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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Winter greenhouse salad / veg

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 11:08

Link here 

I'd challenge her assertion that most oriental greens won't be bothered by slugs - my Pak choi has been decimated - despite a gritty soil and the provision of delicious slug pubs 

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 11:05

I thought that would be the case - shame .... but we'll raise a glass  to absent friends

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 10:23

The really strong winds and heavy rain we've had over the last few days have bashed my sweet peas about a bit   There's lots more flowers to cut, but I think I may have seen the last of the long straight stems for a bit 

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 10:20

Chicky - we're going on Saturday  

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 09:54

Lovely Chicky - and what a success that hydrangea is 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 09:49

I needed something to give height in the middle of that border, and I'd grown Morning Glories (mixed) for some pots for the terrace, so they were the perfect temporary filler for that spot 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 08:38

Mine already has some flowers open Verdun - not often we're ahead of you! 

Idenifying a catapiller

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 08:31

I'd try contacting these If anyone can make an educated guess it'll be them 


Posted: 12/07/2014 at 07:50

Good morning KEF 

I've got a BBQ lunch to go to - a young person I used to work with has grown up and now lives with support in a complex of residential bungalows - she's kept in touch with me and they're having an open day - her family can't make it as her twin sister has had a baby in the last few days, so I've been asked to go along for a couple of hours 

Hope the weather picks up 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46


How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

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
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