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Gardening blogs from Aug 2019

Excellent Carnivorous Plant Website

For anyone growing or interested in carnivorous plants this is a great UK based website...

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darren8

31 Aug, 2019
Darren8

Bracknell prairie - July and August

This is the third in a series of blogs about the prairie planting in my front garden....

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AndrewR

31 Aug, 2019
Andrewr

A bit of a colour scheme ....

I just realised sitting down for 2 minutes that this year I have a white with fringed...

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amsterdam

31 Aug, 2019
Amsterdam

Almost the end of summer ? Really ?

I don't think my plants are ready to take any notice just yet..still lots of colour,as...

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bloomer

29 Aug, 2019
Bloomer

Disheartening to say the least....( ・ั﹏・ั)....

We have always had topiary in the garden, for as long as I can remember.....we are...

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Dottydaisy2

28 Aug, 2019
Dottydaisy2

Escaping the crowds on August Bank Holiday - second attempt!!

(Overnight, all the photos mysteriously disappeared from my blog so I have decided...

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wildrose

27 Aug, 2019
Wildrose

End of August flowers, second try

Since the photos didn't show up the first time, I am trying it again. I had Cypella...

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wylieintheazores

27 Aug, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Apple Canker

The two big apple trees that were here when we came have been causing me some concern...

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cottagekaren

26 Aug, 2019
Cottagekaren

Immingham in Bloom N E Lincolnshire

We are waiting for the results of East Midlands in Bloom with baited breath to hopefully...

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marjories

25 Aug, 2019
Marjories

Gardens of Dumfries and Galloway

I recently travelled north from Bracknell for a short break, looking at gardens in...

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AndrewR

25 Aug, 2019
Andrewr

Appleby Cottage ( FA of Kate )

This is my water colour painting of the thatched cottage in Appleby..

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marjories

24 Aug, 2019
Marjories

August in Lincolnshire

Once again while driving around the lovely Lincolnshire countryside, I stopped to...

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kate123

23 Aug, 2019
Kate123

Little & Large

A couple of weeks ago Scotsgran kindly sent me a white version of the Lychnis plant...

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sunnydais

23 Aug, 2019
Sunnydais

August in the garden...

To say I'm pleased with it this year is not an exaggeration, its so colourful, often...

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lincslass

22 Aug, 2019
Lincslass

In the garden between showers.

We have had so much rain here in Glasgow I have webbed feet. Hopefully some good...

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linda235

22 Aug, 2019
Linda235

Butterflies 🙂

So pleased to see these the Red admiral was in my garden and the two Peacocks were...

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kidsgran

21 Aug, 2019
Kidsgran

A walk around the garden this afternoon.

Beds are flowing over,dahlias at their best..... The new border planned last year...

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meadowland

20 Aug, 2019
Meadowland

Butterflies 🙂

So pleased to see these the Red admiral was in my garden this morning and the two...

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kidsgran

20 Aug, 2019
Kidsgran

My Magnolia (one of them )

This tree is having a fantastic year,flowered beautifully in the spring (a seed pod...

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bjs

19 Aug, 2019
Bjs

August already half over????

Unbelievable..I have so much to do..pruning,re potting and planting. My little yards...

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stan510

13 Aug, 2019
Stan510

August fruit updates

Thought it was about time I showed what the recent sun has helped move along A juicy...

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grandad_gardener

13 Aug, 2019
Grandad_gar..

August flowers

Rainfall has been above normal, so the flowers are going strong. First, there is...

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wylieintheazores

12 Aug, 2019
Wylieinthea..

Grass

Another view of grass. Later on I’m going to have to split it up.

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gerardine

9 Aug, 2019
Gerardine

Grass

What a size this has grown.

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gerardine

9 Aug, 2019
Gerardine

Begonia

Love this begonia

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gerardine

8 Aug, 2019
Gerardine

Maple tree

My maple tree has recovered I’m chuffed to bits

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gerardine

8 Aug, 2019
Gerardine

Crocosmia in our garden this year...(ʘᴗʘ✿)

I cannot remember a year when this plant has looked as good .....we have always grown...

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Dottydaisy2

8 Aug, 2019
Dottydaisy2

This and that

Reading Stera's blog about the slow-worm was terrific, I have never seen one but...

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honeysucklegold

8 Aug, 2019
Honeysuckle..

Three New to Me Plants

Thanks to GOY helping to identify a plant I saw while on holiday in Greece, I managed...

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sunnydais

6 Aug, 2019
Sunnydais

Melon Hammocks

I found a use for some old yarn in the greenhouse this week. I fashioned some trendy...

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cottagekaren

5 Aug, 2019
Cottagekaren

Away days

Hello people ,we've been away spending time with relatives in Hereford . It seems...

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amy2

5 Aug, 2019
Amy2

Not open this year

I recently visited a garden in Bracknell that has opened for the NGS. I soon wondered...

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AndrewR

5 Aug, 2019
Andrewr

Nature at its Best..

For years we never saw any ladybirds, no ants nests in the garden, rarely any butterflies...

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lincslass

4 Aug, 2019
Lincslass

'Painted lady' Butterfly

I was thrilled to see a 'Painted lady' Butterfly in my garden yesterday. I understand...

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drc726

4 Aug, 2019
Drc726

Container flowers this summer on my patio

Been a good year for Petunias, but I hate dead heading as they are so sticky

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drc726

3 Aug, 2019
Drc726

Decisions, Decisions.......(@_@;)

Many of our plants have been bought to remind us of family/ friends etc....take for...

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Dottydaisy2

2 Aug, 2019
Dottydaisy2

Cromarty 2019

Another wonderful week in Cromarty (tenth visit since 2003). How we love this place!...

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melchisedec

2 Aug, 2019
Melchisedec

Drama in the veg patch this morning!

Decided this morning to remove some anti bird netting that's no longer needed, but...

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steragram

1 Aug, 2019
Steragram