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Latest posts by chicky

Dark Red Sedum

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 09:55

I would like to add a dark red sedum to my borders - does anyone know a good one?

Have some pink ones that are doing well, so I think they like my conditions

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 09:42

Have a great meetup KEF &OL (?and someone else i've missed) .  This world is getting less virtual everyday - which considering we are flung to the four corners of this island, is no mean feat

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 09:33

On Sedums - i have a few pinky ones (autumn joy and an unnamed donation from my Dad, which originally came from my Grandad's Liverpool garden .... I think i will call it heirloom) .... But I would like to add a really dark red one - any recommendations anyone??

great cake .... know what you mean about wistful though .....

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 09:10

Morning Peeps .... Looks promising out there.  A day of garden pottering calls - bliss.  Loving that border Ggirl - you've been busy again.

Lily - wish I'd been good and raked acorns last autumn - might have been slightly less saplings if I had.

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 23:41

Loved West Acre - well worth a visit if you haven't been before.  Plus came home with a bootful of plants that are all thriving one year on

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 20:03

Great bday tree Panda - makes a striking feature. And lovely flowers LPilly - although hope they are wrong about the frost.

fabulous day at the zoo (i kid you not) - but now exhausted.  Lovely to see teenage girls SO enthusiastic about stuff (they seem to no longer care if its cool to get excited) - and so many tiny babies to see.   Baby meerkats are soooo cute.  Thats enough now, back to the gardening tomorrow

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 09:30

Great pictures Bizzie - those borders are fantastic

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 09:23

Hi Dove - i used to have problems logging in here with an iphone or ipad.  I found if you open the site using Safari rather than Google the problem goes away - no idea why it works, but you might want to give it a go

When should I plant Phlox

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 08:33

Woody - i think you could do either, but i would go for autumn planting.  My logic would be that these are not young fragile plants, but ones that are well acclimatised to the conditions of your garden (they've lived there a while) so they should settle in fine.  If they were young plants from a nursery, i might be tempted to mollycoddle until spring.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 08:18

Happy birthday littlest Fairylet

Sunshine here but no gardening today.  Littlest chicklet and her friends (15 years young, all of them) have requested a trip to the zoo!!  Marwell is not far from us, and have a very little baby leopard that has been on the news.  So i'm taking them, armed with a pile of papers from work that have to be looked at some time this weekend - might as well do it at the zoo

Gardening tomorrow - need to get my new crocosmias in the ground and have another session digging up oak saplings - definitely my worst weed of 2014.

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