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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Cats causing problems

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 07:14

I hope you inspect the netting several times a day - it's notorious for entangling and maiming or killing small birds and hedgehogs 

Identification & Advice please

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 07:12

Well, that's an example of the fallibility of Wiki 


Posted: 22/07/2014 at 07:09

Good morning KEF and Chicky 

Overcast and breezy here at the moment but the forecast here is for 22C in a little while - looking at the forecast for the South of England this week  ... I'm glad we're getting a sea breeze with our heat wave 

Monty Don.

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 06:59

I think you're right KEF  


Can you identify this?

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 06:55

Go and have a look at the leaves of your Alchemilla Mollis after a rain shower - you'll have a hard heart indeed if you don't warm to it then 

Half dead plum tree

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 06:52

New Gardener5 - the arborist should have told you that all those baby trees will be growing from the rootstock and will not be the cultivated plum variety that the tree is/was.  

Monty Don.

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 06:47

Monty doesn't 'make' the GW programmes - he is the presenter.  Production style and much of the content will be down to Producers and Directors. It's like blaming the newsreader for the content of the news. 

Bugs on Victoria plums

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:48

I imagine it's something we're going to be getting used to seeing ....

Japanese blood grass

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:45


Gooseberry american mildew

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:44

Bumping up 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 21:28

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


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

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
Replies: 5    Views: 253
Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
Replies: 21    Views: 508
Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
Replies: 113    Views: 2570
Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25
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