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Gardening blogs from Jul 2016

new distressed finds

hi karen rescued these 2 plants from the garden clearance rack, more sedum added...

9 comments

vjd

31 Jul, 2016
Vjd

Just the Effect I Was Looking For!

One year or so on from planning , planting etc, I have to say that the garden has...

24 comments

paulspatch

31 Jul, 2016
Paulspatch

My Garden in July

The recent rainy weather has made everything become overgrown in my garden ... The...

24 comments

hywel

31 Jul, 2016
Hywel

Worlds Within Worlds

It being very hot and muggy today it decided to check out the microscopic goings...

10 comments

loosestrife2

30 Jul, 2016
Loosestrife2

Middle to end

of July Two border shots Calamintha nepeta,Linaria purpurea and Sanguisorba hakanuensis Kniphofia...

3 comments

pcw

30 Jul, 2016
Pcw

The Hollies NGS open garden.

This garden was our final garden visit in Barlborough. As we walked down the long...

13 comments

homebird

30 Jul, 2016
Homebird

What a hard worker!

Behind a gate in the far corner of the garden, behind the garage is the most useful...

23 comments

spritzhenry

28 Jul, 2016
Spritzhenry

Phrases I have invented for California gardening.

Since we are not tropical and since we rely on irrigation to allow Cacti and Tree...

4 comments

stan510

26 Jul, 2016
Stan510

Removing water needy extra's.

I took down a large old Yellow Brugmansia since it was the second I have. One is...

6 comments

stan510

25 Jul, 2016
Stan510

Summer plants

Decided to take a few photos around the old patch.

5 comments

huffmaling

25 Jul, 2016
Huffmaling

Phacelia

Thank you for identifying plant for me.

1 comment

annengstrom

25 Jul, 2016
Annengstrom

RAIN

rain!!! rain!!!!!!!!!! i have rain! boy does it feel good, mother nature came...

9 comments

vjd

25 Jul, 2016
Vjd

July in a Snapshot

Well here we are approaching August-where did the summer go-hopefully we shall have...

12 comments

janelloyd

25 Jul, 2016
Janelloyd

My favourite of all the gardens we visited in Barlborough.

This is Clarendon. The front garden and back gardens to this house were of a very...

16 comments

homebird

25 Jul, 2016
Homebird

What A Wizard Idea of Julie's......Your opinions please, on where to site it!

I had wanted to add something a bit quirky to the garden to add a bit of interest...

32 comments

paulspatch

24 Jul, 2016
Paulspatch

Greystones Barn open garden Barlborough.

This next garden was extremely tidy and organised. They had a good idea, growing...

4 comments

homebird

24 Jul, 2016
Homebird

My photos are not very good . . .

. . . as you will see! I thought I would take one of my Carex elata Aurea (Bowles...

13 comments

sheilabub

24 Jul, 2016
Sheilabub

NGS Open Gardens 2 and 3 in Barlborough.

These were the next gardens we visited.... The pond was fed by a natural spring. Walking...

4 comments

homebird

23 Jul, 2016
Homebird

first potato harvest

well here is my first attempt at potato farming, am happy with the results as...

9 comments

vjd

23 Jul, 2016
Vjd

DIY Pebble Path (Easy method #1)

Pebble paths are a beautiful addition to ones garden and can be expensive when paying...

2 comments

cleandude

23 Jul, 2016
Cleandude

I have entered for Nov. 1st on my calendar ------

Fetch 4 bags of Beech Leaves to keep for Juiy 2017 heatwave mulching ! I do it every...

9 comments

dianebulley

23 Jul, 2016
Dianebulley

This weeks pond project..

So I've bought a pressurised pond filter as additional filtration and to maintain...

5 comments

dandanspondpage

22 Jul, 2016
Dandanspond..

The garden in June

I will not write much as there are so many photos this month. I picked up this almost...

5 comments

scotsgran

22 Jul, 2016
Scotsgran

Which pollinator-friendly plants are in your garden?

That is the title of an article in 'The Garden' RHS magazine, August 2016, delivered...

17 comments

shirley_tulip

22 Jul, 2016
Shirley_tulip

HEAT IN NY

today it is soo hot! its been a long time since we have had this heat , and...

0 comments

vjd

21 Jul, 2016
Vjd

The BBC has listened

Gardener's World is going to be an hour long program. Read the details at: http://www.hortweek.com/gardeners-world-goes-hour-long/retail/article/1402840?bulletin=garden-retail-bulletin&utm_medium=EMAIL&utm_campaign=eNews%20Bulletin&utm_source=20160720&utm_content=

3 comments

AndrewR

20 Jul, 2016
Andrewr

NGS Open Gardens in Barlborough.

Barlborough is a pretty little village with some interesting buildings, some very...

7 comments

homebird

19 Jul, 2016
Homebird

Questionaire on the hottest day of the year!

What is the hardest task you have done in the garden today? Feel free to answer below! As...

36 comments

wildrose

19 Jul, 2016
Wildrose

Garden in full bloom

Unfortunately we have had to cancel our cruise around the British Isles because I...

5 comments

marjories

19 Jul, 2016
Marjories

Where have the Bees and Butterflies gone to ?

Gale force winds I can understand. Now its the heatwave. Garden full of flowers...

12 comments

dianebulley

19 Jul, 2016
Dianebulley

More water=a much better garden.

I noticed a Trichocereus pachnoi I have that has been to hell...is back. I thought...

3 comments

stan510

18 Jul, 2016
Stan510

Dont stop ....

Hi All rained Saturday , lawn too wet to cut Sunday so I have been brave and cut...

6 comments

gnarly_gnome

18 Jul, 2016
Gnarly_gnome

Have I Gone And Jinxed The Weather...Oh Well, For Now I'll Just Enjoy The View From The Patio.

Julie and I went and did the one thing that seems to bring a summer to an end........yes,...

33 comments

paulspatch

18 Jul, 2016
Paulspatch

That's not where I planted it!

Have you noticed how some plants don’t stay in one place? Take ground cover plants...

4 comments

AndrewR

18 Jul, 2016
Andrewr

My new website

Hi all It's been a while since I last wrote anything on here Anyway this last month...

2 comments

alocoloman

18 Jul, 2016
Alocoloman

Super Fast and Easy Yard Cleaning Routine (NO dangerous chemicals)

I did a yard cleaning blog not too long ago, but I understand it was bit drastic...

0 comments

cleandude

17 Jul, 2016
Cleandude

hot weather in ny

today i harvested several squashes from my garden, crook neck yellow, and zucchini...

21 comments

vjd

17 Jul, 2016
Vjd

The lost tropical garden at Corseside...

Over the last few years, we have toyed with the idea of making a tropical bed in...

7 comments

sandra

17 Jul, 2016
Sandra

Sunny Sunday

Bright sunshine, still quite a breeze, but stops it from feeling too hot. OH mowed...

0 comments

csarina

17 Jul, 2016
Csarina

Not a good year for my clems

One or two of my clems have done ok but the others are not doing well at all. Three...

14 comments

arbuthnot

17 Jul, 2016
Arbuthnot

Front garden today ... photo added for Dawnsaunt!

The lack of sunshine doesn't seem to have affected the plants in my South facing...

31 comments

shirley_tulip

16 Jul, 2016
Shirley_tulip

The Swedish experience continues.

As some of you may know my two sons have bought a piece of land with houses a large...

14 comments

linda235

15 Jul, 2016
Linda235

garden this morning

I have the day off today so started early in the garden,my hands are freezing where...

9 comments

ladybug47

15 Jul, 2016
Ladybug47

Hello just a few photos to show you i am still about

My garden doesn't change a lot so sorry it's a case of same old same old lol but...

11 comments

kidsgran

14 Jul, 2016
Kidsgran

How to clean your grass (REAL and artificial)

Cleaning the grass on your patio can be important, especially if you have a family...

16 comments

cleandude

13 Jul, 2016
Cleandude

Photos Of Old Favourites Now At Home In The New Garden.

A few of the plants I brought with me from the last garden....some still in pots...

28 comments

paulspatch

13 Jul, 2016
Paulspatch

A Mind of Their Own

I am beginning to think flowers have a mind of their own! We love Clematis but have...

13 comments

eirlys

13 Jul, 2016
Eirlys

July in the garden

In between showers it is great to get into the garden.

17 comments

linda235

12 Jul, 2016
Linda235

The July garden ( 12th July )

Here it is today!!

7 comments

dandanspondpage

12 Jul, 2016
Dandanspond..

July Garden

Just a few of the photos I took today...

35 comments

cottagekaren

12 Jul, 2016
Cottagekaren