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Gardening blogs from May 2010

Captain's Blog (9) " Countin' me Treasures"

Am experiencing a spell, right now, of a kind of "calm before a storm", as it were,...

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david

31 May, 2010
David

spring watch

Just watched tonights show. Bit gobsmacked when Chris Packham said Blue Tits like...

17 comments

hijuju

31 May, 2010
Hijuju

cactus at corseside pembrokeshire in may ...

today i got to work with my cactus collection...im realy pleased just how many have...

17 comments

sandra

31 May, 2010
Sandra

Our allotments - End of May

As promised a couple of weeks ago here is my latest update on the allotment I share...

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balcony

31 May, 2010
Balcony

Trip to Bicton Gardens in Devon

On Friday Joy and I had the chance to visit Bicton Botanical Gardens, near Sidmouth....

9 comments

theoldgunner

31 May, 2010
Theoldgunner

New Garden/Old Garden

Hi everyone, I'm so new to this website and its taking me time to get around things....

10 comments

fran44

31 May, 2010
Fran44

Wildlife found near to the pond

This is a little collection of wildlife that is visting my pond area. There is still...

18 comments

great

31 May, 2010
Great

brilliant day

hey all,had a great day today,went to the antique fair got bits i liked,came home...

6 comments

ladybug47

31 May, 2010
Ladybug47

What a change

After yesterdays rain we woke to sunshine this morning. OH spent the morning in the...

2 comments

csarina

31 May, 2010
Csarina

Mr Toad

My ever faithful guard cat Felix has a habit of bringing me presents. Last week...

23 comments

blooming_lovely

31 May, 2010
Blooming_lo..

Garden update

Remember the Marigold seeds I planted ? Well look at them now. Aren't they looking...

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blooming_lovely

31 May, 2010
Blooming_lo..

Removing Ivy.

Well after all your comments I thought i'd just trim a 1/4 of the fence from ivy...

21 comments

steve_dj

31 May, 2010
Steve_dj

The next step :o)

Hi Folks Thanks so much for all your lovely welcomes on my last blog-really appreciated...

3 comments

hamylalo

31 May, 2010
Hamylalo

MY GARDEN

Well I have to say I am quite nervous about this as I have NEVER written a blog before......So...

8 comments

petal10

31 May, 2010
Petal10

gardening with triffids

Well potatoes seem to have taken over my garden. They are sprouting up everywhere....

5 comments

lilypad

31 May, 2010
Lilypad

First flower thrill

I'm going to try and upload two pictures (borrowed from a friend because I don't...

5 comments

cate

31 May, 2010
Cate

I made a new video!

This was a quick Youtube throw-together this Sunday that includes a lot of my plants,...

7 comments

n2organics

31 May, 2010
N2organics

The challenge ahead!

Hi Everyone I'm new to this website today and thought I'd share the project ahead...

17 comments

hamylalo

30 May, 2010
Hamylalo

My Waterfall

I have just finished repairing my waterfall which was first built about 5 years ago....

13 comments

elless

30 May, 2010
Elless

End of May in the Garden(Where has it gone)

Sad. But the next few weeks will see my spring flowers come to an end ,at present...

27 comments

bjs

30 May, 2010
Bjs

little devil

as some of you know im getting prepared for the open garden 2 weeks today for charity...

22 comments

noseypotter

30 May, 2010
Noseypotter

eradicate Himalayan Balsam

I saw the BBC1 programme Halcyon Diaries today (on June 30, 2010), where we could...

9 comments

hildadorissen

30 May, 2010
Hildadorissen

The Age of Renaissance and Garden Design........

Hello, my fellow Goyers, am back at the keyboard, to add another Flori's fleeting...

32 comments

floribunda

30 May, 2010
Floribunda

The lunatics have taken over the asylum?!!

I have a feeling ... my garden is being slowly over-run by certain plants & some...

40 comments

fluff

30 May, 2010
Fluff

Approximate Plant Hardiness zones in UK.

A long time ago I downloaded a plant hardiness guide for the UK from the site of...

4 comments

scotsgran

30 May, 2010
Scotsgran

Leonardslee - Going, Going...

A few weeks ago, it was reported that the garden of Leonardslee in Sussex had been...

19 comments

AndrewR

30 May, 2010
Andrewr

ello :) Revamp. Removing ivy, and new plants..

Hi everyone, me and the hub have been really buzy in the house, had a huge project,...

22 comments

youngdaisydee

30 May, 2010
Youngdaisydee

baby robins

I am sorry to say that a cat got to my babies :( I was so very upset so I set the...

9 comments

heartnsol57

30 May, 2010
Heartnsol57

somebody stop me

ok so i went back to tynemouth today and went a bit mad as the plants started at...

8 comments

ladybug47

30 May, 2010
Ladybug47

A Dull Morning

Its a dull morning in our part of Scotland. Shame as one of the local villages has...

4 comments

csarina

30 May, 2010
Csarina

Some Border Colours. (end of May)

These are pictures of the front garden, which is warm and sheltered and south facing. Here...

29 comments

louise1

30 May, 2010
Louise1

Chelsea gardens

Had a lovely afternoon on Wednesday, too short a time to see everything, but here...

17 comments

mageth

30 May, 2010
Mageth

bored now

hi every one hows the weather were u are . its blooming horrid here lol .fed up with...

14 comments

cristina

29 May, 2010
Cristina

tynemouth market

usualy i go to tynemouth market on a sunday,but found out its on sat too,so went...

4 comments

ladybug47

29 May, 2010
Ladybug47

Inspired by Chelsea

Anyone else see that chap who took the dull photos and then pasted them altogether...

5 comments

sussexsarah

29 May, 2010
Sussexsarah

spring watch

spring watch is coming up, but i was thinking they might as well call it summer watch,...

3 comments

hijuju

29 May, 2010
Hijuju

♪♪♪ The LUSTY MONTH OF MAY ♪♪♪ :o)

From the musical "Camelot" ... ... song words by Alan Jay Lerner ... ♪♪♪ It's May....

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terratoonie

29 May, 2010
Terratoonie

If it ain't snails it bleeding new ivy shoots killing my plants!!

On inspection of dead slug/snail hunting his evening I found new ivy shoots that...

15 comments

steve_dj

29 May, 2010
Steve_dj

Miscanthus giganteus... a magnificently useful plant.

Four years ago I bought a pot of Miscanthus giganteus at a garden sale. It's now...

2 comments

bertiefox

29 May, 2010
Bertiefox

A brief mardle!!

Well those of you who have been to Norfolk will know that a mardle is just something...

10 comments

sooze

29 May, 2010
Sooze

My Heuchera Babies

Some of you may remember a few months ago I talked about the Heuchera seeds that...

25 comments

cinderella

29 May, 2010
Cinderella

Green Johanna arrived

Well it arrived. My Green Johanna ordered from greencone. Usually over £100 + delivery...

7 comments

blooming_lovely

29 May, 2010
Blooming_lo..

I just got a new camera

I unexpectedly received a tax refund, so I bought a camera. Now I am trying to figure...

13 comments

wylieintheazores

29 May, 2010
Wylieinthea..

Monitor Lizard at Singapore Botanic Garden

It was a beautiful afternoon and my husband and I had decided to bring our 5-year...

4 comments

justjan

29 May, 2010
Justjan

Weather

Im going to grumble now. Whose silly idea was it to let it rain today, when my miserable...

7 comments

hijuju

29 May, 2010
Hijuju

Allotment Part 6.......Picked our first produce!!!

The allotment is progressing well and everything is growing!!!!!...picked our first...

18 comments

amblealice

29 May, 2010
Amblealice

Yes, we can root cacti!

Just thought I would drop in for a quick note. The "piece parts" picked up last...

3 comments

hmhb

29 May, 2010
Hmhb

Au Revoir Honeybees…

For at least the last four years we have lived in perfect harmony with a colony of...

7 comments

frenchbean

29 May, 2010
Frenchbean

Giant Hornet

Just to let you be aware......yesterday we were sitting in the garden when this massive...

29 comments

Janey

29 May, 2010
Janey

digging up the grass

I needed somewhere to plant my hostas, the problem is most of the ground where I...

20 comments

grindle

29 May, 2010
Grindle