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Gardening blogs from Jul 2018

Still catching up

I'm sorry it's taking me so long to catch up with GOY please forgive me if I haven't...

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amy2

30 Jul, 2018
Amy2

National Newspaper Article About Our Garden :)

THIS IS MY PREVIOUS BLOG BUT WITH THE SCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE ADDED AT THE BOTTOM. Today...

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cottagekaren

29 Jul, 2018
Cottagekaren

Tomato problem

Hi there, just found that some of my tomatoes have 'blossom end rot' ! This is a...

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tryharder

28 Jul, 2018
Tryharder

Constant lovely hot sunny weather ... lots of garden work done.

Early summer gave no indication of the heat-wave to come ... my back garden was green...

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terratoonie

28 Jul, 2018
Terratoonie

RAIN AT LAST

Hooray, it's finally raining after 2 months of waiting. Still waiting for it to...

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pb123

27 Jul, 2018
Pb123

End of July In My Garden

Before this wonderful weather breaks (the clouds are gathering as I type this), I...

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cottagekaren

27 Jul, 2018
Cottagekaren

Willow and the Golden Border

Willow always likes to be in the photos. I decided to just run with it...she gives...

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cottagekaren

27 Jul, 2018
Cottagekaren

Hot Composting - Does it Work?

As mentioned in my blog about RHS Chatsworth, Ive purchased a Hotbin for composting. First...

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littleoldman

27 Jul, 2018
Littleoldman

What a show ...

What a show ... even if I do say so myself! When, at the beginning of May, I decided...

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balcony

26 Jul, 2018
Balcony

HOT!!!

I put my room thermostat (very accurate) in the middle of the garden just to see-and...

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pb123

26 Jul, 2018
Pb123

Daylily 11

I don't have many daylilies that are solid colors, and when they happen, I am not...

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wylieintheazores

25 Jul, 2018
Wylieinthea..

Growing Coriander from a divided supermarket pot ,,,,,,,,

I find location is important to these plants especially in this heat wave. I have...

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dianebulley

25 Jul, 2018
Dianebulley

heat wave

This year my 19 year old Campsis Radicans 'Flava' vine has flowered as never before!...

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vileve

24 Jul, 2018
Vileve

Syril

How about this for a very large tortoise called Syril. Last week We went out for...

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marjories

24 Jul, 2018
Marjories

A Little Friend

Our garden has been neglected since February; well that’s not strictly true as our...

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eirlys

23 Jul, 2018
Eirlys

At the veg patch today.

Barbara and I netted the raspberries, dug up some potatoes, cleared the broad beans...

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linda235

22 Jul, 2018
Linda235

Daylily 10

It has been a rough year for my plants, with no rain in June and half of July, many...

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wylieintheazores

22 Jul, 2018
Wylieinthea..

Bargain buy today

I was surprised to read in the Press back in May that the Wyevale Garden Centres...

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shirley_tulip

22 Jul, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Hard Pruning

these three photos are of my Nelly Moser Massacre! you will notice the Conifer trunk...

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vileve

21 Jul, 2018
Vileve

hard pruning

going back to my hard pruning , not sure how many photo's can be sent at one time...

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vileve

21 Jul, 2018
Vileve

hard pruning

last autumn 2017 I hard pruned 3 plants the Eleagnus was totally out of control...

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vileve

21 Jul, 2018
Vileve

July in bloom

Today we had some clouds and light rain, and I must say it was nice not to be baked...

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hywel

20 Jul, 2018
Hywel

Recycled wheelbarrow - turned it in to a bog garden

The frame rusted off my wheelbarrow so as I had a Bressingham Blue Hosta and Polystichum...

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drc726

20 Jul, 2018
Drc726

Today starts 'The Big Butterfly Count 2018'

The Big Butterfly Count 2018 is taking place from today, 20th July, to 12th August,...

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drc726

20 Jul, 2018
Drc726

Sorry I've not been around for so long !

Hi everyone hope you're all ok , sorry I haven't been around for so long a few things...

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simbad

19 Jul, 2018
Simbad

Helpful information from the RHS

This is from an e-mail sent today from the RHS ... it may be helpful to all of...

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shirley_tulip

19 Jul, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Drosera (Sundews)

Three species of Drosera, commonly known as the Sundew, are native to the Uk. They...

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siris

19 Jul, 2018
Siris

garden tour

i was on a garden tour today, three gardens of the sarnia hort. soc.Im sorry,the...

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patrickjohn2

19 Jul, 2018
Patrickjohn2

Some flowers are blooming even in hot weather.

The lack of rain is a problem for us all but the garden still manages to look good...

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linda235

18 Jul, 2018
Linda235

Feeling Disappointed & Ungrateful At The Same Time

My husband often quotes the saying, "Be careful what you wish for!" I've been wishing...

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dawnsaunt

17 Jul, 2018
Dawnsaunt

Last Sunday

As usual we walked across the recreation ground to buy a Sunday paper. I took my...

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siris

17 Jul, 2018
Siris

Trying to beat the drought without using water...

Hi everybody, sorry its been a long time between blogs, not a lot going on around...

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lincslass

16 Jul, 2018
Lincslass

my 6 yr old hedge, and some of what's behind it..

when i moved in here 6 yrs ago, there was no privacy at all. this is a corner lot,...

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odaatpat

16 Jul, 2018
Odaatpat

A mystery to solve!

Some of you may have read my blog on my trials and tribulations, but the good news...

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honeysucklegold

16 Jul, 2018
Honeysuckle..

Shades of Pink

While the World Cup Football match was being shown live on TV, I took stock of how...

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shirley_tulip

15 Jul, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Two little shoes on the step!

The family's gone home, We feel a bit flat. A bit tired too, I need to add that! The...

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wildrose

15 Jul, 2018
Wildrose

***REAL GARDENS**🌺🌻🌳🌿🐝🐌

We are always looking for old gardening programs to watch on the box, and came across...

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Dottydaisy2

15 Jul, 2018
Dottydaisy2

Summer planting

Hi Everyone, Well, the summer always inspires me to get on with those jobs I have...

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autumnleaves66

15 Jul, 2018
Autumnleave..

Seed pod pitcher plant for Siris

Hi Siris couple of photos to look at what do you think ?

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gnarly_gnome

15 Jul, 2018
Gnarly_gnome

Daylily no names yet ?

couple more with no names but will save on here and have a good look through my photos Gg found...

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gnarly_gnome

15 Jul, 2018
Gnarly_gnome

Leeches In My Pond!!!

I pulled out a solar powered water pump out of one of my ponds to clean the filter...

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loosestrife2

14 Jul, 2018
Loosestrife2

dappled shade walk..

this is the main road as you enter Greenhaven Trailer Park, my peaceful neighbourhood..it's...

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odaatpat

14 Jul, 2018
Odaatpat

Flame tree,Jacaranda and Mountain palms..

The red flames and the blue Jacaranda are getting closer and closer to large tree's...

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stan510

14 Jul, 2018
Stan510

The joys of the countryside! The Heron, fox & hedgehog

Time for a minor rant as it's been so annoying, trying and downright irritating just...

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honeysucklegold

12 Jul, 2018
Honeysuckle..

The Front Garden

This is a few photos of our front garden. The lawn is barely in existance. I hope...

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marjories

11 Jul, 2018
Marjories

Little pond

I have a wooden half barrel which we use to grow marsh marigold and a dwarf waterlily....

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pb123

11 Jul, 2018
Pb123

Lets go golfing,American style...

A local pee golf course.

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stan510

11 Jul, 2018
Stan510

July photos

Its just too hot !some plants are loving it and others well !! Lava Flow a gift...

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gnarly_gnome

10 Jul, 2018
Gnarly_gnome

The sun is setting !

Phew another scorcher here in Wales and I am now starting to will the sun to go down...

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kidsgran

9 Jul, 2018
Kidsgran

Floristry Practice

In May I took a short (3 Week) beginners floristry class at the local county Tech....

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cottagekaren

9 Jul, 2018
Cottagekaren