Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Camera Talk

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 13:32

Hi Fairy - I bought a pot from the herb section at our local Wyevale about 3 years ago, and I split them each spring as they start to peek through the soil.  I could send you a few - do you think they'd be best done this autumn as they start dying down or wait until spring?  You know your soil temperatures etc.  

P.S.  Lots of lovely recipes online using Chinese Chives. 

Last edited: 31 August 2016 13:35:10

What's your favorit climbing plant?

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 13:08

At the moment my favourite climbing plant is the Boskeep Glory grape vine - wonderful colour from foliage and fruit at this time of year.  The other really good thing about grapes for pergolas is that they leaf up late so don't give too much shade early in the year when the sun isn't so hot and the shade isn't needed

I imagine that for your business in Denver, a lot of the climbers that are our garden favourites here in the UK, may not be drought tolerant enough? 

I presume you are in Denver Colorado, and not Denver Norfolk?

Denver Mill, Norfolk, UK. 

Getting feeding right

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 12:05

I use Fish, Blood and Bone in the spring (sprinkle it on and tickle it in with a hoe) and again in early summer.  On the veg patch, I also use chicken manure pellets where I'm going to grow leafy veg.  

I also use FB&B in the planting soil when planting new shrubs etc. 

I use specialist clematis feed (as directed on the pack) for clems, roses and other flowering shrubs.

I use Tomato feed for tomatoes, courgettes, runner beans, chillis etc and bedding plants in tubs etc - that is for anything that you want to flower and/or produce seeds.  As a general rule of thumb start feeding when the first flowers appear.

Hope that helps 

Camera Talk

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 11:58

Thank you BL - I was quite chuffed with it 


Posted: 31/08/2016 at 11:43

It's Cavalo nero - delicious! 

Things I don't get

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 11:27

Now you're talking - proper baked beans, cooked in the slow cooker - a favourite winter supper dish in this household - with plenty left over for OH to take to work for lunch the next day. 

Image file size limit bug

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 11:22

That'll be it Hosta - I've got mine on the middle settings.  

Image size M 3:2

Image quality - Normal.

I only go up to Large and Fine settings if I'm taking photos I'll need to print out large, or for portfolio work etc. 

Magazine issue - September 2016

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 10:36

These look very similar 

or the same company do 'bespoke' panels. 

Things I don't get

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 10:30

I don't cook them all for one meal ... but if someone else does I'm happy to go back for more 

Image file size limit bug

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 10:28

But it's important for the rest of us Hosta ... we need to see your photos ... 

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