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by Shallot Man
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1161
Views: 140805

Summer bits & bobs

We have Xmas Turkeys on display at our local Supermarket. :roll: :roll:
by Shallot Man
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: JAMES LONG KEEPING ONION SEED
Replies: 13
Views: 793

Re: JAMES LONG KEEPING ONION SEED

[quote="Sludge"]I was going to order from Irish Seed Savers, they’re still saying 11 packets left, but thinking about it I reckon they will be last years seed. So if I hang on a month or so and the number of packets left goes up, that’ll be when this years seed is ready. Good thinking Slud...
by Shallot Man
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: JAMES LONG KEEPING ONION SEED
Replies: 13
Views: 793

Re: JAMES LONG KEEPING ONION SEED

Best of luck with the Dobies, I think I’ll stand out in the sun for a while then order some from Irish Seed Savers. Being only one of four in a google search is a bit of an achievement have an extra one at the Rugby Club. Sludge. When I ordered earlier today. They had 11 packets left. That is, unle...
by Shallot Man
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: JAMES LONG KEEPING ONION SEED
Replies: 13
Views: 793

Re: JAMES LONG KEEPING ONION SEED

Hello do I get an award for digging up an old thread? Ive been trying to get hold of James Longkeeping onion seeds for a few years. I’ve had a couple of packets from Dobies but had zero germination, it wasn’t me, I had 100% germination with my own Bedfordshire Champion seed. I’ve also had other dis...
by Shallot Man
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: JAMES LONG KEEPING ONION SEED
Replies: 13
Views: 793

Re: JAMES LONG KEEPING ONION SEED

Just ordered from Dobies.
by Shallot Man
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Our changing slug population
Replies: 22
Views: 213

Re: Our changing slug population

alan refail wrote:Can't help. I'm afraid the slugs don't last long enough for me to observe them

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alan. Maybe an opening here for renting out to plot holders. :wink:
by Shallot Man
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 147
Views: 3045

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs

Subject came up at the Rugby Club Bar. Whether one should split Garlic up as soon as you get them. Or leave whole until planting. One thought was by splitting early and dusting with flower of sulpher this would check any early virus. Well it was more interesting than talking of Brexit. :wink: :wink:
by Shallot Man
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 8
Views: 163

Re: Happy Birthday.

Me also.
by Shallot Man
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1161
Views: 140805

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

snooky. Brilliant. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Shallot Man
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Marketing Allotments
Replies: 18
Views: 339

Re: Marketing Allotments

During WW2 our school had allotments that was dug and sown by the top form. From memory we paid a nominal amount to cover seed costs.
by Shallot Man
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 147
Views: 3045

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs

Acorn trees are shedding acorns by the bucket, wonder what it means.
by Shallot Man
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 147
Views: 3045

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs

Geoff wrote:Fancy a gunnera that won't collapse in the first frost?

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Buy your lottery ticket now!

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Part of a sculpture trail at RHS Harlow Carr


Wonder how many they have sold.
by Shallot Man
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Summer Bits and Bobs
Replies: 147
Views: 3045

Re: Summer Bits and Bobs

Babysitting the Daughters Jack Russel for a week. So have joined the dog walking brigade in the Park. Am I the only one picking up empty drink cans. With plenty of litter bins, why don;t people use them. :( :( :(
by Shallot Man
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Marketing Allotments
Replies: 18
Views: 339

Re: Marketing Allotments

Doesn't you Council run a list.
by Shallot Man
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Hi everyone...
Replies: 13
Views: 212

Re: Hi everyone...

Glad you have been keeping an eye on us. That OH does need watching. :wink: :wink:

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