Latest posts by chicky


Posted: 05/02/2014 at 07:07

Hope Ma is ok Dove - might be a blessing if she doesn't remember this time.  Birds are going for it here too - do they know something we don't? Is spring really just around the corner?


Posted: 05/02/2014 at 06:52

Morning archie, Morning Lizzie.  Still wild here.  Off to negotiate my way to work through the tree debris ....

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 05/02/2014 at 06:49

Which tree carries a bucket and spade .....


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 22:40

I am so jealous  - hope you all have a lovely, lovely time

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 22:24

Oh goody - i love the garden picture threads.  Glad you started one Lizzie.  Your garden is looking beautiful even now - look forward to seeing more.

will get snapping at the weekend


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 22:18

Stay safe Verdun, pottie pam and anyone else down in the southwest - sounds horrendous.  I hate wind most of all - v scary.

Loved those hellebores Fidget - many pages ago now, but i am only just catching up with you all.

enjoy evening with your son tomorrow Lizzie.   I will be out on the razzle tomorrow myself, so will be absent for a while .....

What are people sowing right now?

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 09:09
Louise - i always "sprout" mine indoors and then move them out.

I find that if i don't start flowers like rudbeckia off in mid Feb it is a struggle to get flowers out of them til summer is almost over. So i will stick with my tried and tested method of flowers in Feb, tomatoes etc etc in March

However, i am in the south east, so that maybe why it works


Posted: 04/02/2014 at 09:03
Just seen a lovely rainbow - put a smile on my face !

What are people sowing right now?

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 23:35

Its my first go at dahlias too - folks on here recommended Bishops Children, so i thought i'd give them a go!  Done delphs and rudbeckias before with some success.  Exciting, isn't it


Posted: 03/02/2014 at 23:20

Late home - somehow tea didn't happen.  Toblerone cheesecake would hit the spot nicely

Discussions started by chicky

Plant ID - blue flowers

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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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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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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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Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Good Berries

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No flowers on gladioli

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Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Camellia - yellow leaves

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