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Latest posts by chicky

Lavender hedge

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 17:52
What a coincidence - i was thinking exactly the same - not sure whether to Alternate, or do blocks of each, or just keep the varieties very separate. Will be watching answers with interest

ITV Alan Titchmarsh - Britain's Best Garden's

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 17:49
Good luck Marion ! Would love to see your garden on the screen. And Nut - you should give it a go - its not weeds, its wild !

And Berghill, and Punkdoc, and Verdun - throw your hats into the ring ! Would suggest Lizzie too, but guess the title excludes her

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:26
Dove said she was off on a mini-break - no need to call in search and rescue yet Hope she is having a lovely time ...

Neglected flower beds

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:23
I would get rid of the moss if you can. And mulch should be ok over yet to emerge plants at this time of year. They say to mulch round plants, rather than over them, to stop the crowns rotting- but i would think that would be less of a problem at this time of year. You might also discover emerging perennials when you strip off the moss - it forms quite a thick mat.

Time to get busy!

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:13
I love my GH BB2 - hope you have many happy hours pottering in yours

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 06:44

Lily, you're right, it seemed strange for the alarm clock to be going off in the dark again.  Work for me, but taking the train, so will probably pop back in later

Rootrainers, are they worth it

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 21:17

This is my first year of using them, so can't comment on durability yet.  But the inside of old loo rolls do the trick too, and you plant the whole thing.

mothers day flowers

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 20:14

Not my bellis daisies, they were Busy Lizzies - it just reminded me of your thread

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 20:11

Glad you had a good day MrsG - anniversaries are hard.  Nice that you all managed to get together.

Butterfly sightings 2014

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 20:09

Lovely pic Jack - but not an expert so can't tell you what it is.  Saw a red admiral here yesterday - never noticed one in this garden before so i was v excited.  Lots of peacocks and tortoiseshells And yellow ones too.

Discussions started by chicky

Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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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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