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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 19/07/2015 at 16:01

Perfect, we've not got a dessert for this evening - that'll be great after lamb chops with mint jelly, roasted Charlotte tatties, buttery summer cabbage and gravy.  Thanks!

Whether I'll be able to fit into my gardening jeans tomorrow is another matter

Raspberry worms?

Posted: 19/07/2015 at 15:31

That's what we used to do

RHS does suggest some pesticides

I don't like spraying things I'm going to eat, so I prefer to grow autumn-fruiting raspberries which don't seem to suffer from raspberry beetle attacks.


Wisteria.......... again

Posted: 19/07/2015 at 15:09

I can guarantee that the wisteria at Bangor is pruned regularly - otherwise you'd not see that building by now!

Have you thought of growing wisteria as a series of freestanding standards, linked together, to make a 'fence' out of it

Worst Gardening Tool

Posted: 19/07/2015 at 14:02

I'm only 5'7" ish, but proportionally my thighs are quite long - some cinemas and theatres are absolute agony and I come out of the performance with dents in my knees where they've been pressed into the back of the seat in front. 

Raspberry worms?

Posted: 19/07/2015 at 13:59


Raspberry worms?

Posted: 19/07/2015 at 13:06

 Raspberry beetle?

doves taking over

Posted: 19/07/2015 at 12:38

If it was making 'a hell of a racket' it was likely to be a wren - they have a very loud song for such a tiny bird. 

We have a pair of resident woodpigeons; one is called Peabrain for obvious reasons   Last year he tried to perch on top of a sunflower

our pms

Posted: 19/07/2015 at 12:35

Don't think there's a limit - but I think the old ones may 'fall off' the end and not be accessible - I did try to delete some old ones but I found that instead of the ones I marked getting deleted, new messages were deleted instead.  It's one of the idiosyncracies of this board 'cos I don't think it was ever envisaged that it would be used quite as it is - c'est la vie


Posted: 19/07/2015 at 12:32
Topbird wrote (see)

Can I keep yours a bit longer Dove? Got loads done this morning 



Topbird wrote (see)

Can I keep yours a bit longer Dove? Got loads done this morning 


'Fraid I'll need it back tonight - got optician appt in the morning

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Shall we pool our piggy banks?

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Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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ID please

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Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Congratulations to you both ... 
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ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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