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Latest posts by punkdoc


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:56

Yvie, can I tempt you with a nice glass of red?


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:44

KEF and Lesley, sounds as though you could cater for all of my needs; a bacon butty and a beer; heaven.

Cynara Cardunculus

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:36

They have serious tap roots, so as Nut says, dig deeply.

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:35

I am half Cornish and half a Scot, I have inherited the best of both races, so sorry Verdun, you are not even half as valuable as me.

Is it time to feed my Acer Shirasawanum Jordan to my woodburner?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:30

It looks ok. to me. Its Autumn so leaf drop is normal.

I would move the pot somewhere sheltered over the Winter, and then next year put it somewhere not too sunny, and out of the wind. It will soon be a thing of beauty again.


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 10:20

Morning all, lovely and sunny again.

Glad the TWIGS had a good day, and lovely to see you OL, glad the new venture is going well. Maybe we will see you on the Apprentice soon [ Pity I don't watch it ]

Verdun, you should have joined them clubbing.

Have a good day everyone.


Posted: 11/10/2014 at 17:15

Like the sound of Ouzo gravy.... actually don't bother with the gravy, just pass the bottle. I wonder if it is still good when it is wet and cold, or, does it have to be drunk outside in the warm?


Posted: 11/10/2014 at 15:59

I was thinking that when I have learnt to shoot for my trip, I might try and reduce our large population of grey squirrels. [ joking ]

I was in the stream earlier, cleaning out debris, and I saw a Crayfish, which is definitely a first for me.

The stream runs off the moor and there was a lot of lead mining up until late Victorian times; so I guess the stream was pretty dead. Now though we have brook trout and then this today. We also had Water Voles for a while, but they were predated by a cat, that I used to find regularly staring intently into the water.

Clematis pruning

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 15:40

Obelixx, what does Clematis feed contain, that a normal high potash feed does not? I just feed mine a general purpose feed in Spring and then high potash feeds regularly through the Summer

plant identification

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 15:35

It is Himalyan honeysuckle - Leycestria Formosa.

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