A dream...

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Bill Smithson
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Re: A dream...

Postby Bill Smithson » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:38 am

Hi
I still grow a thornless blackberry in the back garden
I had one of those but they are Promiscuous, so their offspring crop up from time to time, same leaf but thorny, but never the otherway
George
That's interesting George. I get a lot of brambles coming in from other gardens via bird droppings, but I also get a lot of the F1 hybrid I have which runs true to form.
I just need to stop my wife from cutting them down after I've promised the 'pups' to a neighbour for his allotment.

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Re: A dream...

Postby george baker » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:17 am

Hi Bill,
IIRC mine started as Oragon Thornless, narrow, palm like leaves which develop colour and hang on the bramble most winters.

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Re: A dream...

Postby mike pace » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:52 pm

Hi Phil
Thanks for the invite. I actually sold my chain saw 18 mths ago. The only kit I still have from my tree days is my (I think) 80 metre rope. I will try and get sometime to talk trees, coppiceing, pollarding, thinning etc.
My daughter has taken up from me and works as a tree surgeon in london.
Happy woodsmanship.


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