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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

new garden

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 10:39

Get yourself Alan Titchmarsh's How to Garden - Garden Design paperback £5.59 from Amazon - it'll tell you all you need to sort out a lovely garden for her


Posted: 24/06/2015 at 10:33

We've always said goosegogs and my family are from Beds/Cambs (with some distant Scottish roots )

Glad Verdun's ok - I was wondering  ... he's got a lot on his plate again ...

ID please

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 09:25

I inherited one in a previous garden - it made a lovely little 'thicket' about a couple of feet high - gorgeous. 

David Austin says up to 3 feet tall


Posted: 24/06/2015 at 09:03

Oooh LilyP - how exciting!!!

The blue sky we had earlier has clouded over, but the sun's trying to come back - according to the weather people the sun's going to win ........ I hope it's soon


Fidget - we love goosegogs here - we had some for supper last night, cooked with some elderflowers and eaten with lovely creamy yoghurt.  Perfect after lambs sweetbreads with broad beans and a cream and parsley sauce - how seasonal was that?

ID please

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 08:41
pansyface wrote (see)

Rosa pimpinellifolia, possibly. A bit difficult to tell without a better look.

I'd go with that, on the information we have in that picture.  I love R. pimpinellifolia - a gorgeous little thing.

If you visit later in the year when there are some hips, if we're correct they'll be round and blackish.

Tomato Tree!

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 07:43

My greenhouse is very small, so my tomatoes have been outside for a couple of weeks now, albeit on a sheltered southfacing terrace. 

Good luck

glaucous rose

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 07:29

Hardwood cuttings in the autumn


Posted: 24/06/2015 at 07:18

Good morning all

Lovely jam, and lovely name 'Pippin'.  There's a Pippin next door - it's a cat whose life was saved by OH when it had a bone stuck in its throat - occasionally it comes into our garden and once killed a wood pigeon!  I'm sure Matty's Pippin is much nicer and better behaved

I've been sitting here for half an hour listening to a song thrush - he's gone off to hunt for snails now

A hummingbird!

Posted: 23/06/2015 at 17:37

The temperature in our garden today, I'm expecting to see penguins any minute, not hummingbird hawkmoths

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Geum Totally Tangerine

It's got to be moved ... 
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Last Post: 02/10/2015 at 07:49

Which Cornish Garden to visit in September?

If you could only choose one ........... 
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Last Post: 13/09/2015 at 15:52

Winter container display

Stuck for ideas 
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Last Post: 12/09/2015 at 15:37

Shall we pool our piggy banks?

Or shall we stick with our seed swap? 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 19:53

Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 08:10

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Last Post: 28/07/2015 at 20:16

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Last Post: 17/07/2015 at 12:44

Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 06:56

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: 05/07/2015 at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 09:35

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2015 at 12:41

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2015 at 19:10


Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20
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