Dovefromabove


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What to do with my Dahlia tubers now please?

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 06:57

LOL no - the name is from the Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer comedy show Shooting Stars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT_0_NsZ6nc

and the fact that when we moved here this garden was full of pigeons

My avatar picture is a lithograph by Picasso which is in the Tate (I'm a trained artist although I do very little painting now). http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/picasso-dove-p11366

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 06:50

She's lovely

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 06:40

Good morning Chicky   That is soooo pretty!!!

What to do with my Dahlia tubers now please?

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 06:38

Hi aym and welcome to the forum 

Keep the dahlias in a sheltered spot away from any frost and we'll keep our fingers crossed for you. 

If you have more questions do come here and ask - someone will know how to help you - googling can be a bit risky

 

 

Pruning Pauls Scarlett climbing rose

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 06:05

I agree with Marlorena - prune late autumn in the way described and give a feed in March.

If you get confused by main growth and side shoots the information and video here explain it clearly http://paulzimmermanroses.com/care/pruning/pruning-climbing-roses/

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 05:57

Good morning/G'day all

I'm awake ... just been out there to check the temperature ... it's -1.2C at the moment and sparkly - a clear sky with wonderful bright shiny stars

Nesting Box Help

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 19:27

Pansy, we have to leave some areas of stuff to them just so that they can carry on thinking they're superior ......... they haven't worked out yet that it's all a plan

A Valentine meal with who ?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 19:17

  Haven't you grown out of him yet?  

Purple sprouting brocoli

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 19:11

As Steve says, just cut them off like this


 It'll keep producing new sprouts until Easter at least if not longer.

My favourite brassica too

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 19:04

Verdun - Radio 4, 11 am next Wednesday - a programme about the Battle of Verdun.  Thought you might be interested - I know you lost a relative there.

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