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by Shallot Man
Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 149
Views: 2620

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

I blinked, and missed it.
by Shallot Man
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

retropants wrote:Our fox is piddling on the new shed roof every night. How do I put the man-wee on the roof?


Borrow a ladder ? :wink: :wink:
by Shallot Man
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Put some bone-meal in the soil when planting. I feed the ungrateful bugger working dog food each night. The blighty dill digging around the newly planted roses forworms. Watered a bare patch hoping he will go there. No luck. Though last night he left me a lamb bone he had aquired somewhere as a pre...
by Shallot Man
Wed May 27, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Put some bone-meal in the soil when planting. I feed the ungrateful bugger working dog food each night.
by Shallot Man
Wed May 27, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

HELP. Planted some bare rooted roses last autumn, my friendly fox insist in digging up the same rose. [ third time to date ] Any suggestions would be grateful , I no longer have a 12 bore.
by Shallot Man
Wed May 13, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Peter. Re your shed photo's Can I book the first two weeks in August. :wink: :wink:
by Shallot Man
Wed May 13, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Loving your shed Compo! It looks huge & very tidy! Maybe time for us real guys & girls to come clean & post a shed pic! I get shed envy with pics of those ones with a cosy arm chair with a log burner, but then reality sets in to say a) No time to sit down & b) Where would I put the ...
by Shallot Man
Tue May 12, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Watching a programme on sheep shearing. Memsahib looked at me and said, wonder If I can get one to come and shear you. 8)
by Shallot Man
Tue May 12, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

oldherbaceous wrote:Ummm, very white out there this morning...


And your Runner Beans ? Yet to look at mine. Must find cooks contact number. just in case.
by Shallot Man
Sun May 10, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: VE Day memories
Replies: 7
Views: 359

Re: VE Day memories

peter. We must never forget.
by Shallot Man
Fri May 08, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: 2020 Spring Bits & Bobs
Replies: 142
Views: 5211

Re: 2020 Spring Bits & Bobs

Robo. My thoughts are with you.
by Shallot Man
Tue May 05, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5321

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Out of respect for Robo, I thought it would be better to start a new bits and bobs, so it didn't take away peoples thoughts towards him. Going to plant out some more runner bean plants today...looking at the forecast, it's not showing any more frost... OH. I was tempted. Maybe later in the week. OH...
by Shallot Man
Sun May 03, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Straightening fork tines
Replies: 13
Views: 1711

Re: Straightening fork tines

Once they are bent, can I use a blowtorch to enable me to bend them back or will it not be hot enough? Stephen. Had the same problem some years ago, when a fork I loaned to a fellow plotholder was returned with a tine bent [tried to prise up some concret.] Tried a blow torch. Couldn't get it hot en...
by Shallot Man
Sun May 03, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Small Cultivator
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: Small Cultivator

Hi Geoff , I have a mantis with a 25cc Honda engine driving it no wheels but an excellent bit of kit,I used to have a handy electric one no wheels on it but powerful for an electric one ,I left it in my shed down the plot one night along with the generator to drive it and some scrote had them away ...
by Shallot Man
Sun May 03, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Small Cultivator
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: Small Cultivator

Hi Geoff , I have a mantis with a 25cc Honda engine driving it no wheels but an excellent bit of kit,I used to have a handy electric one no wheels on it but powerful for an electric one ,I left it in my shed down the plot one night along with the generator to drive it and some scrote had them away ...

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