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Gardening blogs from May 2020

Lovely day

I have written a blog recently but I was walking today and saw many hidden plants...

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shahida

31 May, 2020
Shahida

More Spring to Summer flowers

At least the lockdown has given my garden a decent weed, in most places anyway, there...

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honeysucklegold

31 May, 2020
Honeysuckle..

What's that on the roof?

I went out this morning as usual to feed the birds and clean and fill the bird bath....

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bornagain

31 May, 2020
Bornagain

My garden so far

I have not bought any plant this year due to the situation. I was walking and saw...

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shahida

29 May, 2020
Shahida

Roses in the garden today.

I have enjoyed being out in the garden this morning, deadheading roses, cutting back...

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anget

29 May, 2020
Anget

Stinkbugs again? Not so...

Well I was reading my Bugs Britannica over breakfast this morning (as one does, lol)...

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steragram2

29 May, 2020
Steragram2

The first of a few.

The first of what? I hear you mutter. Hemerocallis to be precise. Now I don't breed...

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seaburngirl

27 May, 2020
Seaburngirl

I'm a Busy Bee.

I've almost finished pollinating the Iris varieties I wish to cross this year, but...

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siris

26 May, 2020
Siris

Today in the garden.

It is lovely to have warm sunny weather here in Scotland. !http://media.growsonyou.com/photos/blog_photo/image/206898/main/57099CC1_D079_4337_BFA9_93r...

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linda235

26 May, 2020
Linda235

Summer 2019*

The draft that I started for the spring of 2020...is on hold. Just realized that...

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Lori

26 May, 2020
Lori

View down the garden from my granny chair

Chatting earlier, I mentioned that I started a gardening group about 20 years ago...

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sheilabub

26 May, 2020
Sheilabub

Passing through pretty places.

Iā€™m very fortunate that while I am travelling from one place to another, I get the...

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kate123

25 May, 2020
Kate123

Allium Christophii

FROM BUD TO BLOOM

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amy2

25 May, 2020
Amy2

More Daylilies

It is mid-season for daylilies here, so lots and lots of flowers. I have noticed...

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wylieintheazores

24 May, 2020
Wylieinthea..

David Austin's Fighting Temeraire

Just a short blog to show you a lovely rose in my garden. I planted this last year,...

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bornagain

24 May, 2020
Bornagain

Rose Angel Face

Just a quick blog about this rose. It was raised by a GoY member if memory serves...

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seaburngirl

23 May, 2020
Seaburngirl

Windy colours in the garden .

It is SO blustery out there again today so I took a few pictures in case everything...

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wildrose

23 May, 2020
Wildrose

A riverside walk

with some surprises! Yesterday we drove to Littlehampton, about 3 miles from us,...

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shirley_tulip

23 May, 2020
Shirley_tulip

The finished project !

The trellis is painted and the raised bed planted up with the Clematis Bourbon and...

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rose1949

23 May, 2020
Rose1949

Two improved beds.

My husband has been working on the two flower beds by our kitchen door. In the past...

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wildrose

22 May, 2020
Wildrose

Mason Bee story

Can't beelieve it! šŸ So I took down My two very tired, tatty bug hotels from my garden...

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amsterdam

21 May, 2020
Amsterdam

Bog bean and other beautiful things.

Karen asked about the bog bean in my last blog. So here is another photo. It is in...

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seaburngirl

21 May, 2020
Seaburngirl

New and Old Favourites

It's a bit of a 'get what you can' and 'be glad you kept what you did' kind of year,...

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sunnydais

21 May, 2020
Sunnydais

New Rose Arch for 'Kiss me Kate'

This week the bronze Rose arch arrived .It took us all of one morning to erect it...

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meadowland

20 May, 2020
Meadowland

May in the garden.

I've not done much in the garden in recent weeks even though I have a large bed still...

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seaburngirl

20 May, 2020
Seaburngirl

Oranges, yellows, blues and purples.

When I was out in the garden today I noticed that there is more of these shades than...

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anget

19 May, 2020
Anget

Garden Borders

Earlier I put on an 'overview' photo of our garden taken from a bedroom window. As...

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anget

19 May, 2020
Anget

Can't stop taking photos

I'm out with my camera every day now. Yesterday I spent all day power washing and...

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bornagain

19 May, 2020
Bornagain

IN ISOLATION Dreaming of doing the garden up

Reality Dreams caused by Covid-19 virus from being in Isolation Michelangelo's, ...

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smileamyl

19 May, 2020
Smileamyl

At the veg plot today.

Barbara and I had another productive day at the veg plot.The potatoes are coming...

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linda235

16 May, 2020
Linda235

More faces

Dug these out of an old file... "What is that man up there shouting about?" "He's...

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the_white_horse

16 May, 2020
The_white_h..

Fads and faves...

.... or love affairs and dalliances? What makes us fall for particular plants at...

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anget

16 May, 2020
Anget

Such a treat!

Yesterday morning we set off on a twenty minute drive to one of our favourite garden...

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shirley_tulip

16 May, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Smiley Faces

Just to keep smiles on faces...(I promise these 'faces' were not 'painted' on). A...

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the_white_horse

15 May, 2020
The_white_h..

Rejects

When considering if I should register a daylily, there are many factors that come...

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wylieintheazores

15 May, 2020
Wylieinthea..

Hesperis Matronalis (Sweet Rocket)

I've never seen this grow to 5 feet before! I just scattered seed around in March,...

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sheilabub

15 May, 2020
Sheilabub

Some of the garden flowers

I seem to write a blog about anything and everything apart from flowers, so this...

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honeysucklegold

15 May, 2020
Honeysuckle..

Our Garden

I am a new member and I thought it might be of interest to show our garden. It is...

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anget

14 May, 2020
Anget

Hi guys.. Its been a minute.

Here's some updated photos of my garden and how it's looked this year.. I hope everyone...

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dandanspondpage

14 May, 2020
Dandanspond..

Daylilies

It is that time of year when I start thinking about which of my seedlings are good...

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wylieintheazores

13 May, 2020
Wylieinthea..

New raised bed

I don't know if any of you remember when we moved 18 months ago and started to landscape...

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rose1949

13 May, 2020
Rose1949

Thoughts on the half-hour daily walk.

Just returned from my daily jaunt round the area. The gardens are bursting into...

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anget

12 May, 2020
Anget

Interspersed with Gladiolus

Gladiolus communis byzantinus interspersed between the Bearded Irises in the front...

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siris

11 May, 2020
Siris

Tree rats!

In past years we have had visits from one squirrel on odd occasions, usually when...

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honeysucklegold

11 May, 2020
Honeysuckle..

Night Time Visitors

I had a feeling our Hedgehog was back this spring, but just to be sure I put out...

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waddy

11 May, 2020
Waddy

Summer to Winter

The last three days have been sunny calm and warm-today is sunny windy and seriously...

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sunnydais

10 May, 2020
Sunnydais

Social Distancing Walk 2 VE Day

This walk was premeditated although Cassie & Ashby had no idea we were going...

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bramhallbill

8 May, 2020
Bramhallbill

Painting garden furniture

I have been busy painting in the garden. Furniture that is not landscape. I have...

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linda235

8 May, 2020
Linda235

Social distancing walk 1

We are blessed with a local Elizabethan Manor & Park less than 10 minutes walk...

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bramhallbill

6 May, 2020
Bramhallbill

In the Front Garden.

To the left of the front door To the right of the front door And far right by the...

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siris

6 May, 2020
Siris