Dovefromabove


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I have a quandry

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 18:02

We had aphids on the roses but we've been watching the nesting bluetits collecting them and taking them into the nest box - now the chicks have fledged and have hoovered up any remaining aphids - none left at all and the roses look really healthy - no need at all for nasty chemicals 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 17:38

Poor Under Gardener - he was doing so well with digging the hole for the tree, then he hit a large lump of concrete - bless him, rather than change the chosen spot for the tree, he broke the concrete up 


Verdun's always been able to look after himself - I'm sure he'd be horrified at the thought of people sending unpleasant PMs sort of 'on his behalf'  

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 17:31

Lots of clearing up to do but we're getting there 

Last edited: 29 May 2016 17:32:40

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 17:24

Hello all   The Under Gardener has earned his roast chicken today - amelanchier planted, thoroughly watered and mulched, part of the veg patch dug over, raked down and sweet corn and squashes planted and both lawns mowed.  I have (very carefully) planted up the new sunny bed and my neck is ok - fingers crossed.


The chicken (stuffed with a lemon and a handful of tarragon from the garden) is in the oven 

Weed? ID help please

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 16:54

The leaves don't look like those of our meadow buttercups 

Crazy creepy crawlies!!

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 16:38

It's obviously the day for rose chafers - we found one on a towel on the washing line this morning - aren't they beautiful 


http://www.uksafari.com/rosechafers.htm 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 12:48

Yessir!  


I dreamed we'd already arrived 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 09:45

Good morning all   OH is in the garden already following detailed instructions re preparing site for amelanchier and other plants - I'm not allowed to lift anything or do anything much as all the driving I've been doing has done 'something' to my neck/shoulder - it's happened before and rest and Deep Heat will sort it out, but as OH doesn't drive we're dependent on me to get us to our holiday destination so I'm being treated like porcelain 


I am allowed to roast a lovely big chicken from the farm shop, and hang washing out ... apparently 


I've not really had time to do much reading back, but am sending hugs to all who need them ((hugs))

Small buds on roses

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 09:24

What type of roses are they? 

Tree advice

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 14:44

How much room have you got?


Do you go for native types for a 'rural style' garden, or do you prefer a more 'urban' ornamental look?

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Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

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Loose brick

Do you have an easy DIY solution? 
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The things gardeners get up to!

 
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Does anyone know this plant? 
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Anyone following the cricket?

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French gardeners - do you know this viburnum?

 
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Which ... 
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Normal for Norfolk???

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Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
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ID please

Rudbeckia??? 
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Hosta! Where's Hosta?

Look at the canna you gave us! 
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Salvia greggii and Clem Daniel Deronda

Moving them about ... two questions ...  
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HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things ... everyone welcome  
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