Latest posts by Dovefromabove


Posted: Yesterday at 15:12

Fg, Mr T's music is very powerful, click on this and have a read this is the GP practice for my Aged Ps

Courtyard Tree

Posted: Yesterday at 14:56

That will look pretty - the RHS gves this advice for planting trees

Recommendations for a 9ft high living, thin, hedge near a house

Posted: Yesterday at 14:42

I agree with Fairygirl - replace the fence and grow pyracantha up it - if you can still see your neighbour in the shower either you or he should get a window blind -  that's what we did

Courtyard Tree

Posted: Yesterday at 12:54

What variety of tree have you chosen?

Iris bulb/corm

Posted: Yesterday at 12:52

Or it could be one of  the smaller Iris reticulata

Iris bulb/corm

Posted: Yesterday at 12:50

My thought is that it's a Dutch iris  - the sort that is popular with florists.  Is that what the bloom looks like?

Poisonous Berries

Posted: Yesterday at 11:57

Have a look here - scroll down and you'll find Whitebeam.

dehydrating chilli peppers

Posted: Yesterday at 11:49

I just leave mine on pads of kitchen roll on a sunny windowsill - they dry beautifully in a couple of weeks.

Roses in Winter

Posted: Yesterday at 10:17

Hi Mary

I would shorten the roses themselves by one third, to help prevent them being wind-rocked, and I would wrap the pots (not the plants) in a few layers of bubblewrap to protect the pots (and the roots) from frost.  Apart from that they should be fine


Posted: Yesterday at 09:33

Clari - my daughter had ME in her teens and twenties - she boosts her immune system with Selenium ACE from the chemist - seems to work for her

Right folks - I've had a slow start today so must get on - washing to hang out while Verdun's summer is still here

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: Today at 10:39

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38


Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

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: 23/07/2014 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
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