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by jeff64
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Raised bed
Replies: 11
Views: 281

Re: Raised bed

They are not new JohnN, we used to have one hung on the wall in the back yard back in the 40s
by jeff64
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Hyacinth insects
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Re: Hyacinth insects

Thats just what they look like Diane problem solved, thanks for the reply
by jeff64
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Hyacinth insects
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Hyacinth insects

I put some hyacinth bulbs in a pot about ten week before christmas, i brought them into the house two weeks ago and they are doing really well, but i am getting quite a few tiny black flying insects near them and 3 or 4 i have caught inside them. Can anyone tell me what they are and if they are comi...
by jeff64
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Growing Advice for beginners
Topic: Roquito chilli pepper pearls - ?
Replies: 20
Views: 16776

Re: Roquito chilli pepper pearls - ?

Talking of chillies i had a christmas present of a day out for two to a chilli growing workshop, I expect to go in a couple of months time, I will ask some questions on the pearls and let people know if it helps.
by jeff64
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Pa Snip Enterprise 2017 Seasons Greetings
Replies: 14
Views: 273

Re: Pa Snip Enterprise 2017 Seasons Greetings

merry christmas and a happy new year to you all, shallot man don,t worry you are not on your own, i correct my spelling mistakes with tipex!
by jeff64
Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Rat release allowed
Replies: 29
Views: 1110

Re: Rat release allowed

I think i read it on this forum about putting jeyes fluid down, it dosn,t kill them but apparantly they don,t like it and it keeps them away, just wondered if anyone had tried it.
by jeff64
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Leaking water butt
Replies: 25
Views: 747

Re: Leaking water butt

sound advice robo!
by jeff64
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Weeding advice.
Replies: 9
Views: 300

Re: Weeding advice.

I did exactly the same Monika, used 20mm square wire did all my allotment and it,s still in good fettel!
by jeff64
Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.
Replies: 141
Views: 3894

Re: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.

At least you have experienced it tigerburnie, think of all the memories, i envy you
by jeff64
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.
Replies: 141
Views: 3894

Re: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.

Went out yesterday to Thorsby park, had a falconry lesson bought me for my birthday,the weather was very cold but when you have got a full grown golden eagle on your arm you don,t give the weather a second thought, AWSOME!
by jeff64
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.
Replies: 141
Views: 3894

Re: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.

does anyone know if the leaf miner has a little brown grub/pupa thingy same as the leek moth
by jeff64
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: brown leeks
Replies: 9
Views: 475

Re: brown leeks

Hi Chantal, thanks for the info., i appear to be the only one on the allotments that has them ,so i will try my best to eradicate them for next year. Thanks again to you all. Jeff
by jeff64
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: brown leeks
Replies: 9
Views: 475

Re: brown leeks

Sounds very daunting,will keep an eye on it,thanks again Tony and Pa Snip
by jeff64
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: brown leeks
Replies: 9
Views: 475

Re: brown leeks

Yes i think there is Tony,is there any action to be taken? thanks Jeff
by jeff64
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: brown leeks
Replies: 9
Views: 475

brown leeks

Harvested some leeks today and they all had brown stains in them and a small hole in them,apart from that they looked healthy,good size,clean leaf,healthy roots,could you tell me what it might be please. :?:

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