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Gardening blogs from Aug 2011

The Artist of Gloucester and her garden

Are you sitting comfortably? Well I'll begin... High in the hills of Gloucestershire,...

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stickitoffee

31 Aug, 2011
Stickitoffee

Beware of the Blandford beastie!!

Have you read about this rather devious beastie that lurks in our lawns or nearby?...

26 comments

grandmage

31 Aug, 2011
Grandmage

Garden centre cheapies!

Happy days! I went into the oft mentioned "Very Expensive Garden Centre" today thinking...

52 comments

meanie

31 Aug, 2011
Meanie

BUSY IN GARDEN

Hi, been doing some tidying up in the garden, weather been quite warm today, done...

7 comments

dian89

31 Aug, 2011
Dian89

B&Q Bargains...

I sometimes feel cross when i go into B&Q and find a lot of their plants languishing...

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motinot

31 Aug, 2011
Motinot

Growing with the Moon in September 2011

So we did get the odd warm, sunny day and I got into the garden to lift some early...

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moon_grower

31 Aug, 2011
Moon_grower

Self-assembly MINI-SHEDS

Little storage sheds ... ... they seem to be a great idea ... ................................................................ ......

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terratoonie

31 Aug, 2011
Terratoonie

Kniphofias extending their flowering season from May to December.

My OH loves Red Hot Pokers. We were given rather a lot of plants from a friend who...

15 comments

scotsgran

31 Aug, 2011
Scotsgran

cottage garden update Aug 11

Thought you would like to see how it looks now my lupins hollyhocks oriental poppies...

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kate40club

31 Aug, 2011
Kate40club

A rainbow of colours in the late August garden.

When I looked through the kitchen window this morning I realised how many colours...

39 comments

homebird

30 Aug, 2011
Homebird

WAITING FOR THE RAIN TO STOP

Here's photos of some very wet friends taking refuge on a very wet day.

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dian89

30 Aug, 2011
Dian89

My Finds!!!!!!!!

Well as some of you know I have been having probs with beasties eating my plants..I...

48 comments

pixi25

30 Aug, 2011
Pixi25

New garden, the possibilities are endless, where do I start!!

Rely where do I start? I have a plan to have the garden split into two sections...

3 comments

martinbrennan

30 Aug, 2011
Martinbrennan

NEW PATH FIRST HALF.

Hello everyone this is an update from yesterdays blog start of a new path,well what...

1 comment

allotment73

29 Aug, 2011
Allotment73

Having fun with a space.

I told you about the large space I had to play with once the Hebe went and the Amelanchier...

32 comments

spritzhenry

29 Aug, 2011
Spritzhenry

Petunia Galore

I never relaised how many petunias I grew until I looked through my photos on my...

9 comments

alextb

29 Aug, 2011
Alextb

Sweetpeas

Just thought I would share some pictures of the sweepeas that gave me and my nieghbours...

7 comments

alextb

29 Aug, 2011
Alextb

For those who like roses

Let me share some pictures of my roses over the Summer. First is the White Fragrance...

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alextb

29 Aug, 2011
Alextb

Local Horticultural Show...

Hi Folks, on Sunday we went to the local show we took 2 of our granddaughters Shannon...

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joanella

29 Aug, 2011
Joanella

Busy weekend

The weekend of the Allotment Flower and Veg show finally arrived. Of course it rained...

7 comments

lilyanne

29 Aug, 2011
Lilyanne

On The Grapevine..................

Grapevine was has grown so much this year and we have had grapes on it for awhile...

16 comments

nana_d

29 Aug, 2011
Nana_d

Ok Enough!

Well! I was out having a wander through the garden..the slugs, snails, other things...

26 comments

pixi25

29 Aug, 2011
Pixi25

Deadheading and Rocket!

I spent today doing pottering in the garden. First all the Cosmos needed deadheading....

13 comments

pam24

29 Aug, 2011
Pam24

1983 to now.

Have just been browsing through some old photos and found one of what my garden was...

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cinderella

29 Aug, 2011
Cinderella

Violas and Leucothoe Axillaris

The Violas in this photo were planted on the same day as the Violas in a container...

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bredakelly

29 Aug, 2011
Bredakelly

Clean up beings!

Hi everyone, nothing much to shout about here, some rain, winds around 40 Miles/hour...

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rusty_shovel

29 Aug, 2011
Rusty_shovel

NEW PATH IN FRONT GARDEN.

Hello everyone,not been on for a while been busy with work and other stuff,have'nt...

6 comments

allotment73

28 Aug, 2011
Allotment73

Visit to La Casita del Flores, Ferndown.

This was the garden I posted a short blog about a while ago, when I saw their website....

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tetrarch

28 Aug, 2011
Tetrarch

More Bargains

Weather here has been cloudy and rainy so yesterday we went into Christchurch to...

9 comments

nana_d

28 Aug, 2011
Nana_d

WHERE I LIVE

General photos on where I live ! http://media.growsonyou.com/photos/blog_photo/image/81914/main/27_08_2011_003.jpg! Another...

23 comments

sheilar

28 Aug, 2011
Sheilar

Sunflowers, Sunflowers & yet more Sunflowers!

Sunflowers, Sunflowers & yet more Sunflowers! This journal is about, you guessed...

13 comments

balcony

28 Aug, 2011
Balcony

Parham Park ... part 2

The four acre Walled Garden at Parham is just full of surprises ... even in late...

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shirley_tulip

28 Aug, 2011
Shirley_tulip

Phalaenopsis Orchid

I was given this gorgeous Phalaenopsis Orchid yesterday. It is beautiful and I just...

21 comments

sueb

28 Aug, 2011
Sueb

Parham Park ... part 1

We recently visited Parham Park, nr. Storrington, West Sussex, which is approx. 14...

39 comments

shirley_tulip

28 Aug, 2011
Shirley_tulip

Growing Clematis in pots, lessons learned.

I have been growing clematis in large pots with varied success for the past couple...

45 comments

karensusan63

28 Aug, 2011
Karensusan63

Visit to Compton Acres, Bournemouth

Thursday afternoon, we visited Compton Acres; we came here once before, about 30...

31 comments

tetrarch

28 Aug, 2011
Tetrarch

Been Busy

Hi everyone.... havnt been on for awhile as ive been busy with my Grandaughter paris...

19 comments

hollyeves

28 Aug, 2011
Hollyeves

Off To The Garden Centre.....

I received a call today from my favourite GC saying I had won a prize based upon...

29 comments

lilcrawford

28 Aug, 2011
Lilcrawford

Visit to Minterne Gardens, Minterne Magna

On Thursday and Friday of this week, OH and I moseyed down country Dorset way. While...

37 comments

tetrarch

28 Aug, 2011
Tetrarch

Irene

quick note to say nothing on the news but vids of Irene as she works her way north...

4 comments

rusty_shovel

27 Aug, 2011
Rusty_shovel

Visitor

Weather was damp as i viewed my good lady feeding the hanging basket plants. ...

10 comments

230338

27 Aug, 2011
230338

Water lily project for today

You have do doubt heard me moaning that Jamie is chomping the leave off my new dwarf...

24 comments

bjs

27 Aug, 2011
Bjs

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

I woke up this morning and me jewels says what can we do today,after seeing the adverts...

20 comments

mark61

27 Aug, 2011
Mark61

Butterfly garden

Thanks for all your feed back. Cokeyg.

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cokeyg

27 Aug, 2011
Cokeyg

Our New Garden

I think I wrote a while back about the walled garden we had been gifted through HFW's...

4 comments

csarina

27 Aug, 2011
Csarina

time out ...................

hi every one , just bobbing on and off at mo ............. soooo busy with the wedding...

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cristina

27 Aug, 2011
Cristina

"He-be or not He-be"!

Sorry, Mr Shakespeare-that was a dreadful pun. Well-it's all over. My poorly Hebe...

21 comments

spritzhenry

26 Aug, 2011
Spritzhenry

A visit to the field of dreams

A few weeks ago I was able to visit the wildflower meadow planted in Somerset this...

76 comments

stickitoffee

26 Aug, 2011
Stickitoffee

Another gardening triumph

I was sent a card from Ireland containing shamrock seeds(hand picked by monks),I...

4 comments

bernadettehillier

26 Aug, 2011
Bernadetteh..

Practical,not Pessimistic ! :o)

I promise,this won't take long..not like the last blogs!! We went to the Garden centre...

32 comments

bloomer

26 Aug, 2011
Bloomer