Dovefromabove


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Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 13:27

Not really Hosta, thanks all the same ......... but I think we might be building up to a thunderstorm ... it's warm enough to leave the toms outside in a sheltered spot, but I don't want them getting bashed about by the rain and hail.  I'll have to try to find room for them at night in the little lean-to greenhouse somehow ... unless they can go in one of your polytunnels Hosta ? 

Help! White sticky substance on shrub leaves

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 12:52

The centre of the shrub looks a bit congested ... I would snip out some of the older stems and any dead ones, getting a bit of air flow in there too.  

Last edited: 16 May 2017 12:52:35

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 12:49

Remember last week when I was complaining about the cold?


This is getting a tad ridiculous now ...

Help! White sticky substance on shrub leaves

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 12:42

Two different things.


The first looks like some sort of powdery mildew, often arising when plants are suffering from drought.  Give them a jolly good soaking.


The second is colloquially known as Cuckoo Spit as it occurs about the time the cuckoo arrives here.  Inside each little lump of foam you'll find a single froghopper larva - it won't damage your plants and will feed the wild birds.  Nothing to worry about.  

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 11:45

26.6C in the shade here in Norfolk 


Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 11:42
Obelixx says:

Much too sunny and hot for parsley and chervil.  I have parsley in a trough in the shade and will do the same for chervil.   Needs to be a hot and sunny herb.


See original post

 Ah ............ I was thinking of sorrel too, but that won't like it hot either.  


Greek basil?  Summer savory?

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 11:02

Marjoram - parsley - chervil 

Last edited: 16 May 2017 11:03:40

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 10:29

Hello PottiePam   yes, jabs all up to date .......... I've had so many tetanus ones I don't have to have any more ... apparently. 


Right, I need to find some pots for my tomatoes to move into .......... 

Water Conservation

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 10:19

Haven't found much benefit from any of the privatisations myself ........


 

Please help ID this weed?

Posted: 16/05/2017 at 10:14

Snap!  Kitty   You beat me to it ............ I stopped for a coffee halfway through 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Shrub ID please

 
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Last Post: 30/05/2017 at 21:11

Fidget, I know you gave me this ...

 
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Last Post: 29/05/2017 at 15:54

Nut - you gave us these plants - but what are they?

 
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Getting my own back ....

 
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Hello Forkers - May Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Pond mystery solved

 
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Hello Forkers - April edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat for everyone to get together and socialise 
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Ceratostigma willmottianum

Is it too late to cut back? 
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Last Post: 30/03/2017 at 12:27

A wind-up/solar powered radio

Ideal for greenhouse or potting shed 
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Last Post: 11/03/2017 at 18:51

Butterflies 2017

Which ones have you seen? 
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Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Anyone up for it? 
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Another ID please

 
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