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I was given a10'x12' cedar greenhouse with concrete plinth and toughened glass, I didn't want a glass house because it would be time-consuming, so I tacked good quality butterfly netting on all of the sections before erection, the shelving was fixed all around the eaves it's a very expensive cage, t...
When I was marshalling on are golf course if I came upon a puddle on the greens or fairways I would bash a spike in to get through the compacted soil, the water would go down like a plug hole.
On building sites in the early sixties, they used a grading frame, an "A" frame with mesh on one side, then just chuck a shovel full of sand and gravel at it, the larger stones would roll down the front, I have made one for my plot to remove stones from my sandy soil you can move it around...
- Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:28 am
- Forum: General chatter
- Topic: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.
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If the pupa lives in the ground to overwinter would ground cover work, after harvesting leeks/onions/garlic, plastic sheeting will keep the soil warm to make them hatch quicker, a little garlic powder will not go amiss for the white rot.
For wasp grubs we used to get a chemical from the chemist (I can't remember what it was called) we soaked paper in it and let it dry ,when you put a light to it the smoke it gave off was unbelievable we would push this into the entrance of the nest and set fire to it then run ,give it half an hour ...