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Advice on growing edibles under oak trees

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 21:25

Noob, in spring with new unfolding leaves, a bucket, not packed in hard, makes a gallon.

Lovely light wine and you sometinmes get a natural secondary fermentation. One of my best, second only to gooseberry.

My oaks are probably big enough to take a few leaves off now. Haven't made wine for years. I wonder where I put those demijohns.

Advice on growing edibles under oak trees

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 21:15

I'd have snowdrops and cyclamen and bulbs that do their thing when the leaves are off the tree. You could have a wildlife attracting logpile as well and a shady seat for summer days.

Are you allowed to make oak leaf wine from the leaves of a tree with a TPO?

One of the best


Posted: 10/08/2015 at 21:07

They're waking up here. I think they need sun to get energetic.

Cornus Sanguinea and Viburnum Opulus size reduction

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 19:18

A photo would help jandh, then we can see which one you have got

calling the forum cooks

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 19:13

Righto, you know where I live

Erysimum Bowles Mauve

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 19:12

I'd leave it. I moved one and it died but too small a sample to draw conclusions

calling the forum cooks

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 18:57

Can you get here by 10am tomorrow Jo?

Good idea though. I hate milk, coffee should be black and tea is poisonous

Erysimum Bowles Mauve

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 18:55

cuttings Jo, I'd cut those long flowering stems back to a bud and you'll probably get some more.

calling the forum cooks

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 18:50

I have semi skimmed cow milk or Alpro Light soya. Which is best?


calling the forum cooks

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 16:43

about 40 I should think Lyn. I can do early start, if I'm still asleep at 5.30am things are abnormal

It doesn't take long Dove, I can do it

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another crown imperial question

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ID my fungus please

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