Growing Nut trees
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Not sure if it's a nut or a seed? This won't help, but is very funny. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p044c670

We have wild hazelnuts in the hedge and a beautiful purple hazel, but the wildlife always beats us to the nuts Sad  I watched a greater spotted woodpecker systematically collect the nuts, wedge them in the top of a fence post, break them and then feed them to a very noisy youngster!

Our walnut has its very first nut this year.  The tree is six years old.
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Hautes-Pyrénées (65), France
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Very funny, PP. Thanks for finding it. Big Grin
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I remember when I was a young child gathering hazel nuts then taking them to a tree house I had made in the top of a tree. I would then shell them and chuck the shells at passers buy who would look up but be unable to see me! Big Grin
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(25-07-2022, 11:15 PM)JJB Wrote: PS why is the rash round your ankle?

I don't know. It can be anywhere, but the most common places (97% apparently) are the extremities, so wrists and ankles. When I ate a lot of cashew butter ( I don't now, it's too expensive), I sometimes got a rash, and it was always on an ankle. I think cashews are better processed now. The irritant is actually between layers of the shell, which is why you can't buy cashews in the shell.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished  – Lao Tzu
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