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Gardening blogs from Jul 2012

End of July (another month passed)Freebies dedicated to Valadel.

Another look around the garden as it is today,nothing out of the usual but becoming...

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bjs

31 Jul, 2012
Bjs

MORRISONS TRIFFID

MY DAUGHTER BOUGHT ME THIS GRAPE VINE FROM MORRISONS IN 2010 IT WAS 2 FEET TALL WHEN...

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gazthegrower

31 Jul, 2012
Gazthegrower

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

THOUGHT I WOULD TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT THAN THE USUAL HANGING BASKET,BOUGHT SOME...

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gazthegrower

31 Jul, 2012
Gazthegrower

Open garden Saturday and Sunday 4 & 5 August 2012

We weren't going to open during the summer, but so many people were disappointed...

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FourSeasonsGarden

31 Jul, 2012
Fourseasons..

My Garden

At the risk of boring some of you, I will add a few more pictures, as requested,...

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cinderella

31 Jul, 2012
Cinderella

More auction bargains

Some members may recall that OH and I successfully bid for a stone bird bath at an...

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shirley_tulip

31 Jul, 2012
Shirley_tulip

A little trip to Lavender land

Hi folks, now summer has finally arrived here in the southeast, Ive not been on Goy...

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poppylover99

31 Jul, 2012
Poppylover99

back from holiday

just come back from a lovely cruise the fjords are lovely, we saw some fantastic...

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jackiejenkin

31 Jul, 2012
Jackiejenkin

Unlucky or what ?

Feeling sad:-(( I had an accident last Thurs (26th) and broke my wrist ! Luckily...

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nanjo

30 Jul, 2012
Nanjo

Summer blog 2

As usual been busy-this time with the driveway-it was in an embarrassing, flooded...

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paulsgarden

30 Jul, 2012
Paulsgarden

MYSTERY PARCEL

Recently, GoY member Mark61 asked everyone to guess which garden item he was making...

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terratoonie

30 Jul, 2012
Terratoonie

Denman's ( John Brookes' garden) was my favourite

Visited the garden of the renowned writer and garden designer John Brookes. It was...

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inverglen

30 Jul, 2012
Inverglen

Bits & Pieces

Hi all Its been a bit since I produced a 'blog' but what with the weather and its...

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teegee

30 Jul, 2012
Teegee

The Abbey by the Lake

In a remote little village near here, lie the old ruins of an abbey. It was founded...

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hywel

30 Jul, 2012
Hywel

"DID SUMMER ARRIVE?

Yes! as forecast the jet stream obliged and took a shift to the North of the UK....

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tommyshortlegs

30 Jul, 2012
Tommyshortl..

Village Flower Show

Yesterday was the Shrewton Flower Show, and we had a lovely day for it. The entries...

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cinderella

29 Jul, 2012
Cinderella

Walk with me and Rocky

Been rather poorly lately but feeling better now so have started walking Rocky again...

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sewingkilla

29 Jul, 2012
Sewingkilla

Garden in the wind this morning

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoKWkougLRo&feature=youtu.be

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pixi25

29 Jul, 2012
Pixi25

Banana, Papaya and Frankincense Trees, Among Other Things

I inherited some young banana and papaya trees on my property. Dwarf banana trees,...

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omanigarden

29 Jul, 2012
Omanigarden

Herbaceous borders at Parham, Sussex

Visited Parham Gardens near Storrington, Sussex and took a few pictures of their...

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inverglen

29 Jul, 2012
Inverglen

Flowering Dunes, and Sea Views.

During the warm weather, we went down by the sea, and I took photos of the wild flowers...

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hywel

29 Jul, 2012
Hywel

visit to Amicalola Falls

These are the highest waterfalls east of the Mississippi River at a height of 729...

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lauram

28 Jul, 2012
Lauram

END OF JULY, PLENTY OF COLOUR.

My computer/Fuji Film picture file has been playing up since a friend got rid of...

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bornagain

28 Jul, 2012
Bornagain

Part 3 Photos of Ben Nevis

I shall just share some photos of Ben Nevis .

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Scotkat

28 Jul, 2012
Scotkat

No one's looking so can I dunk my bread !

Hello again , After a dramatic sky last night today as been cooler but sunny , and...

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kidsgran

28 Jul, 2012
Kidsgran

Pineapple plant

I had asked a question about when my pineapple, which I raised, would be ripe. It...

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khu

28 Jul, 2012
Khu

My garden in July

Well, quite a lot has happened in July :o) Buddleia: The Buddleia started to flower...

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geranium_gem

28 Jul, 2012
Geranium_gem

Do you have sunshine today?

If not, I offer condolences, and also offer a few cheering photos for you as (small)...

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sheilabub

28 Jul, 2012
Sheilabub

Summers over

Well was that it I blinked an it was gone is summer over what do you think my garden...

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sheil15

28 Jul, 2012
Sheil15

Jungle House..at Manor Heath Park..

This is the second part of my previous blog,about this recently discovered Park...Although...

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bloomer

28 Jul, 2012
Bloomer

What a lovely sunny week !

Hi All , Just a little up date the weather in Wales as been brilliant sun sun &...

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kidsgran

27 Jul, 2012
Kidsgran

It may be coincidence............

There isn't really a photograph I can illustrate this with, so it's going to look...

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gattina

27 Jul, 2012
Gattina

Visit To Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle is probably more recognisable as the setting for Downton Abbey....

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AndrewR

27 Jul, 2012
Andrewr

Manor Heath Park..Halifax...

This lovely place was unknown to us till last week,when our daughter had taken Thomas...

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bloomer

27 Jul, 2012
Bloomer

Somebody who says Good morning to me

I woke up today in a small pension and while checking what is the time, I have heard...

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katarina

27 Jul, 2012
Katarina

Frosty beginnings

Wherever I've lived, I have always had to contend with frosts. I am used to it,...

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teresaeddy

26 Jul, 2012
Teresaeddy

A Garden Visit

Well-it was a grey day today, heavy, threatening and very hot! But it didn't actually...

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melchisedec

26 Jul, 2012
Melchisedec

Break in the Weather

It's the 26th of July and according to the internet, we're going to have a break...

8 comments

omanigarden

26 Jul, 2012
Omanigarden

Aquilegias and Hollyhocks - Sow Now !

I know I have said this before. New members may appreciate. I have just been...

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dianebulley

26 Jul, 2012
Dianebulley

Mother spider protecting babies:))))

Hi all,was in the garden today and i found this mother spider near her web on my...

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mark61

26 Jul, 2012
Mark61

Ooooohhhhhh look what i got left:))))

Mark is a star ,hes on nights this week at work .When i got home today he had left...

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mark61

25 Jul, 2012
Mark61

Complete Makeover

A very nice couple asked me to design and build a new low maintenance back garden,...

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mossy

25 Jul, 2012
Mossy

Sorry for absence :)

So sorry I have missed so much on GoY. I have been busy in the garden and with family....

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Gee19

25 Jul, 2012
Gee19

Front border...again !

Most of the Crocosmia 'Lucifer ' are now in flower...I love these,and although a...

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bloomer

25 Jul, 2012
Bloomer

LADDER WITH COLOUR

Hello all ,can anyone remember the ladder i was going to put together, the idea coming...

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sharnford

24 Jul, 2012
Sharnford

survivors

Three plants that survived the heavy rain. Lots were battered to nothing. Hope...

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soggy

24 Jul, 2012
Soggy

New garden features,

Its been such a hot sunny day today so this evening we decided to dine out in the...

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stroller

24 Jul, 2012
Stroller

This afternoon

Well the sun came out! I had some ladies here for art class this morning and after...

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pixi25

24 Jul, 2012
Pixi25

TIPS

Is there a secial 'tips' section on this Goy? I know there are lots of tips incuded...

15 comments

shirlwhirl

24 Jul, 2012
Shirlwhirl