How is your garden looking?

Discussion in 'Gardening Advice' started by rottiepointerhouse, Jul 27, 2015.


  1. noushka05

    noushka05 ❄️ lefty,remoaner,bunny-hugger, giver of a ****

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    I know! This better not be my hubbys idea of progress:D Hes got a week off soon & I want to see some results!:p
     
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    Don't think I'll be posting any pretty flower pics 2 lurchers and a nice garden isn't gonna happen lol
     
  3. Lurcherlad

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    Ha ha! My lurcher does like to "help" but I watch him like a Hawk most of the time he is out there! ;)

    He's very good at hole digging :)
     
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  4. Honeys mum

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    My Geums are starting to flower well now, here of some of them.

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  5. Rockingrobin

    Rockingrobin PetForums Junior

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    My garden is woefully dry and even the trees look like it's mid July rather than the lush greens of spring. Broke my dads spade helping him in his garden as the ground was so hard. If it's rains over the bank holiday blame me as i'll be doing a rain dance pretty soon. Nice to see pictures of other gardens that are looking a bit more colourful though.
     
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  6. Lurcherlad

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    We've had a bit of rain over the last couple of days and a hail shower yesterday which has put a bit of moisture down, but the pots and newly planted perennials have needed the watering can :)
     
  7. noushka05

    noushka05 ❄️ lefty,remoaner,bunny-hugger, giver of a ****

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    My hubby hasn't finished our pond yet, but we're getting there. Here's the progress so far.

    And last pic is of my wild n weedy border:p


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  8. Honeys mum

    Honeys mum PetForums VIP

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    Your pond is looking lovely noush.x
     
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  9. noushka05

    noushka05 ❄️ lefty,remoaner,bunny-hugger, giver of a ****

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    Aw thank you very much. I just hope it attracts loads of wildlife now - the midges have moved in already:p. I've been admiring your beautiful plants & garden too. I'm going to get one of those white rambling roses for my pergola. Its one of the nicest I've seen :)
     
  10. Honeys mum

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    It is lovely noush, it's very rampant.Its one of the old fashioned roses, and is also perfumed.
     
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  11. Lurcherlad

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    Pond is coming along really well!

    I've got pond envy now - I want an extension on mine! ;)

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    Last night there were 8 frogs all getting ready for their night time slug and snail chomping! :)
     
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  12. mrs phas

    mrs phas my home, my sofa, my rules

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    I have Fatsia envy, thats one heck of a specimen @noushka05
     
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  13. noushka05

    noushka05 ❄️ lefty,remoaner,bunny-hugger, giver of a ****

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    I'm definitely getting at least one of these. I love white flowers as well & my garden definitely needs a splash of white.

    lol I was beginning to lose hope he would ever finish it tbqh:p But I'm really pleased with how its coming along now.

    I do love your little pond though, its very much like my Dads & his pond is absolutely teeming with life too :).

    I love that plant, it has real sentimental value for me because my kids bought it for me as a pot plant for mothers day when they were little :)
     
  14. rottiepointerhouse

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    Wow your pond is lovely Noush, very impressed. How are you going to keep the dogs out though?
     
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  15. noushka05

    noushka05 ❄️ lefty,remoaner,bunny-hugger, giver of a ****

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    Aw thank you RPH. Until recently the small pond had to be fenced off, not to prevent them jumping in but to stop them dragging all the pond plants out & eating them:p We're down to our last 2 huskies now & these two must have mellowed a bit because they've been really good - so far! lol
     
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    I keep finding a solitary little frog in the corner of my garden, but I don't have a pond. Anything I can do to make him a little more comfortable? Poor little guy must be miserable right now
     
  17. Lurcherlad

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    There must be one nearby ;)

    They don't actually spend all their time in ponds - they get their food around the garden - slugs, snails, etc.

    I would just make sure he has somewhere dark and damp to hunker down in this hot weather - maybe a shallow did of water with some stones in? And, of course, be safe from the dogs.
     
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    I discovered him when I went to clear a little pile of leaves away, so have left them, but gave them a little bit of water, so hopefully he's feeling quite happy there
     
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