Latest posts by Dovefromabove

South east corner of garden

Posted: 11/10/2017 at 08:40

Very hard to make constructive comment without more information; scale, soil, area etc. a few photos would be helpful. 

Grapevine protection

Posted: 11/10/2017 at 08:33

I can't imagine circumstances in which cats or foxes would really trouble your vines. 

If you're aware of foxes in the area perhaps don't use Fish Blood and Bone fertiliser which might encourage them to dig around the vines ... Otherwise I think you can sleep easily. 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 11/10/2017 at 08:19

Good morning all  G'day Pat 

DD the others are right, ignore spiteful jealousy and enjoy the good stuff ... what a brilliant mayor ... makes your place sound like Trumpton ... Pugh, Pugh, Barney MacGrew and all that 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 10/10/2017 at 19:05

Dacha ... I know it's frustrating, but you need to keep your foot up until it stops being so sore! 

I'll rest on the sofa with you 'cos my back really feels the lawnmowing I did this morning 

Hosta that's good planning 

Liri ... if you want some more raspberries come and help yourself ... we just can't keep up with them ... 

Now it's time for Coast to do the wonderful East Anglian coastline 

Last edited: 10 October 2017 19:08:34

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 10/10/2017 at 17:01

Hate dreams like that Clari ((hugs))

Dacha ... Petruschka was one of the first Russian words I learned ... Afraid there haven't been many more 

Seed and Plant Swap 2017

Posted: 10/10/2017 at 16:56

That'd be great if you have Will. Let me know and I'll PM you my address if that's ok. 

Plant Id

Posted: 10/10/2017 at 15:33

Yes, one of the Willowherbs (aka Fireweed). 

Plant Id

Posted: 10/10/2017 at 15:02

Hi ... if you're having problems uploading a photo try reducing the size ... that usually works 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 10/10/2017 at 13:57

Just had a very noisy few minutes ... a couple of  RAF Typhoons  carrying out various manoeuvres above the house ... figure eights and spirals etc ... they're incredibly agile but very noisy!  A couple of years ago there were complaints and an apology when three of them carried out some pretty low level stuff over the city ... today's performance was quite high up.  

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 10/10/2017 at 13:10

Electrician has been and gone and the extractor fan works properly again £18 

He said we're forecast temps of 20C plus at the weekend ... think OH and I will be finishing off the autumn tiidying in the garden 

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