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Gardening blogs from Jul 2021

Decision time

In February 2012, I was offered a 'flat-pack' greenhouse, 8′ x 6′ with...

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shirley_tulip

30 Jul, 2021
Shirley_tulip

New bin area.

Finally we don't have to drag the 2 greenbins down the steep drive fortnightly.....with...

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meadowland

29 Jul, 2021
Meadowland

Still going with the border clearing!

We're still at it! There's been quite an effort over the last couple of days and...

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anget

29 Jul, 2021
Anget

V. Mini Blog- Echinacea

I have 2 varieties of Echinacea which i grow in the sunny front garden. Grown from...

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siris

28 Jul, 2021
Siris

Extra Petals/sepals On Daylily.

This is the first time this has flowered, since i made this cross a couple of years...

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siris

27 Jul, 2021
Siris

Surprise

Surprise flowering of my Clematis Viticella Plena Elegance. After 3 years i had given...

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resinone

26 Jul, 2021
Resinone

Just a few random photos of my garden today..

Hi everyone I hope you’re all well? Here’s a few photos of my garden today..

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dandanspondpage

26 Jul, 2021
Dandanspond..

Summer is fading, part 2

Two other photos. One is Forever Friends on the Amelanchier. The other is the pink...

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arbuthnot

25 Jul, 2021
Arbuthnot

Summer is fading

My small garden has been so colourful this year though looking quite congested. Yesterday...

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arbuthnot

25 Jul, 2021
Arbuthnot

Mini blog. Sunday activities!

Today was assigned to dividing the bearded Iris and replanting the young tubers around...

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meadowland

25 Jul, 2021
Meadowland

To many pots what to do ?

Rearranging my pots today and dead heading and it will probably take all day . Its...

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rick_n

25 Jul, 2021
Rick_n

Clearing the borders: Part 2

Some of you will know that I have been very unhappy with our south-facing border...

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anget

24 Jul, 2021
Anget

Stepping outside in the evening sunshine.

It has been much cooler here today and a lot more pleasant because of it! Here are...

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wildrose

24 Jul, 2021
Wildrose

New "Garden"

Well, here it is my new , what I call , garden Please ignore Lilibet, can't think...

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bornagain

24 Jul, 2021
Bornagain

Mini-blog: Baby starlings!

Starlings are in decline. 'Our' parents have done very well this year. We regularly...

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anget

24 Jul, 2021
Anget

Black ants .

I have been watching them for a couple of months now on a couple plants especially...

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rick_n

24 Jul, 2021
Rick_n

Plant watching

I think many of us watch a developing bud and marvel in the final fully opened flower....

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seaburngirl

23 Jul, 2021
Seaburngirl

It's been a while!

Hello everyone, and hope you're all good, I feel i should almost re-introduce myself...

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shadydappler

23 Jul, 2021
Shadydappler

Mini Blog Lysimachia

It is my intension to write mini blogs on my mini collections of plants. The first...

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siris

21 Jul, 2021
Siris

Summer living

Our summer climate is very dry. No rain all summer. It said that it is because we...

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klahanie_

21 Jul, 2021
Klahanie_

Through the window

I've been watching these Great Tit parents care for their baby offspring through...

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amy2

19 Jul, 2021
Amy2

Plants after a scorching day.

I have spent an hour or more for the last 3 days watering plants in pots. This is...

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anget

18 Jul, 2021
Anget

Agapanthus

Opening up beautifully.A little lighter in colour than I thought but still pretty.

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gerardine

18 Jul, 2021
Gerardine

Pretty hedgerow

I have seen a lot of these pretty flowers blooming in large swathes in the hedgerow...

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waddy

17 Jul, 2021
Waddy

Flowering sedums flourishing on the rockery

Took a few snaps later this afternoon of my rockery sedums which are now blooming...

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kate123

17 Jul, 2021
Kate123

The rose garden and other delights....

Last September as you know I got rid of one of the g'houses and created a new rose...

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lincslass

17 Jul, 2021
Lincslass

Amaryllis flowering at long last!

Amaryllis flowering at long last! I can't do an animation on here but here are some...

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balcony

16 Jul, 2021
Balcony

July sunshine - mainly Phlox

One of these days I will take some lessons in photography! Meanwhile this is the...

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sheilabub

16 Jul, 2021
Sheilabub

Surprise visitor!

So...there I was up a ladder under my arch, tying my vigorous rose Strawberry Hill...

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rose1949

13 Jul, 2021
Rose1949

A few more of the July border!

Just managed to get out in the garden before it rained again! So I thought I would...

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rose1949

11 Jul, 2021
Rose1949

Feeling good about the new pond!

The top of the waterfall is now finished and I am pleased with the result, I am...

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stroller

11 Jul, 2021
Stroller

my back garden this year

New patio with some new planting lots of old woody plants removed mostly replaced...

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drc726

11 Jul, 2021
Drc726

Daylilies, first time flowerers.

These are Hemerocallis flowering on my allotment this year from crosses ive made. The...

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siris

10 Jul, 2021
Siris

Raindrops on Roses . . .

plus other flowers after the morning showers today. The sun is now shining,...

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shirley_tulip

10 Jul, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Busy Bee

I watched this Bee trying to find the way into a Snapdragon flower . . . so pleased...

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shirley_tulip

10 Jul, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Welcoming displays - does your village or town have something similar?

I noticed that South Ferriby, over the Humber estuary into Lincolnshire has not only...

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kate123

10 Jul, 2021
Kate123

changed forever

again reposted blog , recently cleared a load out and so thankful . Will never do...

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paulinthemix

9 Jul, 2021
Paulinthemix

For Waddy !

I have at last found out via Libet who some of you will remember that the unknown...

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rose1949

8 Jul, 2021
Rose1949

Perennials - are they more trouble than they're worth?

Many of you will be aware that I have what I feel to be a very overstocked garden....

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anget

7 Jul, 2021
Anget

The Hauser and Worth Garden

If you follow garden design, you will know one of the biggest names just now is Piet...

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AndrewR

6 Jul, 2021
Andrewr

The July Garden

The garden is coming on in leaps and bounds! Some that have been doing well for a...

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rose1949

6 Jul, 2021
Rose1949

Thought it Would be Nice to Share a Memory

After seeing Bornagain (June) on here this morning it reminded me of when 6 of us...

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daylily

6 Jul, 2021
Daylily

Rosa New Dawn

New Dawn, my avatar image is very special to me. In my family home I grew up in there...

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seaburngirl

6 Jul, 2021
Seaburngirl

Pottering and pruning this weekend, with the company of a sleepy girl.

In between shopping and visiting, I decided to prune some of the ceanothus/ivy hedging...

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kate123

4 Jul, 2021
Kate123

What The ****

It's leaves were slender rough and long it grew so fast, its stems were strong What...

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bornagain

3 Jul, 2021
Bornagain

Bargains and the cat.

We went looking for furniture yesterday. As usual, no luck. However in the garden...

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anget

3 Jul, 2021
Anget