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by oldherbaceous
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:59 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 106
Views: 3652

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

God morning, Burnie, I pinched the tops out of the early sown Aquadulce but, the Monika, Stereo and Bunyards exhibition, never got anywhere near that stage and were only half grown when totally infested from top to bottom….
by oldherbaceous
Tue Jul 23, 2024 3:47 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 106
Views: 3652

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

My biggest failure this year has been the first lot of Charlotte potatoes, (very small) and Broad beans, decimated by black fly! Things that are going exceptionally well are, Carrots and Runner beans….strange, as the other plot holders are really struggling with theirs…..the Autumn planted Onion set...
by oldherbaceous
Sun Jul 21, 2024 2:00 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 106
Views: 3652

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

I had that a few years ago, Burnie, and what a nightmare….every time I went in there, I spent 10 minutes killing as many as I could….I did get on top of them in the end!
by oldherbaceous
Sat Jul 20, 2024 1:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 106
Views: 3652

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs.

Dear Geoff, so sorry to read all that, it must have left a massive gap in your life…..I hope things soon improve for your Wife too!
by oldherbaceous
Thu Jul 18, 2024 1:16 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Summer Woodland
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: Summer Woodland

Well done, Burnie…..when I returned for my lunch a few minutes ago, there was a pair of Tree Creepers, bobbing about on the trunk of a tree, in the Churchyard…..stood and watched them for a while but, hunger made me continue my journey….
by oldherbaceous
Thu Jul 18, 2024 1:01 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Lack of Butterflies?
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Re: Lack of Butterflies?

I thought there might be a few more butterflies about today, being a lot warmer, but no….maybe tomorrow!
by oldherbaceous
Thu Jul 18, 2024 1:00 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Lack of Butterflies?
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Re: Lack of Butterflies?

I thought there might be a few more butterflies about today, being a lot warmer, but no….maybe tomorrow!
by oldherbaceous
Wed Jul 17, 2024 1:39 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 106
Views: 3652

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: 106
Views: 3652

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: 106
Views: 3652

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: 106
Views: 3652

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: 106
Views: 3652

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: 106
Views: 3652

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: 106
Views: 3652

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: 36
Views: 62607

Re: 2024 season begins

Excellent video again, Burnie, thank you…..