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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Curious bulbous thing

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 16:15

Vaguely lily-like in texture?

Is this tree on the way out?

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 15:16

It is now an Ex Christmas Tree - best start perusing the plant catalogues, or have a look here and see what's available for free

Shrinking Soil Level in new Raised Bed

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 15:13


Shrinking Soil Level in new Raised Bed

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 13:55

I'd mix it in lightly

Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 13:53

Afraid the jays are just as murderous as the magpies but  part of the great  cycle of life ...

rooting cut flowers.what to do?

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 13:38

Not all chrysanthemum's are totally hardy so planting them in a sheltered spot might be a good idea - but these are freebies so what have you got to lose

just had 80 large plugs arrive how long will they hold for

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 13:30

Where did you order them from and what are they?

What are they in at the moment?

Did they come with any instructions?


Posted: 15/02/2015 at 13:28


Runnybeak - tell your OH it looks nothing like magnolia - what is he like?

Mail order plant catalogues

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 11:21

I mainly use the smaller firms, Chiltern and the Real Seed Company for seeds and Woottens for perennials, and specialist growers like Peter Beales for roses and Taylors for clematis etc.  I find I get better plants and much more enjoyable service from them rather than T&M and the like. 


Posted: 15/02/2015 at 11:17

I know little about it, but there's an informative thread here

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Plant ID please

Any better ideas ... 
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Last Post: 26/03/2015 at 15:22

First Pickings 2015

Those first rewards from the fruit and veg patch 
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Last Post: 17/03/2015 at 11:10

The Chelsea Fringe

Is there an event in your area? 
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Last Post: 09/03/2015 at 10:48

Snowdrops to see in East Yorkshire

Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Last Post: 23/02/2015 at 11:25

Norfolk bargains?

Trachycarpus fortuneii 
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Last Post: 14/02/2015 at 10:20

Winterwatch BBC2

Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 22:27


Please help me choose 
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Last Post: 09/01/2015 at 17:02

Trees and their relationships

Interesting info about fungi, microrhyzal organisms and trees 
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Last Post: 05/01/2015 at 18:01

New Year Gardening Resolutions

What do you really mean to do differently in 2015? 
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Last Post: 01/01/2015 at 18:00

Formatting Problems

There's a rogue thread 
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Last Post: 11/12/2014 at 16:47

Christmas lights in the garden

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Last Post: 24/12/2014 at 21:51

John Innes Compost

All your questions answered 
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Last Post: 24/11/2014 at 07:52

Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Russian foxes in the Arctic Circle 
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Last Post: 15/12/2014 at 00:00

Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
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Last Post: 02/11/2014 at 10:04

Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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Last Post: 29/10/2014 at 08:07
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