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Gardening blogs from May 2013

A drainage makeover

I had some problems with the drainage in my garden last year ~ I can't imagine why...

9 comments

geranium_gem

31 May, 2013
Geranium_gem

A nice country feel garden gate

Hello garden folk, Well roll on tomorrow (1st june) I'll be pleased to see the end...

3 comments

dungy

31 May, 2013
Dungy

Top patio gate and fencing all done ?

Before, And after,

19 comments

booboosmum

31 May, 2013
Booboosmum

Build Your Own Show Garden

http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=10001.15#lastPost This link to the Scottish...

2 comments

bulbaholic

31 May, 2013
Bulbaholic

You can't grow concrete cabbages

Good morning happy people, and pets. Well its pouring down yet again here in france...

1 comment

dungy

31 May, 2013
Dungy

A Beautiful Sunny Morning

I am now sitting outdoors typing this blog to the sound of birdsong its a real joy. I...

6 comments

Scotkat

31 May, 2013
Scotkat

Working Away at My Garden

We bought a new house last August, which has nothing in the yard except for two apple...

9 comments

sunflower76

31 May, 2013
Sunflower76

Linda's long awaited, pointed, garden wall.

We have lived in this house for 35 years and at last our 100 year old wall has been...

21 comments

linda235

30 May, 2013
Linda235

lack of good choice of seed in France.

I have been trying for 7 or 8 years to find a good supply of seed.My wife and I have...

2 comments

fredviney

30 May, 2013
Fredviney

Glamis Castle Walled Garden Apples

Today Karen and I were ever so busy weeding and planting we decided to have a break...

2 comments

Scotkat

30 May, 2013
Scotkat

Selling your house and the garden.

Hello manure lovers, Well the weathers much the same as yesterday "wet" And so apart...

9 comments

dungy

30 May, 2013
Dungy

NEW GEUMS (mouthwatering)

New geums from East Of Eden. As you can see they arrived in good shape and very...

34 comments

bornagain

30 May, 2013
Bornagain

hello from dave webber

donkey's years ago i used to be a member of this site, bit drifted away due to business...

10 comments

maisiesdad

30 May, 2013
Maisiesdad

my wildy wildy garden

It is not a neat and tidy border type garden it has a mind of it's own that occasionally...

28 comments

neellan

30 May, 2013
Neellan

A bit about the garden!

Thank you all so much for your kind welcome to the site, I know I shall enjoy sharing...

11 comments

honeysucklegold

30 May, 2013
Honeysuckle..

Some of my Rhodendrons in Bloom

Yesterday before it got too windy I went around my garden taking photos of my rhodies. Some...

3 comments

Scotkat

30 May, 2013
Scotkat

Spider plants and ivy going spare

Just on the off-chance, anyone want a Spider plant or six? or Ivy? I borke up large...

2 comments

franl155

29 May, 2013
Franl155

Another day over and a different view in the garden

Yes Another day's over and the gardens got a new face on it again, Every day something...

1 comment

dungy

29 May, 2013
Dungy

Just found the site!

Having just found the site by browsing looking for Garden Centres (!) couldn't resist...

12 comments

honeysucklegold

29 May, 2013
Honeysuckle..

Festiva Maxima or Boule de Neige?

Whatever, both are ancient peonies and in our garden they grow at least 60 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bAhlxbpLYw

4 comments

katarina

29 May, 2013
Katarina

Clematis Montana

For Paul

2 comments

booboosmum

29 May, 2013
Booboosmum

Growing Grapes in your Garden in UK

I am a new member, have gardened for over 40 years in the Waveney Valley ( on the...

25 comments

DavidS

29 May, 2013
Davids

Satisfying sounds ...

when snails 'clang' and slugs 'plop' into the bucket I have just been carrying around...

40 comments

shirley_tulip

29 May, 2013
Shirley_tulip

signs of life in the Sweet Pea trough

I planted the Sweet Pea seeds (and lots of others) just before we had our last snow...

14 comments

franl155

29 May, 2013
Franl155

Sweet pea cane,s for Anujag

Hope my sweet pea,s will do ok on these cane,s took a quick photo of my hosta,s as...

8 comments

kidsgran

29 May, 2013
Kidsgran

Day 2 of the top bit

Ta dah !!! ?

9 comments

booboosmum

29 May, 2013
Booboosmum

Think ask try and then buy.

Hello people in the garden, Well our visitors have been waved off and inspite of...

5 comments

dungy

29 May, 2013
Dungy

Growing sweet peas

I love sweet peas. For two years I tried growing them like this. They soon form...

14 comments

anujag

29 May, 2013
Anujag

BANK HOLIDAY IN HAMPSHIRE NGS GARDEN...

This is our third visit to this wonderful garden... There are a great many large...

18 comments

Dottydaisy2

28 May, 2013
Dottydaisy2

Far, far away in a country that was known to some as 'The Land of Stone'...

I haven't blogged or posted for a wee while. The reason is two-fold...ill health...

22 comments

mouldy

28 May, 2013
Mouldy

Karen Chris and I worked ever so well today .

In the Herbaceous border.Chris had made a start before we arrived. So we both went...

3 comments

Scotkat

28 May, 2013
Scotkat

lovely day today

Took total advantage of my day off work today,up at 4am having my first cuppa of...

4 comments

ladybug47

28 May, 2013
Ladybug47

Another bit of Heaven

A selection of some m,ore of the flowers in the garden Mrs Tiggy Winkle is in charge...

17 comments

bjs

28 May, 2013
Bjs

Making Standard Fuchsias for Glamis

Hi Karen after coming home from walled garden . to set I went a looking for 3 leaves...

0 comments

Scotkat

28 May, 2013
Scotkat

Day 1 of the revamp of the top bit of the garden

Before :- Today:- Now, I have a dilemma. The trellis is being replaced with fencing...

10 comments

booboosmum

28 May, 2013
Booboosmum

An English Village Fayre ... fun, flowers and sunshine ..

Last week dealt me a succession of stressful traumas ... and the days were wild,...

76 comments

terratoonie

28 May, 2013
Terratoonie

I Thought I'd Try A Few Close Ups in the Garden

I'm not much of a photographer but I do like to take shots of the plants in the garden...

46 comments

paulthegardener

28 May, 2013
Paulthegard..

A Couple of Special House Plants

The first is Ledebouria socialis (sometimes called Scilla violacea). The flowers...

21 comments

meanie

28 May, 2013
Meanie

I just took the metal 'Heron' back

to Sainsburys for a refund. It looked nice by my small pond. One night out and...

7 comments

dianebulley

28 May, 2013
Dianebulley

Greeting mac users,

Hi all, Yesterday was a real boiler, i nipped to the supermarket to get a can of...

7 comments

dungy

28 May, 2013
Dungy

Circle of life :o)

Only a small circle,but it evolves year after year,in shape and size ,and much fuller...

64 comments

bloomer

27 May, 2013
Bloomer

One year on from the garden make-over

Needs more plants, but it takes time. Sorry for any repeats The pond Various...

20 comments

booboosmum

27 May, 2013
Booboosmum

The end of May in the warm sunshine and no cold wind. :o)

This last weekend has been glorious here for a nice change. We went to Emily's 4th...

28 comments

homebird

27 May, 2013
Homebird

Isles of Wonder

Spring begins to bubble as I walk along by the falls of the Clyde on the way up to...

73 comments

stickitoffee

27 May, 2013
Stickitoffee

Sunday drive out in North Wales

Bank Holiday Sunday sunshine ideal weather for a trip to my favourite garden centre...

17 comments

neellan

27 May, 2013
Neellan

Much Welcome Rain today

We had wonderful hot Saturday and it was great as we got on with our new garden...

6 comments

Scotkat

27 May, 2013
Scotkat

I lost the edge!

If we get heavy and prolonged rain, the lowest part of the garden by the stream gets...

25 comments

spritzhenry

27 May, 2013
Spritzhenry

A very productive Sunday,

Hello all, I hope you have had as beautiful a day where you are as we have here. I...

9 comments

nanjo

27 May, 2013
Nanjo

Sitooterie

We have a little corner to our patio tucked around the side of the house. We get...

7 comments

sarahm

26 May, 2013
Sarahm

A review of my garden in May

I should probably warn you before you start reading that I've just looked at the...

19 comments

scottish

26 May, 2013
Scottish