Latest posts by Dovefromabove

What's this plant I have...

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 12:34

 I'm afraid that until the new all singing all dancing upgrade comes in towards the end of April you won't be able to post from a phone. 

See the post from Editor Daniel Haynes on this thread

Do you have access to a laptop/pc? Or could you put the photo on a photo-hosting site and post a link?

Bug Recipe

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 12:23

Which bugs are you having a problem with?

What's this plant I have...

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 12:21

Hi Buccs

To upload a picture you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions.  If you can't see the green tree, or are having problems, let us know

Soil for fig tree (container)

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 11:58

I use John Innes No 3 loam-based compost, and I add a bit of horticultural grit.

Lots of useful info here

What's the secret to raising strong tomato plants?

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 11:53

Whichever one has the brightest light. 

Mine go outside mid June, when all danger of frost has passed.

What's the secret to raising strong tomato plants?

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 11:47

The secret is not to start them too early and to give them plenty of light.  The ones you see in the nursery are grown in very good light conditions or even under artificial light. 

I haven't started mine off yet as I only have a mini greenhouse so I start mine off indoors on the windowsill. 

Please help with ideas for plants to trail over these walls

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 11:17

Have a look at herbaceous clematis

They don't climb, and if you don't support they'll flop over and soften the edges of those beds.

If you watch Gardener's World this evening you'll see some


Shrub ID

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 10:15

Let us know what they say - it's a shrub on my 'Possibles' list ...

Shrub ID

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 08:59

Snap Nut

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ID please

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Hosta! Where's Hosta?

Look at the canna you gave us! 
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Salvia greggii and Clem Daniel Deronda

Moving them about ... two questions ...  
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Blight resistant tomatoes

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Such a handsome chap

Look who I found  
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ID please

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A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

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Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Choose just one ...

If you were coming here with us today what would you get? 
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Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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Swallows, swifts and martins - have you seen them yet?

Tracking their arrival 
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