Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 13:42

I've a sort of aloe/echevaria type houseplant - it's outgrown all the windowsills in this house - does anyone have wide sunny windowsills or a conservatory and would like this one?  It's in a shallow pot about 10" diameter.

Gladioli bulbs found in shed.

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 10:15

If they're  firm and not squishy and smelly then they have a chance.  They may not flower this year, but may grow now, die down and then grow again and flower next year. 

I'd give them a chance - what've you got to lose?


Posted: 26/07/2015 at 09:34

Good morning KEF

Talkback: Japanese knotweed

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 09:33

This is interesting

It looks as if a solicitor's letter  might galvanise them into action.

Plant suggestions please!

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:52

"... The contorted hazel makes an excellent container plant and can be combined with spring bulbs and hellebores in a winter-to-spring arrangement, where - with care - it will survive for many years..."

Plant suggestions please!

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:45

Well, it's not evergreen, but for winter interest you can't beat a Twisted hazel (Corylus contorta) - a living sculpture in your garden, stunning when covered with frost or gleaming with raindrops, then catkins in the early spring - and very happy in a container.

It's a bit less stunning in the summer, but there's plenty of other plants to hold your interest at that time of year.

And how fantastic to cut a few stems for the house

wall v hedge

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:35

I like walls and I like hedges - I'm wondering whether there's a way of constructing a wall that is suitable for your garden, which could offer more to wildlife than just a straightforward brick wall ...........

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:12


Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:06

Morning BL    Enjoy lunch with your friends wherever you eat it

I'll do ham hock later in the week  - or even next week - it'll keep

A summer day in The Netherlands

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 08:01

Glad you're ok Kleipieper

I remember the storm of 1987 very well - our village was cut off by fallen trees for several days and we had no electricity for more than a week .

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