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Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 18:00

The BBC news said it's been 26C all over the place toay - Huh!  18C at the most here 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 17:46

Oh AWB, you should've said you were coming - I'd have waved 

It's been overcast and dank here all day - it's all right for you lot basking in the tropics 

Plant identification

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 17:43

Loads in Cornwall 

Caterpillar

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 17:41

Yes, found it - the Vapourer Moth 

http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/wildlife-gardening/caterpillar-id/372043.html

Strangely my caterpillar had two dark yellow spots and two bright yellow spots, but definitely a Vapourer all the same.

Caterpillar

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 17:40

I had that on my rose bush the other week - we identified it - I'll find the thread .... hold on .... 

bugs

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 16:59

Was it like this one Gemma? http://www.whatsthatbug.com/2009/07/29/unknown-sawfly-larvae-on-roses-in-england/ 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 14:05

Fidget - he's a sensible lad, h made the right decision !!!

 Abercrombie & Fitch "models" are really shop assistants who wear A&F clothes at work and stroll around in the shop trying to persuade teenagers to buy the clothes.   They're the employees that are considered attractive, while the ones that are considered unattractive work in the fitting rooms and on the tills.  

So many of my friends' children/grandchildren get so excited that they're going to be A&F models, and find they're shop assistants and on their feet all day and working long hours too.  My step-grand-daughter is doing it in Brighton to subsidise her degree - it works quite well for students to make ends meet - but a career in modelling it aint. 

What are these?

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 13:38

There's also some bindweed in amongst that iris - that needs getting rid of - I'd get some glyphosate-based weedkiller and paint it carefully onto the bindweed leaves and leave it there until it dies and the leaves are brown.  That way the poison will travel back to the bindweed roots and kill them too. If you pull it up before that has happened the roots will keep regrowing. 

Just keep the dog off until the weedkiller has dried.  Once it's dry it won't harm him at all. 

What are these?

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 13:12

To the left of the archway, the shrub with white flowers could be a Philadephus (Mock Orange).

What are these?

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 13:07

1.  The plant with yellow flowers is a hypericum (St John's Wort)

2.  Looks like an iris of some type, possibly Iris Sibirica from the seedheads I can see. 

3.  Purple leaves to the left are Cotinus (Smoke Bush.   In the middle is a rose - small rambling type - not sure what name. To the right is what looks like a mallow.

4.  Left to right: Fennel, Aquilegia, Lemon Balm

5.  Fennel

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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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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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

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25

All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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