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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

I think we have a problem..

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 20:29

Can we see more of the plant please - the tips/tops of the stems if at all possible?

Creosote Substitute

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 20:25

Real creosote is banned for use by non-professionals in the UK

Other timber preservatives such as and those sold by other establishments can be used if you wish.

Organic gardeners may prefer not to

The seven leaf rose, is it a sucker?

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 07:07


Posted: 04/09/2013 at 07:03

Morning chicky and everyone - defnitely autumn here too - it was clear when I got up this morning, then as the sun rose a thick mist spread over the valley - it's clearing now.  

Not a lot of time to noodle on here - work to be done (at work ) so byee for now, see you later, have a good day everyone 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 21:13

Hello folks 

John, that looks tasty 

Really tired tonight so am going to crash on the sofa - see you tomorrow folks .... sweet dreams!


Posted: 03/09/2013 at 07:54

Oooh, assistant gardener ?    Does that give them carte blanche to make decisions if we're away?


Posted: 03/09/2013 at 07:05

Not had any problems recently, it's seemed quite fast.

 On top of which we had our Broadband upgraded yesterday and things are whizzing along nicely - could it be your broadband speed?

What to do with your produce

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 06:55


What's been eating my shrubs?

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 06:51

I used nematodes last year to deal with a bad infestation of vine weevils on primulas and shrubs on The Shady Bank - we applied as per directions on the pack.

 I was all prepared to do it again this year, but I've not seen any sign of vine weevil damage this year at all 

Tomato glut...

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 06:47

I would cut them in half and roast them in the oven with EVolive oil and some seasalt, maybe with some garlic and herbs too - then you can freeze them in containers and take some out when you need it for sauces, on toast, pizza toppings, etc etc etc 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

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: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

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

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 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: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

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 
Replies: 21    Views: 539
Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02
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