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Post: # 79836Post old tree man »

Hi all
I am new to all this computer gizmo but learning daily,
i have been a forrester for nearly 30 years now and worked all over our little but beautiful country, most of the time living where i work foraging and living off the land i must have planted millions of hardwood whips in my time and still enjoy travelling around to see how my trees are growing it is so satisfying watching them grow.
i enjoy growing my own organic veg and also turning it into organic wine the hedgrows locally are a treasure trove.
i just finished bottling some potent ginger wine cant wait :drunken: :drunken:
also cant wait to get started on the potent nettle beer.you have on this site, i really enjoy visiting it,
i am not a vegetarian but respect your strength and concience power to you as i hope you respect mine not to be. respect to all :thumbleft:

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Post: # 79839Post Wombat »

G'Day OTM!

I was lucky enough to activate your account the other day. I loved that you were a forrester, such an evocative occupation! Makes me think of quite rows of trees, open skies, wonderful stuff!

Welcome to SSish! I'm sure we'd all love to hear about what you've been up to.

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Post: # 79840Post Thurston Garden »

Ahoy OTM! :salute:

Wanna come and help me cut down some Leylandii? :whax:
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Post: # 79841Post gigglybug »

Hello and Welcome :hello2:

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Post: # 79842Post ina »

Hello Old Tree Man - and welcome to the Ishers!

And btw - we don't grow old - we mature. :wink:
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Post: # 79863Post Chickenlady »

Welcome to the site, OTM. See you have been posting lots already!
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welcome to the site :wave:
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Post: # 79879Post red »

hi and welcome
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Post: # 79886Post Millymollymandy »

Hi old tree man and welcome! Is that a Gunnera you are standing beside?

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Post: # 79919Post snapdragon »

ina wrote:Hello Old Tree Man - and welcome to the Ishers!
ditto welcome in OTM :flower:
And btw - we don't grow old - we mature. :wink:
not me :mrgreen: I'm working on becoming old and crotchety - mature is much too refined :lol:
Is that a Gunnera you are standing beside?
if not whatever do you use to grow rhubarb of that size ? :wink: :lol:
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Post: # 79938Post glenniedragon »

Welcome OTM, Enjoy the site, you get some great folks on here- I look forward to reading your contributions!

kind thoughts
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Post: # 79951Post mauzi »

hi old tree man, welcome to the site. I am new here as well but find it a really interesting site. Like to hear more of your story about being a forester - sounds fascinating - particularly foraging in the area you were working.

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Post: # 79988Post old tree man »

hi millymollymandy
sure is a gunnera, jane my fantastic wife of 22 years
and i had a day out at belsay hall in northumberland they have a valley garden wich is stunning , if you ever get the chance to visit it its worth a call.
Respect to all, be kind to all and you shall reap what you sow.
old tree man,
aka..... Russ

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Post: # 80009Post Karen_Grace »

Hello Old Tree Man
I haven't been on the site for a while and it's great to see how many new folks are joining. It's a brilliant site with loads of lovely people....so enjoy..
Karen

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