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Latest posts by chicky

What's eating my beans

Posted: 31/03/2016 at 10:25

We share our garden with lots of mice - too many to eradicate!  We have found that beans and peas are safe if you leave them to get bigger before planting out - it is the young tender shoots they love.  So we leave it til 3 or 4 pairs of leaves have appeared.  Have also used holly branch prunings to crisscross the area - they don't like getting their noses pricked

Mystery Mothers Day seedlings

Posted: 31/03/2016 at 06:48

I thought geum too - plenty of them have red flowers.  What a lovely idea for a present - you can hours of fun guessing

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 22:31

Big ((hugs)) for you all Dove and Wonky .....will be thinking of you

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 11:14

Thanks for the site update Dove ....hope they leave the forum for a while.  Tomorrow is a hospital day, and I need to know where to find you guys without having to look too hard

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 09:28

Morning peeps

Are we still expecting the new site to launch some time this week?

What are your favourite scented plants?

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 20:22

Daphne Jacquline Postil - and to me it smells a bit like Christmas Pudding

Wind damaged Ceanothus

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 20:13

Pugets Blue is a lovely one too

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 20:09

Might watch This Farming Life on catchup tv, just to see those magnificently crafted rosettes

Just back from a wonderful day in London wandering round the City.  So many places I had been before with my "work head" on, and had never really seen.  So many quirky little streets, houses, pubs and churches.  The low point was the barbican, the high point was the timber framed house still standing in Smithfield   Also walked over the millenium bridge ...a first for me.  Think we walked about 6 miles - my feet are certainly tingling now.

Gloves!

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 09:41

I love Ethel gloves - you can get them on Amazon.  They have leather reinforced finger tips so you can garden with long nails  

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 09:30

Woop woop Clari. You're transforming that place.  The scouts will appreciate it even if your lousy colleagues don't.

Discussions started by chicky

Remedial pruning a Group 2 clematis

What to do and when? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2016 at 21:14

Gardens we have visited 2016

Pictures of our garden outings 
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Last Post: 13/08/2016 at 20:36

Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leaves🙄 
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Last Post: 18/05/2016 at 14:39

Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Last Post: 29/08/2015 at 16:26

Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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Last Post: 22/08/2015 at 08:01

Strange flower buds - ID??

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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 21:49

Love lies bleeding from seed

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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 18:37

Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 00:01

Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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Last Post: 26/04/2015 at 10:44

More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Last Post: 07/04/2015 at 21:50

Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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Last Post: 03/04/2015 at 14:31

How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Last Post: 02/02/2015 at 12:09

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: 04/05/2015 at 19:50

Daphnes - do they self seed?

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