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Latest posts by chicky

Cleaning the inside of watering can rose

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 18:01
Mine get blocked - not by scale but by bits of debris. If you let it dry out completely you can shake it all out of the end that joins the spout - with a bit of patience

Lavender hedge

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 17:52
What a coincidence - i was thinking exactly the same - not sure whether to Alternate, or do blocks of each, or just keep the varieties very separate. Will be watching answers with interest

ITV Alan Titchmarsh - Britain's Best Garden's

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 17:49
Good luck Marion ! Would love to see your garden on the screen. And Nut - you should give it a go - its not weeds, its wild !

And Berghill, and Punkdoc, and Verdun - throw your hats into the ring ! Would suggest Lizzie too, but guess the title excludes her

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:26
Dove said she was off on a mini-break - no need to call in search and rescue yet Hope she is having a lovely time ...

Neglected flower beds

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:23
I would get rid of the moss if you can. And mulch should be ok over yet to emerge plants at this time of year. They say to mulch round plants, rather than over them, to stop the crowns rotting- but i would think that would be less of a problem at this time of year. You might also discover emerging perennials when you strip off the moss - it forms quite a thick mat.

Time to get busy!

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:13
I love my GH BB2 - hope you have many happy hours pottering in yours

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 06:44

Lily, you're right, it seemed strange for the alarm clock to be going off in the dark again.  Work for me, but taking the train, so will probably pop back in later

Rootrainers, are they worth it

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 21:17

This is my first year of using them, so can't comment on durability yet.  But the inside of old loo rolls do the trick too, and you plant the whole thing.

mothers day flowers

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 20:14

Not my bellis daisies, they were Busy Lizzies - it just reminded me of your thread

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 20:11

Glad you had a good day MrsG - anniversaries are hard.  Nice that you all managed to get together.

Discussions started by chicky

Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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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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When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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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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Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Camellia - yellow leaves

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Plants to identify - grasses and some sort of monster

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Last Post: 01/09/2013 at 23:33

catalpas---digging-out

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mulching-with-conifer-chippings

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cambridge-botanic-gardens

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Rose "The Fairy"

 
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