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by oldherbaceous
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Problems posting pics anyone ?
Replies: 5
Views: 37

Re: Problems posting pics anyone ?

I think the Ewe had taken a fancy to you, Pa Snip, the last time a young Lady looked a me like that, i got myself into all sorts of trouble.... :)
by oldherbaceous
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 451

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

Things will work out in the end, Gerry, i'm sure you will get good weather, while we have bad weather, another time.... :)
by oldherbaceous
Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Visiting suggestions
Replies: 30
Views: 567

Re: Visiting suggestions

Morning Pa Snip, glad all went well.......I don't like crispy edged eggs either... :) Rearding your comments of posts that are beng disliked, Pa Snip, well, my view on the matter is, as long as they are not aggresive, or really arguementitive, any thing can go. I know it's nice to try and keep gener...
by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Using a rotavator
Replies: 6
Views: 80

Re: Using a rotavator

If the soil is clay, it really does pay to dig it in the Autumn, early Winter....and let Mother nature work her magic. Then in the Spring, when it has dried really well, you can get on it with the rotovator. Of course that's in the perfect world. Fast spinning tines will polish the clay at the depth...
by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 451

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

A strong breeze blowing this morning, so that will help to dry things up a little more, a very busy weekend ahead... :)
by oldherbaceous
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 451

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

Funny how things go Clive, i was thinking about you while i was cutting the grass at the Big House a minute ago. It is nice to see a post from you and i have to say, i have really missed them.
by oldherbaceous
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday Pa Snip.
Replies: 12
Views: 86

Happy Birthday Pa Snip.

May i wish you a very Happy Birthday Pa Snip, hope you have a superb day and get spoilt....

May i also thank you for another year of laughs and also for the huge amount of help and support you bring to the forum, it is hugely appreciated.
by oldherbaceous
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Visiting suggestions
Replies: 30
Views: 567

Re: Visiting suggestions

Dear Pa Snip, just a few words to say, i hope you and Ma Snip have the most marvelous weekend and that the weather is kind to you. And i'm sure whoever you meet on the trip, will have their day made a whole lot better, by your wonderful sense of humour. Look forward to hearing all about it on your r...
by oldherbaceous
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 451

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

Nature is just waiting to burst into life.....a week of lovely weather and all this gloom will soon be forgotten about...well hopefully... :)
by oldherbaceous
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 451

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

Seems more like November here, but come Saturday.... :)
by oldherbaceous
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 451

Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

Well the weather isn't quite in the title yet but, by the weekend, i'm starting to feel rather optimistic..... :)
by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Garden bargains
Replies: 14
Views: 531

Re: Garden bargains

I did a similar thing Sunday, Plumpudding, but i was buying John Innes and saved £25.50, Plus double points.....very pleased... :)
by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Broadforks
Replies: 22
Views: 382

Re: Broadforks

Nearly all farms would have had one of these fork years ago and they were used for moving Beet, or potatoes and i never saw one being used for digging root vegetables. They were ideal with the ends of their tines being rounded, as they didn't tend to spear the veg when loading them off a dirt, or br...
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Railways and allotments
Replies: 7
Views: 80

Re: Railways and allotments

Parsnip, you always make me smile, just like the man in your picture.... :)
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018
Replies: 205
Views: 6068

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018

The plants that are in greenhouse are even sulking and looking fed up with this weather, a little like me..... :)

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