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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Hollows in fig tree branch stumps - a problem?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 07:15

I agree - take it back - potential site of infection there.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 07:07

Good morning all   

OL don't panic!  I may well have been wrong - it's not unknown   I've only very rarely had Blossom End Rot (well, my toms, not me ) - it doesn't look like what mine had but fingers are crossed - I can't see any  blight on the picture of your tom plant so I probably am wrong!  

Who knows their roses?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 06:58

I'll put it in as a link Snoodle http://www.apuldramroses.co.uk/ .  

Not a nursery I know - interesting 

Secateurs

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 06:49

There are two types of secateur - Bypass and Anvil - there's an explanation here 

http://www.which.co.uk/home-and-garden/garden/guides/how-to-buy-the-best-secateurs/choosing-and-buying-secateurs/ 

Freaky Fennel

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 06:45

Yes, you have the 'herb' fennel - chop bunches of the leaves and use them in fish dishes.

If you don't want to look a 'wally' in front of your neighbours - now that you've dug it up, dry the stems and use them on a BBQ to cook some fish - it will give it a lovely flavour and it'll look as if that's what you intended all alone 

Feeling proud

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 06:42

Well done Pauline 

Bay Tree Leaf Curl

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 21:07

Bay trees need well-drained soil and hate soggy roots - over-watering can cause problems.  Let it dry out a bit.  

What next for my Honeysuckle Scentsation?

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 21:02

Some of the flowers must have opened properly or they wouldn't have been fertilised and produced berries.

What did the grubs look like?

What's happened to my tomato?

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 20:55

In my experience BER tends to be darker with sunken blemishes.   I hope Buddyboy is right.  

I'm worried that this is the plant that you had concerns about earlier ....

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 20:37
Verdun wrote (see)

.... My mum is still in hospital ...will be until at least Monday.  She is pretty well imtact.....no dementia but comfused, no major ops or bits added and no real pain. Infection and gout is keeping her in I think.  She suffers from,anxiety though...dont really know where we will go from here.   Nurses do well there but there are signs that my mum is not given as much attention as she would like.  She needs to drink plenty of water yet she had none available to her. ????  Need to be careful as I know the workload in the nhs but patient care...ESP for my mum....is important. However, she got her water and a reminder from me ....

 

 

Verdun, that sounds so familiar  - following earlier experiences, now when my Aged Ps are in hospital we try to make sure there's a family member with them most of their waking hours. 

I think you'll find that the confusion will go when her fluid intake is right and then when she gets back into familiar surroundings - you're right about anxiety not helping - Ma has always been prone to anxiety and over the past few years it got much worse, then she'd try to make sense of things and confusion took over.  

Now the Alzheimer's has kicked in properly Ma is no longer anxious, and although she talks absolute bunkum a lot of the time, she's much happier than she's been for ages as the anxiety has gone.  Every cloud has a silver lining 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Achillea

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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DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

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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Caterpillar ID

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ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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