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Cutting sambucus nigra back

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 14:10

greg, I shoved a piece that had broken off into a pot and it grew, however it didn't do too well after a couple of years, I assume they are greedy feeders and I couldn't give it what was required no matter how large the pot. Eventually I had to plant it in another garden, but I made the mistake of not putting it in a sunny place and it started to revert to green rather than black. 

Maybe consider taking a cutting from your existing one and start a new one that might look good for a few years  


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 14:02

Runny not daft at all  Potato bed LOL hope he doesn't see them and harvest them before you 

Cutting sambucus nigra back

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 13:59

As landgirl says it will be fine, the problem I have is remembering to keep it cut down it grows at a right rate. 

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 13:15

That link was excellent David I actually understood it  I can see how spot on your photo above is after seeing examples on the link. Thanks. 


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 12:56

Lizzie pleased to hear Tiger has eaten something.

Runny thinking about you.

Jobs to do indoors before cooking later. BFN  


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 12:52

Thanks Verdun & Woody  I know there isn't anything wrong inside the house the line and sockets have been checked even though EE have insisted they are sending out another router  Without being too boring there is a drop wire that needs removing from the star wiring outside it is giving priority to the phone line and increasingly slowing down the broadband, it was wrongly installed. I hear Verdun shouting compo  

After being  I can laugh at how someone in India can flick a switch and increase the download speed from 0.28mbps yes that's all it was to 8.06 , however being only half a mile from the exchange we should have 15meg unless EE are capping it, which the call centre seemed unwilling to discuss

We will see what happens on Monday but we aren't paying, and the engineer goes up his ladder before setting foot inside. 


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 10:42

Good morning all 

Broadband engineer coming Monday morning after OH had two long and barely understandable conversations with a call centre in India They are still adamant that slow speeds are due to inside problems, which is incorrect as our ex BT broadband engineer friend has checked everything out and has told us exactly what the problem is with the wiring outside. The call centre wanted OH to dismantle the router  I think they would then have found an inside fault and charged us which would cover their costs of sending an engineer to rectify outside problem  

I hope Beaus isn't using the same supplier or we might not see her again! 

Camera Corner

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 17:27

I can't take brill photos like that DD  even with a camera that has different settings 


Posted: 06/02/2015 at 17:23

Quick post from me ongoing debate with call centre in India about EE broadband speed, senior person calling back and no doubt need to keep switching pooter on & off  as have been doing all afternoon 

Runny so sad for you  big hugs. Doesn't matter what animal is killed if you have feelings for them it is a big loss. 

Verdun I'm pleased to hear that Mum's funeral went well as could do, hugs to you and family.

Happy 16th birthday little chicklet  no need to save me any cake I'm cutting down 

See you all tomorrow if India don't cut me off 


Posted: 06/02/2015 at 08:43

Good morning all     zero here and has been -4 in GH

Busy day, SM, broadband speed issues to sort out and visits to make, catch you all later 

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