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scotsgran

31 May, 2014
Scotsgran

Our Chelsea Day!

I can't believe it was over a week ago now that we visited Chelsea Flower Show. ...

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cottagekaren

31 May, 2014
Cottagekaren

Phase ten complete

Ladies and gents here we go all phases complete, let's hope my knees will recover,...

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w1nk

31 May, 2014
W1nk

Inspired by Crathes Castle Gardens...my 'Golden Border'

Last year, you might remember, Kath and I accompanied the rest of Glamis Castle gardening...

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cottagekaren

31 May, 2014
Cottagekaren

Various views of garden today.

"Birthday Girl" Rose ......never seems to disappoint. These Antirrhinums appear...

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meadowland

31 May, 2014
Meadowland

What a Difference!

As I have mentioned we grow Alstroemerias and have 65 growing in pots in one section...

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eirlys

31 May, 2014
Eirlys

Streptocarpus.

My Streptocarpus are now in full flower, so here are a few pictures of them. The...

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cinderella

31 May, 2014
Cinderella

Little smiling faces.

I suppose most of us use packs of Violas as bedding plants. I put them in containers...

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spritzhenry

31 May, 2014
Spritzhenry

up to date

As a last resort i did,nt sing to my plants as i entered the greenhouse. This...

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230338

30 May, 2014
230338

Free Lavender plants

Gardeners’ World Mag – June 2014 edition. For every reader 48 Lavenders Free worth...

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drc726

30 May, 2014
Drc726

Growing Grapes in Your Garden

I have grown grapes in my garden for over 40 years, for most of that time I grew...

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DavidS

30 May, 2014
Davids

Short but enjoyable walk in my garden

Hello everyone:) I was thinking to write a blog but at the same time waiting for...

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shahida

30 May, 2014
Shahida

Hidcote Manor Gardens

Well today has been wonderful, its my birthday and so we all went on a family trip...

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madaboutgardening

30 May, 2014
Madaboutgar..

Can you get up at 5.30?

Wednesday night after tea this was the question asked by my OH. Yes of course why?...

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seaburngirl

30 May, 2014
Seaburngirl

Between the Showers

I took the camera out for a few more shots of the garden this afternoon, and decided...

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cinderella

30 May, 2014
Cinderella

Whoa! Edge obsessed and topiary fans....get a load of this!

I bought myself a Chelsea 'Product of the Year' winner last week...the Bosh Cordless...

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cottagekaren

30 May, 2014
Cottagekaren

MY ROSE BUSHES LOOK HEALTHY BUT NOT ONE BUD OPEN..

I have taken a number of pictures of my rose bushes with my LG smartphone to see...

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kokkinotriantafyllo

30 May, 2014
Kokkinotria..

puna the tigress

ive just started drawing a Sumatran tiger called puna for kent big cat rescue for...

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noseypotter

30 May, 2014
Noseypotter

An Aquilegia Garden :)

My Aquilegias have been beautiful this year again :) I let them seed themselves wherever...

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hywel

30 May, 2014
Hywel

Taking chances...

I promised myself that the last thing I'm going to buy and plant in the garden this...

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jagienka

30 May, 2014
Jagienka

I have now replanted myself in.

Cornwall from Hampshire. I have been living in my converted barn for almost six months...

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quiltingqueen

29 May, 2014
Quiltingqueen

Biodiversity in a pot!

I must walk past this terracotta pot about a dozen times a day and it's never struck...

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fifegarden

29 May, 2014
Fifegarden

Visit to Orlando, Florida - May 2013

After a year, I finally got round to posting a few plant related photos from my visit...

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alextb

29 May, 2014
Alextb

Valdels( Val) conservatory today

Paid a much overdue visit to Val this afternoon and what colour there was to see,...

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bjs

29 May, 2014
Bjs

In Search of Scent

The bearded Iris Jane Phillips is known for being scented, but I wishI could Email...

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siris

29 May, 2014
Siris

Half term blues.

Suffering from school holiday rubbish weather blues. Was looking forward to spending...

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amsterdam

29 May, 2014
Amsterdam

Replacement Chickens! Pets or wildlife?

This has been posted under wildlife rather than the pets category due to the reasons...

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honeysucklegold

29 May, 2014
Honeysuckle..

I have discovered that I love Aquilegias!

There's a little shady spot beneath a small tree in our garden (I think it's a cherry...

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fifegarden

29 May, 2014
Fifegarden

Iris not what I expected !

This was grown from AGS seed listed as Iris Gracilipes =Ex Min-Ya Konka. Well certainly...

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bjs

29 May, 2014
Bjs

there's been a disappointing turn of events....

i was busy planting up my back garden, when the manager of the trailer park pulled...

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odaatpat

29 May, 2014
Odaatpat

Birdwatch Comes Home May 2014

Been a bit cold of late so increased my out put of meal worms and suet balls. The...

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tommyshortlegs

29 May, 2014
Tommyshortl..

No longer nameless..

Thanks to some very helpful Goy members I now have names for some more of my plants....

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fifegarden

28 May, 2014
Fifegarden

Test Blog

GOY office test blog

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shedman

28 May, 2014
Shedman

Round and round the garden, like a Tuesdaybear!

Here is a little potter around my front garden. This first picture is of a new geum,...

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tuesdaybear

28 May, 2014
Tuesdaybear

HELLO AGAIN ....... Nosypotter's ( Leigh ) Toadstools

I'm finding it hard to catch up with GOY since my cousin and her husband have been...

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amy

28 May, 2014
Amy

Open garden !

Well ... Here I sit ... Getting the garden ready to open has been a long haul this...

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suee

28 May, 2014
Suee

May 2014 and the journey begins...

So, first proper post in my garden journal and all I have at the moment is unidentified...

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fifegarden

28 May, 2014
Fifegarden

Purple - The camera never lies - fibs!

I usually take snaps with my digital camera, but have found unless I change the settings...

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siris

28 May, 2014
Siris

I have no clue what I'm doing...

First post and I'm already out of my depth. I have zero gardening skills and even...

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fifegarden

28 May, 2014
Fifegarden

SANGO-KAKU all settled in

I wasn`t sure whether to plant directly into the garden or put it in a pot. I had...

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stroller

28 May, 2014
Stroller

Bearded Iris germanica- In the Red

Here are some of the reds I have in my garden. Action Front-am sure it is as named....

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siris

27 May, 2014
Siris

foxgloves and Shingle

Hi all, well we have got all the shingle down now so took a few snaps for you to...

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teds

27 May, 2014
Teds

Trendy selfie..:o)

If celebrities can do it,so can I.Lol.. New pot on today,and so much lighter..I was...

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bloomer

27 May, 2014
Bloomer

My spring garden

Hi guys, just spent all of yesterday weeding, pruning, cutting and fighting the beasties!!...

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amsterdam

27 May, 2014
Amsterdam

In and out of the garden

More pics in the garden... Geranium phaeum & some Azalea Aquilegia A blue-tit...

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fractal_cat

26 May, 2014
Fractal_cat

Climbing roses Arthur Bell

Bought them about 3-4yr ago. Loads of scented flowers preformed well until this year....

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grandad

26 May, 2014
Grandad

Back From Chelsea!

Hello Everyone! I'm back from Chelsea! We had four nights in London as part of our...

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cottagekaren

26 May, 2014
Cottagekaren

Iris bed at Myddelton House , Enfield

The plantsman and plant collector A E Bowles developed a large garden at Myddelton...

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inverglen

26 May, 2014
Inverglen

A Few Pictures of my Garden

Thought I would show you a few photos of my garden 2014. I know a lot of you have...

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cinderella

26 May, 2014
Cinderella