The ups and downs of public speaking by Ray Broughton

40 years ago I gave my first talk!

Ray our club president gave some great anecdotes of his experiences during his illustrious speaking career so far and reminded us all about what you can and cannot put onto your garden: No Milk, vinegar or salt.

In 2020, I’ve looked back over my 10,000 photographic slides and the £5000 bill to convert these to digital! So, I’m still talking to pay this bill off.

We laughed out loud at his stories during the ‘zoom’ evening meeting.

Remember; make straight cuts, not sloping, as there is less surface area.

Clean your tools; malt vinegar is great for this.

Mulch your hedge.

Reversion pruning; take out the tips only and then about 1 month later, cut it all out.