Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Identify weed please

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 11:39

The first one looks very much like suckers from a cherry or some other type of prunus ... any trees nearby, or any felled in the last couple of years? 

Resurrected Seventeen

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 11:22

When he was younger, my son's totally bonkers ginger cat would get in the bath with him ... he loved it ... they would both use Timotei Golden Highlights shampoo and the cat enjoyed being dried with the hairdryer afterwards ....... cat's name is Doorak = idiot in Russian 

Is this Japanese Knotweed

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 10:48

That looks like a tree sapling/sucker to me ... pretty certain it's not JKW 

This may help put your mind at rest 

KEW Gardens Visit

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 10:07
Topbird says:

Maybe next time? Did somebody mention the Chelsea Physic garden? - have been meaning to go there for yonks & never got round to it. Would love to go there next year.

 Count me in for that one ............ as long as I don't do anything else daft between now and then 

Glad pusscat is still with you and that you can have more summer quality time together ((hugs))

Resurrected Seventeen

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 10:03

Morning Ruby   I have a pile of paperwork that must be done today ... then I'll join you on the sofa at Wimbledon ... I'd love to get into the back garden too, but OH has told me not to do 'anything silly'  .... as if 

Oh, just remembered ... I was going to make a pavlova today ... there's some egg whites in the fridge that need using up ... maybe I'll do it tomorrow ....... then we can have the pavlova at the weekend ... 

Last edited: 06 July 2017 10:05:06

learning ideas

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 09:16

Hi Ashley 

Since your injury, have you ever had any help in analysing your 'learning style' and what works best for you?  

Do you have any input from anyone who could help you access support in discovering your learning style? 

Is this plant dangerous?

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 09:05

Haven't heard that in years 

Resurrected Seventeen

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 08:52

I'm sorry ............. perhaps it should have been two separate posts ........   I think Joyce knows me well enough to know that I meant no offence. 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 08:49

Hopefully she'll liven them up P'doc   My aunt demands 'Sparkle Parties' at her home, where the carers give them manicures with sparkly nail polish 

Lily P ... It's Clematis viticella purpurea plena elegans ... it's gone rampant this year ... OH has been  watering assiduously since I've been laid up, but I've not been able to tie it in to its trellis, so it's just been rampaging across the shrubs and other plants, and cascading down onto the front porch step ... looks wonderful 

Is this plant dangerous?

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 08:43

There speaks a doctor!  

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