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Latest posts by chicky

I didn't think it was possible

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 21:37

Glad you bumped Pauline - missed this the first time round. What a lovely space you have made - looks great.

Mrs B is bulletproof for me - dies back, but back with avengeance next year

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 21:24

Love that 6ft aster.  Must go google.....unless anyone else can hazard a guess as to what it might be called


Posted: 23/09/2014 at 21:10

Keep meaning to say .... saw a lovely arrangement at Wisley the other week that I am going to try and copy:


 Have now found an old crate, sempervirums on order from a Scottish nursery - should arrive Thursday - and will go on a garden hunt for broken terracotta pots this weekend - I'm sure there are some out there somewhere

Will show you when I am done .....its not often I get creative


Posted: 23/09/2014 at 21:01

Hope littlies are over the worst soon Yvie

Woody - i used to get taken to Mudeford beach as a treat when I was a little'un (We only lived a mile from the sea, but all our local beaches were stony)

excited at the thought that my acidanthera's might also have magiced flowers when I wasn't looking - will check at the weekend (probably the next time i will see the garden in the light). Desperate measures called for this evening - its been so dry i had to water my pots with a headtorch on

Good to see you Matty - hope all is good with you and yours

Wow, what a sunset!

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 06:49

Pretty special


Posted: 23/09/2014 at 06:24


Just been to google something (other search engines are available) and the logo tells me that it is the first day of Autumn.  Trees still pretty green here, so will remain in denial for a few more weeks.

So glad Pa was found safe and sound - what a nightmare few hours for you all.


Posted: 22/09/2014 at 21:46

Marion - you are an inspiration


Posted: 22/09/2014 at 06:44

Morning.  Dark when the alarm went off this morning .... But have just been out picking raspberries for my breakfast regardless .... which still makes it technically summer, doesn't it.

hope all have a good week - esp OL and OH, as they start their new Venture.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 22:52

Lovely stars Lizzie - never seen autumn crocus like that before

looking great Fairy - love that pond.  And the screen is so clever - really nice feature


Posted: 21/09/2014 at 22:49

Great photos Liri - and what a transformation

Hope GD gets some sleep Yvie - poor thing.  On cracked chimney pots - i plant mine up with plastic pots that i slot in the top of the chimney - don't think a crack would hurt doing it that way.

night all

Discussions started by chicky

Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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Strange flower buds - ID??

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Love lies bleeding from seed

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Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Plant ID - blue flowers

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