Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Bug identification!

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 18:44

That does look to me more like slug damage - lift up those module trays and look underneath at the gaps between the modules, and under the lip around the edges - the blighters get everywhere!!!

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 17:49

That's either gardening Hosta, or civil engineering

garden wildlife health

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 17:45

Thank you Pansy - I didn't know that organisation - have bookmarked it

Lawn cutting

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 17:16

Hmmm - just looked at the Met Office website - here in Norfolk we're in for a few frosts over the next few nights.

Check for your area before mowing.  It's not a disaster if your grass gets frosted after cutting, but it will 'scorch' the cut ends and turn them brown so it won't look brilliant. 


Posted: 10/02/2016 at 16:27

Just as well we're holidaying in Cornwall earlier than usual this year, otherwise there'd be nothing left to see ... well, flowers that is


Posted: 10/02/2016 at 15:57

That sounds like a lovely day BL, and you're enjoying making plans - nice to have a range of different types of neighbours ... a real little community

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Posted: 10/02/2016 at 15:16

That's the problem with these mild winters ... we need sharp  frosts to kill the bugs off


I'll get my coat ................................................................

Lawn cutting

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 14:38

It doesn't matter about the date if the lawn needs cutting and the conditions are right.  Don't cut it if it's wet underfoot or if there's a frost forecast within the next few days.

Otherwise go ahead, but not too short, just take a little off to start with.


Posted: 10/02/2016 at 13:13

Clari - just check there's no children with latex allergy ...  it's getting very common.

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ID please

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ID please

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Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

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If you were coming here with us today what would you get? 
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Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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