Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 07:19

Good morning all  You've all done a lot of chatting already this morning !  


Pdoc, WI is very trendy at thE moment! 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 19:47

I've collapsed on the sofa, stuffed to the gills with prawn curry, rice, dhall, pappadums and chapatis. OH is washing up then we'll watch Bake Off.  Enjoy folks ......... 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 16:08

I had one of those calls the other week Lantana - I asked him to give me all the details so I could report it to the police as someone had obviously stolen my car ........ he hung up on me   

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 14:59

  Just registered an online complaint on the Ofcom website about yet another 'silent' phone call.  When I googled the number it turns out to be a Birmingham area code and many other people have had those scam car accident phone calls.  Apparently Ofcom can investigate if they get enough complaints ... so I've complained 

HELP... Hundreds of strange eggs on my lawn and soil?

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 14:14

Looks like Nostoc - a sort of algae. 


Some info here http://www.downgardenservices.org.uk/bluegreenalgae.htm 


The best solution is to improve drainage.  

Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 12:27

Not sure why the hostas are upside down 

Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 12:25

The amelanchier we planted earlier this year is beginning to turn



I love the gorgeous buttery yellow of Hosta Blue Angel at this time of year 



And our vine Boskoop Glory is a picture


HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 10:03

Sorry Topbird, got distracted ... looks like arrivals at Norwich are running on time at the moment, and the fog has certainly lifted - just low cloud now.  


Tea is also available 


Pdoc - the item re Syria on the Today programme was heartbreaking. 

Butternut squash - what to do with under ripe ones (etc)?

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 09:31

Did you see what Monty showed on GW the other week?  Harvest squash with a piece of the main stem so that it forms a T rather than just the squash's individual stem - apparently that helps avoid the stem rotting and rot setting into the fruit. 

Name that poo!

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 09:21

Yes, I agree - blackbird or similar - he's been eating some reddish berries.  

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Photos from Whipsnade Zoo

 
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The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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Hello Forkers ... August edition

A friendly place of frolics and conversation where everyone is welcome to join in to chat and procrastinate to their heart's content...  
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Harvest 2017

 
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Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Photobucket

New situation ... ? 
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Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Shrub ID please

 
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Fidget, I know you gave me this ...

 
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Nut - you gave us these plants - but what are they?

 
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