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PLUMS

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:21 pm

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A small sample of my large plum crop this year.

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Re: PLUMS

Post by nuthatch » Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:58 am

Looking good, Jacksparrow :nod: what variety are they?

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Post by Placido » Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:52 am

Look wonderful, Jacksparrow.
A friend was saying to me last week that this year's apples had been much smaller.
Rephrase that - smaller in diameter, I mean, not smaller in crop size, but the plums look OK.

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Re: PLUMS

Post by Jacksparrow » Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:10 pm

nuthatch wrote:Looking good, Jacksparrow :nod: what variety are they?
Victorias. A splendid eating plum.

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Re: PLUMS

Post by nuthatch » Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:04 pm

:yes: :nod:

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Re: PLUMS

Post by Placido » Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:25 am

Local farm shop selling Vics today at £3.99 per kg.
(I thought of you, Jacksparrow :chuckle:)

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Re: PLUMS

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:23 pm

Placido wrote:Local farm shop selling Vics today at £3.99 per kg.
(I thought of you, Jacksparrow :chuckle:)
I'm missing out on a fortune. :( I've had to give most of mine away. My neighbours are now trying not to catch my eye in case I try and palm some more off on them. :rolleyes:

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Re: PLUMS

Post by nuthatch » Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:51 am

Put a box of them outside with a note: "Help Yourself" ... perhaps :shrug: :laugh:

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Re: PLUMS

Post by Placido » Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:27 am

'Ang on - put them outside with a notice saying, "£3.99 per kg" and then they'll disappear like snow off a dyke.

(Murphy's Law No. 94)

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Re: PLUMS

Post by Jacksparrow » Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:47 pm

It is now looking like the amount awaiting picking is dropping off for this year. I have logged all your kind suggestions ready for next year. :rolleyes:

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