Dovefromabove


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Adult vine weevil

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 15:25

If this is the Parrot Plant you're talking about, it needs to be indoors in a bright warm place for the winter.  Lots of info here http://www.strangewonderfulthings.com/102.htm

Spratts for tea

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 14:59

Watercress and pink grapefruit salad   along the lines of this one http://www.marthastewart.com/313501/watercress-pink-grapefruit-and-walnut-sa

Turkish sage & Begenias

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 13:45

I do most of my tidying up in the early spring - as you say, the wildlife need somewhere to spend the winter.  Fungi are useful - they break down organic matter and incorporate it into the soil.  Not a problem

Tomatoes & Hydroponics

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 13:41

The nutrients in healthy garden soil are more complex than anything that can be supplied by Vitopod or anyone else. 

Saving tomato seeds

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 13:25

Everything you need to know is here http://www.realseeds.co.uk/seedsavinginfo.html

Just scroll down until you get to Tomatoes

Turkish sage & Begenias

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 13:02

Nut    Mr Google tells me it's another name for Phlomis russeliana

Unexplained frog deaths

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 11:45

Female frogs are leaving the ponds and looking for hiding places to spend the winter - this makes them vulnerable to predation - magpies and other members of the crow family will pick them up by a limb and shake until ................. then another limb......... etc   but even corvids have to eat ...

Help needed!

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 11:09

If you're using Safari keep your eyes peeled for this scam - it was sent to me by a friend who uses Macs 

http://www.wildfood.info/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13560&p=373701#p373701

What is this, and how do I get rid of it?

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 11:06

Allium triquetum?

 

Unexplained frog deaths

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 09:56

Magpie?

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Gardener's Garters

Phlaris arundinacea var. Picta 
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Last Post: 13/07/2016 at 14:17

Blight resistant tomatoes

 
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Last Post: 18/07/2016 at 11:35

Such a handsome chap

Look who I found  
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Last Post: 19/06/2016 at 18:14

ID please

 
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Last Post: 12/06/2016 at 14:22

A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 19:01

Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

 
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Last Post: 14/05/2016 at 17:14

Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

 
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Last Post: 07/05/2016 at 16:05

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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Last Post: 01/06/2016 at 09:23

Choose just one ...

If you were coming here with us today what would you get? 
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Last Post: 23/04/2016 at 15:42

Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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Last Post: 17/04/2016 at 12:49

Swallows, swifts and martins - have you seen them yet?

Tracking their arrival 
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Last Post: 15/05/2016 at 20:59

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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Last Post: 12/03/2016 at 16:05

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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Last Post: 01/04/2016 at 06:01

A Gardener's Hands

The garden will be lovely but my hands will be sore and chapped 
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Last Post: 23/02/2016 at 19:49
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