Latest posts by Dovefromabove

It's my birthday

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 16:39

A little bird has just told me that Nut has a birthday today!!!

Hope you're having a really lovely day ((hugs))


Ideas on how Solve a Pet Problem Like this...

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 15:23

I haven't read the beginning of this thread yet (got the gist of it from Hello Forkers) but thank goodness I know there's a happy ending

((hugs)) for DD and family


Posted: 26/09/2015 at 15:19

Hello folks!  We're back Fabulous holiday

Wonderful day with Hosta and his OH - both absolute darlings, and what a fabulous breakfast!!! and some of the best chutney ever to take away with us, plus plants - of which more later - and Lyn and her OH - lovely lovely people ........ and a saunter around the 'estate' - what a day that was!!! 

I've had a quick scan read back - many ((hugs)) to those of you dealing with worry, sadness, anxiety, ill health and real tragedy ... such a lot in a few days and so much understanding and support given - what a great place this is

Now I must load the washing machine and pick tomatoes/courgettes/beans/grapes etc .......... see you in a bit .......




Posted: 17/09/2015 at 06:43


ID and renovation advice please

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 06:27

I picked one up from the 'nearly dead' section in the GC this time last year - think I paid little more than thruppence for it .  Repotted it and left it alone in a sheltered spot in dappled shade.  It's flowering it's socks off.  It's going in the Wilderness, eventually.

Aphid removal

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 06:24

Fill a bucket with tepid water with a squirt of washing up liquid. 

Pick up a potted chilli plant with your fingers spread over the top of the pot to hole the compost in - turn it upside down and swish it around in the bucket until all the leaves are wet then turn it back the right way up and let it dry.

That'll sort them out.

Cercidiphyllum japonicum, - can it be hard pruned?

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 06:17

That's the bit I do best Snoodle

not water mint

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 06:16

Or what about tipping soil into the far end of the pond and turning it into a bog?  Would that work?

not water mint

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 06:14

Then you need a pretty rill from waterbutt overflows to bog garden - if you line it with a waterproof membrane it shouldn't need too much topping up should it? 


Posted: 17/09/2015 at 06:01

You have a PM Hosta

Just taking caffeine on board and waiting for the sun to come up - then we're on our way!

Wagons roll.................................. !!!

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