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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Very White rose?

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 15:32

Potential jam??

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 15:29

They're probably not ready yet - a friend made, or tried to make, sloe gin a couple of years ago, but she picked the sloes before they were ripe and the resulting gin remained a pale pink and didn't have a lot of flavour.  I usually reckon to pick sloes in the UK in November.

New turf lawn with fox and cat problem!

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 13:58

I think we need a picture of the poo, with a coin or something next to it for scale

ladybird type beetle

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 13:56

Any chance of a pic?


Posted: 18/08/2015 at 13:19

Anyone seen Verdun?

He wasn't about yesterday either

Hope he's ok .........


Posted: 18/08/2015 at 13:01

Hello again, back from the GP practice - this time my BP was taken by the nurse the old fashioned way, and it was 'acceptable' - certainly a lot better than last time when it was soooooooo painful. 

You'll be fine Panda ((hugs)) Fingers very crossed

New turf lawn with fox and cat problem!

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 12:48

Small white poos on an urban lawn are usually from pigeons.  The white is the urea (birds' poo and pee is combined).

Cat poos are much bigger - cat poos are as big as some dogs' poos. 

What has happened 2 my Cucumbers?

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 12:34

This is a good recipe

I would halve or quarter your cucumbers lengthwise before slicing

What has happened 2 my Cucumbers?

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 09:51

No idea why they're so large but you can use them for cucumber pickle

Uploading pics

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 09:49

I see that Dave has uploaded a photo on another thread this morning, so it looks as if  the problem has been resolved

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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

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

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:15

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

Weather warning! 
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Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 19:34

Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:09
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