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Gardening blogs from Aug 2017

The last day of August [1]

It has been a funny month weather wise and today was no exception. The forecast was...

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seaburngirl

31 Aug, 2017
Seaburngirl

During the nice weather...

During the nice weather over the Bank Holiday, I took the time to tidy up a bit and...

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waddy

31 Aug, 2017
Waddy

Best Bougainvillea season in years I think.

August and September are big bloom months. Plus some others like Amaranth.

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stan510

30 Aug, 2017
Stan510

Changes sometimes have to happen..

Been having a busy time of late, the big shed at the bottom of our garden needed...

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lincslass

30 Aug, 2017
Lincslass

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (9)

All good things come to an end, and we had reached the last day of our trip. The...

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AndrewR

30 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Bambi and Thumper

Posting this for all the animal lovers. A friend sent these to us.

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wells

30 Aug, 2017
Wells

Winter already.

I'm starting to think it's winter already. I have lots of flowers on my Clematis...

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thorneyside

29 Aug, 2017
Thorneyside

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (8)

Today we were driving into the mountains and into snow. We were back in rhododendron...

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AndrewR

27 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

A few favourites on a sunny Bank Holiday

What's a Pulsatilla doing in flower at the end of August? Many of the following...

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sheilabub

27 Aug, 2017
Sheilabub

Finished garden

It has taken me around 9 months to tranform my garden. Now I just potter and tweak....

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hillsidegirl

25 Aug, 2017
Hillsidegirl

Fancy bells & succulents

Just had to share my pics of Cl Broughton Bride. It's just in it's 2nd year &...

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green_finger

25 Aug, 2017
Green_finger

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (7)

On this day, we set out from Zhongdian to drive round Napha Hai Lake Traditional...

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AndrewR

23 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Morning Glory (Ipomoea)

The Morning Glory (Ipomoea) plants on the balcony are flowering really well this...

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balcony

23 Aug, 2017
Balcony

Another day in the garden

Today has been a very hot humid day. After a visit to B &Q to choose some more...

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marjories

23 Aug, 2017
Marjories

Southport Flower Show

We were lucky enough to visit the country's largest independent flower show again...

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waddy

23 Aug, 2017
Waddy

Three Welsh pics

Our son came down from Lancashire to see us last week so we make the most of a fine...

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steragram

22 Aug, 2017
Steragram

A walk round the park

This was last week and I'm tired so I'll let the photos speak for themselves-hope...

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pamelaanne

22 Aug, 2017
Pamelaanne

***Some succulents around the garden***

We have been collecting succulents for a very long time, some we keep,and are now...

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Dottydaisy2

21 Aug, 2017
Dottydaisy2

So thrilled with my pond!

Just a quickie to say that suddenly, almost overnight, the pond has cleared and I...

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cottagekaren

21 Aug, 2017
Cottagekaren

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (6)

After a picnic lunch, we started looking at plants in an alpine meadow full of native...

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AndrewR

20 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Back from hols in Greece

Thought I'd share a few photos of the lovely plants/flowers around whilst on holiday,...

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daylily

20 Aug, 2017
Daylily

We're moving home . . .

As some of you already know, we sold our house back in March, found a smaller one-eventually-in...

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sheilabub

19 Aug, 2017
Sheilabub

Aristotle Was Fond Of Eating This........

Do you know what you are looking at? Hint- It flags trees not blogs Here are...

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loosestrife2

19 Aug, 2017
Loosestrife2

New and old

I was excited today to see the first flower on the fucshia that I bought on the bargain...

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pamelaanne

17 Aug, 2017
Pamelaanne

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (5)

After an overnight stay in a very comfortable hotel, we had another full day of driving....

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AndrewR

16 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Cherry picking and causing alarm

I decided to tackle the overgrown conifer and the unwanted young sycamore outside...

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pamelaanne

16 Aug, 2017
Pamelaanne

Pond update

The pond is settling well and the plants growing away well. The inline UV light is...

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seaburngirl

16 Aug, 2017
Seaburngirl

Roses....

.... at least, I think that's what they're called, the little bit with holes at the...

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pamelaanne

15 Aug, 2017
Pamelaanne

Our Fuchsias

We don't have that many Fuchsias any longer but we do have a few in containers in...

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eirlys

15 Aug, 2017
Eirlys

Pond Progress...Second Year

I'm just recording how well the pond has done this year. Or rather the pond plants!...

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cottagekaren

15 Aug, 2017
Cottagekaren

A glut of courgette/zucchini

I don't have a veg plot and I sort of suscribe to the potager garden style. Because...

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gaia_greenfingers

15 Aug, 2017
Gaia_greenf..

Our visit to Fairhaven woodland and water garden.

This was the first garden we visited while holidaying in Norfolk. It's in South Walsham...

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homebird

15 Aug, 2017
Homebird

August odds and ends..

Sunflowers I planted as seeds in June,now blooming. Tomatoes and Figs,I grew freshly...

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stan510

14 Aug, 2017
Stan510

Canalhopper's Garden

This blog will just be some random jottings and pictures of our garden, and a way...

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canalhopper

14 Aug, 2017
Canalhopper

The joys of living in the countryside!

Looking out the window the air is a delicate shade of brown and it 'snowing' small...

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honeysucklegold

14 Aug, 2017
Honeysuckle..

Local Fuchsia Show

These are some photos of plants at a small local Fuchsia show in Windsor that I went...

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thorneyside

14 Aug, 2017
Thorneyside

A Look at the Garden and New Helper Harriet...

Honestly !!! What happened to that heatwave some bright spark predicted, I do not...

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lincslass

13 Aug, 2017
Lincslass

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (4)

The previous day had ended with rain, and the weather did not improve over the next...

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AndrewR

13 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Hello, everyone!

I think, like many of you no doubt, I need a gardening blog to be able to share with...

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gaia_greenfingers

13 Aug, 2017
Gaia_greenf..

pampas grass move

After I’d had the idea of planting potatoes in sacks [see previous blog], I had another...

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franl155

12 Aug, 2017
Franl155

My pathetic veg patch

This is my veg patch, at least I got it started this year after having flu 5 times...

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pamelaanne

12 Aug, 2017
Pamelaanne

Garden Ornaments

Now that I have completed (for now) my garden lay-out and planting, I am turning...

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cottagekaren

12 Aug, 2017
Cottagekaren

Begonia Double Stars & others

Back in the springtime this year I wondered whether to do the baskets or not, well,...

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green_finger

12 Aug, 2017
Green_finger

It's all about the roses...

It's been a long week at work but I do love my Friday nights. Feels like a special...

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new_at_this

11 Aug, 2017
New_at_this

My garden is under attack :-(

I think my garden is under attack by voles. Nearly a month ago we had our new fence...

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jenlewis

10 Aug, 2017
Jenlewis

Help

Hello I have tried to post this question on the question page-for some reason I have...

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janelloyd

9 Aug, 2017
Janelloyd

spuds in sacks

I’ve never properly planted potatoes, though once I did stick a sprouty spud into...

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franl155

9 Aug, 2017
Franl155

*Forest 2017*

Every year for the last six I've been sure that I've finally got a part of the woods...

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Lori

9 Aug, 2017
Lori

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (3)

We had two nights at another homestay, perched on the side of the valley We had...

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AndrewR

9 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Overwintering 2016-17

My previous blog “greenhouse blues” describes how I overwintered plants for 2014-15...

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franl155

8 Aug, 2017
Franl155