London (change)
Today 10°C / 5°C
Tomorrow 13°C / 4°C

Dovefromabove


Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Alcofrolic fruits for Christmas

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 19:38

Bumping up 

A glut of fruit.

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 19:36

I thought you were offering me a drink Runnybeak 

 

We did have a thread somewhere about fruity alcofrolics ........... let me have a look ......

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 19:34

Problem is it's the weekend and hopefully Daniel's got his feet up at home or is out clubbing somewhere or doing something useful like putting up a shelf.

Have a look at your Forum Settings Stacey - make sure you've selected the Advanced Edit option - that should make your toolbar appear 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 18:30

I'm glad you agree with us David   It would have been terrible to be thought chicken 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 18:15

It's not just the getting there - it's the getting home again afterwards that might be tricky for some if the roads flood 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 18:13

Glad you got things sorted Verdun   Battoning down the hatches here too - we've actually decided to postpone our trip to Beth Chatto's garden which we had arranged for tomorrow - the forecast for that area speaks of thunder, lightening and torrential rain - we're foolhardy but not as foolhardy as all that .... and anyway, isn't that garden designed for drought - seems a bit silly looking at it in the pouring rain   We'll arrange it again in a few weeks' time 

Honeysuckle not flowering

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 17:56
Dave Morgan wrote (see)

Leave it till spring Bille-jean, it flowers on new growth so leave till then.

Lonicera periclymenum varieties flower on wood produced in the previous year so should be pruned immediately after flowering

https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/93077/Late-Dutch-honeysuckle/Details 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 17:31

I think that's sensible/practical 

Honeysuckle not flowering

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 17:25

Hurrah!  So glad your honeysuckle is happy now 

Some info on pruning here http://www.gardenseeker.com/pruning/pruning_honeysuckle-lonicera.htm 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 17:13

I've texted Snoodle to say "we're discussing this - what does she think?"

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Copper tape

What do your slugs make of it? 
Replies: 25    Views: 484
Last Post: 16/04/2015 at 08:19

Plant ID please

Any better ideas ... 
Replies: 2    Views: 240
Last Post: 26/03/2015 at 15:22

First Pickings 2015

Those first rewards from the fruit and veg patch 
Replies: 9    Views: 327
Last Post: 17/03/2015 at 11:10

The Chelsea Fringe

Is there an event in your area? 
Replies: 1    Views: 165
Last Post: 09/03/2015 at 10:48

Snowdrops to see in East Yorkshire

Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
Replies: 8    Views: 279
Last Post: 23/02/2015 at 11:25

Norfolk bargains?

Trachycarpus fortuneii 
Replies: 0    Views: 196
Last Post: 14/02/2015 at 10:20

Winterwatch BBC2

Starts this evening 9.00pm 
Replies: 9    Views: 445
Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 22:27

Galanthophiles

Please help me choose 
Replies: 11    Views: 407
Last Post: 09/01/2015 at 17:02

Trees and their relationships

Interesting info about fungi, microrhyzal organisms and trees 
Replies: 3    Views: 344
Last Post: 05/01/2015 at 18:01

New Year Gardening Resolutions

What do you really mean to do differently in 2015? 
Replies: 37    Views: 1707
Last Post: 01/01/2015 at 18:00

Formatting Problems

There's a rogue thread 
Replies: 8    Views: 398
Last Post: 11/12/2014 at 16:47

Christmas lights in the garden

Already! 
Replies: 99    Views: 4247
Last Post: 24/12/2014 at 21:51

John Innes Compost

All your questions answered 
Replies: 6    Views: 597
Last Post: 24/11/2014 at 07:52

Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Russian foxes in the Arctic Circle 
Replies: 17    Views: 1405
Last Post: 15/12/2014 at 00:00

Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
Replies: 30    Views: 771
Last Post: 02/11/2014 at 10:04
1 to 15 of 107 threads