Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 06/10/2017 at 09:46

Clari, you'll know at least some of  his music ... you must have heard 'Free Fallin' and 'Won't Back Down' and what about 'Handle with Care' and the other stuff he did as part of the Travelling Wilburys with George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynne ... he's written and recorded so much as well as performing with so many people from Stevie Nicks to ... well, everyone who's anyone really  ... hold on a min .......................................  here you are .......... 

I know you're a young 27, but you can't be so young you've not heard at least something he's done ... 

Corn on cob

Posted: 06/10/2017 at 09:18

Sounds normal to me   Can we have a photo?

As for colour of the kernels ... this can vary from one variety to another and some are much paler than others.  A far more reliable way of testing readiness to eat is to stick your thumbnail into a kernel ... if the resulting juice is milky then it's ripe ... if it's clear fold the leaves back around the cob and leave for a few days.  

Last edited: 06 October 2017 09:21:19

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 06/10/2017 at 08:54

Brrrr!  A bit chilly for paddling Hosta 

For all Tom Petty fans ... a heads up from a friend of mine that here's a repeat of the documentary Damn the Torpedoes on BBC4 tonight at 10pm. Definitely worth watching, if you haven't seen it! 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 06/10/2017 at 07:31

Good morning all  G'day Pat  Enjoy your sons visit. 

A lovely bright morning but with some big clouds around. weve just been watching the full moon set in the west ... It was so beautiful 

Net fruit bags - tomato ties etc.

Posted: 06/10/2017 at 07:18

I would be very wary of using them in the garden ... I'm all in favour of recycling but I don't see how it's possible to use them in a way that removes all risk of a tiny claw being entangled in them. 

Last edited: 06 October 2017 07:20:06

Unknown fruit bush

Posted: 06/10/2017 at 07:12

It's one of those Marmite smells ... Some love it, some hate it. I'm in the first group 

Lawn decimated

Posted: 05/10/2017 at 22:34

They can do certainly 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 05/10/2017 at 21:36

It's very bright! Shining through the big ash tree branches 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 05/10/2017 at 18:57
Busy-Lizzie says:

One of the best pieces of fish we've had for some time came from Dove's OH's farm shop.  


Dogs urinating on front garden

Posted: 05/10/2017 at 18:53

A well trained dog should never ever approach a stranger without having been told to by its owner, whether it's on a lead or not 

Last edited: 05 October 2017 18:54:14

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

New Year's Day Flower Count 2018

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Two shrubs need a name please

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Hello Forkers ... July Edition

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