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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Photos of your ponds please

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 09:56

Barley straw extract is perfectly natural and is fine in wildlife ponds - it works well in ours while the oxygenating plants are getting going - it's only a month old.


new to allotment growing

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 09:52

Bumping it up so the others can see this 

critters in my water butt!!

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 09:51

I don't know what they are but the Diving Beetle larvae in our pond seem to think they're called Dinner 

What is it?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 09:47

It looks remarkably like this one

 and yes, I've spotted that buttercup 


What do I grow?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 09:12

Thanks Nut, I will if I'm totally stumped, but at the moment I'm setting myself the challenge .......... of finding where I wrote the notes 


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 09:07

Still waiting here Nut ................... 

dafodil leaves

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:19

They may have felt the effects of the long dry summer we had last year.  Daffs like it damp 

What do I grow?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:18

No, but next time I visit I'll wander around and point  - and this time I might remember to write them down 

chestnut tree

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:14

I've been doing a bit of googling and there are odd bits of information out there on the web saying that there is something that sweet chestnuts can be grafted onto to restrict their growth, but I can't find anyone offering them for sale .......... so far ............ 

What do I grow?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 08:12

Yes, I've missed loads off my list, but most of them have been added by people posting after me .............. and then there's the one or two that were presents from Nut and I can't remember the names of ......  I'll have to find where I've written them down 


Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Formatting Problems

There's a rogue thread 
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Christmas lights in the garden

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John Innes Compost

All your questions answered 
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Last Post: 24/11/2014 at 07:52

Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Russian foxes in the Arctic Circle 
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Last Post: 15/12/2014 at 00:00

Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
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Last Post: 02/11/2014 at 10:04

Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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Last Post: 29/10/2014 at 08:07

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: 02/11/2014 at 21:56

It's a mystery ....

Can you name this plant? 
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Last Post: 26/10/2014 at 19:27

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

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

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: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

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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