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Latest posts by chicky

Big garden bird watch

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 23:11

Didn't have time to try tonight, and now away til weds.  Will someone remind me then

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 22:59

Good to hear from you Mrs G - i was thinking of you only yesterday (spotted my first allium leaves coming thru).  Hope all is ok with you and yours, and that you have lots of plans for that new greenhouse of yours. Take care

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Posted: 27/01/2014 at 18:06
Oh and Stacey - have you looked at shuttlecock fern - my fav

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Posted: 27/01/2014 at 18:03
Can i put in a request for no snow on Feb 8th - we are hosting a sleepover of teenage girls, and my worst nightmare is being snowed in with them for the following week!
Welcome Poddington (never heard of the programme - must have been in that period between my childhood and that of the chicklets- when i was too busy running around partying to notice what was on TV- those were the days)
Is tomorrow a special Dove-day by any chance ???

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Posted: 27/01/2014 at 09:27
Sauvignon blanc - i know that one well

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Posted: 27/01/2014 at 06:37

Lily - your picture sums it up nicely

Have caught the lurgy that is doing the rounds - so having a day nurse with my morning cuppa and trying not to feel too sorry for myself.  

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Posted: 26/01/2014 at 23:14

But had anyone caught a haggis Woody? 

Rose questions now I've sorted the begonias :)

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 22:35

Tracey - you are not too late to order roses barerooted if you get a wiggle on (they need to be in the soil by March). All my roses have come from David Austin - if you go on the website you can request the latest catalogue - full of advice and pictures galore.  Not got any yellow ones, mine are all pink or white.  Can recommend Gertrude Jekyll, winchester cathedral and shropshire lad.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 17:44

Back from GC (left the witch hazel behind - £30 was a bit steep) and the GH.

Had a nice time pottering with seeds and cuttings.  That is until ......spoiler alert for those eating their tea ..... I couldn't work out why the watering can that had been left full in the GH was not pouring properly.  Looked inside to find not one, but two drowned mice.  Screamed so loud i woke up the neighbours ..... Yuckkk, still shuddering now 

Pressure washer for terrace - time to buy

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 10:14

This is OH's department - but he says he is pleased with his Karcher - had it three years now.  He has not used it heavily, but gives the hard surfaces an annual clean, and used it to sort out a drain problem .  Found it a bit harsh for the teak/iroko furniture - it opened up the grain on the crossbar we tested, so have not used it for that.

Discussions started by chicky

Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Plant ID - blue flowers

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Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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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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