Latest posts by Dovefromabove

mini plum

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 23:10

it won't produce any more blossom this year - spring is over. 

Cape Gooseberry

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 23:07

Old thread trawled up to advertise. Reported to Mods


Posted: 24/06/2016 at 19:51

NO  not the slightest chance - willowherb have tiny fluffy seeds which drift on the breeze and grow wherever they settle.  You've probably got other ones growing around the place - you'll soon be able to recognise them when they're really small 

Invading grass

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 19:07

Digging it over methodically and weeding it out - including every bit of root you can find - good old fashioned gardening I'm afraid. 

help needed to identify this snake and possible solution?

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 18:57

The fact that it's eye covering has misted over indicates that it's about to shed it's skin.  It may well move on after that has happened.

Strange plant...?

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 17:06

Yes, one of the broomrapes.

In a previous garden we hade Orabanche minor appear on a bank of white clover - fascinating 

After the madness of the day

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 16:55

Beautiful Jacqueline - thank you 


Posted: 24/06/2016 at 15:33

Hello folks   Back from a lovely wander around Peter Beales' Classic Roses with Topbird and BL  - gorgeous blooms (if a bit rain damaged).  The perfume in the air was wonderful and it was good to do something positive today. 


Posted: 24/06/2016 at 14:19

One of the willowherbs - considered a weed in most gardens. 

Potato Seeds

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 14:15

Seed potato tubers are expensive because it takes work and time to produce them - there is not cheap and easy short cut. 

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Such a handsome chap

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ID please

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Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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Tracking their arrival 
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Whoops! I've done it again ......

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East Anglian Bluebell Expedition

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