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Help - Massive Bramble problem

Posted: 30/08/2012 at 18:38

Don't rotovate, you may not think it can get worse but it will just leave even more bits to shoot up from. They are growing ferociously at this time of year. It's good that you're getting up the shoots that are just making roots because they are easy to pull out at this stage. It is a huge task and others may have good ideas but cutting off what you can makes digging out or weedkiling a lot easier. I aimed to clear one area this year and have had to leave some bits to get on with it though trying to cut off some of their top growth. The area where I dug them all up has got some new shoots appearing from little bits of root that I missed but I am digging those out or using glyphosate. I used the newly cleared area as a fruit bush bed. I'm not sure how much potatoes would help with a bramble bed.

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Posted: 30/08/2012 at 18:29

Fingers in ears. Singing 'la la la la' loudly and tunelessly. Don't mention the C (or the X) word.

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Posted: 30/08/2012 at 09:50

Triffic start. Nyree Kindred wins her heat setting a new Paralympic record! Three cheers.

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Posted: 30/08/2012 at 09:46

We have Joe the Gardener to thank for kicking off the fun and games with his observation on electrification of the railways. Such fun ;- )

I watched Opening ceremony, agree that parade of nations went on a bit but wanted to see last bit so had to stay up.

Busy day today, having a sneaky peek at swimming before I get going.

Enjoy your days one and all.

why don't people bother to read post before answering them.

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 22:32

Oh Dove, I am a bear of Very Little Brain. I was a teacher for forever and didn't ever go to work in August!!!

Hollie-Hock it goes on

...where did you get that tile
Isn't it a nobby one and just the proper style
I should like to have one just the same as that
Where e'er I'd go they'd shout Hello
Where did you get that hat?

My Dad used to sing it. Probably Londonish in origin, or Music Hallish.

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Posted: 29/08/2012 at 22:27

Becks, thanks for the info about angry @. Could be useful sometimes!

Kate, sorry you've been missing the fun and games, hope the headache is over and done with.

why don't people bother to read post before answering them.

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 21:20

Dove, it can't be a school night in August. I never had school nights in August!

why don't people bother to read post before answering them.

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 21:19

where did you get that hat ... (Flo singing, everybody put cheese in their ears)

why don't people bother to read post before answering them.

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 20:22

:- D :- D figrat.

Becks, I wasn't going to join in either but any chance to turn around some grumpiness is very welcome.

Hang on a mo. we're in danger of replying to people's posts now, aren't we ;- )


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Posted: 29/08/2012 at 20:05

I don't like the lurid yellow smilies so I see : $  or : @ (don't know what the second one is but I now know the first one is blushing)

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