Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Nandina Domestica

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 19:32

Fire Power matches the description for flowers, colorred leaves and fruits and will only reach about 0.5m tall and the same across. 

Passion flower cutting wont root

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 19:24

If you layer a shoot now you'll have a plant ready to plant out next spring. 


Posted: 11/07/2016 at 19:23

Oh yes B3 - those were the days  ..... loved Johnnie Walker ... transistor was under my pillow every night - I remember him telling us that Otis Redding had died ... I wept buckets 

Forever Autumn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

Passion flower cutting wont root

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 19:14

I find that layering a growing shoot is the best way to propagate passionflowers - here is a video with a pretty good demonstration of what to do 


Posted: 11/07/2016 at 18:55

Fairy - we were listening to Justin Haywood too ... Nights in White Satin ... I was fifteen when it came out ... I remember sitting on the garden wall of my friend Janie's parents' pretty thatched cottage, Janie and I listening to it on my little red transistor ... I was so innocent ,,, I was singing Knights in White Satin, and imagining a scene rather like 'The Knights who say Ni" 

For those of you who are less than 27 

Last edited: 11 July 2016 18:57:49

What is this hanging plant?

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 17:32

Ah, MrM, I see   thank you - more details has been added - Hoya linearis - not one I know - it looks fascinating, but according to this not an easy plant 

What is this hanging plant?

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 17:21

MrMahonia, are you sure that's a hoya?  This is what the hoya I know looks like

Much more substantial leaves and different growth habit to the one in Mameha's picture 


Posted: 11/07/2016 at 16:13

Did you go into your messages via your Avatar in the top right hand corner?  

If you go to them via the email you get a blank page and you have to click on your avatar and the drop down menu to see them. 

Morning Glory

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 16:11

As their name suggests, they're at their best in the morning, so look at them before you go to work each day - it'll start the day off beautifully 

Help! - What's eating my Catalpa?

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 16:06

Don't move the ladybird larvae - they are in the right place for them - you cannot make that sort of decision like the adult ladybirds did when they laid their eggs.

The larvae will turn into ladybirds very soon.  You are so very lucky to have them - they will keep the number of aphids down in your garden. 

I have never known them to eat leaves, and I cannot find any reference online to them eating leaves.

I think it must be something else eating the leaves.

Do you have any wood pigeons about - they love eating lovely soft tree leaves. 

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