Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Blackberry cascade plants.

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 16:46

This should give you the information you need. 

I don't think you should worry too much about winter protection.  Blackberries get their roots frozen hard in some winters, and seem to go from strength to strength, although you could keep them in a cold frame or cold greenhouse if you have one. 

Reasons to be cheerful

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 15:08

Don't you just love going out into the garden and picking vegetables that you've grown for supper 

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 14:43

Glad you're fit and healthy Hosta 

This BMI  calculator is much more sensible ... it takes things like age and other variables like racial body-type (if that's the right term) into account   much better for my emotional well-being.

Reasons to be cheerful

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 11:21 

Bless him!  Happy 90th birthday Doddy!   


Posted: 08/11/2017 at 11:13

Photo couldn't possibly have been cropped from this one could it? 

The OP isn't the only one who can use Google 

Last edited: 08 November 2017 11:14:03


Posted: 08/11/2017 at 11:10

Post includes a link to yet another site providing essays for lazy dishonest students ... we've had a few of these lately.


unable to identify this plant

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 10:38

It's been growing wild in the UK since its introduction in the 1800s and is contained in many wildflower mixes ... perhaps that's how it arrived. 

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 09:09

Pushing the clouds in a southeasterly directions as hard as I can Obelixx ... not convinced that it's going to work tho' 

Gardening Crafters

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 08:28

Bottom rights my favourite ... Love the 'hair' 

Portuguese Laurel

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 08:16

I love it and am a bit envious ... a gorgeous shady place beneath it for mosses and ferns and other shade lovers ... Magical ... A bit Magic Faraway Tree   I think it just needs regular maintenance. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

New Year's Day Flower Count 2018

What's flowering in your garden at New Year? 
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Last Post: 09/01/2018 at 23:09

Merry Christmas to all

Let's join together to spread peace and goodwill ....... 
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Hello Forkers in December

A friendly place for everyone to say hello and chat about all sorts of stuff ... 
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RIP Ric Staines ... East Anglian gardening legend

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Last Post: 20/11/2017 at 16:31

Reasons to be cheerful

A thread of things to make us smile when the going gets tough ...  
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Last Post: 08/11/2017 at 18:04

Fruit ID please

Picked in Spain 
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Last Post: 23/10/2017 at 15:51

Seeking blueberry advice

Just starting out ... choosing varieties  
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Last Post: 25/09/2017 at 21:13

Photos from Whipsnade Zoo

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Last Post: 16/09/2017 at 17:48

The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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Last Post: 22/08/2017 at 17:16

A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Last Post: 07/08/2017 at 22:38

Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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Last Post: 03/08/2017 at 14:55

Hello Forkers ... August edition

A friendly place of frolics and conversation where everyone is welcome to join in to chat and procrastinate to their heart's content...  
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Last Post: 31/08/2017 at 23:47

Harvest 2017

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Last Post: 10/12/2017 at 21:06

Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Last Post: 16/07/2017 at 16:16

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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