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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Been to the doctor...

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 21:07

Yellow lawn

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 20:59

This stuff is advertised in the July edition of Gardener's World magazine 

I have no idea whether it does what it says ...............

Good luck 

what to do about offers that dont offer

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 19:49

Suggestions for filling a small south facing border

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 19:18

Well, you'll probably have more actual time while baby is very small than when he or she starts crawling and stays awake more in the daytime, but you might not have much energy if you're not getting much sleep when baby is small.

 Just make sure you don't wear yourself out - you need to save some energy for when it reaches its teens  

Suggestions for filling a small south facing border

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 19:10

Firstly, congratulations on baby - so exciting 

Agree, cistus are lovely, trouble free and will come back year after year.  Hardy geraniums too will give you lots of colour for very little work.

If you love purples, what about some asters (we used to call them Michaelmas Daisies).  Go for a few of the more compact shorter growing ones and they'll fill the autumn with colour 

All of these will be perfectly happy with the bulbs growing up through them in the spring 


Posted: 26/06/2014 at 16:35

A dustbin full -  is that all 

slow worms and ants

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 16:34

Oh yes please 

Gardeners World PDF's

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 16:26

The name of the Daniel who is  Editor of  is Daniel Haynes, so not the same Daniel.  

You can send Daniel a Private Message by clicking on your name at the top right hand corner of this page and accessing Messages on the drop down menu.  He should be able to shed some light on this - hopefully 

slow worms and ants

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 16:15

It says here that slow worms eat ants, so soon the problem will be sorted 


Posted: 26/06/2014 at 16:13

I've been having a bit of a tidy - stacking of empty pots in the nearest thing I've got to a 'hidden corner'.  I think I've got more empty pots than the Recycled Pot Crate at Notcutts up the road - but if I get rid of any I'll need some 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove


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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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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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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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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Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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