Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Christmas cooking

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 18:50

Chrissie - just an idea ... Ma always offered vegetarians a nice ham sandwich - after all, no one could really not eat any meat at all, could they? 

Christmas cooking

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 16:12

It's behind you Raisingirl ...... 

Christmas cooking

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 16:06

A foodie friend who lives in Germany has a brilliant stollen recipe on his blog - it's the one I use - hold on and I'll find it ......... 

Here it is 

Last edited: 07 November 2016 16:11:02

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 16:00

Get a taxi!  There's no way I'd risk walking 5 miles on unlit rural roads in the rain (and I'm a country girl)  visibility will be poor and drivers don't expect to see walkers after dark and at that time they'll be in a hurry to get home.

Mini greenhouse question

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 15:56

I wouldn't risk tender plants in it unless you live in an area which has very mild winters.  

Christmas cooking

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 15:03

I did all mine last week   ..... then succumbed to three bags of Tet a Tete for a fiver at The Range this morning   

I'll plant them tomorrow morning when I bubble wrap the little greenhouse - if it doesn't rain - fingers crossed.  

Christmas cooking

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 14:42

Whoops!  No not annoyed   not in the least - sometimes posting from my phone rather than the laptop can be a bit frustrating and I end up being a tad brusque - didn't mean to sound annoyed ... sorry ... friends? 

Donald or hillary?

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 14:33

The war in Syria  is really about who controls the oil - the West and Israel or Russia and Iran 


Christmas cooking

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 14:13

It was just the two of us last Christmas - we had grilled lobster (a whole one each) and lamb's lettuce with vinaigrette followed by a pavlova - absolute bliss!  

Disease ID

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 14:01

Scale insects don't really move - they fix themselves to the plant and stay there under their 'shell', sucking the sap.  They're a bit like limpets on a rock.  

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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Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

A friendly place where everyone is welcome to chat about all sorts of things ... 
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When dreams come true ...

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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

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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