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A visit to David Austin Rose Nursery thanks to Waddy

A couple of weeks ago Waddy told me about David Austin Rose Nursery. I had seen his...

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jenlewis

13 Jul, 2017
Jenlewis

Garden flowers for a change!

All the blogs I put on here seem to relate to the birds in the garden or other wildlife,...

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honeysucklegold

13 Jul, 2017
Honeysuckle..

Holiday Countdown - Let the preparation commence !

I have 6 days to get ready for my camping holiday. More importantly I have 6 days...

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new_at_this

13 Jul, 2017
New_at_this

A HORROR STORY!!

You have been warned! Read on if you dare... Well, in the centre of my back garden...

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spritzhenry

13 Jul, 2017
Spritzhenry

Rain, Rain...don't go away - please stay another day !

Yay for the rain...my poor gasping garden is desperately in need of every drop. Flowers...

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new_at_this

11 Jul, 2017
New_at_this

Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds'!

Sometimes our garden is a bit like the horror film 'The Birds'. We have a meadow...

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honeysucklegold

10 Jul, 2017
Honeysuckle..

Few more pics

It's beginning to look a bit overgrown to me, but I can't work in this heatwave,...

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cinderella

10 Jul, 2017
Cinderella

More images of THAT plant.

The leaves are really large and sword-like. The flowers are not that pretty. The...

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eirlys

10 Jul, 2017
Eirlys

Mystery...for now solved by you?

Some of you may recall some images I posted of very large bulbs we found when we...

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eirlys

9 Jul, 2017
Eirlys

Rainy Day Macro Practice

Its the usual Scottish July. Cold, Wet, Grey, Windy. Just what you would expect...

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cottagekaren

9 Jul, 2017
Cottagekaren

What I found in my yard...

I have found that my Spaghetti squash plant has returned, and, when I was weeding...

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backforthe2ndtime

9 Jul, 2017
Backforthe2..

My Inspiration

I am so lucky. I have the most amazing parents and we are very close. Without them...

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new_at_this

9 Jul, 2017
New_at_this

Like Life, My Garden Has A......

BEGINING..... A MIDDLE...... And...

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loosestrife2

8 Jul, 2017
Loosestrife2

Heuchera & others

This started off with Heuchera, but I got carried away, as you do, so a few others...

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cinderella

8 Jul, 2017
Cinderella

Growing Dahlia Obsession

Eeeek....I have new babies ! I have picked up the two most beautiful dahlias today. Let...

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new_at_this

8 Jul, 2017
New_at_this

A few general shots of July's garden.

This week we decided to have the very old Leylandii cut down....it must have been...

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meadowland

8 Jul, 2017
Meadowland

*Happy Discovery*

The Monarchs are here! It's cause for celebration because it's been almost 4 years...

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Lori

7 Jul, 2017
Lori

Portulaca grandiflora

One of my favorite annuals is Portulaca, or Moss Rose. They are in the Purslane family...

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wylieintheazores

7 Jul, 2017
Wylieinthea..

A Quiet Weekend

Last weekend was a manic panic weekend of edging and weeding before my family and...

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new_at_this

7 Jul, 2017
New_at_this

Enjoying the garden

Good morning everyone! For the first time in 2 years I'm having a coffee on the patio...

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mizzle

6 Jul, 2017
Mizzle

New Borders in an Old Garden

Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest in the country, dating back to 1621, but they...

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AndrewR

5 Jul, 2017
Andrewr

vegatable garden

squash is beginning to develop nicely, the tomatoes are coming along good, peppers...

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vjd

4 Jul, 2017
Vjd

Look Out!

We have two young squirrels around and they are fascinated (?) by our cat. They love...

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eirlys

4 Jul, 2017
Eirlys

My Garden in July

I've been tidying more of my garden but it's going to take a long time to get it...

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hywel

3 Jul, 2017
Hywel

NGS Open Gardens visit last Sunday.

It was a chilly and grey morning when we drove over to Worthing to visit some of...

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shirley_tulip

3 Jul, 2017
Shirley_tulip

1st of July in the garden.

Really this is just as a record of what is in flowering my garden at the beginning...

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homebird

2 Jul, 2017
Homebird

Pigeon Deterant part 2.

The pigeons are still coming, but not quite as often. However, I couldn't help noticing...

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waddy

2 Jul, 2017
Waddy

Looking back at June in the garden

We had a lovely June in Scotland, better weather than July seems to be. We have temperatures...

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linda235

1 Jul, 2017
Linda235

Garden July 2017

I haven't taken many photos this year, for various reasons, but walking around this...

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cinderella

1 Jul, 2017
Cinderella

The Priory Maze and Gardens, Sheringham, Norfolk.

T and I spent a few days on the Norfolk coast this week and visited the Priory maze...

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homebird

1 Jul, 2017
Homebird

Before and After 1997 to 2017

Someone on Facebook asked for pics of before and after which I shared the other day...

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daylily

1 Jul, 2017
Daylily