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May 2010

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is happening this week near London and I am so jealous. I will be there in just over 2 weeks, but all of this will be gone. (Pout!) Still, I can live vicariously through this Flickr slide show from those that DID make it. Watch a Chelsea Garden Show 2010 […]

I Like This – May 25, 2010

My Shade Garden Additions – May 24, 2010 Veddw – an undulating eye opener in Wales! – May 22, 2010 Cothay Manor … you'll never want to leave! – May 19, 2010 Read more on this topic: I Like This – March 18, 2010 I Like This – March 30, 2010 I Like This – […]

Tasks: Azalea Trimming

The previous owners planted a large series of geometric beds with azalea and juniper in the front garden long before we owned the property. Over the course of a year, these plantings can get quite shaggy. Typically I use the hedge trimmers on them, due to their geometric shapes and size. It isn’t the preferred […]

Passiflora found along our walk today

Passiflora – Passion Flower – 4, originally uploaded by dewelch. A neighbor has this extremely healthy set of Passiflora vines growing on a wall along the sidewalk. It never fails to put on a great show every year. Read more on this topic: Daffodils 2010 Great Backyard Bird Count Bird Walk at Sepulveda Basin Wildlife […]

I Like This – May 18, 2010

Aberglasney House and Gardens in Wales, Carmarthenshire, UK – May 14, 2010 Down to earth again and back in Sussex – May 13, 2010 Michelham Priory – May 13, 2010 – Photos and info found in this blog post from The Galloping Gardener – http://thegallopinggardener.blogspot.com/2010/05/down-to-earth-again-and-back-in-sussex.html Homegrown: A Growing Guide for Creating a Cook’s Garden – […]

What Gardens to see in the UK?

Image by dewelch via Flickr My family is traveling to the south UK in mid-June and we are looking for some interesting side trips to take instead of spending our entire time in the The City. I am interested in visiting some of the wonderful gardens to be found in the UK and wanted to […]

I Like This – May 11, 2010

California native flowers for full shade – May 8, 2010 Real gardens: Nymans – May 8, 2010 A real 5* garden and rarely publicised … until now! – May 7, 2010 Read more on this topic: I Like This – March 18, 2010 I Like This – March 30, 2010 I Like This – February […]

Video: Transplanting Cast Iron Plant

Today, I was finally able to transplant 4 large Cast Iron Plants (Aspidistra elatior) that my landscape designer friend gave me a few weeks ago. They had sat in plastic compost bags with nothing but a little bit of water, but looked none the worse for wear. I think this points to why they are […]

Newly transplanted Cast Iron Plant

I took some time to finally transplant these Cast Iron Plants (Aspidistra elatior) I got from a landscape designer friend several weeks ago. Here are some pictures. Video coming soon! As always, click for a larger version No related posts.

I Like This – May 4, 2010

International Migratory Bird Day Events In Los Angeles 2010 – May 4, 2010 Read more on this topic: I Like This – February 18, 2010 I Like This – February 25, 2010 I Like This – March 18, 2010 I Like This – March 11, 2010 I Like This – March 30, 2010