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Gardening blogs from Aug 2021

Enjoying the warm weather :o) up dated with a photo for Sheilabub :o)

Calibrachoa,and Lobelia baskets. Spider plant,out for the summer.. Wall trough.. Another...

28 comments

bloomer

28 Aug, 2021
Bloomer

Eucomis: I blame the children.

Don’t get me wrong I love both my girls, but they do exert influences in what grows...

13 comments

seaburngirl

27 Aug, 2021
Seaburngirl

Agapanthus in the best light.A short blog.

A few of us will be dividing the Agapanthus when the flowers have died down,especially...

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meadowland

26 Aug, 2021
Meadowland

Early evening sunshine..

After a cloudy,and chilly start this morning,,it turned into a beautiful warm sunny...

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bloomer

25 Aug, 2021
Bloomer

Roses flowering today

This is 'Rhapsody in Blue' showing itself for the third time this year! The little...

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shirley_tulip

25 Aug, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Late Summer yellows.

I love the plants associated with this time of year. Much of my plot is in shades...

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anget

25 Aug, 2021
Anget

'Lena' reposted for Sue,'Steragram' .

Now you are back on track at last,Sue,here is the photo you were unable to see the...

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bloomer

25 Aug, 2021
Bloomer

Banksy again

A couple more photos for you , one is taken above a bus stop , I'm afraid the perspex...

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amy2

24 Aug, 2021
Amy2

Water, water, water!

I have not known a season like this. It has been so dry in the west of Scotland where...

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somhairle

24 Aug, 2021
Somhairle

What was I thinking?

Story of my tomato production in 2021. Sometime in March I put what I thought was...

14 comments

klahanie_

23 Aug, 2021
Klahanie_

Sleepy fox on next door’s lawn of weeds.

Captured this wily fox in a sleepy state recently. Having a siesta for a short time...

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kate123

23 Aug, 2021
Kate123

The season is getting shorter

Growing vegetables in Scotland will soon be drawing to an end. The runner beans,...

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linda235

22 Aug, 2021
Linda235

The plant thugs of our garden.

Every year, at this time, our garden gets taken over by certain plants! In the spring...

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wildrose

22 Aug, 2021
Wildrose

When I grow up

I want to be as big as you! This Lavender 'Hidcote' was planted in June 2010 and...

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shirley_tulip

20 Aug, 2021
Shirley_tulip

A handful of terrible photos on the 19th August!

I was taking photos of some bonsai for our granddaughters in Melbourne, Australia,...

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sheilabub

19 Aug, 2021
Sheilabub

Bonsai for Chiara and Francesca

Just to show you it takes many years for these little dwarf trees to grow! The copper...

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sheilabub

19 Aug, 2021
Sheilabub

Banksy is in our area

Banksy has been busy , he coursed great excitement when he left an art work at the...

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amy2

19 Aug, 2021
Amy2

Chilly seaside stroll

It might be August, but the temperature was cooler than of late yesterday morning! We...

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shirley_tulip

17 Aug, 2021
Shirley_tulip

If you started a new garden....

What plants would you edit out? I have had the chance to think long and hard about...

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anget

17 Aug, 2021
Anget

Mid August in East Yorkshire

Like some of you my garden is starting to look 'backend-ish' [a phrase I'd never...

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seaburngirl

17 Aug, 2021
Seaburngirl

Amaurosis fugax

No, it’s not the name of one of the pulled up weeds that you partly see piled high...

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loosestrife2

15 Aug, 2021
Loosestrife2

Taking Home

Here are a few of the Daylily crosses I made and planted out on the allotment 3 years...

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siris

13 Aug, 2021
Siris

What we have been doing for the last 2 weeks or so.

Anyone who has read my recent blogs or responses will know that I had become more...

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anget

13 Aug, 2021
Anget

Bottom of the garden

A single track road passes the bottom of my garden, and there's an opening from the...

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hywel

10 Aug, 2021
Hywel

Phlox in August

I inherited this phlox and it is very pretty at this time of the year. I am posting...

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klahanie_

10 Aug, 2021
Klahanie_

Front garden!

I thought it was about time I showed you the front garden! I have never really been...

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rose1949

9 Aug, 2021
Rose1949

Some more pictures of the flower borders.

As some of the flowers seem to be finishing early because of being battered by the...

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rose1949

9 Aug, 2021
Rose1949

Butterflies of Chalkland/grassland in East Yorkshire

In East Yorkshire, where I live, is a range of environments that have specific flora...

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seaburngirl

7 Aug, 2021
Seaburngirl

Thank you Janey :o)

Last summer,I admired a beautiful peachy/apricot Dahlia,that Janey had in her garden,and...

36 comments

bloomer

3 Aug, 2021
Bloomer

lion manure

DO NOT USE,I got this off amazon it does not work and seems to have attracted cats...

4 comments

ladybug47

3 Aug, 2021
Ladybug47

Bye Bye Conifers.....

At long last they are no more, poor trees did me proud for a long time but they were...

39 comments

lincslass

2 Aug, 2021
Lincslass

Some photos taken this afternoon.

A very mild,humid day.....the Dahlias thankfully, aren't wilting ..not so sure I...

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meadowland

2 Aug, 2021
Meadowland

My front garden this summer ...

Early this year I hadn't been able to tend my front garden and it had got into such...

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hywel

2 Aug, 2021
Hywel

Chorley Flower Show.

After so many event have had to be cancelled over the past 18/19 months it was so...

8 comments

waddy

1 Aug, 2021
Waddy