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Gardening blogs from May 2018

Daylilies 5

Another round of daylilies. They are opening very well, and the pollen is developing...

10 comments

wylieintheazores

31 May, 2018
Wylieinthea..

Barbara and Linda's vegetable patch.

As you know, Barbara and I have taken over Pete's cherished veg patch since he died...

17 comments

linda235

30 May, 2018
Linda235

Thalictrum Black Stockings

So pleased to see this meadow rue in my garden today. It was planted last year so...

6 comments

green_finger

30 May, 2018
Green_finger

It’s not always about flowers ....

I love my flowers but also I’m a big fan of architectural plants.

38 comments

dawnsaunt

30 May, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Veg patch

Need to blog quickly as I want to get food and a cup of tea! Just finished getting...

4 comments

pamelaanne

28 May, 2018
Pamelaanne

Iris for Siris

Sorry I havnt been on as much I will have a catch up next rainy day ! wont be long...

17 comments

gnarly_gnome

28 May, 2018
Gnarly_gnome

Looking good after the Thunder and rain

the garden was looking extremely fresh after the much needed rain from yesterday...

16 comments

stroller

27 May, 2018
Stroller

Cute little visitor enjoying my garden just now

Just spotted it from the bedroom and rushed to photograph it through the window,...

6 comments

pamelaanne

26 May, 2018
Pamelaanne

Look what I nearly stepped on!

Good job I was looking down when I went to the greenhouse site the other day. I nearly...

10 comments

eirlys

26 May, 2018
Eirlys

wonderful cactus

I have had this Epiphyllum or its parent since the late 1950s when I was a teenage...

18 comments

steragram

26 May, 2018
Steragram

A wonderful trip to Sweden.

We are back from our sons' place in Sweden. I worked in the garden this time and...

11 comments

linda235

25 May, 2018
Linda235

Species Pelargoniums

I have been getting quite worried about my precious species Pelargoniums as they...

13 comments

cottagekaren

25 May, 2018
Cottagekaren

Chelsea Flower Show

Having watched all the programmes so far, including the afternoon ones, when I should...

14 comments

honeysucklegold

25 May, 2018
Honeysuckle..

Thursday Jaunt - Falkland Palace and Gardens, Fife

Another National Trust for Scotland property, Falkland Palace is partly ruined but...

12 comments

cottagekaren

24 May, 2018
Cottagekaren

So...what's your People's Choice?

I've just cast my vote on the BBC...it closes this evening but you still have half...

16 comments

cottagekaren

24 May, 2018
Cottagekaren

I have now found 3 Clematis

that I thought had been killed off by the winter cold are still alive and making...

5 comments

dianebulley

24 May, 2018
Dianebulley

'Pinky' or not 'Pinky'?

'Pinky' or not 'Pinky'? This it appears is a blog which I saved as a draft back in...

4 comments

balcony

22 May, 2018
Balcony

Nature's clashing colours

It never fails to surprise me that in a garden colours tone so well together, In...

10 comments

eirlys

22 May, 2018
Eirlys

Arbour

Been missing a while, but still doing stuff in garden. Just haven't had time to share...

7 comments

littleoldman

22 May, 2018
Littleoldman

Birthday presents

A week ago it was my birthday. So my youngest son, who lives close by to us, thought...

10 comments

balcony

22 May, 2018
Balcony

All kinds of every thing.

A mix of all sorts. Potato Tree. Multi Blue Clematis Londons Pride Veronica Miniture...

26 comments

thrupennybit

22 May, 2018
Thrupennybit

new family to the block

over the past 2 years i have posted a few pictures of the Canadian geese that come...

4 comments

vjd

21 May, 2018
Vjd

The Sun is really Shining

Even though we have experienced a strange winter & Spring. It seems to have made...

4 comments

marjories

21 May, 2018
Marjories

Desirable Home vacant!

This is the bird box that was taken over last year by Tree Bumble Bees. At the end...

7 comments

siris

21 May, 2018
Siris

Artist's palette of rich colours....Westonbirt Arboretum.

Yesterday we headed off to visit the Arboretum expectant to see the Azaleas,Rhodis...

4 comments

meadowland

21 May, 2018
Meadowland

Just a few plants in the garden

Two of my Acers look very different to Karen's, so I said that I would take photos. The...

8 comments

sheilabub

21 May, 2018
Sheilabub

??? Feeling Blue ???

A few weeks backs I did a blog on how we had finally found some blue wall pots. I...

18 comments

jenlewis

21 May, 2018
Jenlewis

Early Colours

An update to my very first question on here, wonderfully identified for me by Seaburngirl...

8 comments

sunnydais

20 May, 2018
Sunnydais

Daylilies 4

I can't create new daylilies without named parents, so here are some that I really...

6 comments

wylieintheazores

20 May, 2018
Wylieinthea..

A miserable MAY.

Its been so chilly..and foggy and windy the whole month so far. Now,the average day...

4 comments

stan510

19 May, 2018
Stan510

From January to May 2018

I am having a bit of a struggle getting photos in on this different system but slowly...

4 comments

dorjac

18 May, 2018
Dorjac

Garden photos from 2018

Just trying to get my photos into this blog for 2018. Here goes, not successful the...

3 comments

dorjac

18 May, 2018
Dorjac

How Does Your Mind Garden?

I just had a great comment from Wells on the subject of my gardening ‘style’, and...

44 comments

cottagekaren

18 May, 2018
Cottagekaren

A Day of Discovery!

Today, while I was fishing Duck Weed out of the pond, I fished out a baby Newt! How...

20 comments

cottagekaren

17 May, 2018
Cottagekaren

Laurels

can someone help us please we are new to gardening. last year we had planted 60 laurels...

2 comments

margretnoon10

17 May, 2018
Margretnoon10

my new head

well after my little break, I am back. I've set up my new tank and totally redone...

13 comments

noseypotter

17 May, 2018
Noseypotter

Daylilies 3

Daylilies can be plain and simple, or as complicated as you want. For something simple,...

10 comments

wylieintheazores

17 May, 2018
Wylieinthea..

Underneath the Carport

I do not have a green house, so I've taken over the carport. My Cybidiums are now...

17 comments

siris

17 May, 2018
Siris

Rhododendrons at Nymans Gardens

There is a fine selection of Rhododendrons at Nymans Gardens, a National Trust property...

16 comments

shirley_tulip

16 May, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Woods and Alpines

We have had a beautiful few days of warmth and sunshine, with little wind. It's not...

12 comments

sunnydais

16 May, 2018
Sunnydais

Which Clematis Should I Choose?

My once gorgeous Ceanothus Concha is on its last legs, they sure are short lived....

27 comments

dawnsaunt

16 May, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Spring comes VT 2018

Spring at last. The longest winter ever. Dog Tooth Violet Romance Crocus The...

5 comments

wells

15 May, 2018
Wells

Wisteria

For Shirleytulip this starts at the side of the house it use to be a butchers shop...

12 comments

thrupennybit

15 May, 2018
Thrupennybit

Wonderful Wisteria

This morning we drove up to Nymans Gardens, a National Trust property since 1953,...

19 comments

shirley_tulip

15 May, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Beth Chatto

Beth Chatto leaves us aged 94. She died peacefully at home with family. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-44108301 There's...

19 comments

green_finger

15 May, 2018
Green_finger

update on baby rabbits

a while back i posted a picture of a few baby rabbits that i found in my raised...

10 comments

vjd

14 May, 2018
Vjd

A Look at my garden.

I haven’t posted any photos of my garden for quite a while, but as things are coming...

16 comments

cinderella

14 May, 2018
Cinderella

Daylilies 2

It is already mid-season for my daylilies-there are lots and lots open every day....

12 comments

wylieintheazores

14 May, 2018
Wylieinthea..

Getting there... :)

Sorry, no photos again but just updating on this year's gardening so far.... It's...

6 comments

pamelaanne

13 May, 2018
Pamelaanne

AGS Show-Wisley,12.5.18

A few favourites from the show Anemonella thalictroides 'Oscar Schoaf' Campanula...

10 comments

pcw

13 May, 2018
Pcw