Latest posts by chicky


Posted: 06/12/2015 at 09:16

Morning all. Just about to shift my bones to give littlest chicklet a lift to work.  Wind has died down and a dry day forecast here, so might go and tackle one of my flowerbeds that needs a good tidy up.

Thoughts are with those who have suffered in the floods - an awful thing to happen to anyone


Posted: 05/12/2015 at 19:27

Goodness, its wild out there.....although not nearly as bad as for some

Christmas cards done, taxi duties about to start, then time to watch jungle antics. Stay safe folks.


Posted: 05/12/2015 at 12:15

Didn't know this storm was called Desmond .....we will have rattled through the whole alphabet by Christmas at this stage. Stay safe peeps


Posted: 05/12/2015 at 12:06

That stumped me for a bit Lily. Til I thought of my old friend Edward the breadmaker. No flies on me  (or ants, either)

Wonderful images in my head of Hosta throwing shapes


Posted: 05/12/2015 at 10:51

Fairy - not sure Mr C has ever written a Christmas card in his life. Starting now would be a dreadful shock to his delicate system   


Posted: 05/12/2015 at 10:29

Loving  that sunrise Dove


Posted: 05/12/2015 at 10:28

Quiet weekend planned here. Mr C seems fine after his latest procedure, but we have learned our lesson and will be taking it slowly this time.  Some Christmas card writing planned here too.

Just booked my 2016 tickets for the Garden festival I went to in the Cotswolds last year ....Carol K, Mr B (assume Beechgrove have given him some time off ) and Matthew Wilson, plus a tour round Rodmarton Gardens ....v exciting

Gardening Vices ......

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 15:19

Not cleaning my tools after every use .....and not cleaning pots before I re-use them.  But I have the same aversion to cleaning inside the house is that ok?


Posted: 03/12/2015 at 23:36

Just home .....all went well.  We should have him back home tomorrow - well on the way to being mended.  Thank you all so much for your thoughts and good wishes ....they mean more than I can put into words.  You are all very special peeps

Christmas songs with plant names in the title

Posted: 03/12/2015 at 12:41

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snowdrop

Discussions started by chicky

Grass ID

Does anyone know what type of grass this is? 
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Remedial pruning a Group 2 clematis

What to do and when? 
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Gardens we have visited 2016

Pictures of our garden outings 
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Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leaves🙄 
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Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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Strange flower buds - ID??

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Love lies bleeding from seed

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Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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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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Getting rid of brambles

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