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by robo
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 466

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018

Our plot is under water the chickens are growing gills the wind is bitter cold and constant hail showers it's good to be alive
by robo
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Raised bed
Replies: 8
Views: 210

Re: Raised bed

I wish we had a bath that big you could get all the family in that all together the dog as well
by robo
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 466

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018

I'm the same primrose I've been sniffling for two weeks comes with a bad cough ,shivers ,and feeling crap
by robo
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 466

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018

I've just got back from giving the chickens their daily treat and cleaning the shed come coup out , the wind is really biting to cold to hang about ,back home now with my feet up doing what I hate sitting looking through the Windows
by robo
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 466

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018

Colin could it be green mango jam
by robo
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: 2018 growing season
Replies: 11
Views: 248

Re: 2018 growing season

We tried legend last year as they are supposed to be blight resistant I was impressed a nice looking and tasty tomato we did try crimson crush but they were not very successful but I'm giving them another go this year
by robo
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Harvesting Q&A
Topic: Basil and home made pesto
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Basil and home made pesto

Primrose, I've just been googling homemade pesto seems it's only to be refrigerated 5 to 7 days hope this helps
by robo
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 466

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs - 2018

Old boy ? He is only 28
by robo
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Next objective
Replies: 6
Views: 117

Re: Next objective

You are lucky pa snip in as much as your daughter will carry on when you move aside neither of my daughter's are the slightest bit interested in our plot , if I told them I had buried the family gold on the plot they might have a dig after they had stopped laughing
by robo
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Chickens
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Chickens

About six weeks ago one of my fellow plotters wanted a broody hen to sit on some eggs , I had three sussex cross bantams that go broody if you look at them the wrong way so I gave them to him, I then went and bought four point of lay chickens ,the following week I was given three chickens that had j...
by robo
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Chase Organics
Replies: 19
Views: 230

Re: Chase Organics

Something is not right there Colin would you put five sets in a one feet square planter sounds a bit tight
by robo
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Chase Organics
Replies: 19
Views: 230

Re: Chase Organics

I read that potatoes in tubs grow far better when crowded ,so I tried it I filled four 25 ltr tubs with manure and soil I put three sets in each I also filled five 15 ltr potato bags with the same and put one set in each I put them all in the pollytunnel , when it was time to empty them the one set ...
by robo
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Chase Organics
Replies: 19
Views: 230

Re: Chase Organics

I stopped ordering seed potatoes on line after getting very tiny ones mixed in with small ones I expected a reasonable size seed potatoes as my order was placed early I felt conned, now I want to see what I'm buying instead of taking pot luck ,wilkies do decent size spuds and relatively cheap compar...
by robo
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: More moles stories.
Replies: 12
Views: 613

Re: More moles stories.

Has anyone tried smoke bombs , the ones you use to test drains not an explosive just heavy smoke
by robo
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Lawn help needed.
Replies: 12
Views: 346

Re: Lawn help needed.

I've got an 8 inch diameter augur that will drill down 10 feet ,I bought it to try and drain our plot you can borrow that if you want but it didn't work very well on our plot ,the clay is deeper than the augur

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