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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

dafodil leaves

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:19

They may have felt the effects of the long dry summer we had last year.  Daffs like it damp 

What do I grow?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:18

No, but next time I visit I'll wander around and point  - and this time I might remember to write them down 

chestnut tree

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:14

I've been doing a bit of googling and there are odd bits of information out there on the web saying that there is something that sweet chestnuts can be grafted onto to restrict their growth, but I can't find anyone offering them for sale .......... so far ............ 

What do I grow?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:12

Yes, I've missed loads off my list, but most of them have been added by people posting after me .............. and then there's the one or two that were presents from Nut and I can't remember the names of ......  I'll have to find where I've written them down 



Posted: 06/05/2014 at 07:32

My Daniel Deronda (planted a few weeks ago) has two flowers 

I know what you mean about moving plants - I need to move one I planted at the weekend 


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 07:12

Hi KEF - I think he just contacted people who'd posted on the Horsetail thread - but as I'd posted that I don't have it   I have had an apology from him saying he didn't realise it was out of order ............ I've said he should be apologising to the Editor! 


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 07:02

Good morning Fg 

I love Duchess of Edinburgh and have grown her in a couple of previous gardens - I find she's a bit hesitant to get going and quite fussy about where she lives - but once she gets her toes right down she's gorgeous.  I've a feeling I've let her get swamped by an Alpina in this garden - don't know whether she'll cope or whether I ought to rescue her 


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 06:50

Good morning Chicky - I'll keep an eye on your sweetpeas for you 

Apples with extras

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 06:49

There's some info here   I'd rather not use pesticides but if you're prepared to apparently there are some available. 

Lemon Tree

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 06:35

Don't want to spoil your solitude, but if you fancy company for a cuppa in their little tearoom send me a PM  - I need to get some bags of compost before long. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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How to get around the current problem .... 
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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25

All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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