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Latest posts by Dovefromabove


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 21:02

Then I'm afraid you need to dig down deeper and undercut the stump with your spade ....................... and then get some mates round 


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:58

Of course - I wouldn't expect anything else. As I've said, all these things are marketing opportunities - no different to any county show, motor show, boating show, wedding fayre etc.  


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:55

If you've severed the main roots, then I'd just rock it back and forth as much as you can until it's loose enough to pull out - I've never come across a really deeply rooted elder - waiting won't really get you anywhere I'm afraid.  Bite the bullet - it's cheaper than the gym 


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:51
GillyL wrote (see)

We could start a recipe forum with all these great ideas the word "cougetteness"

The link I posted earlier takes you to a Foodie Forum started by an ex member of the BBC food messageboard - anyone's welcome to join or just to have a look and get some recipes 


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:30

Some of us were only saying the other day that we'd not seen him about lately 


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:08

I pass this place on my way to visit family - the cowboy is fantastic


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:05

Powerful waterpistols - also keep the soil moist - they don't like digging in mud. 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:03

I'm only thinking of a little wildlife pond - more of a pool than a pond - for the frogs - we get a lot of  them visiting from next door - I'd like to make them feel at home 


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 19:46

We've been in a recession - gardening will be one of the last businessess to rally - it won't happen until property prices really pick up properly - if they ever do.  

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 19:44

Well done Fairygirl - I nobbled one of them but you were too quick off the mark for me to be of much use!  Sounds like real tatt doesn't it?

Chicky - I'm planning a pond too - the builders have got some work to do over the winter and I thought I'd use their muscle to do the worst of it   What sort of pond are you thinking of?

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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Last Post: 24/03/2014 at 11:57

Courgettes - when dare I ............... ?

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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:19

Snowdrops in the green - offer

plant offer in the Guardian 
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Last Post: 04/03/2014 at 08:00

Using water from flat roof

Is it ok for veg patch? 
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Last Post: 14/03/2014 at 13:28

Pingles - old country name for ???

Does anyone remember .... 
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Last Post: 21/02/2014 at 10:05

The first one I've seen this year - 2014

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Last Post: 22/03/2014 at 12:18

New gardening prog on Radio 4 Extra

Starting this Saturday 
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Last Post: 31/01/2014 at 10:05

Pressure washer for terrace - time to buy

Any tips, recommendations or ones to avoid please 
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Last Post: 27/01/2014 at 20:27

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Is anyone interested in meeting up for a visit? 
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Last Post: 10/02/2014 at 17:33

New Year's Day 2014 Flower Count

A reason to get out there in the fresh air and count anything that's flowering .... 
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Last Post: 03/01/2014 at 17:42

What is this ornamental tree please?

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A Holly Orchard

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Happy Endings

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