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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Persistent Weed

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 06:40

It's one of the few things I use glyphosate on - a few squirts early in the season when it appears in the veg patch - it's keeping it under control.

Bag lady

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 06:37

Maybe someone had complained about the price earlier and left them at the counter and she'd had to get them returned to where they came from .............. but still totally unacceptable behaviour, and not good business practice on the GC's behalf anyway - if she'd made any comment at all it should have been to remark on what good value they were!

I think I'd let the management know that some Customer Service training is required before they start losing customers

Short flowering season for my buddleja's

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 06:30

Mine  (Miss Ruby) has been flowering for a good while now and is doing well with regular deadheading - it's also had the benefit of clematis food being applied to that area of the garden earlier in the summer, and a couple of doses of tomato feed being watered on nearby lupins etc.


Posted: 26/08/2015 at 06:25

Good morning all

Damp here, 15.2C at the moment, and no sign of any storm ... hope no damage done Jo


Posted: 25/08/2015 at 20:22

Yes, it'll be great to see them

Weedkilling methods

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 19:52

Oh dear - how sad!


That's just down the road from MIL!


Posted: 25/08/2015 at 19:43

Just had a phone call from my Welsh cousin M - his brother T (the one from Tasmania that was in the bush fire with their grandchildren) is over in the UK and staying with their Mum in South Wales so M and his wife have a week off ....... they're doing a quick tour of the rellies in their campervan and will be in Norwich tomorrow - I'm at a funeral in Suffolk most of the day but hopefully should be back mid-afternoon so they're going to arrive here around tea time and we'll go to the local pub for supper - they'll park the campervan on our drive and sleep there the night (we've offered them the spare room but they insist they'll be fine).

It'll be lovely to see them.

Cousin's wife is a professional gardener ....... it's too late to do any weeding now


Posted: 25/08/2015 at 18:12

Yes Fg, I got in just after he'd won - but I'd got it taped!!!!!!!!!!!!

Moving into a house with Foxgloves?

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 18:11

Not to mention insurance companies!!!!!!!!!!

Moving into a house with Foxgloves?

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 17:57
Lyn wrote (see)

Snap, Dove.

Did they prove that eating green potatoes whilst pregnant was the cause of Spina Bifida, or was that just a scare story.?

I remember that Lyn, it was on Woman's Hour years ago - I was particularly careful when I was pregnant. 

Seems that link has been disproved now

However, green potatoes aren't good for you

Pansyface - it came from an Irish website ....... someone had obviously kissed the Blarneystone

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Geum Totally Tangerine

It's got to be moved ... 
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Which Cornish Garden to visit in September?

If you could only choose one ........... 
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Winter container display

Stuck for ideas 
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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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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

Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 06:56

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: 05/07/2015 at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 09:35

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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