Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Planting now

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 10:22

I'd be perfectly happy planting most of those now as long as the soil's not waterlogged.

What sort of cyclamen?

Country cottage garden

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 10:19

Welcome aboard Slum 

I'm really enjoying watching the transformation - I used to live in a similar very rural spot - brings back some great memories ... Looking forward to your next installment 

Invasive grass around pond margin

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 10:08

But what would you do about the holes?  

Are you sure that the grass has pierced the liner and isn't just spreading across the surface and rooting down into the sludge?

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 09:39

Obelixx - I keep a bottle of Vermouth handy for sweating down onions or adding to a recipe which needs some alcohol but I don't have any leftover wine (who does?) and I don't want to open a fresh bottle.  

Fungus identification and solution

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 09:19

That's a good thought Berghill - particularly as the poster says there's a lot on the roots - although I've never seen the waxy stuff coming to the surface as in his photo - but then I've never seen a really bad infestation ... fingers crossed.

I'd like to know what the plant is - it looks very much like a daffodil to me, from what we can see .........  a bulb of some sort anyway, so likely to die down and regrow each year 

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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 09:15

Good luck BL - hope you get a diagnosis and better still, a plan of action 

Sounds like you and I have a similar problem.  We'll have to give it a name - that well known condition - Forkers' Shoulder 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 08:19

There's a lot to be said for a piratical wink 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 08:05

G'day Pat   

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 08:04

It certainly keeps us on our toes Daisy 

Sloes in Somerset

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 07:50

And if damsons aren't available then Raspberry Vodka is an interesting alternative and doesn't need so long to mature. 

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