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Latest posts by chicky

Big garden bird watch

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 09:25

Failing to get on the RSPB site here too - not sure their new fancy website is worth the extra hassle.  Will keep my results scribbled on the back of an envelope and have a go at submitting later in the week - thats if i remember.

its a shame - i normally enjoy my bird count - this year its just been a frustrating battle with technology.  Wonder whether overall participation will be up this year ?

Overgrown Montana Clematis

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 09:19

What lovely pictures - reminded me just how gorgeous montanas can look.  I have a couple which were only planted last year, so hoping for a few blooms this spring, and a mass in future years 

Clematis propagation

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 09:16

Ashleigh - if the hardwood cuttings don't work then try some softwood ones in July/August - i have had success with group 3's that way

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 00:04

What a nightmare Dove - so lucky noone was hurt.  The weather at the moment is really scary

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 20:10

Great to see you Fairy - miss you when you go flitting off!

birds counted - nearly all the usuals obliged by putting in an appearance.  Was a lovely day til about 4 when a tornado seemed to rip through the valley.  Branches down all over the roads again.

seed sowing tomoz (wild flowers that need cold to get them going) plus some hardwood cuttings - all GH jobs, since forecast is appalling

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 09:53

Otnorot = toronto - of course !!  Why didn't i think of that 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 09:44

Morning all - missed the bus and the tardis, but caught up on Winterwatch instead.  Have to say, not a big fan of the reintroduction of wolves.

lots of taxi duty today - but have some GQT's and RHS podcasts downloaded to keep me entertained.  Also an opticians appointment - think i will leave my birdcount til after that - might improve my identification skills if i can see better.  Just found out treeman is coming to chip up the remains of our trees at 10 - so that'll scare most of the birds off this morning anyway

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 19:21

Hi Ggirl - we will hold the fort whilst they are gone.

Propagating vibernum bodnantense

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 19:19

Will give it a go this weekend - love plants for free!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 19:07

Oh no, late home from work and it seems i've missed the bus.  Will be quiet on here with you all away ....

Don't forget my postcard

Discussions started by chicky

Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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TV gardening programmes

A reminder 
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When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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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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No flowers on gladioli

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Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Camellia - yellow leaves

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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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mulching-with-conifer-chippings

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cambridge-botanic-gardens

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Rose "The Fairy"

 
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Do my Blueberries need feeding?

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