Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Talkback: Choosing shrubs

Posted: 18/01/2016 at 11:53

To contact the programme makers you need to go via this website


The Gingernut Cover-up ?

Posted: 18/01/2016 at 11:22

Possibly the poor ginger crop identified in 2011 has fed through at last?

Office plant?

Posted: 18/01/2016 at 11:06

Which way does the window face?


Posted: 18/01/2016 at 11:03
Clarington wrote (see)


b. In the first month of this year I will have taught more school children than we did in the entire year of 2011.

c. In the first two months of this year we are only 68 school children (so far) short of beating the entire amount of children we taught in 2012. Can you see where this challenge is going? ...




   You're going to run out of schoolchildren   ???????????

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 18/01/2016 at 10:59

What is small, red and whispers?














a hoarse radish!



Posted: 18/01/2016 at 10:51

Glad you're feeling better Hosta   Don't go off alcohol completely - we thought we'd bring some with us in June


Posted: 18/01/2016 at 09:12

Don't think Prontalgine is available under that name in the UK.  It's a brand name for Co-codamol which can be bought over the counter in low strengths only in the UK - you need a GP prescription for the stronger stuff - which is what Wonky had the other day


Posted: 18/01/2016 at 08:25

Pat, the media and marketing people have come up with the theory that today is the most depressing day of the year when most people are most miserable - Huh!  not in this house it ain't  ....... we're gearing up for Burn's night and haggis here, swiftly followed by the most importand day in the year ............ My Birthday!!!  

coco de paimpol

Posted: 18/01/2016 at 08:18

I've found a picture of Cocos de Paimpol being harvested - don't know whether it helps or not


Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Gardener's Garters

Phlaris arundinacea var. Picta 
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Blight resistant tomatoes

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Last Post: 18/07/2016 at 11:35

Such a handsome chap

Look who I found  
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Last Post: 19/06/2016 at 18:14

ID please

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Last Post: 12/06/2016 at 14:22

A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 19:01

Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

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Last Post: 14/05/2016 at 17:14

Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

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Last Post: 07/05/2016 at 16:05

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Last Post: 01/06/2016 at 09:23

Choose just one ...

If you were coming here with us today what would you get? 
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Last Post: 23/04/2016 at 15:42

Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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Last Post: 17/04/2016 at 12:49

Swallows, swifts and martins - have you seen them yet?

Tracking their arrival 
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Last Post: 15/05/2016 at 20:59

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Last Post: 04/05/2016 at 14:04

Whoops! I've done it again ......

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Last Post: 12/03/2016 at 16:05

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome! 
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Last Post: 01/04/2016 at 06:01

A Gardener's Hands

The garden will be lovely but my hands will be sore and chapped 
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Last Post: 23/02/2016 at 19:49
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