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Posted: 13/05/2016 at 10:34

Good morning Daniel 

Thanks for all the huge improvements - they're rapidly restoring the enjoyment of using this forum.  

One thing I've noticed is that when accessing the forum on my iPhone I don't have the option of going to Latest Threads - is this intentional or an idiosyncrasy of my phone? 

Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

Posted: 13/05/2016 at 10:21

We have a Concorde pear tree, planted as a maiden whip and it now has three tiers which is as high as we want it to go.  

Last year it had blossom for the first time but I picked off the small resulting fruits.

This year the first and second tiers have blossom.  Dare I let it produce one or two pears, or would it be wiser to remove the fruitlets again this year?

If the latter, when shall I let it produce it's first fruit?

Holly tree, cematis montana and bird cover

Posted: 13/05/2016 at 10:10


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Posted: 13/05/2016 at 09:24

Or maybe you need to 'Refresh' in order to see the changes?

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Posted: 13/05/2016 at 09:22

Lyn   Did you click Save after completing the edit?

Sorry, 'Save changes' - not just Save 

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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 13/05/2016 at 07:26

Good morning all :) G'day Pat :) glad to hear HRH is a bit perkier. A gorgeous morning here. OH has just set off on his bike for work and  I'm on my second coffee. No firm plans for today. might take niece into the city on the bus to buh clothes and eat gelato or may be in garden :)

Last edited: 13 May 2016 07:30:43

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Posted: 12/05/2016 at 21:37

Sort of a Sage Grey here rather than a Sage Green, but whatever it is it's a HUGE IMPROVEMENT!!! 

Daniel, I missed that it's your mum's birthday - I hope she's had a lovely day 

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Posted: 12/05/2016 at 20:53

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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 20:04

Wow!  An afternoon meeting then a dish of Spag Bol and I hardly recognise the place 


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To stone or not to stone

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 13:59

For me it depends on the type of pot, the type of potting medium and the type of plant.

Peace and love 

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