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Latest posts by chicky

Cleome - garden revival

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 11:19

Thanks Bex - will definitely give them a try 

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 10:55

Unlikely i will be able to make it - but i do have some Norfolk visiting to do soon, so am posting to keep this in my "followed" threads 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 10:40

Morning all - pretty icy here too.  Got back to the station at gone midnight last night and our car was frozen solid - couldn't even get the boot open.  The frost must have come down very quickly on an already very wet landscape.  BTW Richard II was superb, and DT was amazing - complete with flowing ginger locks !!

Leaving my garden

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 14:48
Hi hollie - hope BT get you sorted quickly -looking forward to following the progress in your new piece of paradise

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 10:01

Tried some snowdrops, but they really weren't happy there - after a couple of years i dug them up and rehoused them.

but cyclamen coum is a great idea - i have some clumps that are spreading elsewhere - i shall move a few and see what happens

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 09:50

Here is our stumpery - all the ferns, hostas and foxgloves are asleep!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35788.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Cleome - garden revival

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 09:17

They look fantastic Bex !  Can you remember what type they were and where you got the seeds?  

I have started to do some research and found references to the "sparkler" and "queen"  series, but not sure which is best to try for a first timer.  Also whether i need to put in an online order with a specialist seed company, or whether i will find them in garden centres ?

Lawn revival got me thinking

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 09:09

Can't help you with info on lawncare companies.  We just keep mowing ours, and as long as what is growing in it is green then don't worry too much

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 08:49

Off to London today to see Richard II.  Its my favourite Shakespeare (because i studied it at school), and David Tennant plays the lead role.  Its had rave reviews, so i am hoping it will be good.

Before that i will find time to wander round the garden in the daylight ( a rare treat at the moment) just to see whats growing !

You Know You Enjoy Your Garden When...

Posted: 10/01/2014 at 20:13

...... when you see every weekend invitation (however tempting) as intruding into your garden time.  

My definition of a perfect weekend is to arrive home on a Friday evening, and not to have to find my car keys til Monday morning .... Unless its for a trip to the garden centre

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