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Tree ID

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 10:56

I've been researching Crataegus recently, and there are many with un-lobed leaves.

Have a look here http://www.crown-nursery.co.uk/products/ornamental-and-native-trees/a-e/#C

You'll need to scroll down a bit.  Crataegus x lavallei looks a definite possibility

Chaenomeles - black spot?

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 10:50

I'd clear them up when they fall and burn them - otherwise I wouldn't worry

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Posted: 02/10/2015 at 09:34

SGL - yes, coconut and chocolate - I've not made it before 'cos I don't like desiccated coconut and OH isn't keen on chocolate cake - but I think the Moving Volunteers will like it and I won't be tempted to eat it

It's a River Cottage recipe, I can't find it online, but this blog has an adaptation of it that looks good https://annauk1.wordpress.com/2011/05/27/river-cottage-bounty-bar-cake/

Just going to the shops on my bike to pick up the coconut .......

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 09:29

Good idea David

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Posted: 02/10/2015 at 08:32

Oh, by the way - the plan is to bring a Bounty Cake with me tomorrow - warn the volunteers

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Posted: 02/10/2015 at 08:31

I'll pull it out tomorrow for you Wonky - have a good day

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Posted: 02/10/2015 at 08:29

No Pat, it's not emails  (I've got a very good spam filter) - we sometimes get spam posts on the forum from advertisers which we flag up to the Moderators for removal.  It looks as if they've searched the web for sites which talk about bedding etc, and decided that this one is appropriate for their adverts of Mahogany bedroom furniture so they posted a thread

The Mods have been alerted.

Lemon balm disease

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:45

I agree, in theory cut it back before flowering - but the bees love the flowers so I wait until they've finished with it.

A handful of leaves in a mug of boiling water, steeped then strained and with a teaspoon of honey makes a lovely soothing bedtime drink

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Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:40

Pat, do I remember that you're a Pavarotti fan?  I don't know whether you have access to BBC Radio 2, but tonight at 8pm UK time there's a wonderful programme - maybe your hubby can record it somehow for you? http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06cxyyg

Hedgehog spotted

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:37
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

OH has some big , heavy duty plastic stacking crates. Might I be able to use one of those upside down if I drill some small holes for ventilation? and make an entrance hole, obviously!!

I'd make quite a few large-ish holes along the sides for ventilation - imagine the condensation from several months of breathing whilst Spikey is snuggled in there over the winter - otherwise I don't see why it wouldn't be fine. 

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