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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Help...marestail and other nasties...

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 20:48

Love that button Nut 

Help...marestail and other nasties...

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 20:46

Just one of quite a few Hostafan - tsk tsk tsk 

Inherited Rose Bush

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 20:44

Welcome Tom 

Can you show us a pic of your rose bush?  

To post a photo click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions. 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 20:39
Forester2 wrote (see)

Dove - love the clematis Alpina - they are so dainty.  Do they have a second flush of flowers later in the year?

Mine do, if I don't prune them after flowering, which I don't.  

Interesting article here 

I want all of them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Posted: 22/04/2014 at 20:04
KEF wrote (see)

I....By the way where is that P doc?

Has he been on here since he said he was going up a ladder again..........???

Raspberries in a greenhouse?

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 20:02

Hi Staceyj

I think it'd be too warm for them in a greenhouse - raspberries do best in cooler moister areas, which is why they do well in Scotland. 

What about visiting a second hand or charity shop and buying some old net curtains - when the fruits have formed and before they ripen, drape the curtains over like a wedding veil - that'll keep those pesky blackbirds off 

Clematis buds

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 19:53

Check the stems - snails climb up them at night and strip the bark off them, killing individual branches - go out there at night with a torch and nab them 

pond snails dying

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 19:20

I've heard reports that blackbirds will take them from the edges of ponds - any blackbird activity around there?


Posted: 22/04/2014 at 19:19

Panda - this week's a bit hectic so if I forget my mission, keep nagging me 


Posted: 22/04/2014 at 19:06

On the sofa, stuffed with a pasta thingy made with leftover-chicken and some Swiss chard from the garden.  The sky is brightening in the west and the blackbird is singing from the rooftop.   

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 21:25

All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 13:07
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