Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Bird Poo

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 18:31
Last year a pair of collared doves made quite a pile of poop by sitting together 'billing and cooing' on a branch overhanging part of our garden. That's my guess as to the culprit, but if you're going to look up ..... Beware!!!

California lilac

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 18:19
My parents had a ceanothus which Pa used to clip tightly against the wall. When he could no longer do that and the visiting gardener gave it a bit more freedom it flowered beautifully. It lasted about 16 years on very slightly acidic seaside soil.

Monty - just saying......

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 16:58
Maybe he's just happy?

President Obama

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 16:57
The rise of Trump is largely due to a load of red-neck Republicans' anger at having a black president. Sadly it's politicised a generation of right wingers who used not to bother with voting.

Olive tree

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 16:29
Could they have been scale insects?


Posted: 23/04/2016 at 15:31
It was Neslay in Suffolk when I was a child, but only in our house. In the playground it was Nessles.

And it was cafay in our house but in the playground it was caff.

what climbers could i grow

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 15:27
If you plant away from the concrete and train towards the poles and tie in, I think you could grow a grapevine or kiwi up there - what do others think?


Posted: 23/04/2016 at 15:07
Nucular instead of nuclear Grrrrrrr! Even on BBC news programmes!!!

Yellow edges to leaves

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 14:57
Could be sunburn if they're in a greenhouse.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 14:48
We've had a few bouts of those Lantana. But I've still got some washing dry

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Gardener's Garters

Phlaris arundinacea var. Picta 
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Blight resistant tomatoes

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Such a handsome chap

Look who I found  
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ID please

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A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

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Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Choose just one ...

If you were coming here with us today what would you get? 
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Last Post: 23/04/2016 at 15:42

Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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Last Post: 17/04/2016 at 12:49

Swallows, swifts and martins - have you seen them yet?

Tracking their arrival 
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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Last Post: 04/05/2016 at 14:04

Whoops! I've done it again ......

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HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome! 
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A Gardener's Hands

The garden will be lovely but my hands will be sore and chapped 
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