Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Donate for us 1940's garden?

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 07:00

Michael - can you send me a Private Message with an address I can send some seeds to 

Help mutant Brussel Sprout

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 06:57

I think you need to grow these on and save the seeds Georgie 


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 06:55

Have you got anywhere outside you can plant the courgettes? - they don't need to be inside - in fact they'll do better outside

Espalier Apples Trees

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 06:50

Plants often succumb to powdery mildew if they're a bit stressed and particularly if they're dry at the roots - don't give up on 3 year old apple trees - I'm sure the problem can be sorted!


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 06:47

Seems reasonable  choice to me - although I do like Bath - could recommend a very nice little French-style restaurant for lunch, very reasonable too given Bath prices - serve good escargots 


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 06:33

Chuckle   We had one of those yesterday Fidget - rain in the front garden - dry in the back 

Well at least my special Rosa glauca got watered in 


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 06:25

Good morning all   

Archie  that's early, even for me .....

We've just had a brisk shower and the Met Office seems to think we've got showers ahead of us for the next few days - I'd better get a move on - I've still got things to plant out there ..........


Sickly Magnolia

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:36

Has it ever been fed?


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:35

I tend to add it to the soil when I spread my home-made compost on the veg garden.

Some good info here 

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:19

Tuesday evening Bump

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: Today at 09:00

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38


Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

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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