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Rain......at last!

And, we certainly needed it. The few spits and spots as well as short showers we've...

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paulspatch

13 Aug, 2015
Paulspatch

Mr Fothergill's Beetroot 'Remove' cylindrical variety

have been growing happily in my shaded greenhouse all through the July heatwave....

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dianebulley

13 Aug, 2015
Dianebulley

My Garden

Well we have just moved to this house and the garden is a blank canvas but it has...

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sarahsgarden

12 Aug, 2015
Sarahsgarden

Cold porcelain flowers

Hi all! not had a lot of time to check out GOY until today, and I love all your blogs...

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teds

12 Aug, 2015
Teds

A long cold spring, a summer of Sahara desert hot winds

what have we learned ? I am now convinced plants need more nourishment and moisture...

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dianebulley

11 Aug, 2015
Dianebulley

Goodbye Barbara Karst.

I planted her about 30 years ago or more. Over the years she's developed a tree sized...

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stan510

11 Aug, 2015
Stan510

Siris' New Toy

Got a new app today, so I thought I would have a play with it. Here is my collection...

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siris

10 Aug, 2015
Siris

Cucumber Growing

I purchased a cucumber plant that was labelled as a Female Femsport which should...

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marjories

10 Aug, 2015
Marjories

Rain on the way at long last.

Am just going out to cut the tops off my Potatoes, leaving the stalks about 4"...

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dianebulley

10 Aug, 2015
Dianebulley

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head ... and on my Plants ...

If you have your umbrellas handy, come for a walk around my garden ... in the RAIN...

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hywel

9 Aug, 2015
Hywel

A GLORIOUS AUGUST DAY IN THE GARDEN

July is going out in a blaze of sunshine,so out came the camera to capture some pictures...

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PANSYPOTTER

9 Aug, 2015
Pansypotter

Open Garden

Well it's been a long time coming this year, but 'Devonia' will be open for charity...

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AndrewR

9 Aug, 2015
Andrewr

Inside, looking out!

Just a short blog to show you different views of the garden from each of our windows. There...

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wildrose

8 Aug, 2015
Wildrose

Hall Farm garden visit in August 2015

This garden is the best cottage garden I've seen up to date. It's owned and maintained...

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homebird

7 Aug, 2015
Homebird

How the Garden has Evolved

I have been looking back at old garden pictures and comparing how the garden looked...

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oliveoil

7 Aug, 2015
Oliveoil

A First!

This is the first photo I have ever taken of a Humming Bird. They are so darn fast...

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loosestrife2

6 Aug, 2015
Loosestrife2

Just A Few Fuchsias More

Fuchsias in the garden today Marinka Paula Jane Pink Ballet Girl Snowcap Heidi...

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peterathome

6 Aug, 2015
Peterathome

Conifers

This is a small part of my front garden. Near the front wall there a selection plants...

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marjories

6 Aug, 2015
Marjories

Strange weather

It shows just how peculiar our weather has been this year: I have primroses blooming...

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arbuthnot

6 Aug, 2015
Arbuthnot

My small Hywel border is now complete.

I have removed all my hardy plants from their plastic pots and replanted in this...

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dianebulley

5 Aug, 2015
Dianebulley

Sea Lavender

On the coast near here there's a salt marsh, where there's lots of Sea Lavender growing...

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hywel

5 Aug, 2015
Hywel

My front garden at the beginning of August.

I've been planting some hardy Fuchsias and herbaceous perennials in my front garden. I...

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hywel

5 Aug, 2015
Hywel

Powis Castle Visit

A small group of us from the local village garden club recently visited Powis Castle...

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neellan

5 Aug, 2015
Neellan

Cucumber Glut? Try this....

Here's the recipe from the BBC that I use. I love Ginger, so this is heaven for...

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cottagekaren

5 Aug, 2015
Cottagekaren

More Plants

OH had an appointment with the dentist this morning, I went in with him to go to...

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csarina

4 Aug, 2015
Csarina

Yellow daisies, short and tall

It was the late Christopher Lloyd who penned the phrase “knee deep in daisies.”...

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AndrewR

4 Aug, 2015
Andrewr

Will you join me for an evening stroll . . .

. . in the peace of the garden. Geranium Rozanne-a deeper blue than photo shows Rozanne...

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sheilabub

3 Aug, 2015
Sheilabub

Pond Before and After...

I hope it was as good a weekend for all of you, our summer has returned, don't know...

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lincslass

2 Aug, 2015
Lincslass

My New Back Garden, Borders/Beds Finished...well, for now!

As many of you know, I have been busy making a new back garden since we moved here...

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paulspatch

2 Aug, 2015
Paulspatch

Finished

When we got up this morning G was already hard at it, the garden is finished the...

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csarina

2 Aug, 2015
Csarina

Shasta Daisies - Leucanthemum

I've always loved the natural look of Daisies, particularly Leucanthemum, commonly...

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cottagekaren

2 Aug, 2015
Cottagekaren

Weather

What is the weather like where you are. It is absolutely dreadful here in Dublin....

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johnjoe

2 Aug, 2015
Johnjoe

Summer garden flowers

Hello everyone, it was so good meeting up with Karen the other day, I realized just...

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Janey

1 Aug, 2015
Janey

Saturday

Some more plants placed but we had workmen refurbishing the coal shed, replacing...

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csarina

1 Aug, 2015
Csarina

Another visit to Tatton Park,on the last day..

This is hopefully,to complement the blog and Photo's posted by Siris,on her recent...

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bloomer

1 Aug, 2015
Bloomer

Hello....i'm back !

Hello everyone ...not been on here for a long time after being diagnosed with another...

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teddygirljacqui

1 Aug, 2015
Teddygirlja..

Agapanthus

I thought I had lost my Bressingham Blue agapanthus but it has suddenly appeared...

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marjories

1 Aug, 2015
Marjories

Candid camera at work!

I decided that I'd give some of my bonsai some TLC this morning, as they've lacked...

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sheilabub

1 Aug, 2015
Sheilabub

I have now learned from this July experience

to make a plan of my garden space, marking in the area that is 'shade space' or...

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dianebulley

1 Aug, 2015
Dianebulley