Latest posts by Dovefromabove

"Show us ya baubles!"

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 10:07

I've tried turning my pic in all directions, but it always appears laying down

Oh well, all will be well when the new improved high spec website makes its appearance 



Posted: 15/12/2015 at 08:57

That's good news LillyP  - are they going to give you any physio?


Posted: 15/12/2015 at 08:24

Oooh Cheers Bushman - just what's needed


Posted: 15/12/2015 at 07:45

Oooh, yes please Bushman


Posted: 15/12/2015 at 06:49

G'day Pat and  Good morning Jo

I'm sure the lunch won't be uncomfortable - they're a nice lot   But I am curious ...

Do I Need A Boundary Fence?

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 06:47

Sounds a good solution to me

Raised bed / planters made of wood crates - what to line with

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 05:56

a1154 was thinking about using the containers for a cutting garden to site  near his kitchen door  - what about herbs?  You could have a bay tree in one, a prostrate rosemary trailing over the edge of the other, and some sage, thyme, oregano and other herbs - done with thought it could look really good


Posted: 15/12/2015 at 05:52

Good morning all

Today is the day I go to have Christmas lunch with my former colleagues - they didn't invite me last year ... what do they want?

While I was at France I took a cutting,it's rooted but what is it?

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 05:37

Apparently, the village where I grew up used to get water from the moat around our farmhouse - the same moat that the drains from the farmhouse ran into

Then, during WW2 one of Hitler's planes dumped some bombs on the fields as it was damaged and being chased back towards the North Sea - one of those bombs made a crater that filled with water from an underground stream and that water was piped into the village - how the villagers blessed that German bomber

Aeonium with white things and blacks things plus dropping leaves

Posted: 14/12/2015 at 21:14

I'm wondering if they're suffering from an attack of Horsechestnut Scale or one of the other scale insects?


Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

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Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Choose just one ...

If you were coming here with us today what would you get? 
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Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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Swallows, swifts and martins - have you seen them yet?

Tracking their arrival 
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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Last Post: 04/05/2016 at 14:04

Whoops! I've done it again ......

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HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

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

The garden will be lovely but my hands will be sore and chapped 
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