Latest posts by chicky

shaded woodland garden

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 10:30

We have Hostas next to said shuttlecock ferns.  Sum and Substance - monsters, and seem immune to slugs ....or maybe the toads down there are earning their keep

shaded woodland garden

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 10:24

You could try foxgloves and some ferns.  Ferns don't" bloom", but they add a lovely fresh green to the scene.  We have a stand of shuttlecock ones growing in a similar situation


Posted: 13/06/2015 at 10:12

Nicotiana smell great in the evening, and are easy to get in GCs.  Stocks are lovely too, but I have always grown them from seed - not sure if the GCs sell them as bedding plants

What do you carry you hand tools around in?

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 09:32

I have a tool trug too


Posted: 13/06/2015 at 09:24

Morning all

Heavy rain and thuderstorms here last night, but now all is calm.  Garden is drinking it all in, and looks much better for it (apart from a few flattened poppies)

So sorry to read your sad news Dove - ((hugs)) for you and OH.  Hope Hosta's OH gets on well "up country", and that you both ease in to your new way of life ok.  Good to start in the summer - by the time the dark evenings come you will have forgotten what it was like to live any other way.

Glad to hear all is ready Woody - looking forward to seeing it all tomorrow.  I have my garden walking shoes ready for the Woodgreen marathon

Town for me and littlest chicklet today .....she needs to accessorise

weather warning

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 22:05

I can confirm that there are thunderstorms around ....we're in the middle of one at the moment

 Thats a googled photo,  not one of mine.  I'm busy hiding under the duvet


Posted: 12/06/2015 at 18:38

Hope Fairylet enjoys her prom Lovely to see them all dressed up  Littlest chicklet's is next Friday - in fact just been getting toenails painted in anticipation.  ( I joined in - prom Mums have to flaunt their toes too).  Chicklet has one the week after, but my sewing machine requires an outing for that one...not quite the right fit yet

Looking forward to meeting you too Ggirl ....we should be there about midday, so 1pm at Woody's sounds a perfect plan.  Will PM you my phone number just in case plans change.

Great prize Wonky.  And welcome Dacha - love that fire


Posted: 12/06/2015 at 06:30

Morning Hosta - glad you escaped hail and thunder ....a good bit of ordinary rain would not go amiss around here


Posted: 12/06/2015 at 06:29

Morning all  The thought of discounts hadn't even crossed my mind Panda

Very overcast and gloomy out there ....feels like a storm brewing

One more day, then a lovely weekend to look forward to.  Woody, if you're looking in, good luck with the finishing touches - I am sure its looking wonderful

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