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by bonkersinbrighton
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: photos from today
Replies: 14
Views: 671

Re: photos from today

Great to see especially after seeing your vid on FB to see the difference :shock:

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by bonkersinbrighton
Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Very stormy period coming up
Replies: 81
Views: 4537

Re: Very stormy period coming up

nice map doing rounds on FB

http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 52.09,3000

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by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: best tools for digging bamboo?
Replies: 21
Views: 1151

Re: best tools for digging bamboo?

Thanks Mike but I dont think we can get them here (tho if someone knows different do please correct me). the scaffold pole is a good idea redsquirrel have asked other half to get one from work (apparently putlog/putlock is the name for the ones with a flat end) will see if I can make it into somethi...
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: best tools for digging bamboo?
Replies: 21
Views: 1151

Re: best tools for digging bamboo?

great thanks Neil that certainly looks robust it will defiantly be on my wish list :D
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: best tools for digging bamboo?
Replies: 21
Views: 1151

Re: best tools for digging bamboo?

You are right Karl you don't get nearly as nice an effect when they are in pots and the culms never seem to get as big icon_thumbdown but if it saves me the hassle when I move it may be a sacrifice worth making.
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: best tools for digging bamboo?
Replies: 21
Views: 1151

Re: best tools for digging bamboo?

Great idea huporhaha where can I get one?
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by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: best tools for digging bamboo?
Replies: 21
Views: 1151

Re: best tools for digging bamboo?

Yes unfortunately Karl I was digging several 2 meter across clumps so she could replant at new house after she had moved. Thanks for your suggestions. I have another lot to do later in the week and again they are wanting to relocate at least some of it rather than binning it :roll: this morning made...
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: best tools for digging bamboo?
Replies: 21
Views: 1151

Re: best tools for digging bamboo?

OK Thanks Conifers any suggestions as to what make is light enough to be used by a small(ish) female :lol:
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 28, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: best tools for digging bamboo?
Replies: 21
Views: 1151

best tools for digging bamboo?

I broke 3 forks digging up a clients bamboo this morning :evil: I have just ordered another one from wolf so at least it is guaranteed for ten years. icon_thumleft Could anyone please advise me on what is the best equipment to use for this purpose in the future? If I break them at this rate I will e...
by bonkersinbrighton
Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: D.A. double crown
Replies: 22
Views: 1652

Re: D.A. double crown

Yeah Chris I had it for at least 5 years before it started to do this. I think it started after THAT winter so maybe it was frost damage? I did lose a small one the same winter. Tho I was wondering in my naivety if this is what happened when they became really wide as in comparison to others I have ...
by bonkersinbrighton
Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: musa velutina
Replies: 15
Views: 1645

Re: musa velutina/dasycarpa

OK so as of last year nothing had happened to this little plant (in fact I think it may even have lost a little of it size) but I have managed to coax it through another winter and am going for another run could you please tell me what sort of watering/feeding requirements it needs to stand the best...
by bonkersinbrighton
Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: D.A. double crown
Replies: 22
Views: 1652

Re: D.A. double crown

Thanks Rob yes she is a bit 'special' :lol: any ideas about disposal of middle fronds? should I just cut as low as possible do you think?
by bonkersinbrighton
Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: D.A. double crown
Replies: 22
Views: 1652

Re: D.A. double crown

Sorry for pics they are off my phone and difficult to get any showing all three clearly. I certainly have gone through the feeling of wanting to kick her into submission! She used to be a true beauty with a really thick trunk with a huge crown of glory :roll: but this is what she has turned into so ...
by bonkersinbrighton
Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: D.A. double crown
Replies: 22
Views: 1652

Re: D.A. double crown

This has now grown in to a 3 crowned one :lol: Now that the crowns have grown a bit more it looks less odd than it did before I will try to get some pics up tomorrow if it stops raining. :roll: I also treated myself to a similar 5 foot single crowned one for £60 a couple of weeks back which needs so...
by bonkersinbrighton
Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: My first winter casualty...
Replies: 18
Views: 2046

Re: My first winter casualty...

Is that not a new culm in pic 1 just pocking up centre left? icon_scratch