Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Dead conifers?

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 18:44

Our commiserations katherine joyce ... we need a bit more information if we're going to try to help.

Tell us more about the tree, what sort it is, where it is, what its symptoms are and a photo would be really helpful 

Moving a silver birch

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 18:38

I agree .... if you do't want that that tree there get rid of it.

If you want a bonsai-style birch in a pot start with something smaller.

I don't think  you can do it with that tree.  

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 17:29

Maybe if he could see that it's PTSD ... just like the soldiers get ... he might feel more able to accept help?

Identify Plant

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 17:24

Those are the buds ... oregano flowers look like this

Marjoram flowers look like this

They're very closely related.  

Last edited: 13 July 2017 17:26:36

What plant other than Ivy to cover up unsightly lower-middle class concrete bird bath with vulgar inscription on it?

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 17:18

"Oh, the clever men at Oxford, knows all there is to be knowed, but nobody knows as half as much as clever old Mr. Toad!"

With apologies to Kenneth Grahame 

or even better "... Shan't! ... Shan't, shan't, shan't, shan't! ..."  

Last edited: 13 July 2017 17:19:32

Identify Plant

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 17:11

Either oregano or marjoram ... they're very similar ... the flowers help with an ID.  

Last edited: 13 July 2017 17:12:50

Resurrected Eighteen

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 16:56

Well done F'edge    on both counts 

Slowworms in my compost bin

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 16:53

I would just leave them alone ... your compost won't come to any harm and if the slow worms are happy then life can't get much better can it 

Overgrown climbing rose

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 16:01

This one may be of help too  - how to pillar a rose - 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 15:54

I understand NannyB ... anxiety and  huge need to feel in control ... because when he wasn't in control something truly terrible happened  ... it's a type of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  

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