oldchippy


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Orchid

Posted: 19/07/2017 at 16:03

look at Alan Titchmarsh on gardens world web site,he say leave it alone and when a bud breaks cut the old top growth off above the new shoot.

Talkback: 10 best plants for wildlife

Posted: 19/07/2017 at 11:09

I love Hibiscus, this was a seedling taken from my daughters garden 6 years ago.

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Posted: 19/07/2017 at 11:06

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Posted: 31/12/2014 at 19:42

Wishing you a very Happy New Year and a new home.

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Posted: 16/12/2014 at 12:33

Happy Christmas to all Gardener's World bloggers.

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Posted: 06/12/2014 at 21:01
missing you already.

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Posted: 27/11/2014 at 17:51
Thank you for your interesting blogs but what are we to read on Fridays G/W blogs?Good luck for future endeavors Oldchippy.

Talkback: Trees for small gardens revisited

Posted: 18/11/2014 at 11:23
All good thing's must come to an end,it's been good reading thank you James,We have a Tulip tree in the garden which flower's most year's.

Talkback: Lambs' ears and woolly bees

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 21:13
Wool carder bees look like large hover flies then,so that's what I have seen in the garden.Just googled them.

Talkback: Hibernating ladybirds

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 17:12

Last week in the local there were dozens on the wing lunch time when I took the dogs for a walk,the sun was shining then but none this week so they must have found there resting places.

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Discussions started by oldchippy

Talkback: 10 best plants for wildlife

Thank you for your interesting blogs but what are we to read on Fridays G/W blogs?Good luck for future endeavors Oldchippy. 
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Last Post: 19/07/2017 at 11:09

Talkback: Lambs' ears and woolly bees

Wool carder bees look like large hover flies then,so that's what I have seen in the garden.Just googled them. 
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Last Post: 15/10/2015 at 21:40

Talkback: Feeding garden birds

Was that a Magpie and cup of tea I wonder,is there any goodness in sycamore seeds or ash seeds there always seam to be lots under the trees ... 
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Last Post: 10/11/2014 at 22:46

Talkback: Magpies

a squawk of Magpies. 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 19:05

Talkback: Summer clings on

We have had no frost in Ewell and the leaves are still green just the spindle turning red so far my Norway maple has lost some leaves gone f... 
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Last Post: 05/10/2014 at 16:46

Talkback: Compost heaps and bean trenches

Kate my Dad did this on his garden as the soil was not very good,he grew some good veg every year,Kate I thought that your plot was only for... 
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Last Post: 06/10/2014 at 15:11

Talkback: Fellowship on the forum

Britain at it's best.All pulling together. 
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Last Post: 03/08/2014 at 20:46

Talkback: Honeybees in the garden

Hi Richard yesterday I saw a female stag beetle on the path when I was out with the dog there is a lot of fallen tree near by. 
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Last Post: 02/07/2014 at 18:03

Talkback: The golden rules of gardening

I remember Percy Thrower on the roof of broadcasting house in a green house with out any glass so he could talk to his audience as he worked... 
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Last Post: 23/06/2014 at 21:27

Talkback: Urban foxes on the allotment

Foxes are welcome visitor's to my garden but the dogs run after them,but the fox is to quick and always get away.I put food for them in the ... 
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Last Post: 17/06/2014 at 11:16

Talkback: Nettles, caterpillars and butterflies

Kate you are a romantic softie. who else would love caterpillars. 
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Last Post: 04/07/2014 at 11:50

Talkback: Elm trees and butterflies

Nonsuch park jointly managed by Epsom & Ewell And Sutton councils has quite a population of Elm growing from suckers also on the road side t... 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 14:34

Talkback: 100 hungry snails

so the truth is out Kate you throw your slug and snails in some else's garden,100% recycling.have a good bank holiday I hope they don't come... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 19:12

Talkback: A new bee hotel

Hi Kate now Royal Mail are giving up there cycles maybe you could get one of there's,they have nice big carriers on the front and panniers o... 
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Last Post: 26/04/2014 at 18:53

Talkback: Pale crab spider

Hi Richard I had one last year on the flat flower head of a dogwood,The flower had pick a tinge on white and the spider matched the colours ... 
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Last Post: 24/04/2014 at 11:49
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