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Latest posts by chicky

Places you go when the weather improves

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 23:11

It is a wonderful thing . We walked through it a few weeks before it was officially opened to traffic - i know how to treat my girls to a great day out 

How do you all know so much

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 23:07

Fidget and Frank .... My Dad was in REME too - based at Catterick

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 23:00

COYR - 2nd generation scouser here.  My Dad would be sooooo happy to see them win the title this season - although i think they play on Sunday (expecting the family get-together to have a breakaway group this year).

I remember one school project where you had to report back on your parents religion ( wouldn't happen today!).  He told me to write LiverpoolFC on the form against his name

Places you go when the weather improves

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 22:48

Try and get there Jeannie - it is great now.  However, no rhodedendrons ...... Have realised Peanuts is probably talking about Savill Gardens very own punchbowl ( not the devil's one )

Astrantia major

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 22:03

Mine looks like yours Matt - they seem to be one of the last to reappear

Places you go when the weather improves

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 22:00

Is it the Devil's Punchbowl you are looking for Peanuts?  If it is, it is fabulous now that the A3 doesn't thunder through it any more.  Its right on my doorstep 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 21:33

Thanks Gardengirl - missed the start but it is repeated at 3am tonight, so will record and watch tomorrow.  So many gardening programmes at the moment

Happy mini-hols KEF and Fidget 

Too far away for me to make East Ruston, but thoroughly recommend it for those who can get there.  It is an amazing garden - been several times when staying with my Norfolk folks.

Cap on soil

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 20:47

Thanks - i have a hand fork on a long handle (if you see what i mean) - i will do some serious tickling of the surface before i add the fym

Perfume Viburnum.

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 18:33

There was a beautifully scented viburnum carlesii at Hidcote this week - almost daphne like in both flower and scent - might be worth checking out

Perennials

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 18:30

I'm growing mine for flooded gardens Verdun - so it didn't matter what turned up !

Discussions started by chicky

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: 08/12/2014 at 13:02

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

Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 19:51

Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Last Post: 12/05/2014 at 19:15

Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Last Post: 18/04/2014 at 08:33

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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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 19:16

When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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Last Post: 03/02/2014 at 06:40

Can i grow a Mahonia in a pot?

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