chicky


Latest posts by chicky

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 09:58

Morning all. Well that was a wild night.  Our usually solid house was creaking away very alarmingly - at one point I honestly thought we were going to lose bits of the roof.  We live in a narrow valley, and Mr C assures me it sounded worse because the wind was just the right direction to be tunnelled down it.  However, no damage done beyond a sleepless night, so counting our blessings.  Even still got power

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 04:57

Goodnes Katie making her presence felt here.  Feel like Dorothy in Kansas .....

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 19:12

Katie seems to have arrived ....funny, don't recall inviting her

About to catch up with the Springwatch special now - recorded it from Friday - woop woop

What the hellebores is going on?

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 15:44

I have the same as you Verd - a couple flowered before Christmas, a couple are flowering now, and the rest have not flowered at all.  Thought I had lost them, but all are now pushing up fresh leaves.  i thought maybe I had overdone the mulching with leafmould in the autumn, but maybe it is a weather thing.  Fingers crossed for next year

Geums

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 15:41

I grow bell banks ....but as I said above, it is not a strong grower for me.  Still alive and flowering, but only one show in early summer - unlike Mrs B, which goes on and on all year

Monty's Dog

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 15:22

I follow Monty'sDog on twitter. I only own up to this embarassing fact because he has just announced that eight (yes 8) episodes of GW will be an hour long in 2017 ......steps in the right direction folks

Monty's Dog

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 14:57

I wish I could use that as an excuse. Sadly not

Geums

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 14:54

Gorgeous photos Berghill - love blazing sunset and Mai Tai.

I have a few, but the ubiquitous Mrs Bradshaw is a much stronger grower tham the rest (Bells bank, tequlia sunrise and flames of P)

Monty's Dog

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 14:48

.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 14:37

 Just got "lost" on the forum and posted a completely random post on another thread.  But have now found a compass, regained my bearings, and will repeat myself here.

Too wet for outdoor gardening so have replanted my terrarium ...bought about 30 years ago on a trip to a craft fair with my Mum


 

Discussions started by chicky

Remedial pruning a Group 2 clematis

What to do and when? 
Replies: 4    Views: 354
Last Post: 03/07/2016 at 21:14

Gardens we have visited 2016

Pictures of our garden outings 
Replies: 44    Views: 2247
Last Post: 13/08/2016 at 20:36

Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leaves🙄 
Replies: 17    Views: 462
Last Post: 18/05/2016 at 14:39

Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

Replies: 2    Views: 674
Last Post: 29/08/2015 at 16:26

Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

Replies: 10    Views: 636
Last Post: 22/08/2015 at 08:01

Strange flower buds - ID??

Replies: 2    Views: 664
Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 21:49

Love lies bleeding from seed

Replies: 3    Views: 616
Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 18:37

Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
Replies: 10    Views: 754
Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 00:01

Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
Replies: 0    Views: 625
Last Post: 26/04/2015 at 10:44

More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
Replies: 14    Views: 1207
Last Post: 07/04/2015 at 21:50

Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

Replies: 6    Views: 771
Last Post: 03/04/2015 at 14:31

How big are vine weevil grubs?

Replies: 21    Views: 1465
Last Post: 02/02/2015 at 12:09

Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

Replies: 4    Views: 707
Last Post: 03/12/2014 at 16:27

Getting rid of brambles

Replies: 22    Views: 4440
Last Post: 04/05/2015 at 19:50

Daphnes - do they self seed?

Replies: 11    Views: 864
Last Post: 15/11/2014 at 19:05
1 to 15 of 53 threads