Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 15:30

I've just put some fleece over the end of the pond that has the frogspawn - it's our first

Brrrrrrrrrrr

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 15:28

Flippin cold here too!

I've just fleeced the pond - we've got our first frogspawn

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 15:20

Warm RB????  It's flippin freezing here - I've put the heating on!!!

Hospital visit caused by Eurphorbia

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 15:16

Ouch!  I received bad burns from euphorbia as a child.  I still grow it tho' ... but not when I had young children. 

Glad you got properly seen to. 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 15:13

There are some great pics from last year on here https://twitter.com/search?q=%23nrperegrines

also a shot of this years clutch of four eggs.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 14:56

Pat - they're good parents, they sit very tight except for when they swap shifts

The webcam will be much more exciting when the chicks have hatched and the parents bring their meals - I can watch for ages - last year the interaction  between the four youngsters was great

Mushrooms in store bought compost

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 14:19

The mushrooms are just breaking down the organic matter in the compost to make it available to the plants.  They won't make the plants dangerous or unpalatable to your cockatiel. 

However, if your pet has free access to the tub where the plants are growing I'd remove the mushrooms as they appear, just to make sure he/she doesn't eat them as the mushrooms themselves may not be good for him.

Growing Ivy

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 14:07

I agree with B3 - you need large containers or troughs.

On the brighter side, you don't need trellis - ivy will cling to the wall without any help.

 

Tulip Spade Monty!!??

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 13:20

I'll check out the market stalls next time I'm in the city Verdun,  you used to be able to buy them there, don't know if you still can ... apparently the recipe is a traditional Norfolk one - is your baker an East Anglian?

Thought for Lyn

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 13:11

Dear Lyn - your parents were so lucky to have you. ((hugs))

You will miss them both so much, but I hope that very soon all the shared memories of happy times will come flooding back. 

I'm sure your lovely OH is taking good care of you - big hugs from us xx

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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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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East Anglian Bluebell Expedition

Another excuse for cake ............  
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Songs for Valentine's Day

Our favourite romantic songs 
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