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Gardening blogs from Jul 2019

Remontant Iris

Some Iris are Remontant, that is they can flower a second time. I think this is a...

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siris

31 Jul, 2019
Siris

Dotting the i s and crossing the t s.

Looking through my Gou virtual garden I've lots of plant I've had for a while but...

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siris

31 Jul, 2019
Siris

Lots of PINK in the garden today. 🌸🌺🌸

I had my phone outside to send a message ( no reception in the house! ) and noticed...

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wildrose

31 Jul, 2019
Wildrose

Herbaceous border in July

July flowering Sanguisorba tenuifolia 'Alba' and Persicaria amplexicaulis Clematis...

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pcw

31 Jul, 2019
Pcw

July

Some bits Dwarf Solidago-Golden Rod Cosmos peucedanifolius Gaura lindheimeri Clematis...

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pcw

31 Jul, 2019
Pcw

Making an appearance....(•‿•). w(°o°)w

I recently sent up a photograph of our cunningly disguised water butt, to the magazine...

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Dottydaisy2

30 Jul, 2019
Dottydaisy2

Back to GOY 1919

More sunshine today but cold, as it was yesterday when I got lots done in the garden...

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dorjac

30 Jul, 2019
Dorjac

I'm back need help with a problem with ground elder weed

Hello everybody I've been away from goy for a long time but so pleased to be back...

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sally1944

29 Jul, 2019
Sally1944

Busy July 2

More from the garden.

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scotsgran

29 Jul, 2019
Scotsgran

BEES............. in responce to Seaburngirls blog

Thought I would just share this, I think I did blog it on here a few years ago. Hope...

7 comments

stroller

28 Jul, 2019
Stroller

4 plants and a beautiful, though short stay, visitor.

In the garden I have deliberately allowed a native ivy to colonise the top of my...

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seaburngirl

28 Jul, 2019
Seaburngirl

July Highlights

It's been a mixed month weather wise, wind, rain, heat, chill. A bit of everything....

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sunnydais

27 Jul, 2019
Sunnydais

Busy July

The weather has been all over the place but the plants never let us down. I have...

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scotsgran

27 Jul, 2019
Scotsgran

End of July flowers.

Unlike most of Europe, we are having a fairly cool summer. Here it is, noon, and...

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wylieintheazores

26 Jul, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Garden is buzzing

We had a wonderful thunderstorm on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning [3.10- 4.20am]...

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seaburngirl

25 Jul, 2019
Seaburngirl

Ladybirds

We get many different species in the UK but the harlequin is an Asian invader and...

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seaburngirl

25 Jul, 2019
Seaburngirl

Dinner in the garden

Hope you are all enjoying some lovely weather. It is in the mid twenties here.......not...

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linda235

24 Jul, 2019
Linda235

My latest garden project ....

This is showing the Right side of the patio with the bench arbor which is sitting...

9 comments

stroller

24 Jul, 2019
Stroller

Nice Surprise

I noticed these tiny white flowers on my pond today, so exciting, never seen them...

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bornagain

24 Jul, 2019
Bornagain

Lifting and Shifting

Now that the Open days are over, I have been able to do a few jobs that were niggling...

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cottagekaren

21 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

............and yet another project !

It was one of those spur of the moment ideas......a 20foot,35 year old conifer was...

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meadowland

20 Jul, 2019
Meadowland

Scottish Gardens Scheme Open Days Are Over :)

This week we opened the garden for 4 days and welcomed about 60 visitors in total....

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cottagekaren

20 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

Contrasting Colours

We had a very wet day yesterday but the gardens had their rewards. When I went in...

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marjories

20 Jul, 2019
Marjories

Oops!!!! .. Gosh I'm a lucky gardener..

Got up this morning after a very windy night and got quite a shock, hubby came in...

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lincslass

20 Jul, 2019
Lincslass

It had to go..

I had a huge Pampas Grass that you've seen many times over the years, yes it was...

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lincslass

19 Jul, 2019
Lincslass

For Denise..look at me now !:o)

Way back in August,2011,Denise kindly gifted me ,3 roots,tubers ? of Day Lilies....

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bloomer

19 Jul, 2019
Bloomer

Hello everyone..:o)

I thought it was time to make another appearance,seeing as BA ,and Sanbaz have come...

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bloomer

18 Jul, 2019
Bloomer

Cricket played here!

The garden comes alive in a different way when the grand children come to stay! The...

11 comments

wildrose

18 Jul, 2019
Wildrose

Food for thought.

Here are a few pics of the edibles I've been growing. Tomatoes are doing well in...

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thorneyside

17 Jul, 2019
Thorneyside

Some nice, some bad plants

First, the xAmarine is opening really well. It looks like a nerine on steroids as...

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wylieintheazores

14 Jul, 2019
Wylieinthea..

A lovely warm sunny day

Today has been lovely and warm and everything is in full bloom. Hope you enjoy a...

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marjories

14 Jul, 2019
Marjories

Our visit to John's garden,Ashwood Nurseries,Kingswinford.

What a magical day it was,a visit I've always wished for.The weather was just right,light...

20 comments

meadowland

13 Jul, 2019
Meadowland

Herbaceous border in June-2

2nd half of June in my border Trifolium ochroleuca with Campanula Trifolium rubens Salvia...

3 comments

pcw

13 Jul, 2019
Pcw

Removing is such sweet sorrow.

After 20 years of add,add,add,..This month just evolved into hard pruning and just...

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stan510

11 Jul, 2019
Stan510

'White Stuff'

Just some photos from my back garden today...

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cottagekaren

10 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

Osmunda regalia, flowering fern for Hywel.

Hi Hywel, my fern is looking more interesting as the flower is a different colour...

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linda235

10 Jul, 2019
Linda235

Patio Giant!

This is my Patio Rose 'Designer Sunset' and some of her blooms. This rose is advertised...

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cottagekaren

10 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren

June-2

2nd half of June Verbascum 'Letitia' and Scabiosa lucida Erigeron sp. Campanula...

3 comments

pcw

10 Jul, 2019
Pcw

More July flowers

I have had a few unexpected flowers open. They are usual for late August/September,...

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wylieintheazores

9 Jul, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Spice Grower & Snow

Last weekend, on the night of 4th to 5th we had some snow. Not all regions of the...

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Aleyna

9 Jul, 2019
Aleyna

Chelsea chop

My sedum Herbstfreude always ends up keeling over in a big sprawl and bare in the...

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resinone

7 Jul, 2019
Resinone

Dilema!

I get quite a lot of invertebrates in the garden, some not wanted eg aphids, gastropods...

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seaburngirl

7 Jul, 2019
Seaburngirl

Lincolnshire countryside in early July.

A few days ago I couldn't resist stopping off throughout my day to capture some lovely...

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kate123

7 Jul, 2019
Kate123

June

Some bits from around the garden Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' Allium christophii Phlomis...

7 comments

pcw

6 Jul, 2019
Pcw

Herbaceous border in June

Some shots of my border in June Digitalis thapsi Amsonia tabernaemontana Thalictrum...

5 comments

pcw

6 Jul, 2019
Pcw

Immingham in Bloom

We have spent the last few days decorating our local church which is 800 hundred...

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marjories

6 Jul, 2019
Marjories

Sun in the garden

One slight disadvantage of growing unusual plants can be the lack of information...

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AndrewR

5 Jul, 2019
Andrewr

Spice Grower moving

The first flowerbeds have already been ready. We modified the ground floor, reducing...

10 comments

Aleyna

5 Jul, 2019
Aleyna

It's definitely a wildlife garden!

I have always tried to garden for the wildlife, even before it became quite such...

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honeysucklegold

5 Jul, 2019
Honeysuckle..

Fighting a Losing Battle - with Mulch

Two winters ago I decided to purchase Gro-Sure Smart Cover Bark Alternative mulch...

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cottagekaren

4 Jul, 2019
Cottagekaren