Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Cordoned fruit trees for privacy

Posted: 15/10/2017 at 08:38

I have an espaliered pear as a 'fence' between the dining area on the terrace and our fruit and veg patch. In summer it provides quite a bit of 'cover' as the new growth isn't pruned until late summer, and even after that it still provides a reasonable 'barrier' between the two areas. I'd go for it.  We grow Concorde ...  Delicious. 

Plant id please and plant id apps

Posted: 15/10/2017 at 08:05

I'm with Nut and Hosta ... Looks like a Cistus to me. 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 20:01

It is a lovely little train journey isn't it ... and so civilised 

I hope  they don't divide it up into lots of small spaces too often ... one of my gripes about Tate Stives as it was is that it was a bit claustrophobic ...  which is a shame when there's so much light around 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 19:31

Hosta ... thanks for those photos ... the Hepworth garden is such a special place ... I always want to lock everyone else out so that we can have it to ourselves. 

Interesting to see some of the changes at the Tate ... fabulous new gallery ... looking forward to seeing how they're going to use that space 

I kept looking for you on the Harbour Webcam ... thought we might see you two walking past ... you must've snuck around the back way   

You made good time ... but it is much quicker going via Lelant rather than driving the last wriggly bit.  

Great plants ... look forward to seeing them 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 16:16

Think Hosta  and his Lovely Hubby should be having a lovely time at St Ives ... the weather's gorgeous down there today 

if we keep looking we might see them having a paddle .......... 

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 15:42

Members of the foodie forum I post on have an annual picnic get together, often in the grounds of a Nat. Trust venue... one year we had so much food left over that one of the members went around the car park offering home made pork pies, scotch eggs, cakes and other lovely nibbles to complete strangers ... some people behaved as if they were children being ''offered sweeties by a Stranger" ..... and looked terrified and ran to their cars ... some people had much more sense and acquired some delicious goodies 

Is this honey fungus?

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 14:53

The RHS are asking for us to contact them if we suspect Honey Fungus


Last edited: 14 October 2017 14:54:14

Where in the UK is beautiful for a little holiday home

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 14:48

Have a look in this area of Suffolk ... a real community and close enough to the coast to enjoy Southwold and Aldeburgh and the other lovely coastal places and also within half an hour of The Broads, but without the sky high prices of property in those places.  

Last edited: 14 October 2017 14:48:57

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 13:11
Obelixx says:

... Forgot to mention.......I was a bit naughty yesterday and ordered 5 clematis online and a yuzu plant - 

 Not naughty at all ... clematis nurseries have to make a living too ... in fact, it's our duty to help them do so from time to time 

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