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Latest posts by chicky

Helenium

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 21:43

I grew rudbeckia rustic dwarves from seed this year, and was really pleased with the browny/orange selection i got.  Not expecting them to come through the winter, but will try some more seed next spring.  They might give you some fillers whilst the rest gets established ... Very exciting project there

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/59009.jpg?width=514&height=350&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 21:36

Love buzzards Bekkie.  Such a plaintive cry - almost like a cat at 200feet

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 21:15

Glad to see you back Pdoc - sorry to hear you are having such a difficult time.

Sat in my Oxford college room - quite surreal to think people get educated in surroundings like this.  I have mullioned windows and a wildflower meadow outside.  feel like i am on some sort of film set

Been keeping my eyes open - not spotted any corpses yet, so assume Morse and Kevin are absent at the mo.

Love the photos Archie - nice to see they captured your best side

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 21:08

A few more pics from me - i was having a bit of a fruit day ...

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 Thought i might try and create something like this with my house leeks

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 21:04

the sculpture was lovely - made of glass, something like £150 per leaf.  I thought maybe half a dozen ....

Forester - the twig arrangement they talked about on GQT is not in place yet - it'll be in the walled garden once the summer bedding goes over.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 06:35

Morning all

Still recovering from yesterdays excitement.  Have to pack a bag as have a conference in Oxford that means an overnight stay - if the place has wi-fi i will check back in this evening.  Staying in one of the Oxford colleges - one of the old ones with quads and spires and everything.  Will play at Brideshead Revisited for 24hours ... Or was it Chariots of Fire??

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 23:10

Welcome back OL 

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 21:30

Lily - there is one (we accosted an unsuspecting gentleman to be chief photographer) - but they are on Beaus camera....so will have to wait til tues ...

It's my birthday

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 21:23

 Recognised Mr Chips, but didn't know his name

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 21:09

They are lovely lovely lovely ....... not an axe in sight

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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