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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

holly tree

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 16:15

Could it be Holly Leaf Miner?

Help with spuds and toms

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 16:11

If you scroll down and read Q8 here  you'll see that there's no way you should have been supplied with manure containing aminopyralid - since 2009 there have been strict regulations about this and these were put in place in response to the problems suffered by gardeners and allotment holders and to protect them in the future.

As I said, please contact the Animal & Plant Health Agency (part of DEFRA) - contact details here

Autumn nectar sources for bees and etc?

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 15:58

Asters are much loved by bees and butterflies in the autumn - this is interesting i

Help with spuds and toms

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 15:24

I understand that any farmer using this weedkiller was instructed some while ago (a couple of years at least I think) that any resulting manure should not be allowed to leave the farm.  They should certainly not be selling/giving it to allotment holders.  You should contact DEFRA and let them know about the problem before others suffer.


Posted: 31/05/2015 at 15:18

Hurrah!  I am back!  and you didn't even miss me

I couldn't log in from the usual page - it just wouldn't let me - so got in via trying to join again as Dovefromabove and it said I already exist please sign in and gave me a button to click Hurrah!   So here I am - I've been away for ages and I made a cake

 Anyone for a slice of marmalade cake?

Red potatoes

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 12:01

No probs


Posted: 31/05/2015 at 08:45

Just had a phonecall from Wonky - those car booters are lightweights - car boot sale has been rained off   Think she's going on a slug/snail hunt in the garden ... she may be gone some time

Poison Ivy in my garden??

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 08:06

It won't let me see the pic either - it wants me to open a Facebook account.

Debs - you can upload a picture on here by clicking on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post and following the instructions.  I don't think it works for phones ... yet


Posted: 31/05/2015 at 07:56

Good morning KEF

No cake here - maybe I'll have to make some, as well as making a huge moussaka for supper.

Is it DD's big day?  Not sure - I lose track - I rely on you lot to remind me - that's the thing with retirement - my days and weeks mergetogetherseamlessly - oooh, rather like that

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Shall we pool our piggy banks?

Or shall we stick with our seed swap? 
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Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Last Post: 17/07/2015 at 12:44

Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 06:56

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: 05/07/2015 at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 09:35

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2015 at 12:41

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20

I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:15

Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 19:34

Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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