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Latest posts by chicky

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:24

MrsG - why sell it to your sister, it would be great on those borders of yours?  Can't get enough of it here

No excuse

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:22

I am working through my Beth pears now - definitely an Aug/sep crop this year.  Very small but delish

Autumn is very near

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:02

Love Hardy - dripping beeches and drops on gatebars - genius

But i am still picking sweetpeas, so refuse to contemplate A'*%#^m yet.

PS will be very sad if that vote goes the wrong way too

New Rudbeckia and Echinacea plants query

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 19:52

I would pot up and leave in a cold frame or cold GH once the weather gets a bit colder - both can be a bit borderline hardy, so i would want them a bit older and tougher before they face their first winter.  Then plant out next spring.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 19:47

Evening all.  Just in, slumped on sofa.... waiting for Monty-time .... taxi duties later

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 06:59

Only 2 more sleeps

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 06:50

Morning all And especially Spike

Not sure about this Indian Summer - we have been in permanent cloud here for the past few days

Hope Dove's new laptop is sorted out soon ..... we miss you

Steve - boiled fruitcakes are easy, store well and are not fussy about a reliable oven.  I have a recipe passed down from my grandmother, but its not in my head.  Let me know if you can't find one on the internet and I'll send it over.  Its mostly butter, mixed fruit and some flour cooked in a saucepan, then baked for a couple of hours on a very low heat.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 22:21

Here's a card for Spike

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58733.jpg?width=332&height=350&mode=max

 Glad Dad is home Fidget - even if that means new challenges.  And glad you are home too Lesley - been away a while.

Something has been eating my chillies and toms...

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 21:46

We have mice eating peppers, chillis and aubergines - but seem to leave the tomatoes alone.  However we do have climbing slugs, which are partial to red toms

Camera Corner

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 21:40

Love Winkworth Lily - not far from us.  Your pictures really capture the spirit of the place.  Its spectacular in autumn too

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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