1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JUNE 2018

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by Zigs, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. Zigs

    Zigs Naughty Ginger Admin Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2010
    Messages:
    45,677
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Historic Building Conservator
    Location:
    GCHQ Zone 9a Dorzet
    Ratings:
    +61,957
    May thread here

    DSCI0001.JPGDSCI0002.JPGDSCI0004.JPG
     
    • Like Like x 12
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
    • Moley

      Moley Gardener

      Joined:
      Mar 15, 2018
      Messages:
      45
      Gender:
      Male
      Location:
      Staffordshire
      Ratings:
      +293
      After a bit of TLC, some mycorrhizal fungi and the odd spray of Rose Clear our £22, runt of the litter, rose has a whole batch of buds waiting to flower. A bit like our approach to gardening, it's not perfect but it's trying.

      005.jpg
       
      • Like Like x 11
      • Friendly Friendly x 1
      • Mike77

        Mike77 Gardener

        Joined:
        Jun 23, 2017
        Messages:
        72
        Gender:
        Male
        Ratings:
        +78
        Im liking my Welsh onion and the chives in the background looking not bad either.

        Excuse the weeds they're rampant in that area. Wildlife seems to like it though, there are a lot of snails living in there and a big toad lives in the logs in the background.
         

        Attached Files:

        • Like Like x 9
        • Friendly Friendly x 1
        • JWK

          JWK Gardener

          Joined:
          Jun 3, 2008
          Messages:
          19,088
          Gender:
          Male
          Location:
          Surrey
          Ratings:
          +18,799
          That's an expensive one @Moley - what variety is it?
           
          • Like Like x 2
          • Doghouse Riley

            Doghouse Riley Head Gardener

            Joined:
            Sep 1, 2009
            Messages:
            2,737
            Gender:
            Male
            Occupation:
            "Pleasantly unemployed."
            Location:
            South Manchester
            Ratings:
            +2,221
            I've partially resolved the problem with our tortoise shell rhodo.
            I've removed a couple of branches on the right-hand side. Actually it makes it more balanced, so it's not a problem.

            I've also staked a couple of branches of the crowded rhodo to the right of it, to encourage them to grow forwards rather than towards the fence. At least now it's got some breathing room and has put on some prodigious growth. I think I'll now let it fight it out with those on either side.

            P1010641.JPG

            All our rhodos have put on a lot of growth this year. This small one the other side of the tortoise shell one in particular, which I dead-headed nearly a week ago.

            P1010642.JPG
            There'll be a lot more deadheading to do later.


            I found two lily beetles in flagrante delicto on the top leaf of a giant lily! I ask you, have they no shame?
             
            • Like Like x 13
            • Funny Funny x 1
            • Friendly Friendly x 1
            • Sheps

              Sheps Gardener

              Joined:
              Mar 30, 2017
              Messages:
              114
              Gender:
              Male
              Location:
              West Yorkshire
              Ratings:
              +222
              My two Ceanothus are looking a bit tasty, well at least the bees think so.

              IMG_2529.jpg

              IMG_2530.jpg

              _MG_7902.jpg
               
              • Like Like x 25
              • Friendly Friendly x 1
              • Loopylupin

                Loopylupin Gardener

                Joined:
                Jul 2, 2017
                Messages:
                50
                Gender:
                Female
                Occupation:
                Carer of little people
                Location:
                Sunny Surrey
                Ratings:
                +200
                20180601_182458.jpg Tess of the D' urbervilles looking resplendent.
                 
                • Like Like x 20
                • Friendly Friendly x 1
                • 2nd_bassoon

                  2nd_bassoon Gardener

                  Joined:
                  Jan 10, 2017
                  Messages:
                  195
                  Gender:
                  Female
                  Occupation:
                  Vet
                  Location:
                  Bristol
                  Ratings:
                  +610
                  Been working in Newport this week, and found a lovely park in the middle of the town to spend my lunchtimes. I think this is a cistus of some sort? It looked spectacular in the sun, must have been at least 5m long.

                  2018-05-29 13.08.22.jpg

                  2018-05-29 13.08.30.jpg
                   
                  • Like Like x 13
                  • Agree Agree x 2
                  • martin-f

                    martin-f Plant Hardiness Zone 8b

                    Joined:
                    Mar 15, 2015
                    Messages:
                    2,991
                    Gender:
                    Male
                    Location:
                    Sheffield
                    Ratings:
                    +9,137
                    • Like Like x 12
                    • Sheal

                      Sheal Total Gardener

                      Joined:
                      Feb 2, 2011
                      Messages:
                      28,044
                      Gender:
                      Female
                      Location:
                      Inverness-Shire, Scotland
                      Ratings:
                      +31,144
                      The leaves don't look right for a Cistus @2nd_bassoon and the flowers have a papery look to them. I'm at a loss as to what it is though, sorry.
                       
                      • Like Like x 2
                      • Friendly Friendly x 1
                      • Snorky85

                        Snorky85 Total Gardener

                        Joined:
                        Jul 7, 2013
                        Messages:
                        1,346
                        Gender:
                        Female
                        Occupation:
                        Accountant on a career break
                        Location:
                        Buckinghamshire
                        Ratings:
                        +3,661
                      • Verdun

                        Verdun Passionate gardener

                        Joined:
                        Oct 16, 2012
                        Messages:
                        3,283
                        Gender:
                        Male
                        Location:
                        West Cornwall
                        Ratings:
                        +6,686
                        IMG_3670.JPG Baptisia Lemon Meringue
                         
                        • Like Like x 12
                        • HarryS

                          HarryS Eternally Optimistic Gardener

                          Joined:
                          Aug 28, 2010
                          Messages:
                          7,592
                          Gender:
                          Male
                          Occupation:
                          Retired
                          Location:
                          Wigan
                          Ratings:
                          +12,854
                          A little past its best but still stunning , Clematis Crystal Fountain . Just planted late last year to replace a 10 year old Niobe which decided it had had enough of this earth. Just 3 flowers all right at the base of the plant.
                          DSC_0124.JPG
                           
                          • Like Like x 13
                          • wiseowl

                            wiseowl Friendly Owl Admin Staff Member

                            Joined:
                            Oct 29, 2006
                            Messages:
                            31,859
                            Gender:
                            Male
                            Occupation:
                            Philosophy of people
                            Location:
                            The Garden Of England
                            Ratings:
                            +51,624
                            • Like Like x 10
                            • Sheps

                              Sheps Gardener

                              Joined:
                              Mar 30, 2017
                              Messages:
                              114
                              Gender:
                              Male
                              Location:
                              West Yorkshire
                              Ratings:
                              +222
                              Still beautiful, Harry...the plant that is :snorky:
                               
                              • Like Like x 3
                              • Friendly Friendly x 1

                              Share This Page