Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Spiky weeds??

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:49

If you're going to pull them up use gloves and long sleeves.  Don't get the sap on your skin. 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:47

Hello non-horsey folks

Panda, have you seen Nora's thread about tablets?

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 16:43

Oooh that sounds good Hosta

Cold and mizzly here all day

Help with leggy new privet hedge

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 16:40

 That's your prize Verdun

How to find out if compost is peat free?

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 16:36

Tunstall do make a peat free compost - have a look here

Which one have you got?

water fountain - noise level -

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 16:19

It's not that it drowns out the noise of conversation - the theory is that your ear focuses on the sound of the water and not the chattering.

A bonus is that the neighbours may spend more time going back and forth to the loo and less time sitting conversing ... although that may affect you too

tulip growing problem

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 15:24

Those in the picture are some of the freebies that Wyevale gave away to GW readers two or three years ago - bargain

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 15:14

BL the first horse I ever rode was my uncle's point to pointer called Panada (a cooking connection there) - I was about six years old and was put up and walked around the schooling area - I was in heaven.  After that when I visited there was a pony for me to ride  - sometimes my uncle's friend and neighbour the late great showjumper Alan Oliver gave me a lesson. 

For a couple of years in my early teens I'd go and stay with my friend at her sister's place.  Her husband was the local MFH and in exchange for long hours mucking out and cleaning tack I got to ride out on one of his steadier horses. 

Lovely big horses with muscle, power and character

water fountain - noise level -

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 14:29

Or you can make your own

The greater distance between the water spout and the basin the noisier the noise


Posted: 15/03/2016 at 14:26

That would be lovely Obelixx - we do get Swallowtails around here

It would be amazing if we saw them in our garden

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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Apple Day Events 2016

Dates and Locations etc - is there one near you? 
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Normal for Norfolk???

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

Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
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ID please

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Hosta! Where's Hosta?

Look at the canna you gave us! 
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Salvia greggii and Clem Daniel Deronda

Moving them about ... two questions ...  
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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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Such a handsome chap

Look who I found  
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ID please

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A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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