Latest posts by chicky

picking your brains,

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 09:14

If you use the RHS plant finder (its on their website) and put Eileen in as the plant name quite a few come up - including an iris and a couple of pinks


Posted: 12/04/2015 at 00:02

Go Justin

Fleet boy done good


Posted: 11/04/2015 at 21:59

Oooo hosta - sounds scary.  Glad all is extinguished

Lots of giggles and singing coming from our chicklets in the kitchen this evening ... But this is what they came up with

 One of their friends has a birthday tomorrow

Which means she gets to vote in the upcoming bloodbath

Bee Story

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 21:20

hope he's busy pollinating lots of your flowers tomorrow in return

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 20:15

Lovely Lizzie - your tulips ate way earlier than mine - i've only just spotted flower buds

Cleome seedlings not easy

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 19:34

I had real trouble with them last year.  In the end I gave up and put the pots aside.....two weeks later i had loads of seedlings.  So i think they are just obstinate


Posted: 11/04/2015 at 19:04

Sounds like you had a great time Dove - so glad she has caught the gardening looking back now

Mr Chicky and I went GC visiting together this afters.  He is a very bad influence on me.  He bullied me into buying some more pulsatillas, a tree peony (which he is going to look after, as my current ones -freebies from mags- are alive but not flourishing), a potentilla, an iris and some aubretia.  I must take him with me more often


Posted: 11/04/2015 at 11:56

 Just having morning cuppa on bench outside front door - still in pink fluffy dressing gown- and our local councillor came to call.  Nothing for it but to brazen it out and talk "politics" for 20 minutes.  

....and now, it is time I got going, before anyone else comes to call

OhNo Lesley

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 11:50



Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 11:47

Some of mine this morning ....sunshine after rain



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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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