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Posted: 02/07/2012 at 17:56

i would love to grow clematis.. but it is far too windy at my place..

@lillylouise.. cant wait for you garden video this year.. it still looks good with nothing in it..

July in your garden...

Posted: 02/07/2012 at 17:53

i honestly think we are not going to see the sun again.. the garden and plants and veg as well as seeds have all suffered this year.. not good.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 02/07/2012 at 17:51

raining here all day.. not stopped since 7am this morning.. really fed up with it now..

day lillies are not opening fear they will die in bud.. and more is forecast for tomorrow.. this is july for heavens sake.. all we have had it wind and rain.. battered my plants..

Bad service, bad plants beware!

Posted: 02/07/2012 at 17:39

i only get bulbs from them.. so have not experienced anything liek that

Must admit i get my plants, that i cant seem to grow from seed,  from jersyplantsdirect.. they are great.. this year was first time i had a problem one lot of trailing geraniums.. emailed them about it and they sent out replacement 70 plants just like that..  they are great work out at 7p a plant.. that is good for my pocket..

 

 

July in your garden...

Posted: 02/07/2012 at 17:34

Well we are in july and summer is not here yet.. my day lillies have had buds on for 3 weeks now and not flowered.. fear they will die as buds..

yesterday was windy again and flattened my cupids darts.. and we have rain here all day and the same is forecast again tomorrow.

will it ever ease up

July in the garden!!

Posted: 02/07/2012 at 17:31

Well we are in JUly.. and the summer is not here.. i have day lillies with buds on now for 3 weeks and still not opened..fear they will just die as buds if we dont get some sun soone.

WILDLIFE PICTURES

Posted: 02/07/2012 at 07:58

@tina5 - great pictures.

@yarrow2 - lovely pictures.. poor little mite.. hope it gets better soon and back with family.

our seagulls on the roof have had 3 young  this year.. quite amazing really with all the hawks and rooks circling after t hem all time. but yesterday one fell off the top flat roof onto the small one over the kitchen.. what a noise screehing all night as cant get back up there.. and i am not going near it ..wnat to keep my eyes and fingers thank you.. but this morning it has gone.. so not sure where..

WILDLIFE PICTURES

Posted: 30/06/2012 at 09:32

here are some robins nesting in local garden centre plant tables..

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/9408.bmp?width=450&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/9409.bmp?width=450&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/9410.bmp?width=450&height=350&mode=max

 the staff say mother is really toleratn of people taking pics but if you get too close she lets ya know.. so beautiful to see.

loving allteh pictures guys.. keep them coming.. nature is a beautiful thing to see.. and i love seeing animals in gadens that i do not get here.. all depending on different parts of teh country and world.. it is great.

June in Your Garden!

Posted: 30/06/2012 at 09:28

oh my.. that is terrible flooding to deal with..  here are the litle robins nesting at the garden centre on the plant table..

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/9405.bmp?width=450&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/9406.bmp?width=450&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/9407.bmp?width=450&height=350&mode=max

 the staff said she had 6 eggs but can only see 4 young..nest is tighltly between pots of plants.. they said she is very toleratant of people taking pics..but if you get to close she lets ya know.. when you go she comes down.. it is amazing to see this.. i have nest boxes but never get to see inside of them.. its beautiful.

June in Your Garden!

Posted: 29/06/2012 at 08:32

@inkadog.. that will look stunning.. such a great idea! make sure you keep us up to date with progress. loe that gate the 6 square glass panels are lovely.. wouldnt mind a front door like that

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