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Gardening blogs from Jun 2019

Two nights in Porthcurno, Cornwall.

In a previous blog I included photos of the Minack, an outdoor theatre in Porthcurno. We...

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wildrose

18 Jun, 2019
Wildrose

Sorry state of life

Hello all,its been a while but lots happening in my life,my mum died 9th march here...

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ladybug47

18 Jun, 2019
Ladybug47

Improvements ... beofre and after.

At the bottom of my garden I had two mini greenhouses that were just balancing on...

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hywel

18 Jun, 2019
Hywel

Kingston Lacey walk

We went for weekend walk around Kingston Lacey at the weekend and enjoyed using the...

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rachelanna12

17 Jun, 2019
Rachelanna12

One month ago ...

I bought some small plants from a family run nursery to fill two manger baskets and...

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shirley_tulip

17 Jun, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Light nights

A couple of recent garden pictures. The dark one was 25 past 10 on Saturday night-simply...

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sunnydais

17 Jun, 2019
Sunnydais

Rain stopped, time for a look at the garden

I know we down here longed for rain, it came in the end, buckets of it, proves the...

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grandad_gardener

16 Jun, 2019
Grandad_gar..

Try again

Hopefully a clearer photo

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gerardine

16 Jun, 2019
Gerardine

Solar fountain

I was thrilled to get this little fairy solar fountain from my husband .he saw me...

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gerardine

16 Jun, 2019
Gerardine

Thank Heaven For Ferric Phosphate :)

I unashamedly scatter my Sluggy poison all over the garden in spring, and the results...

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cottagekaren

15 Jun, 2019
Cottagekaren

Chopping the Cherry Laurel!

Fortunately the rain stopped and the morning looked bright and sunny. Quite warmish...

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kate123

15 Jun, 2019
Kate123

Golden Border June 2019

Just like to keep a record of progress in golden border. :)

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cottagekaren

14 Jun, 2019
Cottagekaren

That Mink Cleaned Me Out Again?

One winter night a mink(s) cleaned my ponds of every fish in them, over sixty fish....

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loosestrife2

13 Jun, 2019
Loosestrife2

A Holiday With Lots Of Variety!

We are just back from a holiday which included a weekend in London, a four night...

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cottagekaren

13 Jun, 2019
Cottagekaren

Beechgrove Garden

I had a reply message re keeping Beechgrove Garden on air on BBC which I copied here....

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thorneyside

13 Jun, 2019
Thorneyside

NGS London open gardens

I try to see a few different gardens every year and if it's possible several on the...

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ginellie

12 Jun, 2019
Ginellie

back garden continued

It has been a very busy year so far! I cant believe we are in June already. My other...

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rachelanna12

12 Jun, 2019
Rachelanna12

Water Butts - and birds

Like most of the country we have had a lot of rain! We have several water butts...

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honeysucklegold

11 Jun, 2019
Honeysuckle..

Just a quick recommendation.

I'm sure you all have but if anyone hasn't already tried Siculum Honey Lily (Nectaroscordum)...

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sunnydais

11 Jun, 2019
Sunnydais

What a Difference a Year Makes

On a VERY wet day in Cheshire, I thought I would tidy up some photographs on my PC....

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alanb

11 Jun, 2019
Alanb

Wind break

We have a narrow passage between out house and a side garden leading into the back...

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amy2

11 Jun, 2019
Amy2

The garden early June

I am really pleased how the majority of the garden is doing. Back in March/ April...

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seaburngirl

11 Jun, 2019
Seaburngirl

Herbaceous border in may

Some border plants Clematis chisianensis

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pcw

10 Jun, 2019
Pcw

May

A few from May Androsace studiosorum Lewisia Linum capitatum Ptilotrochum spinosum Aquilegia...

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pcw

10 Jun, 2019
Pcw

Rachel’s Garden in Shaftesbury, Dorset

We have been spending some time in the warmer south western counties. Today we spent...

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cottagekaren

9 Jun, 2019
Cottagekaren

Beechgrove Garden Cancellation...petition the BBC

Keep Beechgrove Garden On Air | 38 Degrees The BBC have really annoyed me this year....

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cottagekaren

8 Jun, 2019
Cottagekaren

Revamp of pool area.

Yet another change,one which had been niggling for awhile...….The first photo shows...

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meadowland

8 Jun, 2019
Meadowland

A few of the Pond

It’s slowly coming alive, a few water lily are in flower.

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dawnsaunt

6 Jun, 2019
Dawnsaunt

Question. Trachelospermum jasminoides Variegatum

I've had this Variegated Trachelospermum twining shrub for many years. The leaves...

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siris

6 Jun, 2019
Siris

Rainy day in Moray

Some pics of my backgarden.

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gerardine

5 Jun, 2019
Gerardine

A strange thing ...

I've recently seen a few dead bees on some flowers in my garden. First of all I saw...

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hywel

4 Jun, 2019
Hywel

Today in the garden. Just before the rain.

We haven't had all the wonderful weather you have had south of the border. Tomorrow...

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linda235

3 Jun, 2019
Linda235

Visit to Ashwood Nurseries John Masseys Private Garden (again)

As I only live a couple miles from Ashwoods I try to visit the open days when I can...

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daylily

2 Jun, 2019
Daylily

Before and after

Every May I usually post a photo of my pergola covered in beautiful blooms of clematis...

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kidsgran

1 Jun, 2019
Kidsgran

It is mid-season for daylilies

With tons of flowers open every day, it is mid-season for my daylilies. So, a couple...

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wylieintheazores

1 Jun, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Loseley Park, near Guildford.Surrey.

This is the home of the More-Molyneaux Family. The garden was open free during the...

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feverfew

1 Jun, 2019
Feverfew