Dovefromabove


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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 15:11

I have sorted through a deskful of paperwork that needed sifting/sorting/filing ... I am feeling very  Everything that needed filing has been filed ............. and there is a bin bag full of paper to be shredded.  The compost heap will be very grateful.  Must get it done ready to mix in with the broad bean haulms which will soon be ready for the heap.  


Now for a sit down and a large 

GW 22nd June 2017

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 10:51

What!!!???? She's going to present GW!!!! ????  


Bird scarers - what have people found to be most effective?

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 08:53

Seaside windmills ... I dot a few around the fruit patch and   around newly sown seeds ... seems to work.  


Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 08:30

I might well join Pdoc for at least some of Glastonbury ...... it may distract me from my paperwork shuffling .... 

Caterpillars Eating My Rosa Altbertine

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 07:38

Rose sawfly caterpillars - I snip off and bin any leaves affected - they seem to like some particular rose varieties while leaving others totally alone.  

Crampe (flowering sea kale)

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 07:36

Like many large perennials it takes a few years to develop to it's full magnificence ... the RHS website suggests 2-5 years to ultimate height https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/4709/Crambe-cordifolia/Details 

weed or flower

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 06:43

That being said, willow herb seeds prolifically and is highly invasive ... Most Gardeners yank it out at first sight unless they have a very large wild-style garden which can accommodate it. 

Last edited: 23 June 2017 06:44:40

Lupins & Delphiniums

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 06:40

Can you post some photos please, to give us some clues?  If the photo doesnt upload try reducing the size. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 06:19

Good morning all A more comfortable night ... Now OH is making coffee ... 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Harvest 2017

 
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Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Last Post: 16/07/2017 at 16:16

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Photobucket

New situation ... ? 
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Last Post: 01/07/2017 at 10:29

Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2017 at 14:03

The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Last Post: 08/06/2017 at 13:17

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Last Post: 01/07/2017 at 09:34

Shrub ID please

 
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Last Post: 30/05/2017 at 21:11

Fidget, I know you gave me this ...

 
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Last Post: 29/05/2017 at 15:54

Nut - you gave us these plants - but what are they?

 
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Last Post: 25/05/2017 at 21:08

Getting my own back ....

 
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Last Post: 10/05/2017 at 13:59

Hello Forkers - May Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Last Post: 01/06/2017 at 11:14

Pond mystery solved

 
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Last Post: 06/04/2017 at 11:33

Hello Forkers - April edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat for everyone to get together and socialise 
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Last Post: 01/05/2017 at 14:15

Ceratostigma willmottianum

Is it too late to cut back? 
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Last Post: 30/03/2017 at 12:27
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