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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Bee Alert ! Your lotty needs lerts !

Posted: 28/06/2014 at 20:34
Bees as individuals aren't long-lived creatures. If there'd been a wild bees's nest in the tree then a hundred dead bees on the ground below it would be quite normal.


Posted: 28/06/2014 at 20:15
I agree that close planting will keep most weeds away - you should see my Shady Bank - talk about hugger mugger! - but I find that couch grass will wangle and weave it's way in anywhere, even if there's no light and no space!

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 28/06/2014 at 20:13
A long time ago, when I kept cattle, some of them got out and wandered into the village to graze the churchyard (embarrassed smiley) . The children of the village all turned out to help us herd them back up the hill and we gave some of the older ones bowls of cattle food to tempt them with - a couple of bowls got spilt on the lane and when I walked my daughter to school the next morning there were two patches of road absolutely covered with slugs of all shapes and sizes, feasting on the molasses-soaked grain. They have a sweet tooth!


Posted: 28/06/2014 at 18:39
I'm using Chrome - with adblocker. At Daniel's request I've sent the tech team the details of this system and they're trying to sort the problem.


Posted: 28/06/2014 at 18:24
Hello folks I'm home - nicely relaxed didn't get the bus home - got a lift - now I need to assemble supper ............ Hungry Smiley


Posted: 28/06/2014 at 18:19
Salino, I can only post if in Basic Editor - Daniel is aware of the problem - it occurs when the large advert is inserted behind the main forum page and on the Private Message page at weekends.

The web team are going to sort it out - it's a matter of compatibility which they want to get right.


Posted: 28/06/2014 at 13:38
I've got an even better option Bekkie - how about this?

Blanket weed

Posted: 28/06/2014 at 13:36
The barley extract is very good - you can get it online or at most pond and aquaria stockists.

I should have mentioned it 'cos it's probably that keeping the problem subdued enough to make the twirling cane an easy job.


Posted: 28/06/2014 at 13:34
I've just smartened myself up a bit so I don't look like a retired social work type who spends all her time gardening - well, I've washed my hands, put some lippy on and a squirt of Ma Griffe behind my ears.

I wonder whether The Plough serves Campari & Soda or shall I have to stick to G&T or bitter?

Bus leaves the end of this road at 13.59 so if I disappear in a puff of smoke ............... the bus is probably burning a bit of oil


Posted: 28/06/2014 at 12:49
You have two choices:

1) Get a different OH

2) Eat them yourself

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46


How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 19/07/2014 at 13:21

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: Today at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 28/05/2014 at 11:15

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25

All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 13:07

Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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