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Gardening blogs from Jul 2014

Isn't nature wonderful?

This plant was a tight bud at 8.00 am this morning and by 10.00 am just look at it!! Defies...

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anneofiver

31 Jul, 2014
Anneofiver

The side garden this morning

I had coffee in the garden this morning before work and thought I would take a few...

19 comments

annella

31 Jul, 2014
Annella

new machine

after many years the old honda mower packed up the gear box broke too dear to repair...

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snoopdog

31 Jul, 2014
Snoopdog

Exotic Desert Flowers

I started collecting cacti when I was a teenager, back in the 1960s. I initially...

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hywel

31 Jul, 2014
Hywel

Fuchsias so far ...

Well, so far, my Fuchsias have been slow ... as usual. Other people get lots of lovely...

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hywel

31 Jul, 2014
Hywel

Gifts from special friends :o)

As a lot of you already know,we celebrated our Ruby Wedding last Sunday,and thanks...

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bloomer

30 Jul, 2014
Bloomer

Summer in my garden..

Just thought I'd show you some new,and some old favourites this year..On the whole,I'm...

36 comments

bloomer

30 Jul, 2014
Bloomer

Birds eye views

Just been looking at Bathgate's lovely photos and thought I would love to see people's...

9 comments

w1nk

30 Jul, 2014
W1nk

Water, water...

(started writing this this a while ago and then got sidetracked) (Back at the end...

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urbanite

29 Jul, 2014
Urbanite

Ferns

I love ferns, and they are obviously happy in my garden, which is very satisfactory....

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melchisedec

29 Jul, 2014
Melchisedec

Loch Lomond Cycle path

This is a great cycle path safe as not on the busy road but still close to the traffic. Here...

7 comments

Scotkat

29 Jul, 2014
Scotkat

Veg patch production line starts, First reds, GNuts invation n Goosey pool

The first reds are in and tasted the first one today, hmm No I dont mean the watering...

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stevietheterrible

29 Jul, 2014
Steviethete..

A Real Alpine Garden

Growing naturally at around 2000 metres altitude, many of the plants we cultivate...

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siris

29 Jul, 2014
Siris

Tree removal to open up entrance to front garden.

Have been thinking about doing this for awhile.....the trees and shrubs are being...

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meadowland

29 Jul, 2014
Meadowland

Back raised bed added heucheras to them

I have cut back the campanula as it was taking over. Once the heucheras grow it will...

3 comments

Scotkat

29 Jul, 2014
Scotkat

Bug box

I bought this bug box last year and was very excited to find it being used by Bees...

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amy

29 Jul, 2014
Amy

Summer pinks and reds

Flowers loving this hot weather. Here are just a few of them.

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hollyeves

29 Jul, 2014
Hollyeves

'Triffids' in the garden?

Not the John Wyndham ones; I mean the plants in your garden that 'walk'. I seem...

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spritzhenry

29 Jul, 2014
Spritzhenry

My Village Had a NGS Garden Open Day

The village is in North Wales and we hold this event each year, there is also a competition...

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neellan

28 Jul, 2014
Neellan

Ever seen anything like this?

Its not very clear but this is a young hawthorn which has somehow grown from a seed...

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steragram

28 Jul, 2014
Steragram

Wonders will never cease!

Much to our surprise, our youngest daughter has "found" gardening. She has recently...

11 comments

cammomile

28 Jul, 2014
Cammomile

Bike Ride this afternoon

Another beautiful day You can put on your walking boots and walk along side or get...

2 comments

Scotkat

28 Jul, 2014
Scotkat

The Ultimate Answer to Blanket Weed

Hello all pond lovers. It's not very often that i feel the need to praise a product,...

5 comments

tony1247

28 Jul, 2014
Tony1247

Moved

We moved on what had to be the hottest day of the year, last Thursday, by the time...

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csarina

28 Jul, 2014
Csarina

Sand sculptures

Every summer in July there is a International sand sculpture competition few miles...

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klahanie

28 Jul, 2014
Klahanie

The Pond at breakfast time

There has recently been discussion regarding depth of ponds and what fish might live...

22 comments

bjs

28 Jul, 2014
Bjs

Part 1 Holiday in Aberfoyle

This is just to let you see what we saw every day at bottom of holiday cottage Thought...

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Scotkat

27 Jul, 2014
Scotkat

News from our Front.2 Mix of old and new.

The basic shape was inherited but last year after our miniature conifer reached 10ft...

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bramhallbill

27 Jul, 2014
Bramhallbill

News from our Front.1 Blooming Roses

We inherited a few rose bushes 22 yrs ago and added a "Retirement Rose" to the back...

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bramhallbill

27 Jul, 2014
Bramhallbill

July 2014. Hot'n Dry'n Thundery

Three big thunder storms. One of them horrendous over the whole of London. I have...

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dorjac

27 Jul, 2014
Dorjac

Barney's Legacy

You may remember I lost Barney, one of my garden helpers, earlier this year. Sadly,...

4 comments

AndrewR

26 Jul, 2014
Andrewr

Mystery solved

by John Beaulieu (Bowl-you) On most garden tours, you usually know where the gardens...

4 comments

bowl_you

26 Jul, 2014
Bowl_you

...So, here it is! At last!

The story of my greenhouse..... All finished by 3.45pm, and the rain started...

33 comments

cottagekaren

26 Jul, 2014
Cottagekaren

Hot, hot, hot!

I've had to come inside, it's just too hot to work out there today, and I was wilting...

28 comments

cottagekaren

25 Jul, 2014
Cottagekaren

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

Due to a little misunderstanding on some comments made by me on another member's...

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kokkinotriantafyllo

25 Jul, 2014
Kokkinotria..

Coming to the end of our time in Aberfoyle

We have been here all week arrived to sunshine and been hot and sunny everyday getting...

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Scotkat

25 Jul, 2014
Scotkat

Garden On a Cliff..The Minack Theatre...

Unfortunately we couldn't get tickets to see a performance but we did get to visit,...

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lincslass

24 Jul, 2014
Lincslass

My First Secret Garden

When I was a kid my parents would go mushroom hunting to Twigmoor. At the time we...

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bramhallbill

24 Jul, 2014
Bramhallbill

The front during July

Things slowing down a bit now but still looking good At the end of June things were...

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stevietheterrible

24 Jul, 2014
Steviethete..

Can you see?

I was looking for a woodpecker that I could hear. Couldn't spot the bird but...Can...

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digginfit

24 Jul, 2014
Digginfit

Clematis Tetrarose and Nelly Moser cut down...

It was only a few weeks ago that I said that I would have to cut back the clematis...

13 comments

homebird

23 Jul, 2014
Homebird

Thomas had better things to do..:o)

I recently posted a Photo,of Thomas's first flowers he grew,and by popular demand...

37 comments

bloomer

23 Jul, 2014
Bloomer

Lilies flowering...

My daughter gave me 50 mixed lily bulbs for Easter. The ones that are flowering now...

13 comments

homebird

23 Jul, 2014
Homebird

Having a wonderful time

Weather fantastic 27 deg Great place to bike and walk and relax Shall share photos...

7 comments

Scotkat

23 Jul, 2014
Scotkat

A 'Tiny' blog

by John Beaulieu (Bowl-you) I digress again from my usual hardy geranium blogging....

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bowl_you

23 Jul, 2014
Bowl_you

Valadels Garden july 2014

These are a few pictures I took for Val in her small almost courtyard garden. Now...

21 comments

bjs

23 Jul, 2014
Bjs

Country Life

My day began at 7.30 when the greenhouse arrived YES! So that's good eh? But things...

11 comments

cottagekaren

23 Jul, 2014
Cottagekaren

Trelissick Gardens..

A visit to one of the most beautiful gardens in Cornwall, a drop of rain at first...

11 comments

lincslass

22 Jul, 2014
Lincslass

my friend and your friend needs some cheer

scott cat has crashed her bike and well bruised while racing down hills in bonny...

14 comments

snoopdog

22 Jul, 2014
Snoopdog

pond part 3

Saturday: started about 10 am – took the bricks right off – if I were going to rebuild...

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franl155

22 Jul, 2014
Franl155