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Gardening blogs from Jun 2015

May God bless the man who invented large plant saucers.

I just go round at 9 p.m. in this heatwave, fill them all up. Then spray all the...

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dianebulley

30 Jun, 2015
Dianebulley

A new project

Hi all, I thought I would share our latest project in the garden with you all. We...

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teds

30 Jun, 2015
Teds

Count down

Hello-I did get some shots this year and all eleven blooms flowered at the same time...

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janelloyd

29 Jun, 2015
Janelloyd

Golden water lily

I Know its yellow but stunning ... day blooming lily. Partial to full sunlight....

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nicksgardenss

28 Jun, 2015
Nicksgardenss

My front garden looking wild

Some photo's this evening of front garden looking a little wild after a night of...

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kidsgran

28 Jun, 2015
Kidsgran

Daylilies that opened this morning

Here are some of the flowers that opened this morning. I appreciate to a lot of...

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thorneyside

28 Jun, 2015
Thorneyside

Val (Valadel ) update

First I was reprimanded for failing to show vals Nemesias in her last blog I was...

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bjs

28 Jun, 2015
Bjs

Nomocharis aperta

Nomocharis aperta is is a perennial, herbaceous plant reaching heights of between...

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cottagekaren

28 Jun, 2015
Cottagekaren

Chinese foxglove

I am really pleased with my Chinese foxglove ,it set seed last summer so have been...

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kaiglen

27 Jun, 2015
Kaiglen

Hemerocallis

The daylilies are starting to flower and I can't believe some of the colours. I thought...

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thorneyside

27 Jun, 2015
Thorneyside

New pond!

I think I've already said it, but as we are staying in this house and whilst at uni...

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dandanspondpage

27 Jun, 2015
Dandanspond..

Native hedge before and after

Here are some photo's of my native hedge planted in January 2014 and what it looks...

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amsterdam

27 Jun, 2015
Amsterdam

Fit to Burst

Eleven buds waiting on the sidelines-but not much change -maybe tonight-!! - We...

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janelloyd

27 Jun, 2015
Janelloyd

sacred flower

Hi, This amazing flower blooms at night bigger than lotus 10-12" and with a...

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nicksgardenss

27 Jun, 2015
Nicksgardenss

Renishaw Hall Gardens

Just over a week ago I went on a U3A coach trip with my three friends from French...

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bornagain

26 Jun, 2015
Bornagain

Pots

This year we have planted more pots than ever before and we are pleased with the...

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huffmaling

26 Jun, 2015
Huffmaling

A walk into my garden in June 2015

I was asked to show photo's of my garden to some people who were not able to climb...

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homebird

26 Jun, 2015
Homebird

Slow progress

i came home from hospital on Tuesday, have been taking life slowly since then. Today...

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csarina

25 Jun, 2015
Csarina

Today - Tonight - Tomorrow

When will my cacti flower ? I think it could be tonight-I missed to see the first...

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janelloyd

25 Jun, 2015
Janelloyd

An Aerial View Of The New Borders as They Begin To Take Shape.

Although I haven't had an awful lot of time recently and two of the days I set aside...

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paulspatch

25 Jun, 2015
Paulspatch

In Search of the Perfect Iris

Firstly go to the perfect places. Cayeux, probably the biggest producers/hybridisers...

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siris

24 Jun, 2015
Siris

Return to the Quarry

Behind our house, about a mile back, is a disused Quarry. Well, it's not disused,...

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cottagekaren

24 Jun, 2015
Cottagekaren

Bee swarm in the garden!

Well excitement this morning OH came in to make a coffee while I was on the allotment...

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simbad

24 Jun, 2015
Simbad

Sunset on 23.06.15

A few photos from last nights sunset, not the longest day as rain stopped play here...

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annella

24 Jun, 2015
Annella

Some more...

.....of Summer Campanula latifolia var.macrantha With Astrantia major 'Ruby Wedding' And...

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pcw

24 Jun, 2015
Pcw

France, A week in the Loire Valley

Day 7, a visit to :- Like many Chateaux and Manor Houses they are virtually empty...

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siris

23 Jun, 2015
Siris

..and then there were three :o)

Today,Julia (Waddy) and I ,had one of our regular days out together for lunch,a good...

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bloomer

23 Jun, 2015
Bloomer

Home again

i was turfed out of my bed this afternoon and sent home, after threatening to do...

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csarina

23 Jun, 2015
Csarina

Today!!

Just thought I'd share some pics of the pond and garden today.. And the new unknown...

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dandanspondpage

23 Jun, 2015
Dandanspond..

Today in a Snapshot

Hello-I am posting a few pics of my favourite bits on a walk around the garden Last...

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janelloyd

23 Jun, 2015
Janelloyd

Early Summer in my Garden

Having woken up at 4.45am this morning to a blazing sun and a very cold morning,...

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cottagekaren

23 Jun, 2015
Cottagekaren

New cutting garden

Hi every one. I don't know, because i wanted to start a cutting garden this year...

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pancy

23 Jun, 2015
Pancy

How to get an Encore from your Amaryllis

How to get an Encore from your Amaryllis Coaxing another bloom is not as hard as...

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balcony

22 Jun, 2015
Balcony

My balcony

I’m happy to say, all the plants have gone to new homes, or have been planted out...

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mariamasom

22 Jun, 2015
Mariamasom

Predators week!

This last week has obviously been the week for predators as we have been visited...

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honeysucklegold

22 Jun, 2015
Honeysuckle..

Our Garden

My wife and I love gardening,so we thought we would share our garden with you.We...

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huffmaling

22 Jun, 2015
Huffmaling

Plant(s) of the day

Many thanks to Dottydaisy for her hospitality on her Yellow Book day. Plant(s) of...

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siris

22 Jun, 2015
Siris

Digitalis

I found that once I planted Digitalis it just kept self seeding all over the garden....

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scotsgran

22 Jun, 2015
Scotsgran

Dianthus, a Selection of:-

Really liked the photos from Dottydaisy, who put 6? Roses on one photo frame. Haven't...

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siris

21 Jun, 2015
Siris

Thank you GOY

It's been an awfully long time since I've posted a blog but wanted to express my...

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scottish

21 Jun, 2015
Scottish

Still here

I am still in hospital, they like me so much they want to keep me!! Hoping to go...

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csarina

21 Jun, 2015
Csarina

Two year wait

This started out with intention of posting two pictures of Meconopsis these are...

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bjs

21 Jun, 2015
Bjs

Fuchsias in the garden now in flower

After a very slow start this year when they do eventually start to flower it's worth...

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peterathome

21 Jun, 2015
Peterathome

june 2015

ive been busy in my little garden its lookin more colourful now, shame the weather...

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jackiejenkin

21 Jun, 2015
Jackiejenkin

Implosive Explosive

Here is my Data Sheet: It is a little hard to read, but since it is the first one...

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wylieintheazores

21 Jun, 2015
Wylieinthea..

Rockery revamped!

Here are some before and after pictures of my rock garden. Have dug up years worth...

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amsterdam

20 Jun, 2015
Amsterdam

Garden Visitor........Young Blackbird?

Now, this confused me as a few days ago i spotted a bird (blackbird size) in the...

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paulspatch

20 Jun, 2015
Paulspatch

Whoop! It's SUMMER!

Been outside all day, working. Mostly weeding and planting the perennials I've grown...

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cottagekaren

20 Jun, 2015
Cottagekaren

How the garden has grown!

You go to bed one night and the next morning, everything seems to have grown in the...

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rose1949

20 Jun, 2015
Rose1949

'Rambling Rector'

What a difference in five days ... so many blooms on this white rambling Rose. This...

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shirley_tulip

20 Jun, 2015
Shirley_tulip