And a parasitic New Year to you all....

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And a parasitic New Year to you all....
« on: December 26, 2012, 03:47:36 PM »
No,not like that. Like THIS!!!

wandering past the flower sellers pre-Christmas, I picked up a few, (several) sprigs of, and individual berries of mistletoe.



and I brought them around to two remaining apple trees in the area. (one was vandalised, hacked at, at the base and fell over, recently) where I made a slit in the bark and stuck the seeds inside...


Gerrin der...!!!  ;)  ahem...


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And a parasitic New Year to you all....
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2013, 05:41:00 PM »
and I put some more in a second tree just to increase my chances of success.  You can see an evergreen oak in the background...



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And a parasitic New Year to you all....
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2013, 01:37:52 PM »
I think the only thing I succeeded in doing is damaging the bark.

Another failure, so....  :-\