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Latest posts by Dovefromabove


Posted: 30/06/2014 at 06:51

 Cromer pier yesterday - you'll see that following the winter storms it's now at rather a jaunty angle 


Posted: 30/06/2014 at 06:33

Well, that's a definite improvement   Hopefully Daniel can investigate and prevent it happening next weekend ............... 


Posted: 30/06/2014 at 06:02

Is there still a Weedol advert behind the forum posting page?

Tree advice

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 05:41

The problem with using cherries in a garden is that they're shallow rooted, and  if you cultivate around them they're prone to throwing up lots of suckers which can cause problems 

I think I'd investigate whether a combination of trellis and pergolas wouldn't provide the privacy needed. 

Buying, installing and caring for a newly planted mature tree can be quite an undertaking as well as very expensive.


Posted: 30/06/2014 at 05:37

Good morning all -  it's today!!! And the smilies are back  


Posted: 30/06/2014 at 05:35


seriouse ivy problem!

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 05:34
I've used Vitax SBK brushwood killer to get rid of ivy - cut through and remove a section from the stems as near to the base as you can and drill holes into the stumps and pour the SBK into the holes. Also use it to spray remaining greenery - as directed on the packet. It will require several applicatiions and patience and tenacity, but it will work.

Good luck

identifying tree with blue foliage

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 22:39
Sounds as if it could be one of the scale insects - have a look here


Posted: 29/06/2014 at 22:36

Glad Chicklet's back safe and sound and with her bronze!

Major lilly problems

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 22:32
If they're Day Lilies rather than 'real' lilies then they might have Hemerocallis Gall Midge which affects the buds - see this thread

Discussions started by Dovefromabove


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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Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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How to get around the current problem .... 
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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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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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