Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Crampe (flowering sea kale)

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 07:36

Like many large perennials it takes a few years to develop to it's full magnificence ... the RHS website suggests 2-5 years to ultimate height 

weed or flower

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 06:43

That being said, willow herb seeds prolifically and is highly invasive ... Most Gardeners yank it out at first sight unless they have a very large wild-style garden which can accommodate it. 

Last edited: 23 June 2017 06:44:40

Lupins & Delphiniums

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 06:40

Can you post some photos please, to give us some clues?  If the photo doesnt upload try reducing the size. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 06:19

Good morning all A more comfortable night ... Now OH is making coffee ... 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 22:35

Well, I s'pose it's good to get a diagnosis so you can have a plan of action ... Life doesn't get any easier once you hit 27 does it?   Sleep tight BL xx

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 22:06

Have a restful night everyone 

Pond Newst

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 22:00

Cheers! Newboy , that's kind of you 

Is this chickweed?

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 19:05

No not chickweed, it's Fat Hen - Chenopodium album - a common agricultural weed.  

It's also known as Lamb's Quarter and sometimes grown as a vegetable.

Last edited: 22 June 2017 19:05:45

Pot Stand Quandary

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 19:03

Just get someone to cut some wooden blocks ... bits sawn off the end of some 2 x 4 would suit ... three blocks per pot.

They'll cut them for you in B&Q and similar places. 

Plant ID, Please

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 18:57

It looks a bit like Clematis viticella 'Polish Spirit' ... which is a gorgeous clematis ......... but I'm no authority ........... hopefully Richard will come along soon ............ 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Seeking blueberry advice

Just starting out ... choosing varieties  
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Photos from Whipsnade Zoo

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The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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Hello Forkers ... August edition

A friendly place of frolics and conversation where everyone is welcome to join in to chat and procrastinate to their heart's content...  
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Harvest 2017

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Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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New situation ... ? 
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Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Shrub ID please

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Fidget, I know you gave me this ...

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