London (change)
Today 14°C / 8°C
Tomorrow 13°C / 11°C


Latest posts by Dovefromabove


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

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:18

Tuesday evening Bump 

Stagnant water butt

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:16

Tip it out - it'll drain away and you'll forget all about it by tomorrow. 

Baffling a squirrel. happy days

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:14

When I worked, in the garden outside my office window we had one of those wrought iron shepherds crook poles to hang bird feeders on - squirrels learned to shin up the pole - until I greased it with some olive oil .................. the look on his face as he kept sliding down was hysterical 

Harrogate Show 23rd April

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:09

Bumping up so this doesn't get missed 

Dwarf runner bean leaf wilt. Help!

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:07

Yes, they probably good way too hot - the plastic greenhouse should be wide open in the daytime and only closed up at night and in bad weather.

Have they shown signs of recovery?

Orange bubbly mould on tree stump

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 21:01

Hi Judie 

Can you start a new thread about your leafless Jasmine - that way people will see it.  this thread's title is about mould on a tree stump and the Jasmine growers won't know about your query. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
Replies: 2    Views: 117
Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
Replies: 30    Views: 664
Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 11:25

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
Replies: 9    Views: 265
Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
Replies: 18    Views: 608
Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
Replies: 191    Views: 4069
Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
Replies: 4    Views: 254
Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
Replies: 1    Views: 122
Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38


Reporting the Spanish slugs 
Replies: 15    Views: 278
Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
Replies: 10    Views: 285
Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
Replies: 12    Views: 405
Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
Replies: 17    Views: 318
Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
Replies: 40    Views: 858
Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
Replies: 1    Views: 212
Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
Replies: 11    Views: 280
Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46


How to get around the current problem .... 
Replies: 94    Views: 2233
Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02
1 to 15 of 89 threads