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by tigerburnie
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 448

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

Nature puts on a show at Balgavies Loch
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by tigerburnie
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 448

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

Glorious morning up here
by tigerburnie
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Using a rotavator
Replies: 6
Views: 78

Re: Using a rotavator

My Dad bought a rotavator as the digging got too much for him, later I used to do the work for him, to be honest I don't think much to them . He had clay, which we had double dug by hand and it had a lot of farm manure and old mushroom compost dug into it. If it were mine today I would just keep pil...
by tigerburnie
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Wildflower turf
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: Wildflower turf

Dundee City Council have started laying small piles of earth along some verges and they are full of flower seeds, not all indigenous wild ones sadly, but nice all the same.
by tigerburnie
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 448

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

Going mad up here, sowing carrots like I know what I'm doing, well they're under fleece just in case.
by tigerburnie
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 448

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

I've cut the privet hedge before the birds start nesting
by tigerburnie
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: 2018 growing season
Replies: 95
Views: 4506

Re: 2018 growing season

I put half my onions grown from seed out into a raised bed, kept some in the greenhouse just in case, been a nice day and I've had 4 hours in the garden getting things tidy and ready if the weather holds out I might sow something.
by tigerburnie
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: 2018 growing season
Replies: 95
Views: 4506

Re: 2018 growing season

People go on about pea germination and mice often blamed for eating the seeds, so I have now set them a challenge, just planted some petit pois in a hanging basket in the greenhouse, wonder how that will turn out lol
by tigerburnie
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 448

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

My tomatoes look like they are peeping through in the propagator and the chillies , having been potted, on are romping along nicely.
by tigerburnie
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday Pa Snip.
Replies: 12
Views: 84

Re: Happy Birthday Pa Snip.

Happy Birthday
by tigerburnie
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 41
Views: 448

Re: Glorious Spring Bits and Bobs.

I'm getting stuff to germinate in the greenhouse and I've put some fleece on the "roots" raised bed, but I doubt I will sow any carrots just yet.
by tigerburnie
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: (Delayed) Spring 2018
Replies: 55
Views: 2148

Re: (Delayed) Spring 2018

What happened to spring again, 5 degrees all day................................
by tigerburnie
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: (Delayed) Spring 2018
Replies: 55
Views: 2148

Re: (Delayed) Spring 2018

Lovely day here, a bit overcast, but I had a nice few hours fishing on my local beach.
by tigerburnie
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Rat Poison.
Replies: 8
Views: 74

Re: Rat Poison.

I find a .22 calibre BSA seems to stop them in their tracks
by tigerburnie
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: (Delayed) Spring 2018
Replies: 55
Views: 2148

Re: (Delayed) Spring 2018

Last Chillies potted on and 5 varieties of Tomato now sown in the propagator, Red Pear and Red Cherry are new ones to me

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