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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Monty in the rain

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 18:50

He's been talking about making some changes to the garden ..............  he probably didn't mean flood defences and drainage channels  

I know there are many things at risk at the present that are more important than a garden, but I hope his lovely garden's not suffering too much 

Talkback: Fig trees

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 18:36

I had a crop of ripe figs last summer, and by autumn we had another crop of figs the size of a small plum, but they didn't ripen and we removed them.  We have small pea sized figs over-wintering on the tree and hope for a good crop this coming summer.  We have a Brown Turkey outside on a south facing terrace.  

At her last home near the northern Norfolk Broads a friend almost always had a good crop of figs on her Brown Turkey which grew outside.  She would bring lots in to  the office for breakfast 

Ornamental Grasses

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 17:34

Could it be Carex buchananii?

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 17:04

Gorgeous Lily - you had better weather for your Snowdrop Walk 

Talkback: Fig trees

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 17:03

How small are the figs currently on your tree Denise?

 At the end of the summer I remove any unripe figs that are bigger than my little fingernail - these will not ripen.  

Small pea-sized figs will overwinter and ripen the following summer 


Posted: 13/02/2014 at 16:56

Oh Lily!  How lovely!  And don't the snowdrops and cyclamen look gorgeous together!!! 

Wisteria and dogs - poisonous?

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 15:51

It's your thread Rosie, and it's called Wisteria and Dogs - and we always like to see pictures of dogs on here don't we folks?

Or you could introduce us to Pongo on the Hello Forkers thread?

To post a pic just click on the little tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions 

Wisteria and dogs - poisonous?

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 15:40

Pongo!!!  The pet dragon who turned into a cabbage whenever he hiccuped 

One of my favourite programmes when I was a child


Posted: 13/02/2014 at 15:37

Washing in and dry   lovely to be in the garden even if it was blustery and a bit nippy - I nearly pruned the roses, but then thought, I'll do it the next nice day, and I came in and made a cauliflower cheese for supper 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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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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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 21:14

World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 08:02

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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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 13:07
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