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Latest posts by chicky

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/11/2015 at 10:46

Here's one ..... A stones throw away

 And I can't throw very far

Autumn in Luxembourg

Posted: 07/11/2015 at 10:12

Great photos, love the misty morning one. Cheered up a dreary Surrey morning for me


Posted: 07/11/2015 at 10:09

 morning. One night out and I sleep for England

However, a peek out the curtains tells me I'm not missing much gardening time - rain and winds howling round.  Bought my Christmas cake and pudding ingredients yesterday so the kitchen is going to be full of yummy smells this weekend.  Going to be strange not having Chicklet around to stir the pudding and make her wish you think I'm allowed to wish twice?  Its definitely a 4 wish mix.

Hope you enjoy Kinky Boots Hosta - one of the friends I was out with last night is going today too - so say hello

hope the hair-dos survive the gales in Norwich - have a fun day


Posted: 06/11/2015 at 08:50

Morning all

Thanks for your thoughts Wonky (and all you other lovely peeps) ....Mr C is improving in leaps and bounds.  Back behind the wheel of a car, and gradually extending our lunchtime walks .....not quite Fairy level yet, as we have to keep on the flat and are restricted to 30 mins, but nevertheless progressing.  Most importantly he has his spirits back ......which makes me very happy too

Loved autumnwatch this year ....will miss having something good to watch on the telly now.

Off out for a meal with friends tonight, leaving littlest Chicklet in charge (I'm not going far) ..... will be nice to get out for a bit.

Enjoy Friday, one and all

Pumpkin varieties

Posted: 06/11/2015 at 08:38

Sorry David - just been to check and it is an empty packet

Snoodle - looking forward to next years pics

Pumpkin varieties

Posted: 05/11/2015 at 19:13

Ours are definitely the carving type - have no idea what they taste like But the Chicklets have fun carving, and OH has fun growing them


Pumpkin varieties

Posted: 05/11/2015 at 19:00

I'll go out and check tomorrow David - packet is in the greenhouse and its cold, dark, wet and windy out there.  But from memory it was a Mr Fothergill pack that the one with the cartoon of a smiley man with a hat on???

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 05/11/2015 at 08:29

We're right behind you, cheering you on LilyP


Posted: 05/11/2015 at 07:25

Morning peeps  

lots of rain already here!

hope the van returns today Hosta .....can't have another beerless night

Discussions started by chicky

Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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Strange flower buds - ID??

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Love lies bleeding from seed

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Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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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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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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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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