Latest posts by Dovefromabove

hydrangea flowers not opening

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:42

It sounds as if you have a Lacecap Hydrangea ... they look quite different to the mophead  types.  Much more delicate and elegant ... 

Last edited: 15 July 2017 15:42:55

4 in 1 evergreen

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:18


Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:14

Foot's not too bad thanks Fairy ... still a bit achey .. feels a bit bruised inside ... but I s'pose that's not surprising.  Thank goodness they need me to keep an eye on those tennis matches  

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 15:11

Car cleaning stuff? Wots that   

A while back a couple of nice teenage lads came around cleaning cars ... they gave mine a thorough going over for a tenner and it gleamed like new ... I realised it hadn't been done since the day before Ma died, April 2016   and that was by the nice Eastern European team in the Waitrose car park ... they're not there any more   I'll have to keep paying the nice teenage lads 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 14:31
Nanny Beach says:

... those boxes are sure getting full Dove!!!

 Sometimes you have to get someone heavy to sit on the lids Nanny B 

Horticultural grit

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 14:27

Chalk streams are hugely important wildlife habitats ... can't see how chalk can be a problem. 

What plant other than Ivy to cover up unsightly lower-middle class concrete bird bath with vulgar inscription on it?

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 14:05

Hard to tell it's a joke if  you don't use smiles or at least say LOL ... 

Bramley seedling bugs

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 14:00

We've had some hot dry weather this year and your tree's only very recently been planted .. it has had copious amounts of water regularly hasn't it?   At least two buckets full at least three times a week minimum is what I'd have been giving it 

Last edited: 15 July 2017 14:03:15

Ground Cover Roses

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 13:56

Not being white or pink narrows the options a bit, but Rosa 'Gwent' is a good one 

Rose for tub

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 13:50

Have a look at Fragrant Delight 

and Lucky

Both are repeat flowering floribundas, highly fragrant and not too tall ... both suitable for container growing with appropriate care ... they will of course need more watering and feeding than roses planted in the ground.  

Last edited: 15 July 2017 13:51:12

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