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Latest posts by chicky

Ideas of Nurseries and Garden Centres to Visit on my hols in the South East

Posted: 05/03/2015 at 23:01

Marchants hardy plants is meant to be amazing - near Hastings, so not sure if that is too far

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 05/03/2015 at 07:38
Just loving this thread - its like a living, breathing to-do list

Saying goodbye to a gardening friend

Posted: 05/03/2015 at 07:36
I do understand Judith - a sad day for you. She will be with you in your head as you garden visit in the coming months and years.


Posted: 05/03/2015 at 07:25
We get lots of Odiham chinooks - normally low enough to rattle the windows


Posted: 05/03/2015 at 07:20
Might be warming up soon, but it was -4 when i left the house - brrrrr

Frost makes for a pretty train ride though- playing my favourite "spot the garden" game. Whizzing thru StevetheVet country, but not spotted his GH/shed combo yet

What are you sowing lesley ??


Posted: 04/03/2015 at 22:47

Great photo Lizzie  Early start tomorrow - migh catch up with you all when I'm sat on the train

Barrels as water butts?

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 21:56

Maybe its lined ?? They certainly look good

Barrels as water butts?

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 21:47

Never used one, but remember reading somewhere that you have to keep them quite full - if they dry out the wood shrinks and they spring a leak.  Not sure about you, but my waterbutts normally get drained dry at least a couple of times a year

pop goes the weasel

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 20:47

Heard about it on the radio - but what an amazing picture

Gardeners World on TV

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 20:33

3 more sleeps

Discussions started by chicky

Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Last Post: 29/08/2015 at 16:26

Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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Last Post: 22/08/2015 at 08:01

Strange flower buds - ID??

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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 21:49

Love lies bleeding from seed

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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 18:37

Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 00:01

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
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