Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Rescue my clematis

Posted: 17/09/2017 at 22:40

It's what I use as a basic mix. I add generous amount of horticultural grit to the mix for plants than have a need for very free-draining soil. 

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 17/09/2017 at 18:37
Obelixx says:


Dove - how daft can people be?... 

 Looks like some people are determined to let us know ... 


Posted: 17/09/2017 at 17:21

Ma called it Cotton Easter for years ... until she joined the WI in her forties and made some gardening friends.  

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 17/09/2017 at 17:19

 Goodness me! 

Well, if people will paraglide in these very swirly gusty winds ............. 

Broccoli kale and cabbage questions

Posted: 17/09/2017 at 17:13

If the pheasants or pigeons find those brassicas  they'll be nothing left by the time you notice and put the netting back.

I'd put it back asap. 


Posted: 17/09/2017 at 15:07

You can't blame Wonky ... she's not been here today 


Posted: 17/09/2017 at 15:06

I've found it to be the equivalent of  cream cake to slugs and snails 


Posted: 17/09/2017 at 15:02

Hello Miss Pink 

I certainly remember them being very popular greenhouse and conservatory plants back in the 60s ... I've never grown them but I've found this website and hope it helps 


Posted: 17/09/2017 at 14:52

Kitty's fixed it !!! 

Intruder on olive leaves

Posted: 17/09/2017 at 14:50

That's Olive Scale ... information here 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers in December

A friendly place for everyone to say hello and chat about all sorts of stuff ... 
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Last Post: Today at 19:41

RIP Ric Staines ... East Anglian gardening legend

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Last Post: 20/11/2017 at 16:31

Reasons to be cheerful

A thread of things to make us smile when the going gets tough ...  
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Last Post: 08/11/2017 at 18:04

Fruit ID please

Picked in Spain 
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Last Post: 23/10/2017 at 15:51

Seeking blueberry advice

Just starting out ... choosing varieties  
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Last Post: 25/09/2017 at 21:13

Photos from Whipsnade Zoo

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Last Post: 16/09/2017 at 17:48

The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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Last Post: 22/08/2017 at 17:16

A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Last Post: 07/08/2017 at 22:38

Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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Last Post: 03/08/2017 at 14:55

Hello Forkers ... August edition

A friendly place of frolics and conversation where everyone is welcome to join in to chat and procrastinate to their heart's content...  
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Last Post: 31/08/2017 at 23:47

Harvest 2017

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Last Post: 10/12/2017 at 21:06

Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Last Post: 16/07/2017 at 16:16

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
Replies: 1955    Views: 53935
Last Post: 01/08/2017 at 05:26


New situation ... ? 
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Last Post: 01/07/2017 at 10:29

Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
Replies: 1    Views: 301
Last Post: 21/06/2017 at 14:03
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