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Hi Barry ,I'm no expert but I find it depends on how powerful a machine you have ,our plot is the same solid clay around twelve inches down, the first rotavator I had was a Westwood it would churn anything up and dislocate you arms in the process ,it destroyed itself when it picked a brick up ,the n...
We must be having it mild in the north west this week I've managed to plant Pease ,beetroot, parsnips,radish ,and a few shallots ,I've also prepared four raised beds covered in chicken muck then slug pellets then covered in cardboard ,I've planted quite a bit in the pollytunnel as well ,today was a ...
Pa snip if you need a translator I'm free , I had a three year spell of working in Yorkshire I know most of the lingo , a lot of nice people there unlike some places I worked they have a sense of humour
I bought a massive bad of John innes on Sunday I struggled to pick it up a bargain at £5 from the place called the hut it's about three miles from the allotments it's run by volunteers
Lez , we used to use a broad fork for digging bait on the beaches then again we would use anything that was free ,it was a lot smaller than a normal fork but with wide tangs very hard at the time to obtain
- Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:36 pm
- Forum: Best practices
- Topic: Mini greenhouse - which type of cover is best?
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The first time we had a go at growing tomatoes we used a timber frame covered in clear visqueen this lasted about three years then I built a timber greenhouse that was around 46 years or so ago , when we first got our plot we bought one of the cheap crappy green pollytunnels of Amazon this lasted ar...
I always buy a different one every time I need poison the idea is rats can get used to and thrive on poison ,I use the blocks I put three or four on a length of wire I put a steel bar through the wire to stop rats running off with it I then blockade it from my chickens and hopefully other wildlife I...
- Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:53 pm
- Forum: General chatter
- Topic: (Delayed) Spring 2018
- Replies: 55
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Wall to wall sunshine I can't believe the amount of plants with shoots showing ,I've got the same forecast on my phone for tomorrow but the local radio is giving a cloudy day and heavy rain , I've just got back from the plot were I planted two rows of Pease as well as an hour or so in the pollytunne...