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Latest posts by Welshonion

pruning a mountain ash

Posted: 23/11/2013 at 19:25

Why do you want to reduce the size?


Posted: 19/11/2013 at 13:17

Thank you Macavity.


Posted: 18/11/2013 at 15:47

Please, please check that your bluebells are the English native variety and not Spanish bluebells which hybridise with the English ones.

beech masts

Posted: 17/11/2013 at 17:16

Do you mean beech mast, which are the nuts, or the receptacles which hold the beech mast?

If you mean the nuts or seeds, leave them for the wildlife.

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.

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