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Latest posts by chicky

Glorous gardens from above

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 13:15

Great -thanks

Glorous gardens from above

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:47

Was going to post exactly the same myself !  Assume the BBC have rescheduled it - but it would be great if someone could post here when they spot it.  I have my record button at the ready, to store up some gardening viewing for those dark winter nights that will soon be upon us

Camellia

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:44

Should be fine outside - they are tough plants, despite their exotic appearance.  The victorians grew them in greenhouses for years before they realised they were hardy

Something has eaten the plastic lid of my slug pellets

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:42

I sometimes use the wildlife friendly slug pellets, but these days they disappear overnight - far faster than the slugs could get them.  I had put it down to mice (we have lots in the garden, although thankfully very few in the house now) - this makes me think i was right.  Do mice like ferric phosphate ??

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:36

The joys of WFH - just had home grown sweetcorn - straight from the plant - for lunch. Yum yum.  Beats a pre packed sandwich and a yoghurt any day

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 07:18

Morning DD, dove and beau - happy digging, son trip and shift repsectively

Tonight is Cleve night...will try not to be too much of a fangirl

WFH today, so a slghtly later start to the morning - nice to see the sun has beaten me up today - although he is currently hiding behind some very stormy clouds

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 22:09

Beautiful LillyPilly.  Especially love the rose on that archway ... just smothered in flowers

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 21:55

Looks fab DD - no wonder you're exhausted - thats a big area to clear  And now, onwards and upwards.

Good luck to those with house moves on the cards (Beau and mini-Matty) - the whole thing is a very stressful experience that i hope i never have to repeat.

Love the jacket Dove - will look great with the jade - have a lovely celebration with them.  Mr Chicky and I celebrate 20 years next week - 60 years is something else

Tilted garden taken over by weeds

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 07:02

I convince myself I like weeding by pretending I am harvesting a crop .... for the compost heap (although don't put the perennial nasties on there)

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 06:52

Morning Dove.  Did you know there is now a gizmo you can get that lets you turn your heating on and off remotely from an app on your phone?  Gives you the ability to do it from anywhere in the world.  Research has shown that the most common place people use it from is their bed.  Perhaps not quite what the inventor had in mind

Discussions started by chicky

How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Plant ID - blue flowers

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Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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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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TV gardening programmes

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

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