Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Please can you identify this grass

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 09:00
plant pauper says:

You know I didn't do that on purpose don't you?   ........

 Pp   We know you didn't  .. It happens ... I think the quote function is better on some devices than others.  

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:54

P'doc ... yes, I heard that on R4 this morning ...... huge sadness and anger here too .... I can't imagine how people involved are feeling ..... and as for the  immense courage of the firefighters who kept going back into that blazing building ... there aren't words enough!!!

Watched the last Springwatch last night ... so sad about the wagtails nest ... but Jays have to live too ...   and the peregrines and those baby swallows ..... fantastic!!!  

And I so want to go to Porton Down ... and yet I'm glad I can't because if I and others could go there it wouldn't be as it is. 

Last edited: 16 June 2017 08:55:11

Bottomless Pot to contain Mint?

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:43

Mine are in big tomato pots with the bottoms cut out. ... mint does need a good bit of space in order to give of its best

Please excuse the weeds and edges etc ... I'm laid up at the moment with a broken foot 

Last edited: 16 June 2017 08:45:42

Duped by online "garden centre"

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:24

Some qualities like scent and colour are very subjective ... if something like that is particularly important to me I  go to a nursery and buy a specific plant that I know meets my criteria.  

How do I save a thread?

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:18

If you've posted on the thread, all you need to do is click on your name in the top right hand corner of the main page and then click on My Posts ... it'll be in there and you can access the whole thread from that. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 16/06/2017 at 08:08

Good morning all 

A bit late on parade this morning ... internet glitch ... initially between hub and t'internet and then, when that had been sorted, everything here was convinced it was still out of action .... much turning off and on again and now we're up and running  (Well, I'm not running, but you know what I mean )

Pat ... that must have been difficult ... I remember a gardener I know choosing to have carpel tunnel surgery on both her wrists at the same time so that she only missed one season in her garden ... she said that her husband had to do 'everything for her' ... even apply her mascara!  

Joyce ... fingers crossed that OH will be home soon ... as I'm sure you know giving fluids can help sort out chemical imbalances which may be exacerbating confusions so will be well worth while in the long term, but it must be hard for both of you for him to be in strange surroundings with strange people caring for him.  ((hugs))

Which plants would you relegate to the compost heap... for good?

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 22:21

Ban Sunday newspapers ??? 

Should i reduce the tops on my potatoes?

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 22:17

Thats kind of you. Thanks 

Apple tree leaf disease identification

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 21:26

If you buy a new apple tree and plant it in the same place without sorting out the problem and understanding what went wrong, you're just going to get a repeat of the same. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 21:24

Lovely evening on tv to lift the spirit ... Springwatch, then I caught the end of tonights CardiffSinger of the World and now a lovely programme about  the Japanese island of Honshu 

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