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by oldherbaceous
Wed Jul 17, 2024 1:39 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

22 degrees here….and 30 degrees predicted for Friday….that’s a bit warm for working!
by oldherbaceous
Sun Jul 14, 2024 6:54 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

You sure know how to live it up, Clive….. :)
by oldherbaceous
Sun Jul 14, 2024 1:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

I feel a lot better now you have made a typo, Clive….all my posts seem to contain them…🙂
by oldherbaceous
Sat Jul 13, 2024 6:02 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

Maybe an plane flushed it’s toilet while flying over…..🙂 Had a busy day over the allotments today…..cleared a 30 foot double row of broad beans, that had been decimated by black fly….then put Big Bertha over the cleared area, then set the frames up, that has the enviromesh over, for a late sowing of...
by oldherbaceous
Fri Jul 12, 2024 1:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

Do you keep bees, Myrkk?
Really glad I was able to help him then, as he was such a nice bloke…..
by oldherbaceous
Fri Jul 12, 2024 7:03 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

That’s really good news, Colin….hope all goes well!
by oldherbaceous
Thu Jul 11, 2024 8:21 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

Well done, Westi….. Just had an interesting couple of hours….there was a huge swarm of Honey Bees, in the tree opposite the stable, so rang a Bee keeper, who came out within 15 mins. The problem we had was, getting at them as they were about 15 foot above ground level….but I came up with, throwing a...
by oldherbaceous
Sat Jul 06, 2024 8:30 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: 2024 season begins
Replies: 34
Views: 62454

Re: 2024 season begins

Excellent video again, Burnie, thank you…..
by oldherbaceous
Sat Jul 06, 2024 9:09 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

Morning Colin, are they Swift by any chance, as mine have done this, this year….they have done it before and I put it down to sudden heavy rain, just as the potatoes are starting to swell….. Morning Geoff, I think with my first Charlotte, it was down to not enough moisture at the critical time, as t...
by oldherbaceous
Sat Jul 06, 2024 7:30 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

We had a long steady rain yesterday, and like you, Barney, we were desperate for it too! I’ve been trying to keep the watering to a minimum this year and have only watered my runner beans once and my carrots and beetroot twice…..mainly due to I have found carrying cans of water, is one of the things...
by oldherbaceous
Wed Jul 03, 2024 4:07 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

Did a plant stall for the Church Fete last Saturday, well I donated the plants, but Sam and Lily ran it……they took a very respectable £261, so they were very pleased….as were the Church folk!
by oldherbaceous
Tue Jul 02, 2024 11:02 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

Sounds very fruity, Burnie…..🙂
by oldherbaceous
Mon Jul 01, 2024 7:19 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Swallows
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Re: Swallows

The Swallows didn’t return to Cooks stables this year,….I think it was just too hot for them over the previous two Summers!
by oldherbaceous
Mon Jul 01, 2024 7:15 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 85
Views: 2308

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

So glad to see you on here, Primrose, but very sorry to hear you are struggling to get about….must be so frustrating for you! I think your Husband might like to hear, most gardeners have had quite a few failures this year, so he shouldn’t get too disheartened…..and i’m sure with all your knowledge, ...
by oldherbaceous
Sat Jun 29, 2024 9:21 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Happy Birthday.

And a Happy Birthday to you too, xinto….just in case you pop onto the forum.