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Latest posts by chicky

Tree id

Posted: 14/10/2014 at 06:55


Any ideas what this tree is - it has insignificant white flowers, followed by these berries, and turns a lovely yellow in the autumn.  Could well be a self seeded one.



Posted: 14/10/2014 at 06:43

Morning Yvie.  Early start for you

Yesterday I would have been able to join you - accidentally pressed a button on my alarm clock on Sunday night that put it forward an hour, so we got woken at 5.15 instead of 6.15, had a cuppa and started to get ready before we noticed all the other clocks in the house seemed to be wrong.  By which time it was too late togo back to bed.  Threw me out all day

My 100 bulbs arrived yesterday, so more to plant.  Leaving tulips a bit longer - need to clear the summer pots first.  

So much rain here - looking forward to the heatwave

Fairy - hope you're fully recovered now

Cyclamen Coum

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 22:02

I've used Eurobulbs (based in wisbech) for cyclamen plants - both coum and hederifolia have been great from them

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 21:06

You are ALL very important to me - didn't used to have any gardening friends I have loads


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 20:41

Great poppy pic Lily - so glad you had a belated birthday treat


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 20:39

None of Cleve Beau - although we did go for a chat with him at the end - such a nice man

Guests arrived at 11.30 (instead of the planned 1pm - drives me mad) - so I was still up to my elbows in weeds and mud.  But had time to plant my irises, frittilarys and byzantine glads, plus get a few more heathers in the driveway bank.

work tomorrow - but 4 day week this week


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 20:32

Lesley - heres the train window pics


Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 09:36

Great pics - love the lake reflections too.  Glad you had a lovely time.  

One day I'll join you as a temporary twig - if i can do Plymouth and York as day trips, then the world is, indeed my oyster


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 09:28

Glad all is going well Tracey - its bound to be hectic at the start of a new business - but its great to see you and hear how its going.

Have a good day in London Lily - is this the postponed birthday treat??

glad the sun shone on the Twigs - the forecasters got it wrong all round yesterday - we too had layers that needed to be discarded in sunny Devon.

sounds like major excavations going on in Fairy's Garden - that whirlygig was going nowhere on its own was it.

finishing my cuppa, then out to do some weeding.   Got guests coming at 1pm, so it will only be a couple of hours


Posted: 11/10/2014 at 19:50
Wish I could nod off . Another 30 minutes of train journey, then an hours drive home . However, all worthwhile as had a very successful day - Chicklet has another strong contender for her list. And thats all for now .... just a small matter of producing a string of good grades next summer- there doesn't seem to be much room for manouvre these days.

And tomorrow ..... I will garden

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