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Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 21:57

All super new pictures. Thanks so much for sharing everybody!

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 18:13

Fabulous pics everyone!

Especially love the orange lilies and reading about all those gardening triumphs including John Harding's crop circle and courgette bake

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 13/07/2013 at 20:24
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Are those foxtail lilies in your second pic? They look very good.

 

Yes

 P.S Great gardens everyone! Keep those pictures coming. I never get bored you know

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 10/07/2013 at 00:05

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27073.jpg?width=474&height=350&mode=max

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27074.jpg?width=267&height=350&mode=max

 Sorry I've been absent from the forums, been working pretty much non stop.

Just a couple of pics of what's happening now, I'm sure everyone is enjoying their gardens large and small at this time of year, its what we all work so hard to achieve.

 

P.S. Clive, that zantedeschia is to die for. You are very lucky to have

Welcome to the forum Bazrob.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 19:45

Now the competition is hotting up

Impressive gardens from you all! Obviously berghill, punkdoc and BL have les grandes maisons,  but all of the photos are inspirational from Daisyheadcase and Deano too

Thanks for sharing everyone

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 17:49

Blooming lovely BL

I dont' believe it!!

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 23:36

I watched some info on Springwatch this year about slugs and snails. Mostly pertaining to mating habits, but nothing regrows.

They get around on a muscle that is just like a giant foot and they are both sexes, tending to do it with each other at the same time. Also, the boys bits come out of their heads and if they get tangled up, which can happen, the other slug or snail simply bites off the offending item... and they don't regrow it.

After that, they get to just be the girl.

So, that information has made me less stressed when I chop them in half with my secateurs because they are probably not feeling much pain as we might..because other bits and pieces get bitten off all the time...right?

Sad looking Ceonothus

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 12:07

Judging by the comments, my Ceanothus shouldn't be as tall as my house  or longed lived but its fifteen yrs old and flowers its socks off every year so we end up with a blue cloud in May.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/26408.jpg?width=569&height=350&mode=max

 

Then again, I live in Kent and it faces due south against the house wall

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 11:59
Clivealive wrote (see)

Wintersong the Calla Lily in my photo is called Picasso if you are interested. Clive

 

 

Thanks!

Lovely garden Leo, packed with interest

What has everyone been up to?

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 20:45

I had a few strawberries that were delicious! Also watered a couple of hostas just because, wondered about a bit trying to envisage changes I will make and then attacked my Ceanothus and the privet beneath it to tidy them up and make room for climbers that will get planted behind them against the fence.

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