Dovefromabove


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Allotment progress.

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 12:56

Flippin 'eck Hosta ... you have been busy!!!!!  What a difference since we were there in June last year 


Need help with conifers

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 12:53

I suspect that in the past there may have been a third tree growing close to the others and preventing the growth of 'leaves' on that part of the tree.  


The third tree has been felled for some reason, revealing the bare branches of the tree that was next to it (they won't grow 'leaves' if they're deprived of sunlight because of the proximity of another tree).  


However I think they have a wonderful sculptural quality and would be perfectly happy to leave them if the rest of the tree is healthy.  

I.D Please :)

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 11:53

Keble-Martin is a wonderful resource   I've had mine for 40+ years and it's in constant use. 


https://www.abebooks.co.uk/book-search/title/the-concise-british-flora-in-colour/author/w-keble-martin/ 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 11:39

The 'stiff breeze' we have here today is resulting in this garden looking more windswept than tousled ... but it is getting the washing dry 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 11:13

Hosta ... don't go overdoing it ... I love the 'slightly tousled' look in a garden  

Robin's return

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 10:57

Old rose bush looks awful, pruning ideas please

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 10:56

Pp 


Good luck Mary ... let us know how you get on 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 10:54

Loved that steel retaining wall   


Love liver too and we often have it here ... my little gardening granny used to have to eat raw liver sandwiches ... Victorian cure for anemia apparently 


One load on the line and another in the machine ... the clouds are clearing and there's more than enough blue to make a sailor a pair of trousers, so I've changed the bedlinen.  

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 10:10

You know it's good for you 

Post Honey Fungus

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 10:08

I would get on with replanting right away ... I know several lovely gardens which have honey fungus in them ... there are lots of lovely plants which don't seem to be affected. 


https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/pdfs/honey-fungus-host-list.pdf 


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