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Latest posts by chicky

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 09:46

Morning  Slightly brighter here today. Think OH and I are going to take the bikes for a spin this morning.

then that garden needs a good looking at - i have flower buds on a hibiscus for the first time ever, and my marie ballard aster (like monch, but double) is starting to flower ... And maybe some other littles surprises.

and will have the last two beth pears for breakfast

New Rudbeckia and Echinacea plants query

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 23:56

My echinaceas have been alright in the ground for the last couple of years Grandma - although they have been mild winters, i live in the south east, and they are bog standard purple ones, rather than the fancy new varieties.  As Lyn says, the trickiest bit is protecting the emerging shoots from the slugs

who is the thief?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 23:25

Squirrels have been a pest stealing my apples before now - i now hang net bags of the smelliest carbolic soap i can find in the branches and it seems to keep them away. No such luck with the meeses

How to protect autumn-sowing broad beans and peas?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:27

The meeces found our new beds very quickly.  We now sow in pots in the GH and plant out when they are a bit bigger

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:10

Wonderful laburnum arch - never seen anything quite like that before

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:06

Wonderful Victoria.  Love the colour of the cosmos in the first picture - does it have a name?

Am quite pleased with my "cranberry click" this year - first time for me

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58808.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:54

Remember as a child when my Dad's crab apple wine all shot its corks the same night - we thought someone was downstairs with a shotgun

Autumn is very near

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:50

Both the chicklets are studying Tess for English at the moment ....just want to give Angel a good shake

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:48

Try nicking one of his doughnuts ......

Autumn is very near

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:28

Only "if" - which i used to be able to recite by heart....... and lose, and start again at the beginning, and never breathe a word about your loss ......

could never get the hang of all those mongoose though....

Discussions started by chicky

Strange flower buds - ID??

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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 21:49

Love lies bleeding from seed

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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 18:37

Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 00:01

Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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Last Post: 26/04/2015 at 10:44

More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Last Post: 07/04/2015 at 21:50

Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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Last Post: 03/04/2015 at 14:31

How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Last Post: 02/02/2015 at 12:09

Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Last Post: 03/12/2014 at 16:27

Getting rid of brambles

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Last Post: 04/05/2015 at 19:50

Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Last Post: 15/11/2014 at 19:05

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
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