Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:11

Car cleaning stuff? Wots that   

A while back a couple of nice teenage lads came around cleaning cars ... they gave mine a thorough going over for a tenner and it gleamed like new ... I realised it hadn't been done since the day before Ma died, April 2016   and that was by the nice Eastern European team in the Waitrose car park ... they're not there any more   I'll have to keep paying the nice teenage lads 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 14:31
Nanny Beach says:

... those boxes are sure getting full Dove!!!

 Sometimes you have to get someone heavy to sit on the lids Nanny B 

Horticultural grit

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 14:27

Chalk streams are hugely important wildlife habitats ... can't see how chalk can be a problem. 

What plant other than Ivy to cover up unsightly lower-middle class concrete bird bath with vulgar inscription on it?

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 14:05

Hard to tell it's a joke if  you don't use smiles or at least say LOL ... 

Bramley seedling bugs

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 14:00

We've had some hot dry weather this year and your tree's only very recently been planted .. it has had copious amounts of water regularly hasn't it?   At least two buckets full at least three times a week minimum is what I'd have been giving it 

Last edited: 15 July 2017 14:03:15

Ground Cover Roses

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 13:56

Not being white or pink narrows the options a bit, but Rosa 'Gwent' is a good one 

Rose for tub

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 13:50

Have a look at Fragrant Delight 

and Lucky

Both are repeat flowering floribundas, highly fragrant and not too tall ... both suitable for container growing with appropriate care ... they will of course need more watering and feeding than roses planted in the ground.  

Last edited: 15 July 2017 13:51:12

What the name of this plant

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 13:39

Angelica ?

Last edited: 15 July 2017 13:40:30

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 13:23

whos a lucky Hosta then? 

I owe you a big Thank You!!! What you said last year gave me the courage to leave most of my hostas in the sunshine and just give them lots of water. The colour and markings on H. Stained Glass has improved beyond belief 

Last edited: 15 July 2017 13:25:54

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 11:47

Wonky chose the sweet pea seeds ... I can't remember which they are   but I bet she can 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Photos from Whipsnade Zoo

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Last Post: 16/09/2017 at 17:48

The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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Last Post: 22/08/2017 at 17:16

A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Last Post: 07/08/2017 at 22:38

Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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Last Post: 03/08/2017 at 14:55

Hello Forkers ... August edition

A friendly place of frolics and conversation where everyone is welcome to join in to chat and procrastinate to their heart's content...  
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Last Post: 31/08/2017 at 23:47

Harvest 2017

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Last Post: 21/09/2017 at 19:09

Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Last Post: 16/07/2017 at 16:16

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Last Post: 01/08/2017 at 05:26


New situation ... ? 
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Last Post: 01/07/2017 at 10:29

Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2017 at 14:03

The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Last Post: 08/06/2017 at 13:17

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Last Post: 01/07/2017 at 09:34

Shrub ID please

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Last Post: 30/05/2017 at 21:11

Fidget, I know you gave me this ...

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Last Post: 29/05/2017 at 15:54

Nut - you gave us these plants - but what are they?

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Last Post: 25/05/2017 at 21:08
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