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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Baffled and looking for an ID

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 20:17

Agree - definitely Leycesteria formosa aka Pheasantberry and Himalayan honeysuckle.


Posted: 29/04/2015 at 20:12

I did Google Savlon and cats for Wonky and it said it was ok, but I think she's decided to stick to salt water for the time being.

We've an amazing sunset!!!

Members' Public Profiles

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 19:03

It's lovely, but we'll never remember it and this thread will soon be on page 100 or somewhere, BUT if you put the information on your Public Profile by your name, we'll always be able to find it


Please help me ID plants/ shrubs/trees

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 18:43
nutcutlet wrote (see)

There's a shrub very like snowberry but has pink berries and the leaves are a bit different. 

I wish I could remember what it was called

Is it this one Nut?


Posted: 29/04/2015 at 18:14

I'm not a regular cucumber grower but I'll bump this up for you

Block paving - How do I weed it?

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 18:08

Our neighbours use something like this

It seems to work very well. 

We have gravel.

runner beans

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 17:55
Logan wrote (see)
Dovefromabove would not you have to protect the roots from frost or wet?

They don't survive in very cold winters, but after mild winters I frequently find them regrowing in the spring

Plant ID please

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 16:04

Think I'd paint it with some glyphosate.  The amount needed for that small sucker won't affect any large tree it's joined on to.

How strong are a fatsia japonica's roots?

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 14:59

I'm amazed it got to mine - they're frozen - I've just put the heating on!!!  Of course, that means that the rain has stopped and the sun has come out

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Shall we pool our piggy banks?

Or shall we stick with our seed swap? 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 19:53

Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 08:10

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Last Post: 28/07/2015 at 20:16

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Last Post: 17/07/2015 at 12:44

Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 06:56

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: 05/07/2015 at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 09:35

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2015 at 12:41

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2015 at 19:10


Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20

I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:15

Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 19:34

Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:09
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