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Latest posts by chicky

who is the thief?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 23:25

Squirrels have been a pest stealing my apples before now - i now hang net bags of the smelliest carbolic soap i can find in the branches and it seems to keep them away. No such luck with the meeses

How to protect autumn-sowing broad beans and peas?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:27

The meeces found our new beds very quickly.  We now sow in pots in the GH and plant out when they are a bit bigger

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:10

Wonderful laburnum arch - never seen anything quite like that before

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:06

Wonderful Victoria.  Love the colour of the cosmos in the first picture - does it have a name?

Am quite pleased with my "cranberry click" this year - first time for me

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58808.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:54

Remember as a child when my Dad's crab apple wine all shot its corks the same night - we thought someone was downstairs with a shotgun

Autumn is very near

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:50

Both the chicklets are studying Tess for English at the moment ....just want to give Angel a good shake

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:48

Try nicking one of his doughnuts ......

Autumn is very near

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:28

Only "if" - which i used to be able to recite by heart....... and lose, and start again at the beginning, and never breathe a word about your loss ......

could never get the hang of all those mongoose though....

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:24

MrsG - why sell it to your sister, it would be great on those borders of yours?  Can't get enough of it here

No excuse

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:22

I am working through my Beth pears now - definitely an Aug/sep crop this year.  Very small but delish

Discussions started by chicky

More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Last Post: 03/12/2014 at 16:27

Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Last Post: 15/11/2014 at 19:05

Tree id

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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 20:08

Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Last Post: 04/10/2014 at 18:15

Plant ID - blue flowers

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Last Post: 10/09/2014 at 09:08

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 23:48

Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 08:56

Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 19:51

Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Last Post: 12/05/2014 at 19:15

Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Last Post: 18/04/2014 at 08:33

Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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