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Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 20:02
WonkyWomble says:

Dove, looking forward to seeing the husband cardi! 

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 I'm working on it ........................ 

LilyP ... chat away to Joyce ... don't mind us ............... 

Joyce, hope your daughter has a good journey..

Back to the knitting .........

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 18:44
Obelixx says:

Thanks DL.   It has decided to work now.   All by itself.    Mystery.

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 Dacha obviously gave it a 'hard stare' 

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 16:28

Wool for OH's next jumper has arrived ........ I must get Wonky's cardi finished ............... 

Golden Privet, how far can I cut it back?

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 15:32

That looks like golden privet to me.

I would check it thoroughly to make sure there's no nesting activity going on yet ... liif there is you'll haveto wait until autumn as it's strictly illegal to disturb nesting birds.

If it's all clear then cut it back  ... clear any weeds out of the base (makings sure you don't disturb any hibernating hedgehogs ... they love hedge bottoms ... and give the hedge a feed of Fish Blood and Bone sprinkled around the root area according to the pack instructions.  It'll soon leaf up again. 

Golden Privet, how far can I cut it back?

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 14:02

No limit on the posts John, if there were I'd have been bounced off here years ago

If it is privet then you can cut it back as hard as you like and it will regrow ....... but let us just check that it is privet ... can you post a photo of it for us?

help - large tree close to house (conifer??)

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 13:59

I think you need the advice of a good surveyor.  

Red Currants in Containers - bare root stock or potted?

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 13:56

I would go for two red currants and one white (love white currants) ... and grow cordons ... you'd probably have room for a couple of gooseberry cordons as well ...... they take up much less space and are very productive.  

Raspberries can be rampant ....... I know ... I'm trying to keep ours in check and fighting a losing battle! 

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 12:13

We listened to the Fungi programme ... I heard the trailer and flagged it up so hopefully a few people heard it or will Listen Again.  Fascinating 

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 11:41

Good morning HHog ..... sounds like much excitement over your way 

Have a giggle

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 11:39

Rgirl - thanks ..............  

Last edited: 15 February 2018 11:39:35

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