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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Horticultural College discount

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 15:39

Hi Escapee Gardener - I think you need to contact the team here]

They should be able to help you.

Good luck


Posted: 20/11/2015 at 15:01

Has Hosta reported in yet today?  It can't take all day to pack for a holiday, can it?

split level garden landscaping

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 14:59
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

If you look at the second photo, there's a metal grid along the far end.

Whoops, not the second photo, the third one

Talkback: Bird feeding - make fat cakes

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 14:58

Beef dripping is much better than lard - lard is too greasy and birds wipe their beaks on their feathers and that damages the insulation qualities and can cause real problems.

split level garden landscaping

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 14:55

If you look at the second photo, there's a metal grid along the far end.

split level garden landscaping

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 14:54

I would think some sort of grill/grating and drains leading to a soak-away would be needed.


Posted: 20/11/2015 at 14:25

Rb ((hugs)) for you and your family - you must all be feeling so stressed and angry. 

The tree is down - I've chosen a large log to keep in the garden as a 'coffee table' - now the men are clearing up. 

Why has a thread disqppeared? Who decided?

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 13:56

I too enjoy the banter on here - I don't enjoy reading personal attacks on other posters simply because they hold a different view.  That is not banter - that is bullying


Thyme and sedum - plant them out now?

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 13:21

I'd rather trim them back and put them somewhere a bit sheltered where they won't get the worst of the winter weather, then plant them out in gritty soil in the spring.

If they're in the ground and get too soggy or get snow on them for a while they won't be happy.


Why has a thread disqppeared? Who decided?

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 13:17

I'm sure it was nothing to do with the subject matter - there was an aggressive post targeting an individual

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