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Eeeeek! Duckweed!!!!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Keep it up, Sue, keep it up. We will soon have Tadgh waxing eloquent!

Btw, do you know how they eat cheese in Wales?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Keep it up, Sue. Soon we will have Tadgh waxing eloquent!

Btw, do you know how they eat cheese in Wales?

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If I should ever reach the depths of your punning GG shoot me.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Was in Glebe Gardens today and they successfully contain duckweed with a floating barrier. I was amazed to see it and it worked 100%.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Scooping it out along with the blanket weed seems to be OK for now. I was doing a bit of this last week and got a great diving beetle in the net - a whopper. It was good to get a proper look at it.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kindredspirit wrote:
Two ducks flying over Belfast.
The second duck says "Would you ever hurry up."
The first duck says (wait for it) "I'm going as quack as I caan."

No no. It goes:
Two ducks flying over Belfast.
The first duck says "Quack quack!"
The second duck replies "I can't go any quacker!"
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