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Gardening blogs from Aug 2015

RHS Rosemoor visit end of August 2015

We recently had a 5 day break in Devon, the weather was changeable but we were pleased...

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shirley_tulip

31 Aug, 2015
Shirley_tulip

Three Little Acers

Putting some food out for the birds this morning, I noticed how my three little acers...

4 comments

urbanite

31 Aug, 2015
Urbanite

Which way to go?

I am still getting photos upside down when I take them portrait format. I sorted...

16 comments

linda235

31 Aug, 2015
Linda235

Brilliant Fuchsias

Brilliant Fuchsias This blog was inspired by Hywel's Fuchsia blog & I promised...

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balcony

30 Aug, 2015
Balcony

Autumn arrives early in Devon! More's the pity!

We have had a rather dismal summer down here in the South West and have failed to...

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wildrose

30 Aug, 2015
Wildrose

Wonderings.....2015. A year on.

This is a blog from last year at this time when I was reflecting on my garden. I...

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cottagekaren

30 Aug, 2015
Cottagekaren

Wonderful wild flowers.

At the start of this year a new supermarket opened in my town, the planning consent...

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trivo

30 Aug, 2015
Trivo

Been away for a while...

Hi all, I've been away from here for two years due to domestic probs and had to go...

3 comments

annelise

30 Aug, 2015
Annelise

we went to torquay for a few days ££££££££££££££

just come back from torquay as we have been away for a stress break because we have...

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maisiesdad

29 Aug, 2015
Maisiesdad

Bamboo Beware

Some of you who have seen photos posted of my pond may have noticed I had planted...

25 comments

waddy

29 Aug, 2015
Waddy

RHUBARB

I am only just managing to manoeuvre around the scene so apologies if i am writing...

1 comment

myhelper

29 Aug, 2015
Myhelper

Gravel garden 6 months on..

This is just a few pictures to show how my gravel garden and pond area has transformed...

2 comments

dandanspondpage

29 Aug, 2015
Dandanspond..

Dublin Bay rose.

Bought last autumn and flowering for the first time this year is my climbing rose...

13 comments

trivo

28 Aug, 2015
Trivo

Sunshine!

I can hardly believe it, the sun has been shining all day. I just had to get out...

20 comments

waddy

28 Aug, 2015
Waddy

Spring bulbs!!

If any body needs any spring bulbs I'd highly recommend going to Wilko! They have...

9 comments

dandanspondpage

27 Aug, 2015
Dandanspond..

About the member known as Crosswater.

My wife Tessa and I have lived for three years in an area of East Hampshire close...

7 comments

crosswater

26 Aug, 2015
Crosswater

maisiesdad

hi everybody, no i have not done a runner it is that first of all been having trouble...

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maisiesdad

25 Aug, 2015
Maisiesdad

Ploughing Day

Each year I look forward to the harvest, and the fields being freshly ploughed. ...

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cottagekaren

25 Aug, 2015
Cottagekaren

Lovely to gather a carrot crop from one of my

balcony planters, and have them with the compost on ! I cut the tops off about 2"...

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dianebulley

25 Aug, 2015
Dianebulley

A summer balcony

A summer balcony As it has been such a L-O-N-G time since I last wrote anything about...

5 comments

balcony

25 Aug, 2015
Balcony

Choke Berry (Aronia Prunefolia 'Viking') Fruit Spread (jam)

today I harvested the ripe Chokeberries and had a go at making a fruit spread with...

34 comments

cottagekaren

24 Aug, 2015
Cottagekaren

Rain at last

We have had a couple of days when it has rained but no decent amount. Saturday we...

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csarina

24 Aug, 2015
Csarina

RHS Hyde Hall in August (Photos)

Hyde Hall is my local RHS garden here in Essex. Since moving last December, I am...

16 comments

paulspatch

24 Aug, 2015
Paulspatch

I have succumbed!

I'm going to blame Karen (CottageKaren) & Spritz for bringing Heucheras to my...

20 comments

green_finger

24 Aug, 2015
Green_finger

Our Wineberry: (rubus phoenicolasius)

Years ago my father grew a Japanese Wineberry in our garden. It always puzzled people...

5 comments

eirlys

23 Aug, 2015
Eirlys

Pot Bound!

Lady Essex1 isn't the only one to have been jumping up and down to remove a plant,...

2 comments

eirlys

23 Aug, 2015
Eirlys

Wild Flowers to make you smile!

I recently went on a stroll in the countryside to seek out wild flowers . . . only...

31 comments

sheilabub

22 Aug, 2015
Sheilabub

"Phormium" Cookianum Duet

Hi Friends. I have a Phormium Cookianum Duet that has got way too big so...

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LadyEssex1

22 Aug, 2015
Ladyessex1

August,another year gone by. Time to take stock in what I have.

This is my birthday month. I don't remember exactly how old I will be. 57 or 58....

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stan510

22 Aug, 2015
Stan510

We have had 4 days of rain !!

Here in Wales rained Monday sunny Tuesday (my birthday ) Wednesday ,Thursday and...

8 comments

kidsgran

21 Aug, 2015
Kidsgran

A Mountain of Stewed Rhubarb (and other free plants).

Yes, that's right...Stewed Rhubarb in my garden and, some of it was free! I speak,...

31 comments

paulspatch

21 Aug, 2015
Paulspatch

'I am not buying any more plants'

Famous last words, in Morrison today 2 plants jumped into my basket and in Lild,...

4 comments

csarina

20 Aug, 2015
Csarina

JULY AND AUGUST IN MY GARDEN

Hello again me dearios, I have still been gardening and just to prove it here are...

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bornagain

20 Aug, 2015
Bornagain

Gardening Club Summer Show

A recent town gardening show was very interesting and I took lots of photos. I was...

22 comments

terratoonie

20 Aug, 2015
Terratoonie

On and on and on and on

I planted clematis 'Kaiu' three years ago. It has small white bells with a pink tinge...

6 comments

AndrewR

19 Aug, 2015
Andrewr

and more plants

put in the garden today, we have also placed the clematis in the pots where we are...

0 comments

csarina

19 Aug, 2015
Csarina

All change!

When we moved here in 2001, a few cherished plants and shrubs were potted up and...

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shirley_tulip

19 Aug, 2015
Shirley_tulip

Bark Chipping Pathway

We've been busy this week making a new pathway behind the raised flower beds for...

28 comments

cottagekaren

19 Aug, 2015
Cottagekaren

Our visit in August to RHS Harlow Car.

T surprised me last week, when we left the campsite we had stayed on with our daughter...

23 comments

homebird

18 Aug, 2015
Homebird

Tonights Sunset.

Photos of the sunset tonight.

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csarina

18 Aug, 2015
Csarina

Spring Summer and early Autumn Colour

Today is too cold and wet to be in the garden, so I decided look back at how the...

9 comments

DavidS

18 Aug, 2015
Davids

Ongoing

We are still working on both front and back gardens, I put 6 more plants in the back,...

4 comments

csarina

18 Aug, 2015
Csarina

What's that plant with the red and yellow flowers?

For several years now, a friend and I have opened our gardens for charity. We are...

10 comments

AndrewR

18 Aug, 2015
Andrewr

Mid-August blooms

It is amazing how the garden can change in a matter of weeks,when new blooms come...

9 comments

huffmaling

17 Aug, 2015
Huffmaling

Beautiful Essex Countryside and Riverside Walk.

How lucky we are....just 6 miles along the lanes from our new home is a place called...

29 comments

paulspatch

16 Aug, 2015
Paulspatch

In the garden today.

Just a few Dahlias and Fuschias. We finally are having some dry days. It gives the...

27 comments

linda235

15 Aug, 2015
Linda235

Peach Tree

I thought you might like to see the peach tree we were given bare rooted last week....

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csarina

15 Aug, 2015
Csarina

Laurel!!

I persuaded my husband to plant laurel at the back of a seat in our garden to keep...

8 comments

eirlys

15 Aug, 2015
Eirlys

Garden competition

Did anyone here enter the Primrose.co.uk garden competition? I was one of many entrants....

5 comments

eirlys

14 Aug, 2015
Eirlys

Pumpkins Gourds Squashes or whatever.

This year I have grown gourd seeds from a mixed packet and I have had so much enjoyment...

5 comments

samba

14 Aug, 2015
Samba