London (change)
Today °C / °C
Tomorrow °C / °C

Dovefromabove


Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Gardening Problems - Quick Survey

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 16:40

Hi Sean - Can I ask a few questions please?

What age group is this targetted at?  I retired yesterday but I would not regard myself as elderly (you might) - my parents are elderly.

If I answer the questions will it be of any value to you as I am not 'elderly'?

Also It is difficult to answer the first question as I 'maintain' my garden much more often than once a fortnight - I do something in my garden on most days of the week. 

Please let me know if you want me to try to complete the survey. 

Oh, and a tip, sheers are curtains - these are shears 

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/33746.jpg?width=350

 

 

Runner Bean White Lady

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 16:29

Can you move the pot into the shed so that they ripen 'on the vine'?  Get some help so you don't put your back out!!!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 16:22

Oh Chicky -poor you ((hug))  here you are - share it with stargazelily 

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/33745.jpg?width=350

 

 

 That'll keep you going until you get home!!!  Chocolate for gardeners 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 15:04

Absolutely agree with the above !  

Oh my goodness, look what the techies have been up to!!! Tee hee!!!  

Fraid the shopping spree didn't happen - I've been pottering and have even had a few minutes shut-eye - I'm really tired!!!  Think it's all been a bit draining the past few weeks.

Will do shopping another day - just now I need to dash to the corner shop (Waitrose in the village) and get something in for supper  - see you in a bit - can I get anything for anyone? 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 13:53

Aw, we've got a class of little ones from the school up the road having a road safety lesson outside our house 

Autumn colour

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 13:49

I love the way my big hostas look when they're changing colour in the autumn 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/33729.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 13:37

Not sure if it justifies a Confession Little-ann - perhaps we should have a Deserved Indulgencies thread too!!! 

Bonfire night memories or traditions.

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 13:31

I think it's more likely that modern sensibilties quail at the sight of what appears to be a human figure being burned on a fire.  We're all more exposed to the horrors of video news reports nowadays and I think we're just a bit more sensitive about it.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 11:53

Oh dear - it does sound that some of your colleagues don't know how to say No.  

I do have some sympathy for youngsters today - it is much harder getting started than it was when I got my foot on the housing ladder, and what with Uni fees/loans etc, and also the fact that it does need two incomes to pay a mortgage etc - I couldn't have borne to send my little ones to a childminder,  I was able to be a stay at home mum until they were almost grown up, but of course that did have an negative impact on my career and salary when I returned to work.  However, I have been able to give my two a helping hand and so has their father - but now they've had that start they're determined to be self-reliant and also keep insisting that they'll look after me when I'm a cantakerous old bat (but I tell them that's what I've got a younger OH for, and they're suitably appreciative and make a fuss of him too)

Wild life...

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 11:13

Will try to remember Nut 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
Replies: 15    Views: 218
Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
Replies: 10    Views: 215
Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
Replies: 12    Views: 331
Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
Replies: 17    Views: 248
Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54

Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
Replies: 40    Views: 749
Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
Replies: 1    Views: 138
Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
Replies: 11    Views: 210
Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
Replies: 94    Views: 2048
Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Replies: 204    Views: 4388
Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
Replies: 31    Views: 1074
Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

Replies: 8    Views: 315
Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
Replies: 11    Views: 468
Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
Replies: 30    Views: 1021
Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
Replies: 22    Views: 899
Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
Replies: 5    Views: 298
Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26
1 to 15 of 82 threads