Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Pond/water feature advice

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 20:09

What does a pond need for a good ecosystem

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 20:01

  Keep us informed Little bee 

Flower colour fading

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 20:00

I suppose it could be the weight of the daffodil heads? 


Posted: 02/04/2014 at 19:57

Sorry to hear that work was carp Lily - enjoy this evening 


Posted: 02/04/2014 at 19:49

Oooh tired now   


Posted: 02/04/2014 at 19:40

You'll see from this link that Tree Bees frequently choose bird boxes for their nests 

Flower colour fading

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 18:51

The daffodils sound as if they need watering - and lots of it. 

Red flowers do sometimes fade in the sun, and colour change is all part of the beauty of nature.  

Rose cutting rooting.

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 18:49

Then if they are rooting and you plant them they will grow into a climbing rose. 

Pinching out

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 18:48

I have always pinched out the growing tips of peas at about 4 leaves - I come from a farming family and my father explained that farmers roll their field peas at about that size, it does the equivalent of pinching out the tips and encourages side shoots - so that's what I do, and I've always had good crops. 

Plant I-D

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 17:44

I knew I recognised it!  My Dicentra just peeked through the soil surface today. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

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

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 20:26

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38


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

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

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

Wasps - such useful creatures

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


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

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

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

Brown patch on lawn

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


How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

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

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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