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Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:46

Plenty left Panda - help yourself -  it's a Lemon Drizzle traybake, so proportionately more topping to cake - a big success

Supper anyone?  Spicey lamb cutlets, couscous with sundried tomatoes, chickpeas and Moroccan preserved lemons, and a big bowl of Baba Ghanoush ...

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:41

I'd have expected them to be green and white striped

Delphinium

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:40
Susan 17 wrote (see)

Thanks for your help I will be watching for the slugs I am constantly at war with them!!

 

When my delphiniums start peeking through the soil in spring I surround them with a substantial circle of coarse sand - while it doesn't keep all the slugs off it definitely helps

How long does Roundup last in the soil?

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:37

It all depends whose research you read - TestBiotech claim to be independent, but have strong connections with Greenpeace who, whilst I have a great deal of respect for much of what they do, can hardly claim to be a disinterested party.

I'd be interested to read of any research done by the John Innes Centre into harmful residues of glyphosate in food, if anyone knows of any?

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:01

How else would we recognise him?   I've always pictured him just like that

Hyacinth Midnight Mystic

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 17:59

At a guess it's the higher light intensity that produces the darker colour.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 17:13

Lemion drizzle cake anyone .....?

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 17:10

He hasn't had one again.  Whatever it was it came on really suddenly and totally incapacitated him.  We were staying at a friend's home in Cambridge - a really awful night.

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 17:05

The medics swore it couldn't have been the jab that made OH so poorly, but he's ever been ill like that before or since - it was such a shame as it was the Opening of his show at Kettle's Yard and he couldn't attend.

Hyacinth Midnight Mystic

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 17:02

I don't know the variety in question, but from what I can find out it seems to be just a colour variant of the Hyacinth orientalis usually grown for spring bedding or pots and as such it should be perfectly hardy in the UK.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 11:25

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

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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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38

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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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02
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