Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Browning meshy leaves

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 15:20

Should be ok now ... start with the camera icon ... if it doesn't upload reduce the size of the photo.

Help ID please

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 15:19

It's one of the many types of pulmonaria ... lovely plants and great early sources of nectar for bees in the spring. 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 15:15

Just had an hour sitting out in the shade on the terrace .....  lovely to have a change of view and to see my plants ...... foxgloves all coming out, and roses and .............. well, everything!!! 

OH is getting ready to pop back to the shop to make sure everything's ok for tomorrow, cash up and lock up so I've been put back on the sofa 

etoile de hollande issues

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 15:10

I have found that Etoile de Hollande does have rather stiff and brittle growth ... I discovered that it was best to tie in the shoots when they were very young and pliable ... it does mean that you're tying them in very frequently and sometimes when they're only a few inches long, but it is a beautiful rose and worth a bit of extra trouble.  

I hope that helps 

Barely started and I'm already overwhelmed!

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 14:59

There's no hard and fast rule re the shade thing ... for some plants a lot depends on moisture levels in the soil too, but this may give you a handle on it 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 13:17

Yes, blue sky and sunshine again here Clari ... your washing can go out on our line again ... 

Resurrected Fourteen

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 13:06

BL, you've got to give them time to accumulate and develop to their full potential 

summer/ winter pots replace soil or not?

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 12:59

I wouldn't ... you'd run the risk of vine weevil grubs making themselves at home in there and you not noticing ... 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 12:52

How lovely BL   a beautiful name and a beautiful compliment  

Resurrected Fourteen

Posted: 27/05/2017 at 12:47

BL how wonderful ........and what a lovely name and such a lovely gesture  ((hugs))

Christmas decorations in the winter .... cobwebs in the summer .... isn't that normal 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Fruit ID please

Picked in Spain 
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Seeking blueberry advice

Just starting out ... choosing varieties  
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Photos from Whipsnade Zoo

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The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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Hello Forkers ... August edition

A friendly place of frolics and conversation where everyone is welcome to join in to chat and procrastinate to their heart's content...  
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Harvest 2017

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Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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New situation ... ? 
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Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Shrub ID please

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