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by dn83
Thu Mar 31, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Open a kilner jar of bottled fruit
Replies: 15
Views: 6587

Re: Open a kilner jar of bottled fruit

Green Aura wrote:My parents used to have a couple of those. I'm afraid it's a slide the tip of a knife under the rubber and twist job. :roll:
Haha, yep mine too, takes me back, there's no easy way without fiddling with a knife.


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by dn83
Sun Mar 06, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Prune Higher Branches on my Fruit Hedges?
Replies: 11
Views: 2662

Re: Prune Higher Branches on my Fruit Hedges?

Apparently, slow roasted crab apples are meant to be nice too so we'll definitely try that. I'm a big fruit chutney fan so we'll be making plenty of chutneys when the season comes round.
by dn83
Sun Mar 06, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Prune Higher Branches on my Fruit Hedges?
Replies: 11
Views: 2662

Re: Prune Higher Branches on my Fruit Hedges?

Thanks for all the advice, I'm looking forward to my wife experimenting with the crab apple ideas you've given us. I've found an Irish auction site that does lots of new or used long-reach hedge trimmers. The petrol ones seem more heavy duty and I'd imagine they'll do a better job of cutting the lar...
by dn83
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Prune Higher Branches on my Fruit Hedges?
Replies: 11
Views: 2662

Re: Prune Higher Branches on my Fruit Hedges?

Great thanks,

I'll have a look later then when I get home and see what I can find on long handled loppers.

Crab Apple wine sounds cool, was reading earlier you can do jams with it too apparently. You don't really eat raw like normal apples but they can be nice when cooked-up and prepared right.
by dn83
Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Prune Higher Branches on my Fruit Hedges?
Replies: 11
Views: 2662

Prune Higher Branches on my Fruit Hedges?

Hey, I'm wondering if anyone has advice on how to get to those higher branches on my fruit hedges/fruit trees? I've got some tall crab apple hedges surrounding the entrance to our land and have other fruit trees that need pruning. I've not got too much gardening experience but me and my partner are ...
by dn83
Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: New Member from Ireland
Replies: 6
Views: 1370

New Member from Ireland

Hey I'm new here so hello everyone, my name's Derek from Ireland. :wave: