Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:37

Oh dear   someone give me a nudge when Monty comes on the box ........... 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:03

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 19:59

LOL KEF 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 19:53

Aw, they got a little boy called Jackson out of the audience to help them 

black opal tomato plant

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 19:51

I think it will be fine - it might just be later to get to it's fruiting stage - none of my 27 varied tomatoes in pots outside have any fruit set yet.  

I wouldn't worry about the colour of the foliage - it's quite usual for plants that have strongly coloured flowers or fruit, to have slightly similar foliage.  If you think of some deep red roses they can have quite dark foliage. 

Some interesting info about Black Opal here http://mygarden.rhs.org.uk/blogs/graham_rice/archive/2012/10/28/tomato-black-opal-new-black-cherry-tomato-from-dobies-and-suttons.aspx 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 19:41

I'm watching it too Fidget   in between walks around the garden just looking at things and putting the hedgehog food out ........... and eating a bowl of freshly picked raspberries and creme fraiche.

Sunny and 25.2C here   I think it'll be another evening to sit out as the sun goes down and watch the cockchafers in the treetops and wait for the bats to leave the chalk mines and fly over our garden on their way to the marshes 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 19:05

Yes Woody, if there's not a problem leave it alone - but a shallow dish of water left out would be good 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 18:34

I was reading the other day that because of hot dry weather some hedgehog sows are unable to find enough food and drink to make enough milk for their litters.  

Woody, have you got a Hedgehog rescue centre near you? 

Relaying lawn

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 18:29

The ground will be soft enough in the autumn for you to do the spiking etc, I promise you  

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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All welcome ............who's coming? 
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If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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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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Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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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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DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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