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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Grey fence paint

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 15:58

Oooh Nut!  That sounds expensive!!!

Photos of your ponds please

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 15:48

So hot and sunny today - but the frogs in our pond look cool enough 

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round up touch any reviews?

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 15:12

I've used the gel on dandelions in the lawn and it's fine - it works and doesn't affect the grass as long as you're careful and only put it on the weeds.

I've killed  bindweed  with Roundup Spray - you need to put some canes in the garden and encourage the bindweed to grow up the canes.  Then mask off your plants with sheets of cardboard and spray the bindweed.  Leave the bindweed until it goes brown - that indicates that the active ingredient (glyphosate) has travelled back to the roots and killed them as well.  It sometimes works better if you bruise the leaves slightly before spraying.

Some questions about Basil

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 14:06

A packet of basil seeds will cost you less than two plants from a supermarket, and, sown next spring will provide you with hundreds of plants 

Please tell me I'm not nuturing a weed!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 14:04

Those who are visiting here  http://www.e-ruston-oldvicaragegardens.co.uk/pages/view/562/gardens.htm on the 19th July can expect to see lots of Pokeweed in the wilder parts of the garden, under the big shelter belts of Monterey Pine.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 08:27

It is a gorgeous colour isn't it - friend lived in Pershore and was in the middle of writing a book on plums (more from a cook's point of view than a gardener's) when she became ill - so the colour seems appropriate for her 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 08:06

I just went into the front garden and look what greeted me .... H. Summer Wine's first bloom of the year - I bought it last year on a lovely day out with a dear friend who has since passed away.  Happy Memories 

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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 07:24

Hmm, just seen the weather forecast - dry today, hot tomorrow, rain over the weekend and into next week - I'd better get the lawns cut before the weekend .... 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 07:22

Good morning KEF, BL, Woody, Allium and any/everyone else 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 07:00

"Oh would love to Dove, but we've got so much work on, if I suggested it, they'd drag you in to join us! " 

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Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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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: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

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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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
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