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Latest posts by chicky


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 13:12

Looks like they have them in the RHS online shop - 4.99 a plant.

i have  never seen the yellow ones before - they look impressive. I grow the c. montana and they are trouble free


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 12:56

Absolutely Stanley - this forum has taught me loads, and is still doing so


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 11:22

If the top foliage is alright they are definitely still alive - i expect they will come back fine next year - and then you can keep on top of the feeding - that will give you more flowers too


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 10:25

Here is my solution - prettier than tennis balls


Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 26/08/2013 at 10:03

Fantastic sunflowers LF - a flower that never fails to make me smile


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 09:57

About to surface - FiL coming for lunch - best find the hoover.

beautiful day, but nothing urgent to do in the garden. Might take my bike for a spin this afternoon


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 09:45

We have just removed a L- hedge - and had the stumps ground out.  Our next step will be to dig in as much horse manure as we can this autumn and next spring - hope that will do the trick. The plan is to grow veg there eventually.


Posted: 25/08/2013 at 22:32

Now i know what is wrong with one of my apple trees - thanks topbird

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 25/08/2013 at 22:15

FG - its all starting to come together .  Just need to find a spot for the acteas !!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 25/08/2013 at 21:54

Sat outside (with wine) listening to the tawny owls shriek at each other - i love summer

Discussions started by chicky

Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Last Post: 03/12/2014 at 16:27

Getting rid of brambles

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Last Post: 08/12/2014 at 13:02

Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Last Post: 15/11/2014 at 19:05

Tree id

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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 20:08

Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Last Post: 04/10/2014 at 18:15

Plant ID - blue flowers

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Last Post: 10/09/2014 at 09:08

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 23:48

Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 08:56

Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 19:51

Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Last Post: 12/05/2014 at 19:15

Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Last Post: 18/04/2014 at 08:33

Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 07:29

TV gardening programmes

A reminder 
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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 19:16

When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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Last Post: 03/02/2014 at 06:40

Can i grow a Mahonia in a pot?

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Last Post: 15/12/2013 at 18:22
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