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Gardening blogs from Jul 2011

Another visit to John Massey's Private Garden at Ashwood Nurseries, Kingswinford.

Hi everyone, thought you might like to see some more photos of above garden when...

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daylily

31 Jul, 2011
Daylily

An opportunity.

I don't know if it was the winter or old age or what, but the prostrate Juniper...

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spritzhenry

31 Jul, 2011
Spritzhenry

Yellow Book Garden

I visited a lovely garden today at the Wych Elm pub in Kingston on Thames. The landlady,...

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ginellie

31 Jul, 2011
Ginellie

A visit to Hidcote Manor Garden

I visited Hidcote Garden after watching a lovely programme on the TV in June this...

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linda235

31 Jul, 2011
Linda235

Just thought I would mention.

About soot. There are lots of window cleaning firms all over the country. Some...

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dianebulley

31 Jul, 2011
Dianebulley

End of July already?

Where does the time go to? Anyway I've been wondering around the garden with the...

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kfunsters

31 Jul, 2011
Kfunsters

Anniversary day out...

Thought you might like to see where we went,on our Anniversary ,earlier in the week...so,armed...

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bloomer

31 Jul, 2011
Bloomer

back !!!

forgot where i was last time i chatted , its been slow with work and summer life...

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agnhippy

31 Jul, 2011
Agnhippy

Change Is In The Wind For My Downunder Garden

It's been a busy month out in the garden at my place. July, while being our mid-Winter...

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bernieh

31 Jul, 2011
Bernieh

Snappin' between the showers!

I've been running in and out of the garden between the flippin' showers, trying to...

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libet

31 Jul, 2011
Libet

Autumn cometh!

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Gee19

30 Jul, 2011
Gee19

Traiters

I have just been informed that my gnomes are planning an access tunnel to my lawn...

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230338

30 Jul, 2011
230338

black bamboo?

I have a black bamboo, it is very tight at the base and flowing and wide at the top....

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lambchop

30 Jul, 2011
Lambchop

Revamp on part of my back garden

I wanted a more natural look to this part of my back garden,so the last few days...

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whdebor

30 Jul, 2011
Whdebor

Village Flower Show.

Today was our village Flower Show. We had a wonderful day for it weatherwise, and...

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cinderella

30 Jul, 2011
Cinderella

Ignorance is Bliss

As all gardeners know, there is ALWAYS something that needs being done in the garden....

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lilcrawford

30 Jul, 2011
Lilcrawford

Epping Forest

I went to pick some blackberries, just over the road from the house and thought I...

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pam24

30 Jul, 2011
Pam24

Just for you TerraToonie gnome loo :))

Good afternoon all this is for TT , and if i may say so is obsessed with gnomes having...

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mark61

30 Jul, 2011
Mark61

Capsicums - Sweet Peppers

We are having a bumper crop of Sweet Peppers this year, and not wanting them to go...

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crissue

30 Jul, 2011
Crissue

New patio & planting completed!

My new garden is now completed; (a few more plants over time will be added no doubt!) To...

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rozz12

30 Jul, 2011
Rozz12

wildlife in the garden.

I have just uploaded some pictures of some of the wildlife that visits my garden....

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lisal

30 Jul, 2011
Lisal

Too Rainy, Then Too Hot, So Worked at My Other "Flower" Hobby

As indicated in the title, started off the day with much needed rain. Once this...

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lilcrawford

29 Jul, 2011
Lilcrawford

Nice day

Weather great so out to my palace i went, a happy bunney at best. Painted...

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230338

29 Jul, 2011
230338

SPRING CABBAGE FOR SUNDAY DINNER

Hi, yes its me again, !!Growing veg on a concreate slab!! Can't wait!! my first spring...

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greenfingers123

29 Jul, 2011
Greenfinger..

2 days of sunshine!

At last after all the dreary cold days we've had, the sun is out.While i've got the...

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rose1949

29 Jul, 2011
Rose1949

Peaches in season

going out to the farmers' market this morning before it gets terrible. Hoping to...

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rusty_shovel

29 Jul, 2011
Rusty_shovel

holiday time

on holiday from work until the fifteenth of august not done much in the garden been...

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jackiejenkin

29 Jul, 2011
Jackiejenkin

Bargains in the Stain and Plant departments.

Paid a visit to Poundstretcher again yesterday, and had a few more bargains. Bought...

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lindalooloo

28 Jul, 2011
Lindalooloo

Little Red Acer.

Bought this a number of years ago in Wilkinsons. Only paid £2.49 as it was in need...

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lindalooloo

28 Jul, 2011
Lindalooloo

Just thought I would mention

Following Ruth Goodman's advice ('Victorian Farm' programmes) I spread old soot...

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dianebulley

28 Jul, 2011
Dianebulley

Tatton park

Hi folks,i know Cristina has already put a blog on about Tatton Park, I went on Sunday...

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joanella

28 Jul, 2011
Joanella

Cobaea Cup and Saucer Plant , part 2

Sorry I didn't get it finished this morning, this is the end result.

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stripes

28 Jul, 2011
Stripes

Art Class down the "Glen"

Last night I took the art class down the GLen..properly known as Pittencrieff park...

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pixi25

28 Jul, 2011
Pixi25

Empty Vessels make the most impact!

I have always thought that large urns and containers can look just as good empty....

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drc726

28 Jul, 2011
Drc726

Scotney Castle and gardens, Lamberhurst Kent,

Yesterday we went to Romantic Scotney Castle and gardens, Lamberhurst Kent, which...

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drc726

28 Jul, 2011
Drc726

Creating my own paradise

So I've only recently gotten into gardening and renewing my backyard. I have been...

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adara

28 Jul, 2011
Adara

Cobaea, Cup and Saucer plant.

It all started back in Febuary when I planted 3 seeds of each Scandens Violet and...

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stripes

28 Jul, 2011
Stripes

Lesson two,for" The Apprentice"...

Last Friday,we took the student to a garden centre..where the Black swans are..(a...

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bloomer

28 Jul, 2011
Bloomer

Cottage Garden update

As promised here are some pics of the last couple of days work preparing the soil...

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kate40club

28 Jul, 2011
Kate40club

Dreams

I had a gardening dream last night and it was,nt very nice. Visiting my greenhouse...

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230338

27 Jul, 2011
230338

A break in the weather- short and lovely

Afternoon Goy-ers. Finally a day of cooler temps and a blue sky with puffy white...

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rusty_shovel

27 Jul, 2011
Rusty_shovel

Come dine with me..

Hey dont put my legs on the menu.. oh please excuse my fingers.. its ok i am a...

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joanella

27 Jul, 2011
Joanella

sandringham flower show.

Hi everyone, just to tell you that I `ve been to Sandringham flower show today,thankfully...

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numbty

27 Jul, 2011
Numbty

BEETROOT DISASTER

Disaster folks, my beetroot has died!!arrh well!! it was an experiment that didn't...

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greenfingers123

27 Jul, 2011
Greenfinger..

Garlic Brew

Hi Everyone-would just like to say 'Thank you' to all who posted comments on my last...

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dustyrose

27 Jul, 2011
Dustyrose

Finally Plants :D

Hey guys thought it was about time I gave you a peek into my (well sort of mine)...

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samjp

26 Jul, 2011
Samjp

some pics from tatton show this week

decided to go to tatton on sat. it was a lovely day , and as we haven't been away...

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cristina

26 Jul, 2011
Cristina

A Garden For All Seasons

A lovely view of our Rheus from the Kitchen Window, it faces East, and while I'm...

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crissue

26 Jul, 2011
Crissue

All around the garden end of July

The year moves on at an alarming pace,blackberries are already in the freezer,and...

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bjs

26 Jul, 2011
Bjs

dragon lily

some time ago a friend gave me a tiger lily bulb. The accompanying blurb promised...

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bernadettehillier

26 Jul, 2011
Bernadetteh..