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Latest posts by chicky

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:07
London feels like Barcelona, and its not even noon yet !! Wish i was wearing flipflops . Just heading into a meeting with the MD - so perhaps not .... Wonder if he has a garden

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:24
Stacey's last post says she has a poorly goshawk ..... methinks autocorrect has been having fun again

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:17
But only if it doesn't wet the goshawk

Clematis

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:11
The best clematis in my garden started as plugs - they seem to establish so much better than the bigger plants from a GC. So next year you should be pleased with them, and the following year you will hopefully be amazed

The larger ones might have flowers already, but they will have been hurried along in conditions which are nothing like your garden. Plugs get to grow into their surroundings.

Plant identity

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 09:53
Sounds like gazanias to me - have a google and see if they match what you have

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 07:51

I'm in Londinium today too, Woody. Will keep my eyes open for you at Waterloo

But sorry to hear about your friend - hope you all share some good memories about him.....

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 07:42

Morning all  Hadn't realised a scorcher was on the cards - best go do a bit of watering before i head off to catch my train.

Tooth is sorted - thanks KEF - old filling removed and new one put in - hope it does the trick

Farnborough air show means we are getting some weird and wonderful things in the sky above us - something huge and sonic just went over

Dahlias as cut flowers

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 22:56

I think so Lili - its certainly what I am doing.  Everyone says they must be deadheaded to keep them flowering.  My way is just "live-heading"

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 22:53

Love the bright colours Victoria - not clashing, just eye catching

No terracing David, but the rain soaks in rather than runs off.  The stone retaining wall is a sort of terrace I suppose.

lovely pics Yvie - i love phlox, and they do well for me here, so look forward to them coming out .... Half mine are flowering, the others are just on the brink

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 08:19

Oooooh - hope you sing along to Delilah Woody And good luck Clari And today is GH day KEF.??  So much going on

Discussions started by chicky

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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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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Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Good Berries

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Last Post: 27/10/2013 at 16:01

No flowers on gladioli

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Last Post: 18/09/2013 at 15:14

Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Camellia - yellow leaves

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Last Post: 15/09/2013 at 17:04

Plants to identify - grasses and some sort of monster

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Last Post: 01/09/2013 at 23:33

catalpas---digging-out

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Last Post: 10/08/2013 at 19:56

mulching-with-conifer-chippings

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