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Re: TREES

Post by Placido » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:12 am

I share your pain, Jacksparrow :cry3:
Aaaanyway, up turns Rob and declares that the birch can be dropped by a good 2 ft and given a severe haircut - prob solved. :love: bless.
I even beat the price down by 20 quid :rofl:. He's only young - putty in my hands :rolleyes:.
He and his pal will be all right - I'll give them a cup of tea.

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Re: TREES

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:15 pm

Placido wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:12 am
I share your pain, Jacksparrow :cry3:
Aaaanyway, up turns Rob and declares that the birch can be dropped by a good 2 ft and given a severe haircut - prob solved. :love: bless.
I even beat the price down by 20 quid :rofl:. He's only young - putty in my hands :rolleyes:.
He and his pal will be all right - I'll give them a cup of tea.

What ? What ?
Thankeee Ma,am. you is a damn fine Mistress we knows :nod:

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Re: TREES

Post by Placido » Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:27 am

I can hear the sound of fetlocks ... I mean, forelocks being tugged from here :D

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Re: TREES

Post by Placido » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:32 am

Well, Rob, and Finn :yummy: :love: - have already been, lopped and gone !!
Lovely job. Actually it took them more time to clear up than do the work.

Interesting thing: had to move the suet cakes from the silver birch into, temporarily, the rowan. As expected, no prob for the blueys - they solved the puzzle in about 2 minutes. But the LTTs, who had been there first thing, couldn't find the cakes at all. Strange that they seemed less acute than blueys or great tits.

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Re: TREES

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:12 pm

Placido wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:32 am
Well, Rob, and Finn :yummy: :love: - have already been, lopped and gone !!
Lovely job. Actually it took them more time to clear up than do the work.

Interesting thing: had to move the suet cakes from the silver birch into, temporarily, the rowan. As expected, no prob for the blueys - they solved the puzzle in about 2 minutes. But the LTTs, who had been there first thing, couldn't find the cakes at all. Strange that they seemed less acute than blueys or great tits.
Don't worry Placi everyone will soon get used the the new arrangements. :nod:

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Re: TREES

Post by Placido » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:23 am

:yes:
All back to normal - LTTs happy but a little dim :rolleyes:

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Re: TREES

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:38 pm

Placido wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:23 am
:yes:
All back to normal - LTTs happy but a little dim :rolleyes:
:yes: :wave2:

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Re: TREES

Post by Placido » Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:42 pm

The 3 super-thunderstorms of yesterday pm. have proved to be too much for the wonderful crop of rowan berries :weep:. This morning's bevy of woodpigeons beneath the tree drew my attention to the fact that 85% of said berries were stripped from the tree.
That's the end of it for this year :cry2:

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Re: TREES

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:39 pm

Placido wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:42 pm
The 3 super-thunderstorms of yesterday pm. have proved to be too much for the wonderful crop of rowan berries :weep:. This morning's bevy of woodpigeons beneath the tree drew my attention to the fact that 85% of said berries were stripped from the tree.
That's the end of it for this year :cry2:
A similar situation for me. I did see a few berries were gamely clinging on but for how much longer?
The irony is that the berry crop was being reduced by the ongoing drought only for torrential rain to come along and decimate the survivors :(

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