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Gardening blogs from Aug 2014

End of August days

Just to record the state of things through August. Heres the sidalcea, verbena and...

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stevietheterrible

31 Aug, 2014
Steviethete..

An August Fuchsia Blog :)

On the last day of August, I thought I'd tell you about how my plants have been doing...

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hywel

31 Aug, 2014
Hywel

Gardener's Delght?

Gardener's Delight? This year I have only been growing two varieties of tomatoes...

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balcony

30 Aug, 2014
Balcony

Bollington Bird Boxes (mostly)

We went for a mini stroll after a pub lunch round Bollington. The area round...

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bramhallbill

30 Aug, 2014
Bramhallbill

100 free Allium bulbs

Gardeners’ World Mag – September 2014 edition. Free for every reader. 100 free Allium...

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drc726

30 Aug, 2014
Drc726

Recycling the way to go

My earliest attempt at recycling involved tyre and pet bottle gardens. Both herbs...

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wadavamo

30 Aug, 2014
Wadavamo

My garden in August.

I thought I'd better do this blog before it's September ! Hahaa! It is still looking...

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rose1949

29 Aug, 2014
Rose1949

Flower Festival

I thought you might like to see the various displays put on in the church of a nearby...

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Gee19

28 Aug, 2014
Gee19

Amazing service from Plant World Seeds!

This pic is nothing to do with my story, I just thought you'd like it because I...

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sheilabub

28 Aug, 2014
Sheilabub

Autumns moving ever closer..

Don't know how it is in your gardens but mines certainly reaching the straggly stage,...

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lincslass

27 Aug, 2014
Lincslass

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

I managed to get a few pics today. I have seen him visit the garden a few times late...

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hollyeves

27 Aug, 2014
Hollyeves

Its Done

This morning I set to and planted 40 plants in the new border, I have also placed...

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csarina

27 Aug, 2014
Csarina

Come Take a Walk up St Michaels Mount..Part One.....

Paddle first, that was a laugh and very enjoyable, wouldn't want to do it in the...

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lincslass

26 Aug, 2014
Lincslass

Osbourne House, the back garden, 12th August 2014

In contrast to the grounds at the front, the terraces at the back of the house are...

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siris

26 Aug, 2014
Siris

FAO Shirley

Hello Shirley These are the photos of rambling rector in full bloom in May and after...

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marjories

25 Aug, 2014
Marjories

Baskets,Pots and Garden in Late August 2014

Just thought I would give you a quick look around my garden and baskets before the...

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PANSYPOTTER

25 Aug, 2014
Pansypotter

Uffington White Horse, Dragon Hill & Wildflowers

I took the camera to Uffington today and thought you might like to have a quick look. For...

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pita

24 Aug, 2014
Pita

Can you identify these flowers please!

Hi all, we went for a walk in Connaught gardens in Sidmouth today and I came across...

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teds

24 Aug, 2014
Teds

Inspired by Chelsea....my pod planting.

Some people say Chelsea is all about money and celebrity, and goodness knows there...

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cottagekaren

24 Aug, 2014
Cottagekaren

The Pembrokeshire Show ...

One day last week, we went to the Pembrokeshire Show, with a friend. Here are some...

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hywel

24 Aug, 2014
Hywel

The rockery

The rockery finishes off the pond and leads into the 'acid bed'. Went and go a few...

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urbanite

23 Aug, 2014
Urbanite

The pond is finished (almost)

Actually it was finished a fortnight ago but needed the adjoining rockery to look...

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urbanite

23 Aug, 2014
Urbanite

Pictures

The pictures I tried to load yesterday....... The hebe has been cut right down,...

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csarina

23 Aug, 2014
Csarina

Enjoying my revived Acers in the greenhouse today

while hurricane Bertha still raved around outside - I was thinking that members who...

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dianebulley

23 Aug, 2014
Dianebulley

Onwards we go

My son came this morning to do a few jobs he had to leave the last time he came....

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csarina

22 Aug, 2014
Csarina

Foliage pics for Steragram (Sue)

This Nandina is Firepower, and won't get much above 2ft. There is a Sorbaria Sem...

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sheilabub

22 Aug, 2014
Sheilabub

Our new garden and why blogging is better than essay writing...

So, I'm supposed to be writing an essay at the moment but I've decided to write this...

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tanyacross87

22 Aug, 2014
Tanyacross87

NEW PROJECT

Its another cold morning here in Shropshire, while I wait for it to warm up, I thought...

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dian89

22 Aug, 2014
Dian89

clean burn

Coal bunkers as an efficiant means to quick-burn garden waste must be done in galvenised...

1 comment

davekennard

21 Aug, 2014
Davekennard

The Angler's Rest. Community Hub Pub/Cafe/Post office. Bamford

New way of reviving rural village life. Community Pub, Cafe & Post Office deserves...

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bramhallbill

21 Aug, 2014
Bramhallbill

A visit to Osborne House, Isle of Wight. The front Garden 12 August 2014

The drive to the House, the seaside home of Queen Victoria is bordered by Rhododendrons...

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siris

21 Aug, 2014
Siris

Mottistone Manor Garden , Newport, IoW

Aug 2014 This way! Up here.. Looks easy!!

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bramhallbill

21 Aug, 2014
Bramhallbill

James Wong

Totally had lunch with James Wong today!

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wightrose

21 Aug, 2014
Wightrose

Back garden/gravel area..

A few photo's of part of my small back garden this morning,before the dark clouds...

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bloomer

21 Aug, 2014
Bloomer

"SODS LAW"

Remember...".Green side up".

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davekennard

21 Aug, 2014
Davekennard

down and dirty

burn off garden waste quickley,by using an old galvenised coal bin,toploader type...

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davekennard

21 Aug, 2014
Davekennard

Its some time

since I last posted. We have moved and work has started on changing the garden. Removing...

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csarina

20 Aug, 2014
Csarina

If I could give one piece of advice to new gardeners

it would be to check out the size at maturity of any new tree you are wanting to...

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steragram

19 Aug, 2014
Steragram

A little walk with Willow...

Molly couldn't come this morning. She is limping. I think there were a few too...

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cottagekaren

19 Aug, 2014
Cottagekaren

Daylilies free to good home

Hi everyone don't know if anyone's interested but I'm having a mass clear out of...

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simbad

18 Aug, 2014
Simbad

Have ordered a plant theatre for my heucheras

And also popped over to Ashbrook to get new heucheras today. Got 9 new for my Plant...

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Scotkat

18 Aug, 2014
Scotkat

Seto Crane Sculpture

Hello every body Here are some photos of my new sculpture looking at where he would...

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marjories

18 Aug, 2014
Marjories

Turning GREEN ...

It's not easy being green ... ................................................................................ This...

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terratoonie

18 Aug, 2014
Terratoonie

2014 Home grown fruit & veg

To say that there is n't much is an understatement. Last year were we had no blueberries...

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bramhallbill

18 Aug, 2014
Bramhallbill

Fruit Hammocks ...... (A bit of fun).

Having such a nice crop of green gages this year, I thought I would try and prevent...

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alanb

17 Aug, 2014
Alanb

For Kath...Fuchsia Fun!

I've always liked Fuchsias, but until this year I haven't really grown many, and...

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cottagekaren

17 Aug, 2014
Cottagekaren

BARGAIN ALERT !!!!!!

Hi folks, " Check-out " ( there's a pun there ) this beauty,...

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dogsbod

17 Aug, 2014
Dogsbod

Looking for Autumn Foliage Shrub

This is mainly to fill a space I mŷ garden where there is a corner I see a neighbours...

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Scotkat

17 Aug, 2014
Scotkat

Garden trip before Autumn arrives.

Throughout the spring and summer we have been making subtle changes to the garden...

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meadowland

17 Aug, 2014
Meadowland

Gymnocalycium pflanzii

Gymnocalycium pflanzii is a cactus from Bolivia, Paraguay and North of Argentina. It...

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hywel

17 Aug, 2014
Hywel