Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Shrubs for birds' nests/cover

Posted: 19/03/2016 at 07:40


I've just been watching a male blackbird rootling around in the undergrowth looking for little worms - I wonder, does this mean the eggs have hatched?!!!

Identify plants

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 22:23
It has been a mild winter - I've got all sorts of tender plants happy and growing after a winter in the mini greenhouse or even in a quiet corner on the terrace.
They wouldn't have survived the winter temperatures we get in most winters.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 19:34
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Think someone should rescue him Dove - don't want him face down in a bag of compost all night.......

Found him Fairy!


Weed ID please

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 18:54

I grew up with Dogs Mercury - that's what you've got.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 18:49

It's been cold and mizzly here all day - I've been on the sofa with my knitting and the Cheltenham Gold Cup. 

Pork chops, braised fennel and jacket potatoes have been eaten - OH is washing up - I'm waiting for GW on the telly - I might have a little doze first ...

Is Hosta still under that hedge?

What's this plant I have...

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 17:56

Think there are going to be several stages ... not  sure what order things will be happening in

What's this plant I have...

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 17:51

We'll expect photos when it flowers by then the upgrade will be working and you'll be able to post your own photos

Please help with ideas for plants to trail over these walls

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 16:48

The herbaceous ones don't climb so I think they'd work well there.

Boggy rocky mess!

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 15:09

Welcome Kayray and don't worry

We'll enjoy helping you make a lovely garden.  Can you post some photos of the garden and give us some idea of the direction it faces, and whereabouts roughly you are

To post a photo click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post.  If you can't see the icon, or are having difficulty, let us know.

Shrub ID

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 15:02

Wot!  No cassettes???

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

French gardeners - do you know this viburnum?

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Bressingham Gardens autumn colour

The Dell Garden and Foggy Bottom looking a picture in October 2016 
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A golden fastigiate yew?

Which ... 
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Last Post: 04/10/2016 at 16:54

Apple Day Events 2016

Dates and Locations etc - is there one near you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2016 at 13:47

Normal for Norfolk???

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Last Post: 10/09/2016 at 09:10

Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
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Last Post: 30/08/2016 at 13:55

ID please

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Last Post: 20/08/2016 at 10:39

Hosta! Where's Hosta?

Look at the canna you gave us! 
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Last Post: 13/08/2016 at 18:02

Salvia greggii and Clem Daniel Deronda

Moving them about ... two questions ...  
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Last Post: 12/08/2016 at 11:24


A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things ... everyone welcome  
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Gardener's Garters

Phlaris arundinacea var. Picta 
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Blight resistant tomatoes

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Last Post: 19/09/2016 at 08:08

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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