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Latest posts by chicky

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 22:04
Love taking pics of the garden to remind you how far you have come!

Waiting to pick littlest chicklet up from a theatre trip - 1 hr here, 1 hour home

Hope she has enjoyed the show ! They all need a bit of a pickmeup - her form tutor was tragically killed in a motorbike accident on the way to school on Friday morning ... we have all been in shock ever since. He was a really popular teacher, 26 and due to get married in the summer. Can't begin to think what his family are going through. All very very sad - and a reminder that everything is so fragile.

Apologies - will be back to plants and gardens in the morning

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 12:33
I've got RHS card, but not a 2 for 1. Looks like not much money will be handed in at entrance kiosk ..... no doubt will compensate at cake kiosks

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 06:55

Morning - feel better now after my super early night. 3 more sleeps to Barnsdale ....... the excitement is mounting!  Just been for my morning garden wander, and for once saw all the good bits, and forgot to look for the bad.  I must try and do that more often!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49627.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 Watch out world .... Here I come

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:02

Just in (Pilates, not working hard) - and am so crackered i'm heading off for bed.  But not before I confess a trip to GC at lunch time for some dusky pink gazanias, nicotianas and petunias to fill my final border gaps ...... wouldn't be able to sleep without getting that off my chest.  Hopefully home early enough tomorrow to plant them out.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 06:46

If i'd known it was a race i would have posted before i went for a wander round the garden to see if any of my new plantings had been munched (all is well).  But i didn't, so will have to make do with bronze...

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 20:39

Fidget - they look stunning.  If you have some spare i would love some

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 18:57

Scary GH scenes KEF - hate flappy things in enclosed spaces too

Marathon planting weekend successfully completed.  Not many more gaps left in the borders and watering duty seriously shortened.  Been pretty cold and cloudy here but no rain.

inspired by Fergus G on Wednesday, i am now reading Christopher Lloyds biography ..... what a mother 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 00:58

Wrong result - but i have seen worse.  The youngsters were great

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 23:59

Still here Panda - not too shabby so far ..... 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 19:26

 

Got lots of plants planted out - about 40 rudbeckias, some cosmos and some dahlias. More cosmos and lupins tomorrow, and then i'm done.

Fairy - slugs and snails decimating one of my clematis too - little alpine one - they are climbing up the rose and munching from there.  Keep thinking i have got it high enough to be out of danger, and then the munching starts again.

Footie tonight will mean its a late one - I'll be up til the final whistle if anyone wants to chat !

Our meadow is finally coming to something ..... thanks Nut

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49389.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49392.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 Buzzy and fluttery things love it

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