Dovefromabove


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Honeysuckle mildew problem

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 08:40

Hello Margaret


Can you tell us more about the sites where your honeysuckles are planted - sunlight/shade , depth of soil, type of support etc. and the differences between the two.


Some photos would help too. 

Help please.....

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 08:33

You can't just build a bed over that - you have a drainage problem which needs sorting out otherwise you're just storing up problems for the future.  

Olympics

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 08:22

Absolutely agree Fairy - that's the great thing about dressage - some people think it looks unnatural, but a horse cannot perform the movements correctly unless he is fit and supple and in good condition.  Valegro's extended trot brings tears to my eyes - it's sooooooooooooo beautiful 

hornbeam hedge questions

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 08:04

Some people are having difficulties posting photos as there's a glitch on the site which is being looked at.


I'll alert the GW web team to your problem. 

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 08:02

Morning all 


Yesterday I noticed the hedgerows had that slightly honeyed golden tinge that signals autumn's on it's way.    At last my tomatoes are reddening, we're deluged with cucumbers and pattypan squash and the autumn raspberry canes are weighed down with fruit 


It's nice to have friends to visit, but it's nice to have the house to ourselves again and things back to normal.  Except it's not quite normal as OH is off work until Friday because he's covering a colleague's Sunday shift - so at the moment it feels as if we're on our holibobs ... and the weather is lovely ... might plan another expedition some time this week ....

Weed/plant/seedling identities

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 22:54

Snap again Nut 

Weed/plant/seedling identities

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 22:53

First one could be a tomato plant - have you used any home made compost?  I get seedling tomatoes pop up all over the place from homemade compost. At this time of year I treat them as weeds and pull them out. 


Second lot are spring bulbs. Possibly muscari. The leaves start to appear in the autumn. 


Third is a citrus seedling. 

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 22:40

Clari, what about a week or two doing research and development in East Anglia? We've got a few famous lifeboat museums virtually on the beach - you can't get a more 'emergency vehicle' than a lifeboat !

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 20:27

Hello folks  Back home and watching 'lympics after a day of moules, icecream , laying on the beach in the sun, browsing in gift shops and driving through beautiful countryside with top down 


Friend delivered safely to station, suitably refreshed and revived and ready to manage major office move. Will he need another weekend in Norfolk to recover?

Olympics

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 20:12

Brilliant! Thank you Fairylet 

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