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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Fungus in the grass

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 07:39

As Bob says - just part of Nature - no need to panic or go spending vast sums of money on lawn treatment.

Christmas stuff in shop

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 07:06

Mike, there's a well-known saying which goes:

 

Dance like there's nobody watching,

Love like you'll never be hurt

Sing like there's nobody listening

And live like it's heaven on earth.


William W. Purkey - professor emeritus of counselor education at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and co-founder of The International Alliance for Invitational Education®. A noted author, researcher, speaker, and leader, Purkey has authored nearly 100 articles and more than a dozen books.    

 

Many of us were brought up by people with Victorian attitudes who worried all the time about what other people thought.  That way lies misery.   Follow the advice above and be yourself and don't worry about whether other people are judging you. What does it matter what anyone else thinks?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 06:48

Good  morning all   There's a beautiful moon with a halo out there - I think that presages rain, but of course, it's an Old Wives' Tale isn't it?  Not meterorological observation - fingers crossed!

I spent some time yesterday evening watching our Hefty Hedgehog munching through his bowl of supper on our garden doorstep - he certainly is a chunky chap (if he's a boy, that is )

Help

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 19:37

For some reason I can't zoom in on the first ones, but the fourth pic is a Rowan aka Mountain Ash, and the fifth and sixth are Euonymus europaeus aka Spindle. 

Harvested this today.

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 19:27

Those are brilliant pumpkins Rusty!  Fantastic!  Looking forward to seeing the newspaper article.

Did I detect a slight East Anglian accent? 

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 19:13
nutcutlet wrote (see)

I can't get the fingernails to look clean. Is that going to embarrass anyone?

 

nutcutlet wrote (see)

I can't get the fingernails to look clean. Is that going to embarrass anyone?

 

They'll match mine Nut

New Garden, New Soil

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 19:07

Euonymous europaeus Red Cascade is very happy on shallow chalky soil.  It's an elegant small tree with the most attractive fruits and really good autumn colour.

And it's a UK native too so good for wildlife

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 18:27

Frank

David posted this and then realised that if you're ignoring him you won't be able to read it, so I've cut and pasted it here

"...Click on 'My settings' (top right of the page) Scroll down to 'Members I am ignoring'....you'll probably see my name in the box. All you need to do is remove it."

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 16:56

I've managed to Ignore myself in the past - I suppose some people might think that was a positive thing

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 15:45

We're indoors now having a cuppa so you can have some sunshine now Lily

We've done loadsa stuff - all the heavy stuff I couldn't do with my bad wrist.  Now the only big job to do is digging over the veg patch and sowing the broad beans.  That can be done in the next couple of weeks.  I've also got some tulip bulbs to plant and pot, but they're not urgent. 

OH has planted three hazel bushes, making the Little Wilderness a bit bigger, and he's  planted 20 Narcissus pseudonarcassus around them and given them a good soaking.   Looking forward to catkins and daffodils in the spring

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Slugwatch

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

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

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

Wasps - such useful creatures

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

Achillea

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

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

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

Brown patch on lawn

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

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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