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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Gardening terminology

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 09:58

Welcome Longhead     No problem with asking ridiculous questions here - if you don't ask how will you learn?    And it makes us look clever

Decking and rats

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 08:46

I've always said that decking provides just what rats are looking for in terms of congenial housing - wouldn't have it in my garden - just asking for rats to move in - sorry   Christine Walkden thinks so too

Terrible Garden, Low Budget

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 08:35

Not your fault Gardeners Boy - it's the fault of the garden centres who label plants wrongly   How are beginners supposed to know?

low maintance plants

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 08:32

I've only got this one BL they flowered from the end of June right through until mid September - just didn't stop.  I bought them the year before, last summer was the first year planted out in a west-facing bed (partially shaded to the south).  Wonderful - hopethey do as well this year


Posted: 17/03/2015 at 08:26

Oh dear!    Just sent a message to RHS to let them know they have a picture of Tagetes labelled Calendula officinalis on their website!/grow/marigolds


Posted: 17/03/2015 at 08:00

You could take it this way for a change KEF

Moss Moss Moss!!

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 07:58

On the beds  keep the surface regularly hoed/raked - that should stop it developing

low maintance plants

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 07:32

The individual Daylily flowers may only last for one day, but my plants flowered the summer through

Garden Design and Plant Planner software

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 07:30

Can't help with the software I'm afraid - but you might find this helpful when it comes to choosing plants


Posted: 17/03/2015 at 07:22

Morning Verdun

A bit more than overcast here - walking though cotton wool is more like it

Special good wishes for the rose planting

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Plant ID please

Any better ideas ... 
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Last Post: 26/03/2015 at 15:22

First Pickings 2015

Those first rewards from the fruit and veg patch 
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Last Post: 17/03/2015 at 11:10

The Chelsea Fringe

Is there an event in your area? 
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Last Post: 09/03/2015 at 10:48

Snowdrops to see in East Yorkshire

Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Last Post: 23/02/2015 at 11:25

Norfolk bargains?

Trachycarpus fortuneii 
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Last Post: 14/02/2015 at 10:20

Winterwatch BBC2

Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 22:27


Please help me choose 
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Last Post: 09/01/2015 at 17:02

Trees and their relationships

Interesting info about fungi, microrhyzal organisms and trees 
Replies: 3    Views: 310
Last Post: 05/01/2015 at 18:01

New Year Gardening Resolutions

What do you really mean to do differently in 2015? 
Replies: 37    Views: 1448
Last Post: 01/01/2015 at 18:00

Formatting Problems

There's a rogue thread 
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Last Post: 11/12/2014 at 16:47

Christmas lights in the garden

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Last Post: 24/12/2014 at 21:51

John Innes Compost

All your questions answered 
Replies: 6    Views: 551
Last Post: 24/11/2014 at 07:52

Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Russian foxes in the Arctic Circle 
Replies: 17    Views: 1178
Last Post: 15/12/2014 at 00:00

Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
Replies: 30    Views: 743
Last Post: 02/11/2014 at 10:04

Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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Last Post: 29/10/2014 at 08:07
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