Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:44

That's ok Fairy ... I've budged up and put the kettle on ... 

Mind you, not sure what we're going to watch now ............... 

Last edited: 15 July 2017 15:44:59

hydrangea flowers not opening

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:42

It sounds as if you have a Lacecap Hydrangea ... they look quite different to the mophead  types.  Much more delicate and elegant ... 

Last edited: 15 July 2017 15:42:55

4 in 1 evergreen

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:18


Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:14

Foot's not too bad thanks Fairy ... still a bit achey .. feels a bit bruised inside ... but I s'pose that's not surprising.  Thank goodness they need me to keep an eye on those tennis matches  

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 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Seeking blueberry advice

Just starting out ... choosing varieties  
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Photos from Whipsnade Zoo

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The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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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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Harvest 2017

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Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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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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New situation ... ? 
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Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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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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Shrub ID please

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Fidget, I know you gave me this ...

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