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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Check your delphiniums for caterpillars

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 15:52

Little beggars!!!  I only have one delphinium plant - I squidged 3 caterpillars, bdooly hill!!! 

Thank you Bob - have one on me


Check your delphiniums for caterpillars

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 15:47

I shall go and have a look ..................

What's eaten my brocollii, cabbage and cauli

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 15:45

Yes, that's what wood pigeons do to fields of rape, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflowers etc - but according to DEFRA farmers are only allowed to shoot them if they've tried to frighten them off first 

help needed identifying weed

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 11:59

Think that gives you two more options  - learn to like turnips or learn to like horsetail


Posted: 21/04/2014 at 11:57

Only plant mint in some sort of container sunk into the ground - otherwise in three years you'll have a bed of mint, mint and nothing but the mint!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Poisonous Plants

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 11:56
artjak wrote (see)

.... Every Primary School used to have a Laburnam (?) with yellow flowers in the playground; also toxic I think!

Don't tell Michael Gove - that'd keep his Education Budget down 

I'll get my coat ...................................... 

help needed to identify weed/grass please

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 11:54

Hi Rachel 

We'll need a pic - click on the green tree icon in the toolbar above where you type your post and follow the instructions - if that doesn't work shout and we'll try to help 


Posted: 21/04/2014 at 11:52

Don't look like sweet peas to me either 

Possibly sunflower seedlings ???


Posted: 21/04/2014 at 10:59

I'm going to plant out some of the aquilegias I bought from Touchwood last year - I've been nurturing them carefully in their pots since importing them into England 

but now I have a space ready for them in the new front border 

Decision of the day

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 10:54

Think you must've had our share too Lily   hazy sunshine here now - no sign of rain ............ line full of washing too 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46


How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 28/05/2014 at 11:15

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25

All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 13:07

Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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