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Potato famine ???

How could I be so stupid I ask myself ? The potatoes did not look like they were...

22 comments

scotsgran

11 Jul, 2010
Scotsgran

Nature

We provide shelter for birds and butterflies on the side of our shed. It makes it...

6 comments

casso

11 Jul, 2010
Casso

A Trip to Nana's Garden...

*Well, on Saturday we loaded up our car and set off to the boondox... that's 'somewhere...

26 comments

pip_c

11 Jul, 2010
Pip_c

A week on the Norfolk coast.

We just spent a blissful week at East Runton on the Norfolk coast. The weather was...

17 comments

homebird

11 Jul, 2010
Homebird

Not gone away

I haven't:) (Sounding very Yoda like) Just not much been happening in the Yard....

2 comments

silvisherr

11 Jul, 2010
Silvisherr

Ha! Got 'em!

After a lot of failed attempts to catch my garden lights in a good light ... so to...

33 comments

fluff

10 Jul, 2010
Fluff

Red Squirrels - New kids on the block

Sorry, we've been away from GoY for a while-life's been chaotic in general &...

19 comments

thecottagegardner

10 Jul, 2010
Thecottageg..

dry weather

The weather up here in northeast scotland has been very dry this last month what...

7 comments

speedy10

10 Jul, 2010
Speedy10

I bet you think you are a responsible gardener!

I thought i was too, until i learned about the huge number of really damaging plants...

30 comments

debbieweedlady

10 Jul, 2010
Debbieweedl..

Pond, pub, river, in that order!

Hi folks, happy weekend to you all! Just wanted to share some new photos with you...

10 comments

lulu33

10 Jul, 2010
Lulu33

LOGGED ON

*For months I have noticed a piece of tree lying at the edge of the lane on the way...

30 comments

Gee19

10 Jul, 2010
Gee19

little dove

I have a little story, with a happy ending, a little collard dove flew into my conservatory,...

6 comments

patriciachapman

10 Jul, 2010
Patriciacha..

Hemerocallis -- day lilies

Before I get on to the subject of day lilies, I'll comment on a delightful village...

3 comments

kowhai

10 Jul, 2010
Kowhai

No Rain Again

I’ve been reminded that it’s time I wrote another blog, so here goes. We’ve had no...

5 comments

lady_bird

10 Jul, 2010
Lady_bird

Honey fungus - Armillaria

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?pid=180 Just heard that this 'honey...

7 comments

elke

10 Jul, 2010
Elke

Another 2-3 year delay on a bit of construction ...

I'm sipping a coffee this morning (actually my fourth) ... it's been a bit of a rubbish...

17 comments

mrv

10 Jul, 2010
Mrv

Bound to rain now!

Lincoln authorities are going to fill City Square with sand for three weeks, so it...

3 comments

felinfan

10 Jul, 2010
Felinfan

Gnomes on holiday

Some dear friend of mine has kidnapped my little people, looks like they are having...

6 comments

mrsmelon

10 Jul, 2010
Mrsmelon

Not long left till the Gardening Comp :/

Morning all. Its been a while since I visited you all so I thought a blog would be...

17 comments

lpooldarlin

10 Jul, 2010
Lpooldarlin

Pots

What would we do without pots, urns and all the many other sometimes strange containers...

14 comments

heron

10 Jul, 2010
Heron

Large leaves!

I was inspecting my backyard after a few days of rainfall and noticed some rather...

3 comments

n2organics

10 Jul, 2010
N2organics

the 'break your neck bed'..............

Persuaded tony that we needed to spend money on 'shrubbery' for the break you neck...

7 comments

sandygirl

9 Jul, 2010
Sandygirl

frogs!

Have you every gone out of your way to asked a question. And before you've finished...

8 comments

sandygirl

9 Jul, 2010
Sandygirl

A FIREY, FIREY SKY.

*These picture were taken on Wednesday evening, it had been a wet miserable day and...

44 comments

PANSYPOTTER

9 Jul, 2010
Pansypotter

My Roses

I have never been keen on plants which grab you as you walk by. I never did take...

13 comments

scotsgran

9 Jul, 2010
Scotsgran

July in the Garden

Another month gone by and becoming desperate for some rain on all my Rhodos and camelias,they...

23 comments

bjs

9 Jul, 2010
Bjs

Diamonds Aren't Forever

Early yesterday for a short while we actually had some rain, well.....nothing to...

45 comments

lily2

9 Jul, 2010
Lily2

Plants At Inverewe

You may remember I raved about the garden at Inverewe in my recent blog, ‘Gardens...

8 comments

AndrewR

9 Jul, 2010
Andrewr

Stage 3 or The Saga of the Pond

I expected Stage 3 of my garden redesign to take ages, because of all the digging,...

22 comments

mandym

9 Jul, 2010
Mandym

my mini garden

I have been extremely busy, in other people gardens, unfortunately I dont have one...

25 comments

dublinsmum

9 Jul, 2010
Dublinsmum

a big thank you

to all of you for your lovely comments iplated some geraniums two weeks ago which...

2 comments

cindycarol

8 Jul, 2010
Cindycarol

garden so far

still pulling up flagstones and weeding galore penny giveing a hand and another...

4 comments

ladybug47

8 Jul, 2010
Ladybug47

Hose Pipe ban boo hoo!

Its rare to have a hose pipe ban in the Northwest, but as of tomorrow that is what...

17 comments

kfunsters

8 Jul, 2010
Kfunsters

An Optical illusion - I hope

My daughter has been down from Scotland for a week (the heat shocked her!) and I...

16 comments

mad

8 Jul, 2010
Mad

Taking cuttings

The thing I love about gardening is creating a full blown plant from a tiny cutting....

7 comments

casso

8 Jul, 2010
Casso

Lawn

The lawn in my front garden is beautifully green all year, never needs cutting and...

7 comments

casso

8 Jul, 2010
Casso

Wheelbarrow

My next door neighbour is going to have her garden redone by a landscape gardener...

17 comments

hollyeves

8 Jul, 2010
Hollyeves

My garden pre holiday

As I am going to be away for a week starting tomorrow, I thought I would take a few...

44 comments

cinderella

8 Jul, 2010
Cinderella

Our latest batch of baby swallows

This is always one of the happiest days of the year in our garden. Mum chooses a...

15 comments

scotsgran

8 Jul, 2010
Scotsgran

When is enough enough? : )

Am I the only one who never seems to stop buying plants? So many times this year...

16 comments

lauram

7 Jul, 2010
Lauram

My lovely Hoya

The first time I saw her, I was hooked; It was love at first sight....but she belonged...

18 comments

macpat

7 Jul, 2010
Macpat

Miniature Sunflower

I asked about a miniature sunflower I had that was wilting, and was told that watering...

6 comments

alextb

7 Jul, 2010
Alextb

Time out

Hi Michaela, doing ok thanks, been outside again today , tidying up , weeding etc....

1 comment

samd45

7 Jul, 2010
Samd45

Dust..

Yet again i was lured out into the garden today ,instead of doing the dusting , hoovering,...

3 comments

samd45

7 Jul, 2010
Samd45

GROMIT'S GRAVEL GARDENS

Hydrangea serrata "Blue Bird" ~ flowering happily, below our pergola, in this...

90 comments

terratoonie

7 Jul, 2010
Terratoonie

At last!! The garden is growing..

I dont know about anyone else's garden but mine seems to be growing slower than usual,...

34 comments

youngdaisydee

7 Jul, 2010
Youngdaisydee

OUCH!

It is very hot but I thought at long last I should get some grass cutting done. ...

8 comments

bertiefox

7 Jul, 2010
Bertiefox

Hardy Geraniums for new Rose Border

Been and bought some more Hardy Geraniums for the new rose border, need to see more...

18 comments

oliveoil

7 Jul, 2010
Oliveoil

NEW GARDEN MAKEOVER

Just a few pics of my makeover, still lots to do ,planting, finishing off etc...oh...

36 comments

bornagain

7 Jul, 2010
Bornagain

Bits and pieces.

I expect that this will be an occasional thing, I'm short of brain power (the will...

2 comments

oldsparky

7 Jul, 2010
Oldsparky