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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Cutting down a large yew tree

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 18:19

I agree with Artjak you need qualified Arboriculturists' advice - not just a jobbing chap with a chain saw certificate - lots of info here and 

Also, good yew timber can be valuable to furniture makers and wood turners - don't give it away for firewood - you could get a lovely yew wood bowl or something made for you in return for the timber. 

Hummingbird Hawk Moth

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 17:54

Hello - I'm not Nut, so I hope you and she don't mind me popping in here to suggest Death Watch Beetle - watch this and listen to the knocking 

I used to be involved with the renovation of old timber properties and the identification of DWB holes and activity 

gardeners world

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 17:30

Hello Sandysoil 

gardeners world

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 17:25

I think that we have to remember that the GW programme doesn't exist in isolation - it can be viewed along with the magazine and this website - A lot of what the programme does is to inspire and encourage - the education and advice can be obtained easily from the mag and the website. 

Tulips - some white & slightly distorted foliage

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 17:21

Tulips can contract viruses which cause discolouration of petals and leaves, and some distortion

Information here 

gardeners world

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 17:04


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 17:02

Lots of rockery information on this thread 

Over wintered bugs

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 15:44

So how do you know whether or not they've declined since the birds have been frequenting the fat balls 

Spawn 2014

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 15:41

I don't think we're expecting really hard frosts are we?  Frogs have been breeding in British springs for quite a long time now ........

Removing tree stumps and roots

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 14:37

Nope - type of shrub not mentioned Nut - maybe it's just one of those indeterminate shrubby tree things 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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How to get around the current problem .... 
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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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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: 28/05/2014 at 11:15

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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Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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