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Latest posts by Welshonion

Quick survey for University research

Posted: 15/11/2013 at 14:01

Oh Dear, all you brilliant people who were so good at framing questionaires while you were at university.  Give the lad a break!!


Do you give a fig?

Posted: 15/11/2013 at 00:33

The words 'cut it right back' strike terror in my heart, unless you don't really mean that or you know what you're doing!

It's only five years old, can it really have got out of hand?  Prune carefully!

Worm compost

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 17:27

It is usually recommended that worm juice is diluted until it looks like weak tea.

Tree roots with reference to drains

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 17:23

Anybody else think monkey puzzles are one of the ugliest trees?

Worm compost

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 00:45

Yes, I have a worm farm.  It is very active, but the amount of compost it produces is small, though it produces lots of worm 'juice.'

That reminds me, frost forecast, I must put it in the greenhouse for the winter.

cherry tree

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 00:42

Lovely tree.

Waitrose turkeys

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 00:41

Nearest Waitrose is 80 miles away.  Won't bother me much.


Posted: 14/11/2013 at 00:38

The product I most usually use for picking up branches is my hands.  The survey was pretty dumb!

spikey seed pods

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 00:33

Or burdock.

Tree roots with reference to drains

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 00:32

The root ball is said to spread to the same circumference as the spread of the branches. 

Poplar and willow are notorious for having roots that go in the drains.  Holly is lovely and stays neat.  Yew is of course traditional in churchyards.

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