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Gardening blogs from May 2016

IT IS LIKE WINTER

It is like Winter here in North West London today. Cold and windy with driving rain....

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costas4

31 May, 2016
Costas4

The interesting thing about worker Bees is

that they navigate their way from a flower rich garden or meadow, back to the nest...

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dianebulley

31 May, 2016
Dianebulley

Project privacy..

As mentioned already and after asking several questions. We've decided to plant out...

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dandanspondpage

30 May, 2016
Dandanspond..

Memories of Mrs G.W.Leek for Thrupennybit.

When we moved to this house the most visible in May was Rhododendron Mrs. G.W. Leek....

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klahanie

30 May, 2016
Klahanie

strep seeds/gardening

I am anew member and impressed by members keenness to succeed so I thought I would...

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thom

30 May, 2016
Thom

A Drones Eye View Of The Garden

Well, actually it is a view from the second floor of the house more of a birds eye...

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loosestrife2

30 May, 2016
Loosestrife2

Been busy doing other things!

I have looked at many of your beautiful photos and blogs but haven't had time to...

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wildrose

29 May, 2016
Wildrose

today in my garden..

this lovely plant is in full bloom today..i thought i had a peony stake for it, but...

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odaatpat

29 May, 2016
Odaatpat

The grass is cut

It has taken OH two days but the back grass is now cut, a bit uneven, but cut, he...

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csarina

29 May, 2016
Csarina

Look whats in my cuckoo clock:))))

I made this cuckoo clock into a bird box a couple of years ago and this is the first...

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mark61

29 May, 2016
Mark61

Sunday.

This morning there were a multitude of baby starlings, all hungry, visiting the garden...

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lindak

29 May, 2016
Lindak

Finally,a long term warm spell.

As far as the long range..75f to 85f more or less. The first time this summer a real...

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stan510

29 May, 2016
Stan510

Special requests For homebird and Klahanie

Homebird here are a few pictures of R.Rosebud taken today. this plant is 35/40 years...

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bjs

28 May, 2016
Bjs

back door

Just thought I'd share a couple of pictures Little Bird Bath is getting used daily...

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scotsmanvic

28 May, 2016
Scotsmanvic

Blooms from my garden on the coast

I have been away for a while but I have been busy in my garden. I hope you enjoy...

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sixpence_48

28 May, 2016
Sixpence_48

A much needed up date on my cottage garden.

Well this will be the cottage garden's fourth Summer of existence. Its been a tough...

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poppyfield1066

27 May, 2016
Poppyfield1..

Its Done

The front garden is now weed free, there are some plants we have left not sure what...

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csarina

27 May, 2016
Csarina

Wonderful acquisition..

Finally! i was able to track down this lovely Russian Olive tree..i'm going to pot...

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odaatpat

27 May, 2016
Odaatpat

How I Grew My Tulips From The Seed

Growing tulips from seeds.... Tulips are a beautiful edition to one's garden however...

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cleandude

26 May, 2016
Cleandude

How To Clean garden Walls and A patio

after a good scrub I wash it away with water using a hose or throwing buckets of...

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cleandude

26 May, 2016
Cleandude

All Systems Go..Flowers, Foliage and More!

On this beautiful evening (what a difference today's temperature must have been 10...

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paulspatch

26 May, 2016
Paulspatch

The Northern Cardinal

The bright red male northern cardinal, with its conspicuous crest, is one of the...

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bathgate

26 May, 2016
Bathgate

Recycled container growing

I am trying to grow some salad/veg for the first time using recycled containers....

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numbersfarm

26 May, 2016
Numbersfarm

More about my vandalised Polychroma

Whilst cooking last evening I saw a lot of sparrow (or dunnock) activity so watched...

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arbuthnot

26 May, 2016
Arbuthnot

loads of colour

each year i post pictures of some of the rhododendrons in the garden I am sure some...

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bjs

25 May, 2016
Bjs

Half done

The left hand border at the front is done, took over an hour to finish digging out...

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csarina

25 May, 2016
Csarina

Chelsea On The Telly

How is everyone finding it this year? I am quite frustrated. I've watched every episode...

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cottagekaren

25 May, 2016
Cottagekaren

Euphorbia polychroma

A month ago I bought this plant because it was such a bright splash of colour and...

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arbuthnot

25 May, 2016
Arbuthnot

I have now typed a letter to the local press - with some

help from Pamg as usual. Herewith the text. ' We live in uncertain times. One thing...

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dianebulley

25 May, 2016
Dianebulley

After coffee...Pineapple and Poinsettia.

The Pineapple had been indoors. I potted it up a size..and its now in my warmest...

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stan510

24 May, 2016
Stan510

Spending spree

This morning, I took myself off to my favourite nursery for container plants. It...

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ohmelchisedec

24 May, 2016
Ohmelchisedec

My Black Rose Plants

They are in bloom , they looks amazing... just can't resist... Here's a pic...

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nicksgardenss

24 May, 2016
Nicksgardenss

Spring Project 2016 - Vegetable Garden

This month we have been lucky enough to get our drive surfaced with tarmac (it was...

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cottagekaren

24 May, 2016
Cottagekaren

I've got a toad! ...la, la, la,la....

Can you see him? he's just a little fellow, but he's in proportion to my garden..maybe...

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odaatpat

24 May, 2016
Odaatpat

Messing about in the garden

We were out for a good part of yesterday, but the sun was still shining when we got...

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csarina

24 May, 2016
Csarina

I'm going to open a Coffee plantation..of one plant.

I've had this coffee plant for years now. I bought it at Lowes "discount rack" for...

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stan510

24 May, 2016
Stan510

Some successes!

I took a walk around my garden this evening, after taking Jake and lil' Joe for their...

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odaatpat

24 May, 2016
Odaatpat

Before, During And After......The Front Garden Revamped.

Well, to be fair, garden seems too grand a word.It is basically a small patch, approx...

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paulspatch

23 May, 2016
Paulspatch

mystery plant.

I thought this was a spaghetti squash, until I saw the tiny white flowers, I thought...

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backforthe2ndtime

23 May, 2016
Backforthe2..

The hawthorn tree as a backdrop to front garden.

Just a few photos taken last evening about 7.30pm showing the lovely May tree which...

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meadowland

23 May, 2016
Meadowland

IT IS ME AGAIN!

Some of you may remember me. I have opened and closed my account a few times, but...

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costas4

23 May, 2016
Costas4

For Bees to have access to enough plant nectar

to feed their Queens and the non-workers in their hives, they need a wild flower...

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dianebulley

23 May, 2016
Dianebulley

Its a New Variety..

Still here folks, I've not been around much as had a lousy cold that just won't go,...

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lincslass

22 May, 2016
Lincslass

Sunday in the garden with Sheila . .

. . take my hand, and we'll go for a stroll. Nemesia 'Berrie White' Viburnum opulus...

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sheilabub

22 May, 2016
Sheilabub

Early summer chez nous...

How lovely to enjoy some sunny weather! I am finally feeling that the garden is-sort...

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ohmelchisedec

22 May, 2016
Ohmelchisedec

A Cold Wet Windy Day in My Garden

Well after admiring Amy's lovely picture I have braved the cold wind and threatening...

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PANSYPOTTER

22 May, 2016
Pansypotter

Patrick's redbud in full bloom..

Yesterday i visited Patrick's garden to see his redbud..it's lovely! He's rightfully...

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odaatpat

22 May, 2016
Odaatpat

Paeonia ssssssssssss

these are seedlings collected from Paeonia suffruticosa the Rock, other large Peony...

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bjs

22 May, 2016
Bjs

Cough Cough, snivel, snivel.......

In bed all day yesterday, did get up for my supper but was soon back in bed pushing...

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csarina

21 May, 2016
Csarina

New containers for the courtyard

I bought these yesterday, 10% off..they're last years' stock.i believe..it occurred...

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odaatpat

21 May, 2016
Odaatpat