Latest posts by Dovefromabove


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 20:26

Runny - I'm a Bravissimo devotee

Settled down in front of Masterchef now - see you in the morning folks

Sweet dreams.

White bugs infesting compost bin

Posted: 25/11/2015 at 19:47

Springtails help turn 'stuff' into compost - they're good guys

moving blackberry plant

Posted: 25/11/2015 at 19:40

That's what I would do - you'll probably have to cut it back when you move in June and forgo fruit for 2016 - but otherwise I'm sure it'll be fine.


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 19:30

I wore mine for a couple of hours this morning before tennis, to get used to it, and by the time I was there I almost forgot I was wearing it. 

orange/brown slime in pond!

Posted: 25/11/2015 at 19:27

You beat me to it Plant Pauper - here's the thread

Hope that helps

Mares Tail - how to win

Posted: 25/11/2015 at 19:18
Fairygirl wrote (see)


hendy wrote (see)

Thick bleach poured directly on the weed if that fails caustic soda.



Fairygirl wrote (see)


hendy wrote (see)

Thick bleach poured directly on the weed if that fails caustic soda.




jo47 wrote (see)

Exactly Fairy ............ 


And it doesn't work anyway - it only kills the part of the plant it touches - it doesn't translocate back down to the roots and kill them - and it kills all the invertebrates in the soil, any small mammals and insects that touch it, and poisons the soil.  Why would anyone ............ ?


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 19:14

Poised and at the ready Fairy - suffice to say I won all my service games


Knee support turned out to be much more comfortable in use than I had thought


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 18:39

SGL, it has turned chilly again hasn't it?   Brrrrrr!!!

Liri - glad you're pleased with your mum's home

Flolloping on the sofa now - legs are tired - the rest of me is following


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 15:59

Brrrrr!  the sky in the northeast just went dark, then a muddy yellow, then there was a rainbow - now a huge black cloud has spread across the sky - just a little blue patch in the far west - and it's sleeting - I didn't think we were expecting sleet and snow again until the weekend


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 13:10

Hello folks!  Back from tennis - one other newbie this week so that makes 6 of us all together at the moment - apparently there are two other regulars who are away at the moment.  There's only the one court and we play 5 sets at a time so that works well with turn taking etc. 

Better have a look and see what you've all been chatting about this morning

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Normal for Norfolk???

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ID please

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Look at the canna you gave us! 
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Moving them about ... two questions ...  
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A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things ... everyone welcome  
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Phlaris arundinacea var. Picta 
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Such a handsome chap

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ID please

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A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

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Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

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