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Latest posts by chicky


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 22:59

Have reported it - night night folks

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 22:52

Reported  - its like catching the kitchen spammers


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 22:03

Stacey - i put mine in the ground.  Some say you then lift them in the autumn, and store the corms/bulbs like dahlias - but mine seem to survive left in the ground - we are both in the south east so think that might work for you too


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 21:50

Thanks Fairy - will look up the Lutyens programme - we are deep in the heart of his country - in fact friends of ours live a real live Lutyens house

The first one I've seen this year - 2014

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 21:43

Saw my first big bumble-type bees outside today   Oh, and the bullfinches are back - don't know where they go, but they are never around in winter


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:26

Pretty sure we did win the Rugby - OH is whistling


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:24

Take your time Pd - we'll still be here, talking gardens .....  Hope your roof is now sorted too

Talkback: Growing hellebores

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:15

Just gorgeous 

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:10

Panda - my Mum called them soldiers and sailors (although never seen a soldier in that shade of pink)


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:48

Fairy - sorry, jargon alert - Duke of Edinburgh - the scheme that makes teenagers tramp round the countryside with rucksacks on their backs, sleep under canvas, and (and this is the most arduous bit ) survive a weekend without their phone 

Discussions started by chicky

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? 
Replies: 110    Views: 2576
Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 23:48

Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
Replies: 14    Views: 334
Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 08:56

Shrub id

Any ideas 
Replies: 13    Views: 366
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

Replies: 11    Views: 791
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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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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Last Post: 18/09/2013 at 15:14
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