Dovefromabove


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Another courgette problem

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:36
So do mine - now that I'm at home most days I'm making a real attempt this year to keep them nice and damp at the roots to see if we can avoid it, but yes, mine have that beautiful lacy silvery pattern on them ... and all our courgettes are yellow

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:33
Hmmm, the storm had stopped and the rain had almost stopped, but we've just had another big rumble of thunder - Norwich is at the convergence of two rivers and quite often storms here seem to follow the rivers and go round and round and round and ....

Climbing rose

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:14
It will appreciate it if you water in a watering can of diluted tomato fertiliser

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:08
Morning all - our storm's in progress, butts filling nicely - hope it's all over by lunchtime

Panda, we may not be having coffee on the terrace :-/

Good luck Woody!

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

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 21:41

I'll do my best 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 21:40

Time to doze now - see you in the morning folks - hope the storms don't wake you 

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

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 21:37
http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52967.jpg?width=350

Well, Panda, Nut and I look like this when we're looking at newts - but you have my mobile number - text me when you get to the car park and we'll wave and look excited  

 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 21:31

Just been given a piece of Chilli Peanut Brittle - very very yummy 

Amazing plummy raspberry coloured sky out there in the west - does that count for a Shepherd's Delight tomorrow?

Bees in my compost

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 21:22

Oh, fabulous, you beat me to it.  Great photos 

Bees in my compost

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 21:21
cowslip2 wrote (see)

Bee hives, all our bees are in bee hives, on combs, which are cells in wax.

 

Mars marvelous mowers wrote (see)

Thankyou Dovefrom above, I have checked out the bumblebee conservation website & discovered that my bees are forest cuckoo bees. As you suggest, cowslip2, they will raise their young & leave. Meanwhile I will be ensuring any visitors to my plot steer clear of the compost area. The bees are very happy spending their days on the rosa rugosa which is flowering like mad at the moment. I'm afraid I don't know the answer to your query nutcutlet but would be interested to know. are we able to post photos here?

Glad you've identified them and can work out a way of living together 

To post photos on here you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions to upload a picture - afraid it doesn't work for phones - yet 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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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