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Gardening blogs from Jul 2017

my latest project!

i was sitting in the back yard this morning and got to thinking that i want a stone...

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vjd

31 Jul, 2017
Vjd

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (1)

In mid May, I flew off to Yunnan in southwest China for another botanising holiday....

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AndrewR

31 Jul, 2017
Andrewr

Our Compost Heap

We have quite a large compost heap hidden in a section of the back garden.I throw...

11 comments

eirlys

31 Jul, 2017
Eirlys

Been taking photos

Keep your eyes peeled later when I put them up on my garden page. I have 25 to...

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pamelaanne

31 Jul, 2017
Pamelaanne

Our mixed up garden in a mixed up summer!

I made a snap decision (sorry!) to go outside and take a few photos in between the...

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wildrose

31 Jul, 2017
Wildrose

Gardeners' World prog about invasive non-native species

Did you see last weeks episode of Gardeners' World when Prof Helen Roy from the Centre...

28 comments

green_finger

30 Jul, 2017
Green_finger

The July Balcony

The July Balcony As I haven't shown many of the plants on our balcony at home I...

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balcony

30 Jul, 2017
Balcony

'Spot the Difference'!

'Spot the Difference'! I would like to do a "mini-blog" so I propose a game, like...

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balcony

30 Jul, 2017
Balcony

rescuing a few boston fern

a month ago i found 4 of these ferns on the garden shop clearance rack, i just had...

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vjd

29 Jul, 2017
Vjd

Last day holiday blues....

Last day on my holiday today and taken a chance to have. A wander through the woods...

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new_at_this

29 Jul, 2017
New_at_this

Nothing to do with gardening

Hi all, I hope everyone is well, I have not been on the site since last October,...

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loupylou

29 Jul, 2017
Loupylou

Yesterday in the garden..

July garden update..

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dandanspondpage

28 Jul, 2017
Dandanspond..

Developing nicely.

In October 2014 as some of the older members may remember we made some changes to...

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stroller

28 Jul, 2017
Stroller

Summer in my garden.

I've been 'tidying' a bit more of my garden, removing some overgrown plants, and...

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hywel

28 Jul, 2017
Hywel

The Elusive Monarch Butterfly

The elusive Monarch Butterfly has finally arrived. This is the first one I've seen...

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bathgate

27 Jul, 2017
Bathgate

Everything still keeps blooming despite the terrible weather !

Hope you enjoy the visit to my garden. Every plant this year seems to have grown...

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marjories

27 Jul, 2017
Marjories

I visit Delonix's old street. Bruce Street.

I wanted to see what might be the largest Mango in the bay area. On that very same...

24 comments

stan510

25 Jul, 2017
Stan510

Heuchera Corner Maintenance

Yesterday I gave Heuchera Corner a tidy. This involved a bit of weeding, the removal...

27 comments

cottagekaren

25 Jul, 2017
Cottagekaren

July Flowering in the Alps

July in the Alps brings clear warm days and an abundance of wild life. Views of the...

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siris

24 Jul, 2017
Siris

Be careful what you wish for!

Having bemoaned the fact that everywhere was so dry and standing pots on saucers...

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honeysucklegold

24 Jul, 2017
Honeysuckle..

Hummingbird Hawk Moth

Is there any way to write a comment without a photo? I don't know of one, but just...

29 comments

sheilabub

23 Jul, 2017
Sheilabub

Warm re-blooms

A little heat can make a big difference in flowers, especially daylilies. I like...

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wylieintheazores

22 Jul, 2017
Wylieinthea..

Flowers

hi all some of our flowers hope you all like them :)) !http://media.growsonyou.com/photos/blog_photo/image/190766/main/DSC00

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mark61

21 Jul, 2017
Mark61

Hostas Friend

spotted this little guy on the front step this morning, well not so little! good...

18 comments

vjd

21 Jul, 2017
Vjd

Summer on Scilly

We spent a lovely holiday with our family on the Isles of Scilly and I would like...

18 comments

wildrose

21 Jul, 2017
Wildrose

Summer at it's best...

It seems to have been a long time coming,but at last ,everything is reaching it's...

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bloomer

21 Jul, 2017
Bloomer

Two more welcome visitors to the garden

I know that we have frogs in the garden, occasionally they appear when I am weeding...

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honeysucklegold

21 Jul, 2017
Honeysuckle..

In Minature

OH, who is a railway enthusiast and I visited this model railway in France. He is...

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siris

20 Jul, 2017
Siris

giant squash plant

i put 6 of these plants in , 5 survived , this is a single plant 3 times the size...

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vjd

20 Jul, 2017
Vjd

Osmanthus for Bloomer

Sandra, remember the little Osmanthus shrubs we planted in the Spring of 2011? Mine...

7 comments

shirley_tulip

20 Jul, 2017
Shirley_tulip

The Koi pond at night

Hi all again, Just a small follow on from yesterday blog. I decided to take a couple...

4 comments

tony1247

20 Jul, 2017
Tony1247

Summer flowers

Haven't done a flower one for ages so here goes: sorry I haven't got variety names...

24 comments

steragram

19 Jul, 2017
Steragram

2017 - Update on new garden

Hi GOY'ers, It's been a while but i have been a little bit busy. We are now 11 months...

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tony1247

19 Jul, 2017
Tony1247

first veggies of the year

here is a few veggies i picked today, a couple of zucchini, yellow squash, and several...

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vjd

19 Jul, 2017
Vjd

Sheds - accepting the challenge!

Well I said I wouldn't do it but it would be fun after all. Mine isn't fancy or girly...

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steragram

19 Jul, 2017
Steragram

July 2017

Added Shasta Daisy to south facing garden Added yellow cone flower to south facing...

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dirtygirl

18 Jul, 2017
Dirtygirl

Where have all the butterflies gone !

I take a walk along a cycle path near where I live quite often , there are a lot...

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kidsgran

18 Jul, 2017
Kidsgran

Hoping.

I'm not the best of gardeners but I know just enough to maintain my garden. However,...

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vickii99

18 Jul, 2017
Vickii99

Rachel's Garden 2017

Now I'm composing this on Ipad, but the photos were taken on a phone, so I'm hoping...

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cottagekaren

17 Jul, 2017
Cottagekaren

Butterflies and Bees

As mentioned on a previous blog I said I would post some photo's of the butterflies...

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honeysucklegold

17 Jul, 2017
Honeysuckle..

Jardin Zen

Whilst on holiday recently I visited this garden in the Drome, France. A garden...

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siris

16 Jul, 2017
Siris

Some Day lilies from my garden

They've done really well this year.

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green_finger

16 Jul, 2017
Green_finger

Looking far better than I imagined

After getting all the free plants and hard work, things have really grown. I have...

7 comments

hillsidegirl

15 Jul, 2017
Hillsidegirl

Ship shape and Shiney....

Last weekend to get the garden licked into shape before going away. Everything is...

22 comments

new_at_this

15 Jul, 2017
New_at_this

July in my garden

I am sitting here looking out at the rain wishing I was pottering about in the garden....

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linda235

15 Jul, 2017
Linda235

Seven Sepals

Just thought I would post this had many Fuchsias with five sepals but don’t remember...

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peterathome

15 Jul, 2017
Peterathome

Starlings waiting for their bread

every night i try to throw out some bread for the birds, i get the discount bread...

6 comments

vjd

15 Jul, 2017
Vjd

I'm showing my age - I'm getting a shed for my birthday!

Hello All I just thought I would share this with you green fingered crew. We've just...

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hollyduff

14 Jul, 2017
Hollyduff

Here and there

We have removed the lilies (Stargaze) from the greenhouse and placed them under our...

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eirlys

14 Jul, 2017
Eirlys

A little colour again.

Our double wall on the terrace used to involve us in lots of weeding. The hyacinth...

6 comments

eirlys

14 Jul, 2017
Eirlys