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Latest posts by Welshonion

penny savers

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 09:41

There is already a thread called Make do and Mend on Problem Solving.

Creosote - Which one and the best technique?

Posted: 22/05/2013 at 17:42


Holm Oak posts rot resistance

Posted: 22/05/2013 at 17:40

Unless they are thick limbs I don't think they are rot-resistant at all.

I know that oak fence posts last for a very long time, but they are made from a different part of the tree, if that makes sense.

Ilex aquifolium golden king

Posted: 22/05/2013 at 17:36

A male holly?

Invasion!!!! Already frustrated!!!!

Posted: 22/05/2013 at 13:33

Take one pair of scissors.  Go out at night with a torch and cut them in half.  They will be gone by the morning.  No pellets, no cost.  Result.

Getting rid of Blackberries

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 23:40

Is it a bramble; that is a wild blackberry?  It sounds like it.

 The only reall way to get rid of it in that position is to dig it up.  Otherwise you will probably have to live with it there, and just keep cutting off the shoots.

spears too fat

Posted: 20/05/2013 at 17:07

Baggies, they are supposed to be fat!  A fat asparagus is a good asparagus.


Posted: 19/05/2013 at 23:37

Is the lawn shaded?  Or have you got a drainage problem?  Or cutting and not removing the cuttings can encourage moss.

Down among the chrysanthemums

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 23:34

Foxes probably put them there.

spears too fat

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 23:32

Most people prefer the fat spears, but cut them sooner and trim off the woody stem.

The very slim ones, or sprue are good for soup.

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