Dovefromabove


Latest posts by Dovefromabove

can I be planted outside

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 08:28

Our house plants spend most of the summer outside in a sheltered spot,  but stood on grit and with copper tape around them. They really benefit from their summer holiday, but just this week OH removed a striped snail from our landing windowsill - it must've hitched a ride on the Christmas cacti 

Last edited: 23 October 2016 08:29:44

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 08:12

 And it's a nice feeling to get those jobs done isn't it? 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 08:04

Good morning all  G'day Pat   It obviously takes one to know one   


Hosta, my OH is joining you at the coal face today. Not usual for him but they're short staffed so ...  And as we have a trip to Lincs it'll be an evening journey. Back tomorrow evening. 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 22/10/2016 at 20:39

Fairy you'd better grab a slice before OH eats it all ...

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 22/10/2016 at 17:35

Tastes good Fairy 


The Bressingham photo is Percy's Pride which I love. I'm also tempted by Little Maid. They're both sp gorgeous. 

Safe place for planting pot grown oak trees

Posted: 22/10/2016 at 16:54

That's great - wonderful that your son will be able to take his children and grandchildren to see it and maybe have picnics in its shade 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 22/10/2016 at 16:10

Just had a phone call from Wonky - her step-daughter visiting from Brighton (and now a qualified teacher with a fiancé and a driving licence  :shock: ) loves the last jumper that I knitted for DD, and if she gets the wool will I knit one for her too?  ........... Of course I will ... :D 


Oh, and there's a boiled fruit cake in the oven - don't let me forget to check it will you - it's in a different shaped tin so not overly sure of the time it'll take to cook ......... 

Large Partners Desk For Sale UK

Posted: 22/10/2016 at 14:47

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 22/10/2016 at 12:29

I suspected that I was already slightly smitten by kniphofias and then I saw this


 


and realised that it was True Love ....... the problem is that I don't have the same acreage as Bressingham Gardens  


Do you think that if I don't see it again for twelve months I'll forget all about them, or will absence make the heart grow fonder? 

overgrown pond but home for toad!!

Posted: 22/10/2016 at 12:02

We have toads and we don't have that grass (which looks to me like some type of carex) - provide your toads with some hidey holes (we find that broken earthenware pots on their side to make little 'caves' in damp dark corners work well) and pull up the grass.   You probably won't get rid of it all and it will make inroads again, but keeping it under control will work for you and not disadvantage the toads.  


Toads spend most of their time on land and only need the pond for breeding - and they need fairly deep ponds for that so you'll be doing them a favour by clearing the pond at least partially


. 

Last edited: 22 October 2016 12:05:11

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

A friendly place where everyone is welcome to chat about all sorts of things  
Replies: 1044    Views: 26206
Last Post: Today at 10:35

New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

What is blooming in your garden? 
Replies: 48    Views: 1774
Last Post: 04/01/2017 at 16:35

RIP Rick Parfitt

 
Replies: 5    Views: 415
Last Post: 26/12/2016 at 12:31

Stolen wheelbarrow in Cornwall

 
Replies: 4    Views: 457
Last Post: 20/12/2016 at 10:12

Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

Temperatures are going to drop like a stone 
Replies: 9    Views: 504
Last Post: 28/11/2016 at 07:18

Loose brick

Do you have an easy DIY solution? 
Replies: 11    Views: 571
Last Post: 26/11/2016 at 10:46

The things gardeners get up to!

 
Replies: 6    Views: 435
Last Post: 24/11/2016 at 08:15

Muscari parviflorum

Does anyone know this plant? 
Replies: 1    Views: 272
Last Post: 16/11/2016 at 15:48

Anyone following the cricket?

England's tour of India 
Replies: 4    Views: 251
Last Post: 10/11/2016 at 15:17

French gardeners - do you know this viburnum?

 
Replies: 5    Views: 357
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: 1111
Last Post: 21/10/2016 at 23:15

A golden fastigiate yew?

Which ... 
Replies: 3    Views: 305
Last Post: 04/10/2016 at 16:54

Apple Day Events 2016

Dates and Locations etc - is there one near you? 
Replies: 0    Views: 273
Last Post: 28/09/2016 at 13:47

Normal for Norfolk???

Replies: 23    Views: 995
Last Post: 10/09/2016 at 09:10

Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
Replies: 7    Views: 411
Last Post: 30/08/2016 at 13:55
1 to 15 of 190 threads