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Gardening blogs from Jun 2016

*** A Bit OF FUN**

Thought I would cheer you all up with this......took this photo tonight of the one...

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Dottydaisy2

30 Jun, 2016
Dottydaisy2

Blackbird Overload.

Our garden is only small as I have previously mentioned, not enough room for all...

6 comments

siris

30 Jun, 2016
Siris

**WHY DO WE DO IT..... WELL YOU TELL ME**

Oh dear not another wet morning!! it's getting very tedious now, as I make my way...

15 comments

Dottydaisy2

30 Jun, 2016
Dottydaisy2

Trimming of the trees

Few trees around here had to be trimmed as they were hazard or too close to our deck...

20 comments

klahanie

30 Jun, 2016
Klahanie

A fast visit to a local nursery.

A fast visit. The Dahlia's were beauty's. The dwarf Jacaranda- blue flowers,was my...

3 comments

stan510

29 Jun, 2016
Stan510

Nice Discovery In The Wild Area This Afternoon!

Nothing exciting but I was pleased and surprised. I have a small wild(ish) area...

17 comments

paulspatch

29 Jun, 2016
Paulspatch

Hannah Hauxwell's wildflower meadow

Yesterday I went to see the old farm of Hannah Hauxwells, the 'Daleswoman' in the...

13 comments

resinone

29 Jun, 2016
Resinone

Its raining

again........ These are the two rogue poppies that appeared in the front garden,...

6 comments

csarina

29 Jun, 2016
Csarina

Update on our new garden

Hello again Well we have made great strides since my last blog and my husband has...

2 comments

ladycarol

29 Jun, 2016
Ladycarol

Am looking for a Lavender Plant

supplier who accepts cheques and posts plants out as soon as a small order is received...

5 comments

dianebulley

29 Jun, 2016
Dianebulley

Stormy Day in NY

Well here in NY it is a very stormy day , thunder storms coming in one after the...

4 comments

vjd

28 Jun, 2016
Vjd

Rambling Rector time

Rambler Rector is in full bloom but it looks like snow in Summer on the ground. I...

7 comments

marjories

28 Jun, 2016
Marjories

Sussex Prairie Gardens.......photos

Thanks to Shirley (Tulip's) recommendation, we visited Sussex Prairie Gardens on...

10 comments

paulspatch

28 Jun, 2016
Paulspatch

Hydrangeas

I've always liked Hydrangeas. In my family home we had large shrubs and as a child...

14 comments

eirlys

28 Jun, 2016
Eirlys

New wild flower garden

Some of you may remember last year our old fruit cage was in danger of falling down...

28 comments

amy

28 Jun, 2016
Amy

AT LAST A FEW ROSES

Everything in my garden is very late his year. My roses have just started blooming,...

4 comments

costas4

28 Jun, 2016
Costas4

Gardening injuries vol. 4

The case of the killer parsnip. It was a warm yet cloudy Saturday afternoon in the...

9 comments

samjp

27 Jun, 2016
Samjp

A Little Job In The Front Garden (and a few pics of what was looking good out there today)

One thing I like about this tiny front garden in this house is that any job I do...

11 comments

paulspatch

27 Jun, 2016
Paulspatch

Why has everything grown so large?

On one border (east facing) so many normally lowish plants have grown quite massive....

4 comments

arbuthnot

27 Jun, 2016
Arbuthnot

The Golden Border, End of June

For anyone not in the know, there is a garden in Scotland, on Deeside at Crathes...

20 comments

cottagekaren

26 Jun, 2016
Cottagekaren

June garden in the sunshine

We're just back from two weeks away (on the Sussex coast with our Aussie family...

18 comments

sheilabub

26 Jun, 2016
Sheilabub

Thanks to nature and a very kind neighbour.

We have been away on holiday for nearly two weeks and when we got home we were worried...

16 comments

wildrose

26 Jun, 2016
Wildrose

Just back from Loch Earn

After a wet week at Loch Earn with my sister and two cousins, the garden had gone...

10 comments

linda235

26 Jun, 2016
Linda235

The open gardens and well dressing we visited today.

It was Elmton Village well dressing today and they arranged to hold Open Gardens...

16 comments

homebird

25 Jun, 2016
Homebird

My garden

Thought I would add some photos of my garden from the start to what it looks like...

6 comments

jan2003

25 Jun, 2016
Jan2003

June Prune.....ing.

Lots of work being done by me. I have gotten out the pole pruner and went to work...

6 comments

stan510

24 Jun, 2016
Stan510

WATER,WATER EVERYWHERE

I've never experienced rain like this before it was horrendous a deluge I'm so glad...

26 comments

amy

24 Jun, 2016
Amy

Enjoying the social aspect of local hort club.

I belong to several specialty clubs, mostly focusing on hardy geraniums and other...

5 comments

bowl_you

24 Jun, 2016
Bowl_you

Our new garden

We moved to the latest home in December and the garden was like a very bad jungle...

3 comments

ladycarol

23 Jun, 2016
Ladycarol

No gardening Today

The poppies that appeared in the front garden have come out, they are not the single...

1 comment

csarina

23 Jun, 2016
Csarina

Gardeners' World - they're doing it again

Gardeners’ World is currently being disrupted in the TV schedules for the likes of...

9 comments

AndrewR

23 Jun, 2016
Andrewr

Leopard Slug = Gardeners Friend

Really? You may well ask. This was news to me too that I only recently discovered...

16 comments

green_finger

22 Jun, 2016
Green_finger

Kesä parvekkeella Summer on the balcony

Niin se on, mökin myytyämme meidän puutarhaelämämme on kekittynyt parvekkeelle, jossa...

3 comments

MikaP

22 Jun, 2016
Mikap

First Sun Then Rain

I started weeding the front garden on Sunday, because of the rain I did not get back...

1 comment

csarina

22 Jun, 2016
Csarina

Only a short blog

I've just been looking at the honeysuckle on the back, north facing fence. It's laden...

3 comments

arbuthnot

22 Jun, 2016
Arbuthnot

No Beetroot harvest

I went down to the allotment yesterday with the idea of pulling out the Beetroot...

8 comments

balcony

22 Jun, 2016
Balcony

Sparrows on the up

We seem to have had a lot more sparrows this week in our front garden. Not the same...

9 comments

bramhallbill

22 Jun, 2016
Bramhallbill

Summer begins

well here it is the second day of summer in the usa, has been pretty good weather...

5 comments

vjd

22 Jun, 2016
Vjd

The Bird Table

This year the birds have made good use of our bird table. Not sure if this is because...

16 comments

eirlys

20 Jun, 2016
Eirlys

The Weir Garden

The Weir Garden is a National Trust property near Swainshill, Herefordshire. This...

2 comments

eirlys

20 Jun, 2016
Eirlys

Sound Advice.

Last year I had a serious problem with a rhodo. As always I asked for advice on G...

2 comments

tiger1234

20 Jun, 2016
Tiger1234

Patio Potatoes

I have an extensive patio and this is the first time in 20years that I've got back...

6 comments

sianfiddle

20 Jun, 2016
Sianfiddle

Tropoleum Tri colour

You are I am sure all familiar with this plant which I trained across the roof of...

10 comments

bjs

20 Jun, 2016
Bjs

Up date on one of my small water features

I know lots have seen this in previous years It has worked surprisingly well considering...

10 comments

bjs

20 Jun, 2016
Bjs

Firefly

I saw something last night that i have not seen in years, a firefly, i was sitting...

8 comments

vjd

19 Jun, 2016
Vjd

Today's visitor

We have had a visit from Squirrel Nutkin. The first for a long time. Marjorie

4 comments

marjories

19 Jun, 2016
Marjories

Blog the Bamboo. Phyllostachys aureosulcata spectabilis

The name is a trial by any ones standards and it's size would not suit everyone's...

11 comments

bjs

19 Jun, 2016
Bjs

A day's visit to Nagshead the RSPB Nature Reserve.

Today was one when the weather was not able to make up its mind,so we decided to...

13 comments

meadowland

19 Jun, 2016
Meadowland

Weeds again

This morning I have weeded one side of the front garden again. The weeds have gone...

5 comments

csarina

19 Jun, 2016
Csarina

Blood Lily

What's Count Dracula's favourite Lily? A Blood Lily, of course! LOL! Not very funny...

12 comments

balcony

19 Jun, 2016
Balcony