My intentions are always good when it comes to joining other garden bloggers with longer garden shots and notes at the end of the month. I like this idea which was started by Helen at The Patient Gardener’s Weblog . Spreading (lifting/dividing) small compact Geum around borders just now. Mixing the Geum with dark Heucheras,… Read More End of Month View – May 2012
I’ve searched online images and queries and I can’t be sure – the closest I can get is mealybugs but I can’t see them when I look closely. I’m seriously hoping some of my gardening friends can help out here. I’m taking a guess that our recent baking hot weather that these plants have endured… Read More What is the white stuff on my box plants?
Today’s border stunners! Adobe Photoshop Elements 9/Effects/Plastic Wrap This post was published by Shirley at shirls gardenwatch in May 2012.
Many moons ago, a children’s television programme (Play School) featured different shaped windows that took the young viewers on a journey somewhere exciting. My gardenwatching window has taken my daughter and I on a few journeys since a school project with ID’s to our visiting birds. Over the years, Flower Shows have taken gardeners on… Read More Windows of Chelsea
The colours in late evening photos are intense yet soft. The flowers in my garden are for the most part subdued. Subdued has a beauty too don’t you think. Here’s my garden highlights for Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, May 2012… Above, Brunnera Jack Frost enjoying a new shady spot, it has coped with the move… Read More Subdued for May GBBD
Garden Shows are really my thing. I feed the birds in my garden and through taking photos & video I’ve enjoyed the challenge of identifying who visits. As I have experimented with bird feeders, locations and foods a wider variety of species have arrived. It’s been fun to see and blog about and I enjoy… Read More RSPB Scottish Birdfair – not just for birders
Help Buglife save the Ladybird spider (Eresus sandaliatus).Stunning image ©Ian Hughes. This post was published by Shirley for shirls gardenwatch in May 2012.