Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Need some more plant ID's please

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 08:16

1. Hypericum

2. Sunflower

3.  definitely sow thistle - I used to pick them for pet rabbits and the goats.

4. Wood avens

5. Deutzia

6. Escallonia or possibly ceanothus

7. Wood avens seed head

8.  ???  Can we see the whole plant, plus the growing tip and the base please?



Branches broken off palnts

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:46

Have you got  woodpigeons around - ours keep trying to land on twigs and branches that very obviously won't bear their weight - imagine a pigeon on a tulip seedhead anyone?  And a pigeon trying to land on an iris???  Various snapped branches - the pigeons also eat the new young leaves of trees and shrubs at this time of year.  

ID please

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:43

Not mine Nut - a friend with a walled garden in Bedfordshire - a bit warmer over there I suspect 


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:32

Just for you Fg

 Plenty more where that came from 

last night's GW

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:29

Maybe he'd asked for Arabian Night and been supplied with something different - it wouldn't be the first time that's happened to a gardener.


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:26

Is anyone likely to want to spend money at a Notcutts GC on Thursday - I have a spare 30% off Friends and Family Voucher - first come first served  and I'll pop it in the post 


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:19

Oooh, that's what I like, a well-packed boot!  

Good morning folks - anyone for

 Does anyone need



Posted: 31/05/2014 at 20:04

 my memory's rubbiish - blame the campari & soda ...... I'll get my coat 

Monkey puzzle turned brown

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 19:58

Crocus have a good reputation on this board for the quality of the plants they provide 

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