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Gardening blogs from Jul 2020

New(ish) borders filling out.

It's been such a lovely morning in the garden. It's been full of the hum of bees...

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anget

30 Jul, 2020
Anget

New arrival today.

Remember the bird's nest seen in our Grapevine a few weeks ago ... We have been...

12 comments

shirley_tulip

30 Jul, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Our Recent Visit To Trentham Gardens

https://karensgarden.home.blog/ Sorry guys, this is the correct link :)

8 comments

cottagekaren

29 Jul, 2020
Cottagekaren

Tidying a herbaceous border.

There's a narrow road that passes the bottom of my garden, from which there used...

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hywel

29 Jul, 2020
Hywel

June July Favourites

It's been a while since I wrote a blog so this is a catch up of what I've had since...

7 comments

sunnydais

27 Jul, 2020
Sunnydais

Looking and finding new plants

My garden

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shahida

27 Jul, 2020
Shahida

Still waiting

Some of you may remember from my previous blog how my husband had to go into hospital...

26 comments

amy2

27 Jul, 2020
Amy2

At the veg plot.

I planted 70 cabbages. I also moved the Kale as the pigeons were eating them. We...

10 comments

linda235

26 Jul, 2020
Linda235

I hope this can be stopped

Culling of whales and dolphins I thought had stopped . https://secure.peta.org.uk/page/16384/action/1

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thrupennybit

26 Jul, 2020
Thrupennybit

Crocosmia info.

Following on from Gardener’s world last night, I was interested to find this info....

7 comments

cottagekaren

25 Jul, 2020
Cottagekaren

Homegrown

Just a few flowers from my garden today.

10 comments

gerardine

23 Jul, 2020
Gerardine

Problem alleyway

This is my unloved alleyway, the way into my back garden via the side of my house....

8 comments

amsterdam

23 Jul, 2020
Amsterdam

RSPB reserve, Titchwell.

This is not strictly-speaking a gardening blog. but it does have plants in it! The...

21 comments

anget

22 Jul, 2020
Anget

Time to trim.

I decided to get my little battery operated trimmer out this afternoon. The fence...

16 comments

kate123

21 Jul, 2020
Kate123

🌿🌿New border for 2020🌿🌿

We have a small border at the top of the garden which has been a scruffy little area...

14 comments

Dottydaisy2

20 Jul, 2020
Dottydaisy2

named and unnamed daylilies

For some reason, I have a couple of named daylilies that never looked better than...

7 comments

wylieintheazores

19 Jul, 2020
Wylieinthea..

Oak trees

I have thirteen oak trees to look after. The saplings are part of a scheme to increase...

13 comments

linda235

19 Jul, 2020
Linda235

New Garden Shed

I have been limping along with a shed not fit for purpose for a number of years now....

11 comments

amsterdam

19 Jul, 2020
Amsterdam

New pond!

We moved to a garden which is heavy clay and can only go a spade deep, so for a while...

20 comments

rose1949

18 Jul, 2020
Rose1949

Our visit to the lake this morning.

A very peaceful setting this morning with the occasional fisherman.....how they have...

22 comments

meadowland

17 Jul, 2020
Meadowland

Country Folk

I will add this as nature and wildlife as the moan I am about to make used to be...

9 comments

honeysucklegold

16 Jul, 2020
Honeysuckle..

All things yellow...

I love all shades of yellow. Looking around my garden yesterday and this morning...

17 comments

homebird

16 Jul, 2020
Homebird

A good summer in my back garden :o) .added one more photo.:o)

Hello,everyone,it's been a while,but it's been a busy few weeks,so I now have time...

34 comments

bloomer

15 Jul, 2020
Bloomer

For all the rose lovers...

We visited Peter Beales' Classic Roses nursery near Attleborough, Norfolk, today. I...

12 comments

anget

14 Jul, 2020
Anget

Frogs!

It doesn't take much to excite me these days and today was no exception. After changing...

20 comments

waddy

12 Jul, 2020
Waddy

Devastation

This is the result of the frost that happened 4 days ago. Another frost is scheduled...

9 comments

Aleyna

12 Jul, 2020
Aleyna

Listening to the cricket on the radio!

I am sitting by the kitchen door in the sunshine listening to Phil Tuffnell making...

23 comments

wildrose

12 Jul, 2020
Wildrose

Garden in full bloom

After my earlier blog asking for advice on overstuffed borders, I thought it would...

22 comments

anget

11 Jul, 2020
Anget

July already!

I suddenly decided to take a few photos, completely forgetting that I am an incompetent...

25 comments

sheilabub

11 Jul, 2020
Sheilabub

Hello Everyone!

Just a few of my newest additions for you. No point adding them to my Garden Pages...

26 comments

cottagekaren

10 Jul, 2020
Cottagekaren

I heard it through the Grapevine.

For a couple of weeks now, through our lounge patio doors, we have seen a female...

23 comments

shirley_tulip

9 Jul, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Pittosporum pruned today

This Pittosporum tenuifolium had grown too tall for my liking, neighbour had his...

14 comments

shirley_tulip

9 Jul, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Personal Service

Although I do buy plants at Garden Centres, I also like to purchase from small nurseries....

9 comments

AndrewR

9 Jul, 2020
Andrewr

The Birds and the Bees

The garden is full of young birds shouting to be fed by their parents. The Blackbird...

22 comments

honeysucklegold

7 Jul, 2020
Honeysuckle..

July already

Don't really know where this year has gone already but it has been a strange one...

15 comments

daveymad

6 Jul, 2020
Daveymad

Busy as bees in a raspberry patch

It’s been a while since I posted an update! But I have been busy in the garden so...

4 comments

mizzle

5 Jul, 2020
Mizzle

Ready for plant sale

After a frantic day sorting out plant donations I wanted to share with you how generous...

14 comments

amsterdam

4 Jul, 2020
Amsterdam

Anyone remember GOY member Mossy?

I recorded BBC Gardener's World last night, just viewed it this afternoon and saw...

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shirley_tulip

4 Jul, 2020
Shirley_tulip

THE ROSE

I SEE A ROSE OF BEAUTY RARE IN RAPTURE HELD, I STAND AND STARE THE ROSE IT HOLDS...

47 comments

bornagain

4 Jul, 2020
Bornagain

Wild flower area

Had to take a big tree down from this area and realised that it would be a good place...

8 comments

ginellie

4 Jul, 2020
Ginellie

Social distance lunch / friend’s garden queries.

I visited my friend for a ‘social distance’ lunch today. She sold her house last...

15 comments

kate123

3 Jul, 2020
Kate123

Front lawn.

This is the disastrous grass I was telling you about.Have you ever seen such a mess.where...

7 comments

gerardine

3 Jul, 2020
Gerardine

more Lockdown

Leicester never fails to impress me lol . so now got back to work 2 weeks ago to...

10 comments

fernever

3 Jul, 2020
Fernever

Yellow in the garden.

There seems to be a lot of yellow in the garden at the moment.

13 comments

linda235

2 Jul, 2020
Linda235

Raindrops on Roses amongst others!

Frequent heavy showers this morning but inbetween bright sunshine and a chance to...

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meadowland

2 Jul, 2020
Meadowland

One thing leads to another.....

I picked up my pretty blue hydrangea last Saturday from the supermarket, it was begging...

30 comments

kate123

1 Jul, 2020
Kate123

South facing Salvia border.

With all the heat we've had and then torrential rain, my south facing border has...

48 comments

Janey

1 Jul, 2020
Janey