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Gardening blogs from Jul 2010

Late summer down on the plot

Late summer down on the allotment & in spite of the dry weather everything is...

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balcony

31 Jul, 2010
Balcony

ANOTHER LITTLE JOB DONE BEFORE WORK

Had to raise the soil around this tree as the roots were being exposed where the...

9 comments

bellflower

31 Jul, 2010
Bellflower

shorter days

Has any one noticed how the daylight in the evenings is getting shorter tomorrow...

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speedy10

31 Jul, 2010
Speedy10

My local Village Flower Show

This afternoon I went to our local Flower Show, and I think entries were down on...

18 comments

cinderella

31 Jul, 2010
Cinderella

green grass

after endless rain i couldnt wait any longer to cut the grass, it was begining to...

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sanbaz

31 Jul, 2010
Sanbaz

Those damn snowberries

I spent some time in the garden this morning, I intended to weed, but ended up clearing...

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csarina

31 Jul, 2010
Csarina

Stuck in a glut !

Well, today is our first Seed and Produce swap at work and it has been a mixed morning,...

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faeriefay

31 Jul, 2010
Faeriefay

Beans.

Yes i have beans ,potatoes, tomatoes ,cabbages , corn,goosebrries, and herbs ,hurrah...

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bobangles

31 Jul, 2010
Bobangles

Chelsea Physic Garden

My Dear husband organised an absolutely brilliant day out in London on Thursday as...

11 comments

lulu33

31 Jul, 2010
Lulu33

It is raining!

My arthritis told me that it was going to rain, so I only watered the pots yesterday....

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felinfan

30 Jul, 2010
Felinfan

Three Beauties

These three Strep beauties show great promise in being, in my estimation, prize-winners....

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tanny

30 Jul, 2010
Tanny

"Chip Shop Plants"

This blog is dedicated to my favourite houseplant (and now outdoor summer foliage...

20 comments

david

30 Jul, 2010
David

Dibleys Purchase

We only bought four from Dibleys, I wanted a couple of others but the unexpected...

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tanny

30 Jul, 2010
Tanny

Dibleys Nurseries

On the seventh of this month, my wife and I went on what we now call our annual pilgrimage,...

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tanny

30 Jul, 2010
Tanny

wot 2 plant

work in church yard most day's.cuting weeding ect be doing it for over 1yr.. like...

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brad0666

30 Jul, 2010
Brad0666

The Zen Relaxation Area

As is visible in this pic, my garden is divided into two areas: a productive area...

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arwel

30 Jul, 2010
Arwel

Raised and not so raised beds

After reading an article on raised beds I decided to build a few myself. The article...

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arwel

30 Jul, 2010
Arwel

OUCH!

Woken by a loud thump at 6am yesterday I knew exactly what it was.....yes that horrible...

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lily2

30 Jul, 2010
Lily2

My Very First Daffodil!!!!!!

I planted the bulbs in May or early June. There were 8 of them, 4 irises and 4 daffodils....

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pip_c

30 Jul, 2010
Pip_c

Glyphosate test

The problem is that that very nice tumble weed product with a brush so that you only...

5 comments

littleoldman

29 Jul, 2010
Littleoldman

A National Trust Garden...

Although we've been National Trust members for umpty-ump years, and managed to visit...

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spritzhenry

29 Jul, 2010
Spritzhenry

What a luverly bunch ....

Hubby was given a bunch of flowers today for me ... in thanks for a favour he had...

27 comments

fluff

29 Jul, 2010
Fluff

New Beginnings

Hello everyone, just felt like starting a blog about our decision to whip most of...

10 comments

bellflower

29 Jul, 2010
Bellflower

My newly planted Sorbus Is something amiss???????

I`m hoping Karensusan will read this blog as I know she likes this particular Tree....

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stroller

29 Jul, 2010
Stroller

GARDEN GUESTS

My dogs enjoy my gardens ... ... and, despite my home being in a fairly built-up...

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terratoonie

29 Jul, 2010
Terratoonie

fed up and a tidy up

well what can i start with,, i know rain rain and more rain here in blackpool so...

61 comments

sanbaz

29 Jul, 2010
Sanbaz

Ready for more flowers ? !!!

Here are some of Julys flowers and colours, taking these pictures was quite a tricky...

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louise1

29 Jul, 2010
Louise1

Our Local Community Garden

Well here I am starting to right this blog again. Should have saved it in word:) I...

46 comments

Scotkat

29 Jul, 2010
Scotkat

Bumble bees

I have sorted out the bottom shed & removed a lot of "useful stuff" to the local...

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cliveanne

29 Jul, 2010
Cliveanne

Making a start on the patio!

Well I've finally got going and made a start on the patio! After visiting Spritzhenry...

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ian_digs_v2

28 Jul, 2010
Ian_digs_v2

water fall down (bit like rain) re-design part 1

Worked in garden today for approx.8hrs finished at 9.00pm this evening,Weather stayed...

14 comments

diydick

28 Jul, 2010
Diydick

My challenge with my hard part of my Garden

Dear , i will start and share my story with how I will challenge the hard clay in...

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ehsanraya

28 Jul, 2010
Ehsanraya

The very first National Trust building

Today we visited the village of Alfriston, in East Sussex, described as the most...

29 comments

shirley_tulip

28 Jul, 2010
Shirley_tulip

what is this??

Who can help me to find out: WHO is this??? It is growing between mayflowers (Lily...

9 comments

nelke

28 Jul, 2010
Nelke

Extra help needed

Hi there. I know its not the norm to use a blog for this purpose but i am desperate....

13 comments

thelonegardener

28 Jul, 2010
Thelonegard..

Gardener's Delight - a poem

Gardener’s Delight Oh why such seeds so small as dust, Do you, your life to me entrust. Your...

41 comments

richardpeeej

28 Jul, 2010
Richardpeeej

Getting Ready for Our Open Day

We have just over a week til our town open gardens day on 7th August! Why does there...

16 comments

pixielady

28 Jul, 2010
Pixielady

ive been busy

my last blog was of what im entering or should i say was going to enter in a competition...

56 comments

noseypotter

28 Jul, 2010
Noseypotter

Hard work again to start soon

Hi all fellow gardeners, I thought I would start a blog for those who may be interested...

22 comments

diydick

28 Jul, 2010
Diydick

Seen in Daughter's garden. What is it?

Grand-daughter Harriet spotted this little beauty and was fortunate to get these...

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simplylyn

27 Jul, 2010
Simplylyn

The weekend I've had

Just thought you'd like to know what's been happening to me the last week. Firstly...

18 comments

lindalooloo

27 Jul, 2010
Lindalooloo

Is anyone as naughty as me .... ??? lol ;~)

I should imagine that it depends on where you live in the UK..... !! LOL Here in...

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b8babe

27 Jul, 2010
B8babe

Bowood House & Gardens

Yesterday I paid a visit to Bowood House and Gardens, near Calne in Wiltshire, with...

15 comments

cinderella

27 Jul, 2010
Cinderella

Had some rain at last....

Had a heavy shower of rain last evening first for a long time...very nice for the...

15 comments

hollyeves

27 Jul, 2010
Hollyeves

Global warming reaches North East Somerset.

In spite of having snow over the past two winters which was bad enough to stop people...

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scotsgran

27 Jul, 2010
Scotsgran

Bees need your help again!

The Bumble bee Conservation Trust have been short listed for a Lottery grant which...

14 comments

Arlene

27 Jul, 2010
Arlene

How long??

A lovely start to the day.It's our Wedding Anniversary,and my lovely Hubby bought...

36 comments

bloomer

27 Jul, 2010
Bloomer

zoo

visited bristol zoo today with the grandchildren,still well tended gardens but seems...

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keithbob

26 Jul, 2010
Keithbob

Week in Northumberland

We (myself, wife and son) had a nice holiday in Northumberland last week and stayed...

34 comments

richardpeeej

26 Jul, 2010
Richardpeeej

yeah but no butt YEAH BUTT....

hi all, i just thought i would give you an update on the allotment thefts from last...

22 comments

joanella

26 Jul, 2010
Joanella