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by Lannerman
Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from cold windy Cornwall
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Re: Hi from cold windy Cornwall

Hi Redsquirrel. No, this almalgamation took place long after my time. I was there up until 1971 and even then, it was inbetween going to the likes of Cannington and Pershore ? In fact as you know the area, you might know Cleeve Nurseries ?? as the owner and I went off to work on a container nursery ...
by Lannerman
Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from cold windy Cornwall
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Re: Hi from cold windy Cornwall

Hi Maxine, prior to these last 3 very cold winters, it was an event to get a frost and i think thats our problem and the reason the cold has done so much damage ? Most of our plants have never experienced anything so cold, so maybe havent produced such tough foliage as they would slightly up country...
by Lannerman
Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from cold windy Cornwall
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Re: Hi from cold windy Cornwall

Hi Paul, It must be lovely to live in Cornwall where many hardy tropical gardens exist and the weather is meant to be favorably there. I am surprised you had a harsh winter there. I live in a coastal town in North Somerset. We rarely get snow but it tends to be windy all year round. Maxine Hi Maxin...
by Lannerman
Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: do you have dead Dicksonia's ??
Replies: 3
Views: 715

do you have dead Dicksonia's ??

Hi Folks, Ive recently joined the site and im finding all the info here very fascinating. Forgive me if this has been covered before but here is something (as a seller of Dicksonia antarctica) that I have been doing for a while and find it very successful for 'rejuvenating' dead mature trunks. Find ...
by Lannerman
Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Go Pee up a Palm Tree!
Replies: 37
Views: 2210

Re: Go Pee up a Palm Tree!

Its fantastic on the compost heap as well ? :lol:
by Lannerman
Tue May 31, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from cold windy Cornwall
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Re: Hi from cold windy Cornwall

Hi Dave and thanks for the welcome :) Members might find the following of interest regarding our recent weather ? I have a golfing mate who works on a research boat based in Falmouth and they are at present monitoring the gulf stream and what he tells me (off the record) is quite frightening :shock:...
by Lannerman
Tue May 31, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from cold windy Cornwall
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Re: Hi from cold windy Cornwall

Hi redsquirrel, do you know Gwithian Farm camp site ? (Mike Hancock) I'd love to see you at Hayle RFC on a sunday morning but whilst I sell a few 'exotics', I'm really catering for the 'masses' so dont expect anything too exciting Haaaaaaaa ( I'm the one
in the white straw hat) :)
by Lannerman
Mon May 30, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from cold windy Cornwall
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Re: Hi from cold windy Cornwall

Hi gogglebox, thanks for the reminder about the new 'rule', Im sure I can find something you havent got but they might have vine weevil Haaaaaaaaaa! :lol:

posting photos ? wow, now that is asking Haaaaaaaa
by Lannerman
Mon May 30, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from cold windy Cornwall
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Re: Hi from cold windy Cornwall

Thanks all for the warm welcome :) Yes, we are very close Maritimesbob ! Pop down the Carboot at Hayle on Sunday (or Rosudgeon on Wednesday) and say hello, I,m very friendly with Andrew the manager at Burncoose, we buy and sell quite a few plants together, so if your other half throws a wobbly about...
by Lannerman
Mon May 30, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from cold windy Cornwall
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Hi from cold windy Cornwall

Hi Folks, Im a 60yr old male from Falmouth Cornwall and ive been involved in horticulture all my working Life. I have been a garden designer and Landscape contractor. For the last 19 years, I have been also selling plants at the local car boot sales, Ive always been interested in hardy topicals and ...