Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 10:29

LilyP, I didn't mean to imply doubt about the electricity etc in Russia - I meant that it seemed impossible for ex DIL to grasp that it had to be paid for in the UK, and that the amount used in a drafty Georgian cottage on the North Sea coast needed to be controlled 

Hosta - not paranoia - all possibilities need exploring. Good luck. 

I'm still posting from my phone 'cos my laptops taking its time to install updates ...

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 08:58

You're sure about the last tenants hardly using it? I've known people keep heating on 24/7 and open the windows to cool down ... Ex DIL for instance. Apparently in her flat in Russia the heating was free 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 08:18

Hosta ... Our dual fuel bill is £94 per month - 3 bed detached house, gas CH, no tumble drier. 

Your bill sound high to me - how is the flat heated? 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 08:00

Good morning everyone 

Still getting the cold air from the northeast today. - talk of a high of 8C today   - but apparently warmer weather is coming .... sometime ... 

Still haven't found anyone to fix our downstairs loo either. OH says he'll have another go today. ... Failing that I'll ask if anyone at tennis has a tame handyman tomorrow ...

Help New Weed

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 07:43

If the photo doesn't upload try reducing it's size. 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 22:02

Love the camassia meadow Chicky   Mone are over now. 

Zebedee says 'Time for bed' 

Sweet dreams all ...

Using old bricks to disguise a turf stack?

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 19:25

Fingernails???  you have fingernails??? ................... I only have fingernails in the winter when there's no weeding to be done 

Need advice for newly planted tomato seeds

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 18:53

Prick them out when they have one pair of proper leaves above the seed leaves

Here's more info 

Hope that helps 

Dying Hydrangea

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 16:07

Aha!  The photo has appeared ... I've been having broadband problems and things are a bit slow here 

Yes, it does look like the frost damage we've seen on other recent queries. 

Tomatoes given systemic insecticide

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 16:05

I'm afraid I wouldn't eat them, not for all the tea in China ............... 

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The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Shrub ID please

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