Dovefromabove


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Stump grinding

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 06:35

We had a  large (0.5m + diameter) tree stump ground out last year - it was close against our neighbour's garage (about 8" away) but the work did not damage at all.  It was well worth having it done as we can now plant up that area.


I agree with Pansy - check his/her insurance etc and get a written quotation. 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 23:21

Great tennis  Then went for a walk across the marshes with OH. Been dozing on the sofa since then..


Pat  Happy Birthday to your OH 


 Sleep tight the rest of you. 

ANOTHER Plant ID

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:44

I can see what Nut means - bottom left hand corner, just above the brown stem ... 

ANOTHER Plant ID

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:33

It looks like a clematis from here 


There's all different sorts - some grow bigger than others and flower at different times ... has it had any flowers this year?  How long have you known it?


It looks as if it needs a trellis or wires or something to climb up so that it's more spread out and less tangled.  

Plant ID Please

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:29

Great!  A pic when it flowers would be good 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:25

It's fine if it suits him - but I think he'd look much better (and possibly younger) with soft silver around the edges, rather than a lump of monotone dark chestnut a la Ronald Reagan.  


But you're right - we females get annoyed when the chaps criticise the women players' appearance, so maybe we should just concentrate on how good they are at what they do ... but then, a man who is so obviously comfortable in his own skin, like MacEnroe, is so much better to listen to ... 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 13:50

Absolutely agree Fairy - Mac looks soooooooooooooooo much better than Cash ... love the silver.  And is that all Cash's own or has he borrowed some? 


Re my earlier post about the herb bed - I just mentioned to OH a thought I've been having about turning that area at the edge of the terrace into another (bigger) pond and turning the smaller one under the ash tree into a bog garden - I thought he'd give me 'one of those looks'  but he's all for the idea - it's on the cards for next spring 

Gardener's Garters

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 13:37

Thanks Fairy - now we can tell Wonky 

Plant ID Please

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 13:34

Hi 


The plant with the wider leaves looks as if it could be an echinacea.


The rest is willowherb - a weed which seeds and spreads - pull it up ... gently ... and your echinacea will have a much better chance.  

Gardener's Garters

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 13:29

Yes Hazel, it's the first one.  


Wonky has some of the second one - I was looking at hers yesterday and wondering whether it's a Carex? 


BCD - I'm planning to keep mine in check with the strimmer, if the need arises 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

ID please

Rudbeckia??? 
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Hosta! Where's Hosta?

Look at the canna you gave us! 
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Salvia greggii and Clem Daniel Deronda

Moving them about ... two questions ...  
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HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things ... everyone welcome  
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Gardener's Garters

Phlaris arundinacea var. Picta 
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Blight resistant tomatoes

 
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Such a handsome chap

Look who I found  
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ID please

 
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A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

 
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Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

 
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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Choose just one ...

If you were coming here with us today what would you get? 
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Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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Swallows, swifts and martins - have you seen them yet?

Tracking their arrival 
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