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Latest posts by chicky

Can I put Alkanet on my compost heap ?

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 07:01

So thats what its called !  I only ever knew it as "the thing that looks a bit like a forget me not with bigger leaves"

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/04/2014 at 22:00

Tracey - if you decide to place your crocus order don't forget there is 20% off for GW readers this month.  Might be an excuse to squeeze even more in the cart

Do my grape hyacinths have to go?

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 23:08

Forgive my ignorance, but how will they spoil the houseleeks?  Aren't they just like daffodils that you can plant things on top of for later in the season??

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 23:03

Only just read this thread Clari - you are one very brave and determined soldier

Hosta Problem

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 22:50

Tracey - one of the gardening tricks i have been trying to teach myself is to focus on the positives. Llke you, I fret over the things with the problems, rather than the 3 lovely healthy plants you have on the go.  Certainly for cuttings, once i convinced myself that over 50% survival = success - then i became much more confident in my abilities  

Do my grape hyacinths have to go?

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 22:37

I wouldn't think they would compete - the muscari will die back down and lay dormant beneath the soil til next spring.  Sounds like a good combination to me 

What to sow....where to start??

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 22:34

I'm trying cleomes for the first time this year !

lupins-and-delphiniums

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 22:29

lupins-and-delphiniums

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 22:12

Matt - soooooo lovely to see the outcome of advice that was given months ago - i feel a personal connection to those beautiful plants in your greenhouse .  Can we have another pic when they flower please

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 22:03

Tray - love that pieris. Punkdoc - wonderful himalayan poppy - and sweetpea - love your pots.  And ecobaby - your pics make me look forward to summer even more

Here are my current highlights ......

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/41291.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/41292.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/41293.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/41294.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/41295.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 A selection from all segments of the colour wheel .... Subtle, it aint

Discussions started by chicky

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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Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 07:29

TV gardening programmes

A reminder 
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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 19:16

When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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Last Post: 03/02/2014 at 06:40

Can i grow a Mahonia in a pot?

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Last Post: 15/12/2013 at 18:22

Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Last Post: 10/12/2013 at 22:56

Good Berries

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Last Post: 27/10/2013 at 16:01

No flowers on gladioli

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