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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Manuring & Winter Digging

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 11:35

Just get the weeds out asap  roots and all  - then you can manure whenever. 

plant id

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 10:34

You're here and you're cheery and friendly and you love gardening - that's all that's required

plant id

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 10:26
flowers in the rain wrote (see)

Oops , shows how much I know. Sorry I will keep quiet.

Don't you dare!!!  I'm often wrong - even Nut was semi-wrong once

Discouraging Wasps

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 09:53

Have him fitted with a zip fastener

Strange problem....

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 09:39

Discouraging Wasps

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 09:36

Except possibly the manufacturers???  and then only if they believe their own spiel

plant id

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 09:35

It looks to me like a verbascum (mullein) - if so it's a biennial so you'll get a flower spike next summer.

Discouraging Wasps

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 09:21

I don't think wasps are that stupid


Posted: 25/10/2015 at 09:07
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

Morning all.

...........  I've no idea why "they" change the clocks to make it light at 6.30am when most folk are asleep and dark at 5.30pm when virtually everyone is awake. .........

They do it for me Hosta   I'm awake at that time in the morning ............................and am dozing on the sofa not that long after 5.30pm


We had that torrential downpour around 7pm - loads of leaves all over the road and pavement outside now.

Manuring & Winter Digging

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 08:17

Perhaps we should enquire what sort of soil Newboy has?  My allotment was in High Suffolk and was improved clay - it was always better for being rough dug and left to 'weather' - different techniques for different soils

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Your eight 'Desert Island Discs' plants

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Last Post: Yesterday at 23:43

Tree Nursery bankrupt - online auction

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Last Post: 22/11/2015 at 16:27

Ilex crenata

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Last Post: 21/11/2015 at 18:16

Saying goodbye

Farewell to a friend 
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Last Post: 21/11/2015 at 10:18

It's different in Cornwall

Undisputable proof!!! 
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Last Post: 16/11/2015 at 13:06

A Point of View

Our relationship with Gardening 
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Last Post: 19/10/2015 at 18:48

Autumn colour

Photos of the autumn jewels in our gardens 
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Last Post: 31/10/2015 at 09:46

Geum Totally Tangerine

It's got to be moved ... 
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Last Post: 02/10/2015 at 07:49

Which Cornish Garden to visit in September?

If you could only choose one ........... 
Replies: 29    Views: 823
Last Post: 13/09/2015 at 15:52

Winter container display

Stuck for ideas 
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Last Post: 12/09/2015 at 15:37

Shall we pool our piggy banks?

Or shall we stick with our seed swap? 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 19:53

Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 08:10

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Last Post: 28/07/2015 at 20:16

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Last Post: 17/07/2015 at 12:44
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