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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

brown / yellow spots on back of leaves - malva zebrina

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 15:17

Looks like hollyhock rust to me - most rusts are host specific so will only affect plants of that family.

Info here

Hope that helps

Who still has bees?

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 15:11

Oooh bee orchids - how lovely


Flippin' rabbits eh?


Posted: 06/10/2015 at 14:37

Gertie - the condition means that hot or cold temperatures, dehydration, strenuous exercise and stress can bring on awful pain which can last for days.  These crises can cause anaemia and affect the blood supply to the organs so can do lasting damage - it's a horrid inherited disease prevalent in people of Caribbean descent because of the concentrated gene pool due to slavery on the islands.

BL, Norwich market (the largest open-air market in England) is very good value, as are most of the ones I've visited in East Anglia.


Posted: 06/10/2015 at 14:13

Oh Fidget!!!  How very very annoying!!!  ((hugs))

Here you are - a cheering-up gift for the bride


Hosta, behave



Posted: 06/10/2015 at 12:29

Hello folks!   I'm back from the dentist - just a polish   I went to the market and bought a gammon hock, a pound of beef shin, a pound of skirt and some ox kidney and two big pork chops, a bulb of fennel, a bunch of spinach beet, a pound of purple sprouting (early!?) and a lovely loaf of wholemeal bread.  We're not going to starve for a while

Poor Wonky - not only is it horrid to be cold, it's actually dangerous for her Lovely hub as he has a Sickle Cell condition.   Hopefully they'll be warm as toast this evening. ((hugs))


Posted: 06/10/2015 at 09:44

Right, back from bank, shopping list written - just remembered to put toaster on the list - ours died this week -  string bags put into backpack -  15 minutes until bus arrives virtually outside my door so 10 minutes to noodle on here ..........


Posted: 06/10/2015 at 09:23
Should be open in 5 mins. I'm first in the queue.

Plant Supports for Perennials

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 09:17
Builders merchants. They're steel reinforcing rods.


Posted: 06/10/2015 at 09:14
On phone sitting in car park waiting for bank to open.

Autumn Raspberries

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 09:12
What sort of pruning regime? Autumn rasps should be cut hard back to soul level in Feb. all stems.

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