Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Who can be making these tunnels

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 13:13

Probably a field vole or two

Their tunnels can be a nuisance, but they are the staple food of barn owls and kestrels - when there's a shortage of field voles in the winter the barn owls and kestrels starve.  

Hopefully your voles will form part of someone's lunch before long 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 12:41
WonkyWomble says:

...  Dove,  don't know why you will need wrapping paper...we agreed no presents this year,  unless you have a party time job as an elf I don't know about?!😉

have a good day all 😁

See original post

 Drat and double drat!  Foiled again!!!  

Soft Verge

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 12:33

I don't think there's an inexpensive way to do it.  Lorries are very heavy and their wheels cut up most natural surfaces.

Perhaps an alternative would be to dig out a strip of the verge and fill it with gravel  and put a warning up that their wheels will sink if they go onto it.  You sometimes see that on the sides of roads.  But it would be a pretty major change and you'd probably need a JCB to do it. 

Apple Tree Katja

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 12:26

Agreed Pete8 

The Orangepippin website suggests that most white-blossomed crabs are suitable for Katy 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 12:23

He reappeared quite quickly Joyce - I didn't go in - I was right, the garden area and beyond was all trees!!!

We stopped off at Wrose and picked up a few essentials - beer, mushrooms, onions, sprouts and loo rolls - somehow a box of C*mas Crackers and a roll of 'festive' wrapping paper fell into the trolly 

By the way, your package went into today's post - 2nd class - so should be with you by the end of the week. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 11:04

Sitting outside B&Q - OH has dashed in - he won't be a minute ... 

So...Resurrected and Rebooted

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 11:02

LB  Thanks for the inspiration! It will be beef & ale here for supper. I'll do some sliced tatties to crisp up on top for a change ... hungry already 

Apple Tree Katja

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 10:25

Apples have to be pollinated by other apples - and they must be from the right group - if you have a look at the link I posted, there's a button to click to give you a list of suitable pollinators.

Questionnaire about gardening for dissertation

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 10:23

I think he's altered it - it's very short and didn't mention weedkillers or lawns this morning. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 10:13

Morning Hosta - any chance of a spare bacon buttie being lobbed over this way ... 

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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

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Normal for Norfolk???

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Wot izzit?

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