Dovefromabove


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Rose Mme A. De Carriere constantly pest ridden

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 12:15

Mme Alfred Carriere  has very soft leaves - I found that sawfly caterpillars loved it. 

Soil free fertilizers?

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 12:14

Hi Chris - just a thought - are we getting confused with our terminology here?  Are you confusing 'soil' and 'potting compost'? 

Quince and pear tree leaves

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 09:23

To post pics on here you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post and follow the instructions for uploading pics from a pc.  

Sadly it doesn't work for phones .... yet!

If that doesn't work give us a shout 

A couple of plant IDs please

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 08:22

I would have said that the leaves are narrower than the gaillardias that I remember - but there may be cultivars with narrower leaves ................... 

any help for a ring barked tree? :-(

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 08:18

Wozwoz said:

" I am the umble gardener and not sure I want to get involved between a man and his landscapers!!"  
As long as the garden owner is aware of exactly who planted a ring-barked tree!  Don't want you getting the blame!!!     

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 08:09

Snap! Lily 

Today

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 08:09

Or what about hiring a mobility scooter until you're feeling stronger - Pa loved his - it was British Racing Green.  

http://www.mobilityhire.com/ 

He had dreaded giving up his driving licence but his eyesight meant that he had to - but he said a mobility scooter brought him so much pleasure as he could stop and talk to people, which he couldn't do when he was driving a car.  

 

Geranium ID and sunflower woe

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 08:04

Mine isn't getting anything other than the Fish Blood & Bone and manure that was applied to that area earlier in the spring.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 08:02

Hurrah!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/50827.jpg?width=325&height=325&mode=max

 CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

Butterflies

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 07:37

"Back to Specsavers Dove"

I must make an appointment - I'm wearing my old glasses as my new ones broke 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: Today at 10:47

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38

Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54

Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07
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