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Gardening blogs from May 2015

Spring ending; summer about to start, on the balcony

I know I haven't written a blog on our balcony in a very long time so perhaps this...

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balcony

31 May, 2015
Balcony

No joy from putting it in a question ...

... so I'm putting it in a blog ... Does anyone know what's wrong with my Prunus...

17 comments

hywel

31 May, 2015
Hywel

JUNE: A TIME OF TRANSITION

The flowering of the honeysuckle marks the transition of the completion of the spring...

9 comments

loosestrife2

31 May, 2015
Loosestrife2

Getting there

I have had a very slow start to my gardening year in 2015, for several reasons. Firstly,...

21 comments

melchisedec

30 May, 2015
Melchisedec

Free lavender plants

My free* lavender plants from Gardeners' World arrived this morning. Now I wasn't...

4 comments

urbanite

30 May, 2015
Urbanite

A few more....

....from around the garden

9 comments

pcw

30 May, 2015
Pcw

The End Of A Wet and Blustery May

Cant believe the weather, Sunny,Rainy, cold and Windy! I have just been out with...

28 comments

PANSYPOTTER

29 May, 2015
Pansypotter

Rainy Day! So...come for a walk with me round the garden on a sunny day !

We'll look at the rhodies first... The Rhodies have been flowering their heads off...

34 comments

rose1949

29 May, 2015
Rose1949

How Eco-Friendly Landscaping Best for the Garden and Environment?

Landscapes are undoubtedly one of the most important aspects that have contributed...

2 comments

alexsmeth

29 May, 2015
Alexsmeth

concrete fence no2

ive been planning this for two years . first I bought some Perspex off of ebay to...

27 comments

noseypotter

29 May, 2015
Noseypotter

Coolest May ever. I think.

Sometimes they toss things out there on TV. He also said that last year May had 28...

7 comments

stan510

28 May, 2015
Stan510

Soft Fruit under threat again .

Well , I have ordered the nematodes that Loosestrife suggested , plus some for slugs...

14 comments

driad

28 May, 2015
Driad

Forgotten Gift.

A happy memory returned today......a few years ago a close friend of mine was living...

15 comments

meadowland

28 May, 2015
Meadowland

May in Bloom

Some shrubs and flowers in my garden this month - The first Rhododendron to appear,...

7 comments

neellan

27 May, 2015
Neellan

another Day another Month (May )

This is the month when my woodland garden shows off so the very least I can do is...

27 comments

bjs

27 May, 2015
Bjs

Sad, wet afternoon. Thank goodness for Empire Biscuits!

This morning we took Callum to the airport as he is off to Colorado for the summer...

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cottagekaren

27 May, 2015
Cottagekaren

We're pleased!

We are really pleased with the artificial grass in the old concreted area. Our oil...

5 comments

eirlys

27 May, 2015
Eirlys

open garden and o.h haveing cancer

Hi everyone. ... Such a long time since i have been on.. Other half has his cancer...

25 comments

cristina

27 May, 2015
Cristina

Mystery Plant

Hello all you bloggers hope you are having a fantastic day in your gardens-I wonder...

11 comments

janelloyd

27 May, 2015
Janelloyd

Chelsea Flower Show plantings (2)

Here is the second batch of photos from this year's Chelsea Flower Show. This is...

6 comments

AndrewR

27 May, 2015
Andrewr

At last! The garden is growing!

In spite of the continuing bitter winds, the garden has decided to just go for it!...

19 comments

cottagekaren

26 May, 2015
Cottagekaren

I'm back!

I'm sorry not to have been on here for such a long time. Firstly, I had an operation,...

24 comments

waddy

26 May, 2015
Waddy

Buying

I know I'm not alone in this but how do I stop myself from making impulse buys every...

3 comments

arbuthnot

26 May, 2015
Arbuthnot

A Weasel is very Weasily and a Stoat is Stoatally different!

this is an update on the continuing night damage to our log edging. Remember we had...

18 comments

cottagekaren

26 May, 2015
Cottagekaren

Old Chimenea converted to Strawberry Planter

I have had a broken chimenea on the patio for several years now. I have been meaning...

11 comments

alanb

25 May, 2015
Alanb

Update on My Garden!

A few more pictures! Rozz

2 comments

rozz12

25 May, 2015
Rozz12

Update on my New Garden!

The other side of my Garden! http://media.growsonyou.com/photos/photo/image/306232/main/IMG_0140.jpg!

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rozz12

25 May, 2015
Rozz12

Bank holiday border! /area makeover

After mowing the lawn this morning j decided to cut down some tree trunks and logs...

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dandanspondpage

25 May, 2015
Dandanspond..

Bank holiday mowday......

While T was painting the summerhouse inside ( now called the garden room as there...

14 comments

homebird

25 May, 2015
Homebird

Another day in the garden

Today has been a cool but dry and at last we are beginning to have some different...

1 comment

marjories

25 May, 2015
Marjories

Chelsea Flower Show plantings (1)

One of my friends was given two complimentary tickets for the Chelsea Flower Show...

6 comments

AndrewR

25 May, 2015
Andrewr

A year in a new garden

I've put in so many plants in the year we've been here and already the garden looks...

3 comments

arbuthnot

25 May, 2015
Arbuthnot

Spring Garden Views ...

We haven't had a nice spring here in Wales this year. In April we had a fortnight...

23 comments

hywel

25 May, 2015
Hywel

ok just a small blog

this is just a small show of a little of my local area i will show just a few because...

6 comments

snoopdog

25 May, 2015
Snoopdog

Hedgehogs

We had at least three hedgehogs visiting the garden last night. Mrs. Tiggiwinkle...

13 comments

lindak

25 May, 2015
Lindak

Late Spring

Some Spring flowers in the border and around the garden General views Aquilegias Geranium...

4 comments

pcw

24 May, 2015
Pcw

Just what is under this gooseberry bush ?

We went away two weeks ago , and my one and only , much vaunted , gooseberry was...

10 comments

driad

24 May, 2015
Driad

Tadpoles on the move

The last batch of tadpoles went back to the pond this evening. Out of the fish tank...

7 comments

urbanite

23 May, 2015
Urbanite

snoops new wheels

not quite in kaths team scotland but this is my new battery assisted bike because...

24 comments

snoopdog

23 May, 2015
Snoopdog

Amazing peony

Please see attached the beautiful peony in my garden. It is just magnificent and...

4 comments

amsterdam

23 May, 2015
Amsterdam

**YOU MAY LOOK PRETTY, BUT, OH MY GOODNESS WHAT A PERFUME!!

WE HAVE BEEN GROWING THIS PLANT FOR ABOUT FIVE YEARS OR SO.........MAINLY TO SEE...

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Dottydaisy2

23 May, 2015
Dottydaisy2

Where have all my photos gone?

I have placed lots of photos for members to see this week & to my knowledge only...

5 comments

rozz12

23 May, 2015
Rozz12

Plants Want To Live (Mostly)

Back in March, I reported on a plant order that went astray in the post. By the time...

3 comments

AndrewR

22 May, 2015
Andrewr

Biddulph (part 2)

A few more pics from Biddulph Grange in addition to yesterday's blog. this part...

8 comments

davros

22 May, 2015
Davros

What a difference 5 years makes

Hi all Time for the annual update again. Hope everyone is still with us. Sadly we...

5 comments

tony1247

22 May, 2015
Tony1247

Catch up with my New Garden?

I have now found out how to down-load my garden photo's taken this week! After 3...

5 comments

rozz12

22 May, 2015
Rozz12

Catch up with my New Garden?

A few more scenes from my New Garden. It has ben a lot of work but its all coming...

1 comment

rozz12

22 May, 2015
Rozz12

Garden Update!

A few more Photos! Rozz

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rozz12

22 May, 2015
Rozz12

Need A Rainmaker!

Just about four weeks with no significant rainfall. Its all being kept alive with...

4 comments

loosestrife2

22 May, 2015
Loosestrife2

Visit to Biddulph

Visited Biddulph Grange today,I expect that many of you are familiar with its gardens.It's...

15 comments

davros

21 May, 2015
Davros