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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Pruning/ planting

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 08:37

Bumping up

Blackbirds in the mower shed

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 08:20

Young robin 

It happens - learning to fly is a complicated and dangerous thing 


Posted: 16/07/2014 at 08:18

Woody, I bet Tom Jones will be really good - I think the 'mature' version is much better than the earlier one   Have a lovely time.

Good luck Clari!!!

Good luck KEF too - you'll find the most important thing with the concrete is to get it all done before the concrete 'goes off'' (technical term) 

Annoying viney growth in my lawn

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 07:58

I find it better to wait until the spring.  If you do use weed & feed in the summer you need to do it when the weather is going to be reliably overcast for a few days as otherwise the fertiliser can scorch the grass turning it brown.  

You can of course water it in, but that will impact on the efficiency of the weed killer. 


Posted: 16/07/2014 at 07:41

Seriously, the ants swarm in thundery weather because they use the rising thermals to fly high - sometimes thousands of feet into the air where the queens mate before drifting back to the ground well away from their original nest and start a new colony 

You can sometimes see them being picked off by flocks of birds high up in the sky 


Posted: 16/07/2014 at 07:19

Morning Bekkie 

I've always found that ants swarm in thundery weather - but maybe that's because we usually get thundery weather when ants swarm 


Posted: 16/07/2014 at 06:50

Snoodle - work is merely the chance to sit down and conserve energy for gardening - nothing more 

rose tree help

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 06:42

You're right Mike - when you zoom in there's definitely more on that label ... 


Posted: 16/07/2014 at 06:38

Morning Snoodle  - it was lovely earlier on - should be very warm later and then the Gardening Gods will water the plants this evening  - we might have to dodge the showers on Saturday 

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 06:35

Bumping up just in case anyone else in East Anglia wants to join us 

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Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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There's a rogue thread 
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All your questions answered 
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Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Russian foxes in the Arctic Circle 
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