Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Bee Conservation Survey

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 16:37


Blatant advertising

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 16:24

Or you could bend the heron's neck to make an attractive and useful feathery coat hook 

Thought I would say hello

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 14:49

Hello Peter and Welcome Aboard 

Looking forward talking gardening with you ... and if you fancy inconsequential chit chat about this and that and time-wasting par excellence do drop in to Hello Forkers ... all are welcome 

So...Resurrected and Rebooted

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 14:17

I got all sorts of things done as well ... including getting the insurance quotes for my car which I'd been putting off for days.

Maybe the tech team should pull the plug out once a month just so we can do the absolutely necessaries occasionally 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 14:12

Yay!  The forum's working again    Nora said the tech team were working on it ... and so they were ... they've fixed it!!!  Heroes every one of them 

Actually Clari, when working with children on the autistic spectrum, some of whom were hugely sensitive to noise, we found that for some of them, a gentle background sound really helped their concentration at school.  

unidentified fungi

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 20:38

I agree - and yes, beautiful 

barrowloads of thick white tubers out of the ground caused by alstroemeria

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 20:08

They can be vigorous - when I've grown them I tend to divide them every three years or so. 

barrowloads of thick white tubers out of the ground caused by alstroemeria

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 19:56

I do not understand your predicament.  

All the plants I've ever come across have roots, bulbs, or tubers of one sort or another below the ground    

From time to time some of them benefit from splitting or dividing and replanting to rejuvenate the clump. That's all 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 15:35

Think I've got my Under Gardener well trained ... I asked if he'd mind shaking the netting over the pond to get the fallen leaves off - next thing I see is that he's done that and has also raked the whole lawn free from fallen leaves 

Buxus drying out

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 15:31
Hortum-cretae says:

Buxus, with berries developing?!


See original post

 Could it be Gaylussacia brachycera -   the box huckleberry? 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Butterflies 2017

Which ones have you seen? 
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Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Anyone up for it? 
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Another ID please

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ID this flowering tree please

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A friendly place where everyone is welcome to chat about all sorts of things  
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New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

What is blooming in your garden? 
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RIP Rick Parfitt

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Stolen wheelbarrow in Cornwall

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Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

Temperatures are going to drop like a stone 
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Loose brick

Do you have an easy DIY solution? 
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The things gardeners get up to!

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Muscari parviflorum

Does anyone know this plant? 
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Anyone following the cricket?

England's tour of India 
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