Dovefromabove


Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Himalayan honeysuckle

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 11:55

Cuttings will be quicker - they strike very easily - but seeds are pretty quick too - I'd remove most of the 'berry flesh' and sow a few seeds in a pot of compost and leave outside in a quiet shady corner.

Hogweed

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 11:01

And of course, wearing long sleeves and trousers when doing stuff in undergrowth is sensible 

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 10:52

Clari - a tip - sometimes tipping them the wrong way up stops the screaming - at least for a little while 

Hogweed

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 10:50

Ordinary hogweed is not harmful - as children we picked arms full of it to feed the pet rabbits.


Giant Hogweed is the nasty one, and it is Giant, and hardly missable 


This will help you to identify it http://www.wildfooduk.com/articles/giant-hogweed-and-common-hogweed/


Spurge is the other plant which can cause problems, if the sap gets onto your skin.  

Tomato plant deformity 2016

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 10:43

How rude of me   I should have said Welcome Aboard Kateinthegarden   - please feel free to join in the conversations in the Potting Shed as well as the gardening sections 

Tomato plant deformity 2016

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 10:41

Looks like other people are complaining via this website


https://www.lovethegarden.com/products/growing/levington-tomorite-giant-planter-seaweed


Scroll down to the comments ...

New build lawn, white patches, any ideas?

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 10:29

It's not something I've come across, but this sounds as if it may be the cause


http://www.gardenseeker.com/lawns/dollar_spot_disease_in_lawns.htm 


It's interesting that it says it can be spread by garden machinery - one of the hazards of using a visiting lawn care company I suppose 

Last edited: 18 August 2016 10:31:58

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 08:11

Well done Chicklet   I think celebratory/medicinal icecream is in order Chicky


 


Have a good day Wonky 


Fairy, the moon was very bright wasn't it? 

New build lawn, white patches, any ideas?

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 07:48

Can we have a close up of some of the affected grass/leaves please.


Has the lawn had any fertiliser or other treatment this summer?

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Butterflies 2017

Which ones have you seen? 
Replies: 8    Views: 257
Last Post: 17/02/2017 at 14:48

Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Anyone up for it? 
Replies: 58    Views: 1264
Last Post: Today at 15:43

Another ID please

 
Replies: 4    Views: 394
Last Post: 04/02/2017 at 10:31

ID this flowering tree please

 
Replies: 2    Views: 231
Last Post: 02/02/2017 at 11:19

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

A friendly place where everyone is welcome to chat about all sorts of things ... 
Replies: 984    Views: 23311
Last Post: Today at 20:59

When dreams come true ...

 
Replies: 3    Views: 316
Last Post: 30/01/2017 at 15:59

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

A friendly place where everyone is welcome to chat about all sorts of things  
Replies: 1468    Views: 40278
Last Post: 01/02/2017 at 08:27

New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

What is blooming in your garden? 
Replies: 48    Views: 1899
Last Post: 04/01/2017 at 16:35

RIP Rick Parfitt

 
Replies: 5    Views: 443
Last Post: 26/12/2016 at 12:31

Stolen wheelbarrow in Cornwall

 
Replies: 4    Views: 484
Last Post: 20/12/2016 at 10:12

Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

Temperatures are going to drop like a stone 
Replies: 9    Views: 542
Last Post: 28/11/2016 at 07:18

Loose brick

Do you have an easy DIY solution? 
Replies: 11    Views: 623
Last Post: 26/11/2016 at 10:46

The things gardeners get up to!

 
Replies: 6    Views: 466
Last Post: 24/11/2016 at 08:15

Muscari parviflorum

Does anyone know this plant? 
Replies: 1    Views: 291
Last Post: 16/11/2016 at 15:48

Anyone following the cricket?

England's tour of India 
Replies: 4    Views: 277
Last Post: 10/11/2016 at 15:17
1 to 15 of 196 threads