Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 16:08

I had one of those calls the other week Lantana - I asked him to give me all the details so I could report it to the police as someone had obviously stolen my car ........ he hung up on me   

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 14:59

  Just registered an online complaint on the Ofcom website about yet another 'silent' phone call.  When I googled the number it turns out to be a Birmingham area code and many other people have had those scam car accident phone calls.  Apparently Ofcom can investigate if they get enough complaints ... so I've complained 

HELP... Hundreds of strange eggs on my lawn and soil?

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 14:14

Looks like Nostoc - a sort of algae. 


Some info here http://www.downgardenservices.org.uk/bluegreenalgae.htm 


The best solution is to improve drainage.  

Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 12:27

Not sure why the hostas are upside down 

Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 12:25

The amelanchier we planted earlier this year is beginning to turn



I love the gorgeous buttery yellow of Hosta Blue Angel at this time of year 



And our vine Boskoop Glory is a picture


HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 10:03

Sorry Topbird, got distracted ... looks like arrivals at Norwich are running on time at the moment, and the fog has certainly lifted - just low cloud now.  


Tea is also available 


Pdoc - the item re Syria on the Today programme was heartbreaking. 

Butternut squash - what to do with under ripe ones (etc)?

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 09:31

Did you see what Monty showed on GW the other week?  Harvest squash with a piece of the main stem so that it forms a T rather than just the squash's individual stem - apparently that helps avoid the stem rotting and rot setting into the fruit. 

Name that poo!

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 09:21

Yes, I agree - blackbird or similar - he's been eating some reddish berries.  

I've been to Barnsdale today

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 09:19
nutcutlet says:

I can recommend the Brie and cranberry sandwiches.


See original post

 The Under-gardener's favourite - maybe I should take him with me next time I go 

I've been to Barnsdale today

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 07:58

Jumping in here if you'll excuse me .... Yes it can all be seen in one day without being strenuous. Good little cafe too. 

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Pond mystery solved

 
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Which ones have you seen? 
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Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Anyone up for it? 
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Another ID please

 
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ID this flowering tree please

 
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When dreams come true ...

 
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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

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New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

What is blooming in your garden? 
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RIP Rick Parfitt

 
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Stolen wheelbarrow in Cornwall

 
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Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

Temperatures are going to drop like a stone 
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