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Posted: 30/01/2016 at 19:55



outdoor yucca plant cutting

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 18:40

Hi Sam

Can you post a photo for us?

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East facing wall fruit

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 18:34

Concorde is self-fertile

but like Conference, it will produce an even heavier crop if there's a pear of the right pollination group in the vicinity


Posted: 30/01/2016 at 18:21

Someone's got to keep the drinks industry in business Pdoc


Posted: 30/01/2016 at 17:38

Oooh 'eck!

Keep your heads down folks


Posted: 30/01/2016 at 17:32

I can do you an extra large Sloe Gin Pdoc?

East facing wall fruit

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 17:30

I've got a Concorde (our favourite) espaliered pear forming a sort of 'fence' on the side of our eating area on the terrace - it runs north/south and has the studio forming the opposite wall of the eating area, so I suppose the pear could be said to be 'east facing'  . 

I planted it as a one year maiden, and it has three layers of growth so I suppose it's four years old now.  It had some blossom last year but is too young to bear fruit yet so I can't tell you how successful it will be, but it's looking good so far.

Good luck


Posted: 30/01/2016 at 17:23
daydaisy wrote (see)

My lovely daughter-in-law comes from Barbados where the temperature outside is always 28 degrees or there abouts so I asked her how people greet each other. Apparently instead of weather comments, so usual in the UK the question is "what are you having for your dinner tonight?"!! 

Think that's our second question

Pdoc - that's great!


Posted: 30/01/2016 at 17:19

OOOh!  May I have a small piece please Fg?

Do we think Hosta's home yet?

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 17:11

None around today other than a disconsolate woodpigeon and a solitary bluetit - think they're all down on the marshes and in the oakwoods ... just as well I'm not counting until tomorrow

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