Latest posts by Dovefromabove


Posted: 03/08/2016 at 07:38

Good morning all 

I'm still in bed and am still waiting for my second coffee - have I been forgotten? 

The sky is brightening outside and there are patches of blue up there!

have a good trip Lesley :)

Last edited: 03 August 2016 07:40:21


Posted: 02/08/2016 at 23:19

 Sweet dreams all ...

Plum tree

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 21:26

I've never known plums to do very well in containers, and this very well regarded site is also of the same opinion 

I hope that's of help. 

Mystery fruit bush, can any help?

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 19:52

Righty ho!  I've got some canes potted up, but I'll do a few more 

Mystery fruit bush, can any help?

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 19:01

Do you want some Polka autumn fruiting raspberry canes Nut?  You can have some the next time I fly over your way 


Posted: 02/08/2016 at 13:51

BL ((hugs)) 


Posted: 02/08/2016 at 10:59

They live their lives Sunflower - with no regard to you or I, just like most of the natural world.  There are millions of varieties of insects out there just getting on with things.  


Posted: 02/08/2016 at 10:55

Sunflower, the little red lumps on the sycamore leaves are the results of the tiny Sycamore gall mite laying their eggs there - nothing to do with mosquitoes and absolutely no threat to you at all.  Just part of Nature's wonderful world. 

Overhanging neighbours trees

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 10:42
Wayside says:

That sounds great Dove, how big are stump grinders?  And how much stump do they grind away?

 There are different types, varying from ones that fit onto the back of a tractor to others the size of a petrol mower - our chaps used this latter type as we have limited access.  The whole of the bole and all of the large roots within 18" of the surface have been ground away. The tree grew on a slight bank so they didn't really have to dig too much soil away to get at the roots 

Last edited: 02 August 2016 10:43:48


Posted: 02/08/2016 at 08:37

We had a whizz-bang Dyson Animal Clari - I grew to hate the thing -  one day it actually made me cry, and I'm not the crying type - we replaced it with an £80 Panasonic upright like I used to have - it does a much better job.  

I gave the Dyson to Wonky - initially she and her Lovely Hub were impressed by it's design etc - then they grew to hate it too - they've just replaced it with a Henry and are very happy with him .......... so many people I know have given up on their Dysons and gone back to something that is less stylish and technological but does the job properly.  

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