Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Any rock experts here?

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 16:10

Advertise them on your local Streetlife page  

I'm sure you'll find a local gardener willing to take them off your hands - you're not anywhere near Norfolk are you (says I hopefully) 

Confession to make!

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 15:58

Although the weather is gorgeous, and actually hasn't been too bad all spring, the groundwork and re-organisation we had planned is way behind schedule due to 'family circumstances' ........... we'll just have to 'go with the flow'.  

What is this plant?

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 15:54

Nodlisab - google Bilbergia nutans Queen's Tears  - I used to have one a very long time ago 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 14:54
chicky says:

Good to see you back Frank - bear with, its going to get better

Chuckling loudly here at the (Beyonce and pigeon related) shenangans on another thread.

Did I ever mention how much I love this site ??!!

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Your new-look forum

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 14:28

OH cut front and back this morning   and got the parasol out for the terrace and the sunlounger for the shade under the big tree - he and niece biked up to the fish van for prawns for a salad lunch and they're getting the BBQ out for later.  I've jointed and marinated a chicken and made a potato salad - everyone welcome

I've also pricked out the free tomato seed plants from T&M - the second lot germinated beautifully - and am just about to direct sow some sunflowers. 

Your new-look forum

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 14:17
Daniel Haynes says:

Right, everyone - I'm nipping out to the supermarket, ....

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 While you're there could you pick up a couple of bottles of lemonade or ginger ale please  - I've found a bottle of Pimms in the garage but we've nothing to mix it with ................. 

why did we worry?

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 12:22

Just don't do anything irrevocable ... looks like it's going to be cooler next weekend 

Your new-look forum

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 11:39

To expand on my preference for 'useful' rather than 'like' .......... I remember a time when one or two members (no longer around) actually got competitive about the number of 'reads' and 'posts' on 'their' threads 

Your new-look forum

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 11:38
Daniel Haynes says:

Oh yes, it's definitely an age thing 


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 I s'pose it's the same for falling asleep at concerts 

Re 'buttons'  - I'll go with 'useful' ....... less subjective and personal. 

Invasive Plant taking over bed (and lawn)

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 11:17

Yes, it spreads around by sucker and seed - as I said, often used to provide cover for game - just a few plants will fill a thicket pretty quickly.  

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Whoops! I've done it again ......

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