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Latest posts by chicky


Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:56

Here you go Fairy



Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:27

Weekend starts here.  Was hoping to fit some gardening in, but think I might be thwarted by the big freeze.  For now, I am snuggled in front of the fire looking forward to some gardening telly.

Glad you made it safely Panda - have fun.  And glad that Fairy's boiler saga (why are they always sagas?? - its not like they are rocket science) has come to a happy end.  

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:16

How very very sad LilyP.  Thinking of you and all her friends and family.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 07:04

So glad all went well Matty - here's wishing you a speedy recovery

Hydrangea Advice

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 06:54

Some hydrangeas (especially the lace caps in my garden) do have dry, brittle stems - i think it is just their nature.  Like yours, mine seem perfectly healthy and flower well, so I don't think it is a problem.


Posted: 16/01/2015 at 06:46

Morning all  Blackbirds, milking, t-shirts head is swimming and I haven't finished my first cuppa yet  Glad to hear that Stumpy is a "stayer".

have a lovely time at the christening Panda - hope family are on good form

Useless ideas and inventions

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 20:54

Stoke49er ....I think you'll find one pays more ....its all to do with the quality of the holes


Posted: 15/01/2015 at 06:45

Wind came whistling through here last night too - didn't do much for my beauty sleep.  Will be a bit ragged today.  OH has just been for a bit of an inspection, and thinks all looks ok.  Must remember to put my bin out this morning - left it last night for exactly the reasons Dove saw.

went to gardening group last night - picked up a new snowdrop Mighty Atom. Need to find it a home this weekend


Posted: 14/01/2015 at 06:46

Morning all - we escaped the white stuff, so bau here

Hope Ma's teeth fit (Thats the nearest I could get to a smilie with teeth)

wrap up warm everyone!

It's my birthday

Posted: 14/01/2015 at 06:42

Just in case you're looking in from Venice Woody

 Have a great day it too cold for gelato??

Discussions started by chicky

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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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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