Dovefromabove


Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Self Seeded Tree

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 17:17

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry_plum 

Scroll down and click on the picture of unripe fruit - it should zoom in for you - the fruit looks like your picture. 

Suggestions for plants to grow in pots in shade/wind please?

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 17:14

When you say 'small terracotta pots' what size are you talking about  There's not many things that will be happy in a small pot for 'a good few years'.

Repotting Cyclamen

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 17:12

Yes - I'd use a loam-based compost and make sure you leave the top of the corm just proud of the compost.

monty

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 17:11

You can mix some vermiculite in with your compost, instead of grit, if that's easier for you to get 

Ceanothus

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 16:00

How big is the pot - I imagine that after three years it will be pretty full of roots and this will stop it absorbing water - I think that it needs potting on to a bigger pot with fresh compost which will absorb and hold water.

Olive Tree care indoors....losing it leaves- what am I doing wrong?

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 15:52

Brilliant - it's looking great 

Buying Fruit Trees etc. Online

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 15:47

They're a proper family run nursery and they have great green credentials.

Buying Fruit Trees etc. Online

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 15:16

You can't do better than these http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/pages/About-Us.html I've had great quality plants, beautifully packaged and delivered exactly on time as arranged. 

Stephen Read has been really helpful when I've emailed him for advice and he picked out exactly the right tree for me to espalier myself.

The website is also a fount of knowledge and advice and a huge range of select plants.

I have no connection with them other than as a very satisfied customer. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 14:25

Well, one of my favourite summer drinks is a Dragonfly (gin, ginger ale and a wedge of lime) 

Courgette help!!

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 13:53

Pollen beetles - they're only eating pollen - not doing any harm 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
Replies: 4    Views: 120
Last Post: Today at 19:00

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
Replies: 13    Views: 141
Last Post: Today at 17:54

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
Replies: 4    Views: 180
Last Post: Yesterday at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
Replies: 1    Views: 61
Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38

Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
Replies: 15    Views: 234
Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
Replies: 10    Views: 224
Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
Replies: 12    Views: 347
Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
Replies: 17    Views: 258
Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54

Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
Replies: 40    Views: 769
Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
Replies: 1    Views: 145
Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
Replies: 11    Views: 222
Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
Replies: 94    Views: 2081
Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Replies: 204    Views: 4463
Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
Replies: 31    Views: 1103
Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

Replies: 8    Views: 321
Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27
1 to 15 of 86 threads