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Latest posts by chicky

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 20:51

Smiling at the thought of Wintersong hovering above her nice clean paths, like some cartoon character with special powers

Glad the sale went well Woody - plenty of pennies for the hortsoc coffers. I hear Ggirl did her bit for the cause!

Sounds like a productive day in the garden for some - very rainy here, so didn't matter that I was at work.  Car broke down this morning - minidrama - but nice man from the RAC came and fixed it, so I was soon on my way.

What colour hanging thingy did you get in the end Fidget?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 06:53

Morning all, and happy birthday to OL.

One (or 3) of the things i planted yesterday was stipa tenuissima - hope it isn't invasive.  But it is lovely - short and wavy - like a bad hair day.  Looking at the state of my locks I can see why that comparison came to mind. Better go wash and dry it into submission .....

Favourite Garden Pest

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 23:28

Have a grudging admiration for the deer, that neatly munch everything in sight

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 23:08

OL - did the 48 "free" lavenders last year (and the year before)- they are small to start ( think "48 perennials") but grow really quickly.  I will post photos of the 2012, and the 2013 ones later in the week (won't be home before dark tomorrow).

Weather for the week ahead, Brrr!!

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 22:21

Thanks for the heads up folks - will now know to check the forecasts towards the end of the week.  Would hate to lose things at this stage of the year. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 21:53

A-ha - that's it!  I want imperial weekends 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 21:47

Got EVERYTHING planted, and then the heavens opened to water it all in.  Very pleased with myself.  

Fantastic bluebell pics Dove.  Glad the bluetits have a customised des-res. Verdun's new border sounds fab (any chance of pics ??) And well done on de-spidering.  And happy birthday to Tracey 2moz ( got it right this time ).

And why do weekends go so fast ???

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 17:54

Looking lovely KEF  Glad to see the bride is still doing her thing

Are the light purple flowers in pic 2 and 4 drumstick primulas?

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 17:33

Glad to see they survived the snow David.  Although i am still none the wiser on how you manage to garden when it goes from 80 to snowin the space of 24 hours

Pruning plum tree

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 17:30

I'm not very good on pruning for shape, so will let someone else advise on that.  However, whatever you decide to do will need to wait til midsummer - pruning a plum now leaves it open to attack by silverleaf - which could do for it altogether

Discussions started by chicky

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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Last Post: 18/04/2014 at 08:33

Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 07:29

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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Last Post: 15/12/2013 at 18:22

Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Last Post: 10/12/2013 at 22:56

Good Berries

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No flowers on gladioli

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Last Post: 18/09/2013 at 15:14

Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Last Post: 23/11/2013 at 16:04

Camellia - yellow leaves

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Plants to identify - grasses and some sort of monster

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