Latest posts by Dovefromabove


Posted: 12/05/2017 at 22:36

Our neighbour had tree bumbles in the roof space above a bedroom window. The 'guards' did their dancing outside the entrance right by an open window, but apparently none went into the bedroom. 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 20:37

Oooh!  Did you just see that Epimedium 'Rhubarb & Custard' Carol Klein was showing us at Malvern?

Absolutely scrumptious - I want one ....... 

Horse Manure on Plants

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 20:23

Sounds ideal.  Give them a good soaking with a couple of  buckets full of water first, then the mulch will hold the water down at the roots rather than letting it evaporate 

Plant ID please

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 20:17

Snap MU! 

Plant ID please

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 20:16

That looks like a buttercup to me 

Potentilla Fruticosa

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 20:11
nutcutlet says:

I think Dove's right, they don't need much pruning and autumn/ winter is the time. But you won't kill it if you do it at the wrong time.

See original post

 Think this tells you what you want to know 


Posted: 12/05/2017 at 20:06

That looks a bit like a nectoscordum bud ... 

Help treat this weed

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 19:44

It's a liverwort ... a fascinating and very primitive plant which thrives in damp and shady places - it indicates a probable drainage problem. 

"Fishing" Waders

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 19:40
Hostafan1 says:

yeah, chest waders. We've got a serious weed problem and I need to get in as deep as I can.

See original post

 Your lake looks flippin' deep Hosta ... please be careful 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 19:34

They never deserved you Clari ................. and they'll find they miss you like hell. 

Here you are ... 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2017 at 14:03

The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Last Post: 08/06/2017 at 13:17

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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Last Post: Today at 18:45

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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Last Post: 25/05/2017 at 21:08

Getting my own back ....

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Last Post: 10/05/2017 at 13:59

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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Last Post: 01/06/2017 at 11:14

Pond mystery solved

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Last Post: 06/04/2017 at 11:33

Hello Forkers - April edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat for everyone to get together and socialise 
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Last Post: 01/05/2017 at 14:15

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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Last Post: 17/02/2017 at 14:48

Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Anyone up for it? 
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Last Post: 23/02/2017 at 10:39

Another ID please

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Last Post: 04/02/2017 at 10:31
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