Dovefromabove


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Securing an unstable dry stone wall?

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 09:54

Wonky, it was only once   The second time it was the sheep getting into Eddie's wheat field when you and your brother were due at the dentist  

But still not as bad as your Grandpa's piglets getting into the Misses Bs' greenhouse on Christmas morning

Edd - glad you saw this one - right up your street

Help identifying pond plant

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 09:40

It was  wild celery I was trying to dredge up from the depths of my mind it was very early in the morning and not much coffee had been taken I was thinking of a wild form of a garden plant but which one, which one???

Is Water Dropwort the poisonous one you were thinking of Nut?  Don't think it's that - as far as I know the leaves of WD are more finely cut than those shown - but there are different varieties ...

It's my birthday

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 08:49

Have a lovely birthday Yvie


 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 08:24

Good morning Verdun

Cool and breezy here, but hoping for warmer later in the day. Looks like we're getting rain tomorrow and Sunday, so today had better be for potting on and planting up etc, and Saturday can be for the lawns ... well, that's the plan anyway

I'd better have a look at my gooseberries - last time I looked they were doing well.  Mine are Hinonmaki Yellow which are lovely and sweet when ripe, so I'll pick half of them now-ish while they're green and tart and use them for cooking, then the rest will ripen in a few weeks' time (blackbirds permitting )

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 08:14

It's lovely to hear positive news

Mystery Plant

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 07:58
Tingly wrote (see)

yes- its defo a shrub- got a woody stem

arent forsythias (or 'Bruce's' as i like to call them ????) more thin and stick like?

Some are - when they're getting on a bit

 

 

East Anglian garden visting

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 07:42

Hurrah Wonky!!!

We'll fix a day next week for E Ruston shall we?  Think Panda might be up for it too ...

Topbird?  What about next week?  Wed or Thurs maybe?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 07:37


 Here you are Clari ...

Help identifying pond plant

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 07:01

I know that I recognise it but I've not had enough coffee yet this morning ............possibly Angelica sylvestris???

Anyone got any other ideas?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 06:51

Good morning Chicky

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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

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ID please

 
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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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Tracking their arrival 
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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Whoops! I've done it again ......

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HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

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

The garden will be lovely but my hands will be sore and chapped 
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