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Beautiful Orchids in Dobbies for £7

And they are 2 stemmed Orchids. So I bought 2 new ones . Very healthy plants. Real...

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Scotkat

16 Aug, 2014
Scotkat

Reblooming Iris germanica

Iris germanica "Immortality", is a remont that is, it can, won't say will, re flower...

7 comments

siris

15 Aug, 2014
Siris

What Do They Eat?

As there seems to be a plague of slugs and snails this year, I thought it might be...

17 comments

AndrewR

15 Aug, 2014
Andrewr

A very helpful website for crop growers...

I just came across this great website http://www.pots2plots.com/index.html I was...

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cottagekaren

15 Aug, 2014
Cottagekaren

TheJurassic Coast..

We recently had a short break to Exmouth on the south coast..and had great weather...

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bloomer

14 Aug, 2014
Bloomer

Calpod day!

Today is a day we won't forget, because our Son (Callum) came home from the USA AND...

41 comments

cottagekaren

14 Aug, 2014
Cottagekaren

Up date on Gastropod molluscs

I have a few plants being eaten by slugs & snails this month & last. I have...

12 comments

bramhallbill

14 Aug, 2014
Bramhallbill

New addition to the Menagerie!

A few weeks back my Son (very kindly) brought home a baby bird which had blown out...

7 comments

honeysucklegold

14 Aug, 2014
Honeysuckle..

advert on goy

hi folks i contacted G.O.Y.reference the tesco/asda rewards for questions it is not...

2 comments

snoopdog

14 Aug, 2014
Snoopdog

Old Lawnmower Handle (Recycling)

At this time of year, this fern, after high winds and heavy rain would normally have...

21 comments

alanb

14 Aug, 2014
Alanb

My poor Eucalyptus

As I may have mentioned we planted a Eucalyptus tree a month or so back (before the...

9 comments

samjp

13 Aug, 2014
Samjp

Geranium wallichianum bed

by John Beaulieu Last summer I created a hill (really just a small mound) for my...

3 comments

bowl_you

13 Aug, 2014
Bowl_you

Gone to seed!

I have done rather too good a job on my garden. In endeavouring to make it easy to...

5 comments

Troddles

13 Aug, 2014
Troddles

Pots of Colour

The Lilies are finally opening I didn't know what colour they would be so I was delighted...

17 comments

neellan

12 Aug, 2014
Neellan

A wet south west in August

As many of you know Summer is not my favourite gardening season unless you count...

16 comments

bjs

12 Aug, 2014
Bjs

Pink, purple and ?blue Gladioli.

I took these photos today as we are going away for a few days and they will probably...

12 comments

homebird

12 Aug, 2014
Homebird

Palram polycarbonate greenhouse

We have recently purchased a palram polycarbonate greenhouse. Do not purchase one...

4 comments

fieldhouse1

12 Aug, 2014
Fieldhouse1

The lady of the garden!

Hi all, I'm sure all of us have a favorite plant or ornament in our gardens that...

16 comments

teds

12 Aug, 2014
Teds

A short stroll on a windy August day

Just a handful of pics to capture some of the plants in flower, by a not-very-good...

30 comments

sheilabub

12 Aug, 2014
Sheilabub

is it worth it?

Like many of you I have this compulsion to buy plants especially when they are apparently...

23 comments

seaburngirl

11 Aug, 2014
Seaburngirl

A visit to Brodsworth Hall and Gardens.

It was a lovely day on Saturday and we had had enough of working on the patio and...

35 comments

homebird

11 Aug, 2014
Homebird

Cant go Sailing - what shall we do instead?

Not that I was asked this question but this in essence is what went through my husband's...

9 comments

seaburngirl

11 Aug, 2014
Seaburngirl

What is this?

I have just found this creature in the garden. It was climbing up the garage door....

16 comments

marjories

11 Aug, 2014
Marjories

The Day that Hurrican Bertha hit town. lol :O)

Thankfully, Bertha had blown herself out somewhat over the Atlantic and just dumped...

15 comments

oliveoil

11 Aug, 2014
Oliveoil

Garden opening NGS 2014

I so sorry i haven't visited thiis site for some time however i have been busy with...

3 comments

jacquiwhitmore

11 Aug, 2014
Jacquiwhitm..

Mid-August flowers in my garden.

The garden is very overgrown and looks a mess to me, so I've started to cut back...

32 comments

hywel

10 Aug, 2014
Hywel

Who wanted Lucifer?

I promised some crocosmia to somebody but don't seem to have the details of who wanted...

7 comments

steragram

9 Aug, 2014
Steragram

Oh Dear!!! I'm feeling cruel now..

Now you really shouldn't laugh but I know you will.. I couldn't get the poor thing...

20 comments

lincslass

9 Aug, 2014
Lincslass

Just some pics from around the garden after the storms.

We had a tremendous thunderstorm yesterday with huge hail stones. I went out today...

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waddy

9 Aug, 2014
Waddy

Crocosmias

These are a few photos taken this afternoon after the torrential rain we had yesterday. I...

5 comments

marjories

9 Aug, 2014
Marjories

Pembroke town show

This week we went to the local farm show in Pembroke. The long awaited weighing of...

15 comments

sandra

8 Aug, 2014
Sandra

Crocosmia in the Garden 2014

Last year on a very hot day Marjories and I met up for the first time. We had planned...

18 comments

oliveoil

8 Aug, 2014
Oliveoil

Dig the City 6th August 2014

Manchester Urban Garden Festival on from 2nd to 10th August 2014. Optical illusion...

8 comments

bramhallbill

7 Aug, 2014
Bramhallbill

The Garden in August 2014

Tried to take pictures from different places and angles. Front Garden. A bit colourless...

25 comments

Owdboggy

7 Aug, 2014
Owdboggy

Indoors if wet! Cacti, Succulents and tender Plants

Having been rained off on numerous occasions in May, I had to taking shelter inside,...

10 comments

siris

7 Aug, 2014
Siris

New to this site,

I have an old dog bath, and I would like to grow various vegetables in it. Which...

3 comments

tjnnannys

6 Aug, 2014
Tjnnannys

pond 4

This is as far as I’d got in the last blog I emptied the stone sink so that I could...

31 comments

franl155

6 Aug, 2014
Franl155

A day out to Drum and Crathes Castle Gardens today

These are both National trust Gardens. And it was such a lovely day we decided to...

15 comments

Scotkat

5 Aug, 2014
Scotkat

I feel a 'pruning fest' coming on!

Several of the 'small' trees in the garden are shooting up wildly, and I'm keen to...

15 comments

sheilabub

5 Aug, 2014
Sheilabub

Down the garden path!

Hi all, just thought I would update you on the progress in the garden with a few...

21 comments

teds

5 Aug, 2014
Teds

A sea of red poppies @ the Tower of London.

This photo was taken today 5/8/14 an amazing sight and astounded by the aerie silence...

33 comments

grandmage

5 Aug, 2014
Grandmage

Cheerfulness in the Cemetery

Walking through a graveyard, I saw these happy sunflowers growing out of the ground...

20 comments

terratoonie

5 Aug, 2014
Terratoonie

Keeping Busy or Playing..

Call it what you like I'm having great fun, general tidying up, grass mowing, pruning...

10 comments

lincslass

4 Aug, 2014
Lincslass

Corseside summer update. :-)

Well as you can imagine we have been busy with the nursery especially the watering...

21 comments

sandra

4 Aug, 2014
Sandra

A wee tour - End of July Garden

Welcome to my End of July garden! The latest development is the addition of the greenhouse,...

35 comments

cottagekaren

4 Aug, 2014
Cottagekaren

Gardener's Delight

This is the first ripe tomato. It looks like three tomatoes but they are conjoined...

8 comments

marjories

3 Aug, 2014
Marjories

Pollen collectors.

The flowers on one of my cacti recently attracted some hoverflies. They were there...

22 comments

hywel

3 Aug, 2014
Hywel

**HERE WE GO AGAIN**........

ANOTHER LITTLE PROJECT .....THE HERB BORDER HAS BECOME HORRIBLY OVERGROWN, SO DRASTIC...

14 comments

Dottydaisy2

2 Aug, 2014
Dottydaisy2

nicksgardenss

Nicksgardenss.

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nicksgardenss

2 Aug, 2014
Nicksgardenss

Sweet Corn

Well! It's the first attempt at growing Sweet Corn & I have been successful LOL,...

6 comments

LadyEssex1

2 Aug, 2014
Ladyessex1