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Aquilegia

There are lots of self seeded Aquilegias in my garden but I think this is the prettiest...

18 comments

hywel

20 May, 2016
Hywel

New Hanging baskets

After making a hanging basket stand recently the OH liked them so much she asked...

12 comments

scotsmanvic

20 May, 2016
Scotsmanvic

Help! looking for white flowering Lamium (Dead Nettle)

Hi everyone I'm looking for white flowering dead nettle a ground cover plant,any...

3 comments

anci

20 May, 2016
Anci

No Gardening For Me

I am confined to bed........feel dreadful, possibly because this is the first cold...

4 comments

csarina

20 May, 2016
Csarina

sooo many Epiphyllum flowers!

Years ago I was given a plant held up with three knitting needles and some red wool....

11 comments

sandra

20 May, 2016
Sandra

New game - Heliotroposis - the way a plant turns its

flowers towards the sun in order to keep cup shaped ones a few degrees warmer to...

2 comments

dianebulley

20 May, 2016
Dianebulley

Identification of Hosta, Help needed

As I mentioned in a Question earlier, I accidentally erased the pencil labels on...

15 comments

siris

19 May, 2016
Siris

Replacement Goldfish.

Yesterday we had torrential rain here, which refilled my pond, that was part full,...

18 comments

siris

19 May, 2016
Siris

Back again with the best pics straight from my phone

I finally got my phone's internet up an running yesterday, after a very frustrating...

3 comments

backforthe2ndtime

19 May, 2016
Backforthe2..

May 18, 2016...

"It was the best of times...it was the worst of times..." The greenhouse in it's...

14 comments

Lori

19 May, 2016
Lori

Well Now.....

How did these fairies get over to my shade garden? Why they came across my new...

10 comments

loosestrife2

18 May, 2016
Loosestrife2

Rain

No gardening done today its rained for most of the day and it has been quite cold. I...

3 comments

csarina

18 May, 2016
Csarina

Back garden

I am still getting used to having no grass!

7 comments

gerardine

18 May, 2016
Gerardine

Clematis Avalanche

This was given to me last April for my birthday and has doubled in size

3 comments

gerardine

18 May, 2016
Gerardine

Bewitching Molly

Some members of the plant world have star quality – the blue Himalayan poppy or tender...

4 comments

AndrewR

17 May, 2016
Andrewr

Amaryllis for Balcony

Managed it! Feeding has started.

8 comments

steragram

17 May, 2016
Steragram

Intro

This is my guide to a tidy and clean garden (and front yard!). I like to share my...

4 comments

cleandude

17 May, 2016
Cleandude

Anti-Histamine Anyone?

You'd hardly know from this photo of our front garden.... But we are surrounded...

20 comments

cottagekaren

17 May, 2016
Cottagekaren

Weeds

Driving me nuts they seem to be growing like triffids....spent an hour this morning...

12 comments

csarina

17 May, 2016
Csarina

That Was Quick

I read about a method of speeding up the time it takes to flower a Bearded Iris grown...

7 comments

siris

16 May, 2016
Siris

Life in the garden

15 comments

Gee19

16 May, 2016
Gee19

Holiday Preparation!

Next week we are on holiday in Scotland. We are going with Great Rail Journeys to...

5 comments

marjories

16 May, 2016
Marjories

smashing in my own head

I had to sadly break up my first ever sculpture and a lot of plants in my front garden...

12 comments

noseypotter

16 May, 2016
Noseypotter

When life plays garden tricks on you.

You know that feeling somebody big in the Universe just had a laugh at your expense?...

13 comments

stan510

16 May, 2016
Stan510

RHS Malvern Show part three!!**Cacti** Carnivorous...Hostas..

Although we only have three cacti, you cannot ignore the quality of these plants,...

13 comments

Dottydaisy2

15 May, 2016
Dottydaisy2

A thank you to George Forrest

This little story dates back to 1981 to an Alpine garden expedition to the Yunnan...

10 comments

bjs

15 May, 2016
Bjs

Tawny Owl Babies

Well here we are again! So pleased today to see a baby owlett has emerged from our...

19 comments

dawnsaunt

15 May, 2016
Dawnsaunt

Its about time

I managed to get out into the garden again, I have been threatening to do so for...

1 comment

csarina

15 May, 2016
Csarina

Tenants living in rented Council owned accommodation

should think very carefully before planting any type of tree. Conifers can be bought...

0 comments

dianebulley

15 May, 2016
Dianebulley

Growing Jacaranda Mimosifolia Trees

Can these trees grow in NC growing zone 7B?? I was given the seeds as a gift but...

2 comments

backforthe2ndtime

15 May, 2016
Backforthe2..

May is going fine.

I had to take down the Tillandsia tree. It had become the favorite way of getting...

1 comment

stan510

14 May, 2016
Stan510

**PART TWO MALVERN ** ALPINES AND PRIMULA AURICUA.

Being as you liked my first blog, I thought you might like to see some more of my...

10 comments

Dottydaisy2

14 May, 2016
Dottydaisy2

A Man Feels A Need To Plant Trees!..A Very Satisfying Job Completed This Afternoon.

Yes, it's a great feeling to plant trees (I'm sure many ladys feel the need too)....

27 comments

paulspatch

14 May, 2016
Paulspatch

FAO Gnarlygnon

Hello Gg Attached are my attempts at growing three standard fuchsias. What do I need...

3 comments

marjories

14 May, 2016
Marjories

Spring Spring Spring

It is such a lovely time of year, well usually it is. I love May, spring sunshine...

32 comments

oliveoil

14 May, 2016
Oliveoil

What a difference . . .

. . . a few days makes. Suddenly everything is blooming, and giving me plenty to...

15 comments

sheilabub

14 May, 2016
Sheilabub

Host of Hostas

A blog to try and help me keep track of my growing collection of hostas. They are...

15 comments

Gee19

13 May, 2016
Gee19

***Some shots from The Malvern Spring Show***BONSAI

As you gathered we went to Malvern, and being as I took so many photographs, decided...

18 comments

Dottydaisy2

13 May, 2016
Dottydaisy2

My garden after I've been away for a few days.

It's a pleasure to go on holiday for a while but the pleasure on seeing your garden...

21 comments

homebird

13 May, 2016
Homebird

MacPennys Woodland Walk 2

I can only seem to publish three images........

3 comments

eirlys

13 May, 2016
Eirlys

MacPennys

Today was a bright, sunny day so we decided to visit MacPenny's, a garden nursery...

11 comments

eirlys

13 May, 2016
Eirlys

*Beautiful invader - Cytisus scoparius*

I took several pictures on our way to Victoria from our car of scotch broom along...

5 comments

klahanie

13 May, 2016
Klahanie

A little peak at the garden today..

Here's some photos I've just taken (about five minutes ago) of the back garden today.. The...

13 comments

dandanspondpage

13 May, 2016
Dandanspond..

Walk along Wyver Lane this morning,

It was a lovely sunny morning with a few white clouds around but the wind was very...

6 comments

lindak

13 May, 2016
Lindak

Balcony gearing up for summer

Balcony gearing up for summer Have you enjoyed the week or so of warm weather we...

6 comments

balcony

12 May, 2016
Balcony

Sharing

I guess I am starting this blog because with all the information on the web, the...

4 comments

littlefeat

12 May, 2016
Littlefeat

This weeks project..

As you all know we live in a newish cul disac with older ex council houses opposite...

2 comments

dandanspondpage

12 May, 2016
Dandanspond..

Better pic of my "bell" plant.

I hope this is a better pic of my Bell plant.

5 comments

backforthe2ndtime

11 May, 2016
Backforthe2..

First New Fuchsia Flower :)

One of my new Fuchsias has flowered. It's called Loeky, and is very cute I think...

28 comments

hywel

11 May, 2016
Hywel

Wee visit to my local reclamation yard

I couldn't resist it! I bought a salix kilmarnock willow never had one before think...

12 comments

scotsmanvic

10 May, 2016
Scotsmanvic