Dovefromabove


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Pruning Mulberry trees

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 10:05

I know very little about growing mulberry trees, although I am particularly fond of one that I know   so I had a Google and found this http://theshakespeareblog.com/blog/page/15/ 

if you scroll down you'll find stuff about the mulberry tree's connection with Shakespeare - you may not find it interesting, but I did so I thought I'd share 

Talkback: Dealing with bindweed

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 10:02

Spray or paint the ground elder with glyphosate and wait for it to die, as with the bindweed.  It must turn brown and wither before you pull it up - that means you've got the roots.  

Digging ground elder is just as useless as digging bindweed - every tiny fragment of root left behind will grow 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 09:52

Niece and I are a bit ahead of ourselves, so we've got time to sit and mooch about and noodle for a bit - watering has been done, frogs have been counted so now coffee is being drunk.

Pdoc - I'm going to be being energetic today, so if you could do my share of sitting and watching I'd be very grateful, otherwise I'll get behind with it 

OL - getting VERY EXCITED now!!! 

Why are my Conifers dying from the bottom up

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 08:46

Don't you think a nice tightly clipped holly hedge would look good there?  The soil would need improving first though. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 08:43

I either use pics that are on the internet as freely available to be copied, or try to check on the website to see whether they are copyrighted or not - I try to stick to ones that aren't - I may sometimes get it wrong but I do try not to 

Help with tomato

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 08:05

This video demonstrates it pretty clearly

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivJiwBRE6Tc 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 07:35

Morning Beau's Mum - you snuck in there - hope your nieces are as good company as mine is 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 07:34

Clari - who phoned for the taxi?    Glad everyone's ok - you need Fairy to wave her wand and decree sweetness and light for the rest of the week after that experience 

Hedgehogs seem to huff and puff  at each other - not terribly social creatures unless amorous - the noise sometimes wakes us up at night!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 07:08

Have a good day Panda - see you Sunday 

Got Big Courgettes. Recipes, please!

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 06:56

Lots of tried and tested courgette recipes on here

 http://www.wildfood.info/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=10375&p=309636#p309636 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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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

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

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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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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