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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Does anybody know name of this plant

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 19:12

Wait until the flowers open fully - some of them have wonderful bright blue edges

Pruning a Victoria Plum minature tree

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 17:29

Does it need pruning?  Most plums don't really need routine pruning.

I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 17:21
WillDB wrote (see)

Procrastination is becoming a theme for you, Dove   ...

I keep practising - I'm getting quite good at it

A wild flower

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 17:12

RHS has  corydalis as papaveraceae


I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 15:30

I was going to mow the lawn this afternoon, but I can't because there's a large artwork spread out on it .........


What were you going to do today, and what's your best excuse ... ?

Orange hawkweed

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 14:49

Pretty and liked by insects   if uncontrolled it spreads like wildfire and if it gets into your lawn

So ........ as you've done, take the flowerheads off before they set seed. 

I think they clump rapidly rather than run, so just keep an eye on them and lift and divide any that look as if  they have Napoleonic intent!

Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 14:46

Our Sum & Substance are under the biggest ash tree - hopefully that will protect them - I don't have enough fleece for them as well - three large clumps!!!  And three large clumps of Blue Angel!!!  Hosta Stained Glass and the other two in pots ( errrrrrr? ) will be slid under the table on the terrace with the tubs.

Partridges eating cropes

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 12:14

They are very tasty indeed Katherine but they're not in season until 1st September - taking them out of season can result in a fine of up to £5,000 and a jail sentence - even if they are fattening themselves up on our veggies!

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Geum Totally Tangerine

It's got to be moved ... 
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Last Post: 02/10/2015 at 07:49

Which Cornish Garden to visit in September?

If you could only choose one ........... 
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Last Post: 13/09/2015 at 15:52

Winter container display

Stuck for ideas 
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Last Post: 12/09/2015 at 15:37

Shall we pool our piggy banks?

Or shall we stick with our seed swap? 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 19:53

Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 08:10

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Last Post: 28/07/2015 at 20:16

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Last Post: 17/07/2015 at 12:44

Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 06:56

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: 05/07/2015 at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 09:35

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2015 at 12:41

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2015 at 19:10


Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20
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