Dovefromabove


Latest posts by Dovefromabove

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 16:10

Sweet dreams Pat 


Just had phone call from Wonky - Doc has put her on Sick Leave for a week and Light Duties Only for the next month.

Fig tree may be dying

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 15:46

Are they leaf or fruit buds?

Fig tree may be dying

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 15:33

Did you water them?  Wilting in the summer is often a sign of drought.  Mine's been getting a bucket full of water most days.  

Oh dear !

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 15:31

Not sure what could have 'flopped'  - Sedum Lime Zinger is a low-growing and spreading ground-cover sedum.  It's pretty tough - I'm sure it'll survive as long as it has good drainage and doesn't sit in a boggy spot over winter.


You could have used the bits you cut off for cuttings.  

Evergreen 4 in 1

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 14:21

4 in 1 is a Spring treatment - I wouldn't use it at this time of year - you don't want to be encouraging lush growth with winter on the way.


If you want to treat the lawn now I would use Evergreen 2 in 1 Autumn Lawn treatment.

picked rhubarb

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 14:12

Lots of tlc - mulch with manure and we'll all keep our fingers crossed 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 13:48

Today I have been mainly crushing grapes 


One kilo has been simmered in red wine with lemon and rosemary - now they are being strained in a jelly bag and tomorrow they will be transmogrified into Grape & Rosemary Jelly, and the other kilo will be crushed ready to be turned into Grape & Balsamic Jelly.


I need to buy more preserving sugar and jars ... I'm running out of saved small ones.  


As you say Obelixx, living with never ending renovations is very wearing (I used to be married to a builder).  Clari has enough 'stuff' impacting on her life, without renovations and car parts in every room.   I do think a bit of consideration is called for .........However, I am aware of people who think it perfectly reasonable to put car parts through the dish washer  

Last edited: 22 September 2016 13:49:51

Iris corms?

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 13:00

They look to me like new growth from the rhizomes of your Bearded Iris - replant them and they'll grow on.


Not sure why you're digging up Bearded Iris at this time of year? 

ROOT PRUNING

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 11:36

The most comprehensive information I can find is here 


http://www.boxtrees.com/topiary.html 


They suggest trimming roots when potting on.  I would be potting on just before periods of growth e.g. March, so that's when I would root prune too - just my suggestion. 

Right Of Way

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 11:28
raisingirl says:

Dovefromabove says:

OK, if it's not been registered then surely it doesn't exist and no one else has one either.  


See original post



Not really. Land Registration is a new system ................. of that land.




 I was presuming that the property had changed hands since the Land Registration became the way of doing things and any pre-existing RoWs would have then been registered (my experience goes right back to when I was preparing Extracts of deeds on crumbling vellum and parchment ) but in any case I think I return to my original option of continuing with the status quo.  

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

Temperatures are going to drop like a stone 
Replies: 9    Views: 434
Last Post: 28/11/2016 at 07:18

Loose brick

Do you have an easy DIY solution? 
Replies: 11    Views: 474
Last Post: 26/11/2016 at 10:46

The things gardeners get up to!

 
Replies: 6    Views: 388
Last Post: 24/11/2016 at 08:15

Muscari parviflorum

Does anyone know this plant? 
Replies: 1    Views: 243
Last Post: 16/11/2016 at 15:48

Anyone following the cricket?

England's tour of India 
Replies: 4    Views: 212
Last Post: 10/11/2016 at 15:17

French gardeners - do you know this viburnum?

 
Replies: 5    Views: 296
Last Post: 17/10/2016 at 17:29

Bressingham Gardens autumn colour

The Dell Garden and Foggy Bottom looking a picture in October 2016 
Replies: 31    Views: 1033
Last Post: 21/10/2016 at 23:15

A golden fastigiate yew?

Which ... 
Replies: 3    Views: 266
Last Post: 04/10/2016 at 16:54

Apple Day Events 2016

Dates and Locations etc - is there one near you? 
Replies: 0    Views: 238
Last Post: 28/09/2016 at 13:47

Normal for Norfolk???

Replies: 23    Views: 927
Last Post: 10/09/2016 at 09:10

Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
Replies: 7    Views: 366
Last Post: 30/08/2016 at 13:55

ID please

Rudbeckia??? 
Replies: 8    Views: 362
Last Post: 20/08/2016 at 10:39

Hosta! Where's Hosta?

Look at the canna you gave us! 
Replies: 5    Views: 364
Last Post: 13/08/2016 at 18:02

Salvia greggii and Clem Daniel Deronda

Moving them about ... two questions ...  
Replies: 4    Views: 292
Last Post: 12/08/2016 at 11:24

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things ... everyone welcome  
Replies: 1508    Views: 42319
Last Post: 01/09/2016 at 09:10
1 to 15 of 186 threads