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by Shallot Man
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 65
Views: 902

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

Sweet Peas have been an absolute flop this year, only about 2ft tall.
by Shallot Man
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Beechgrove Garden
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: Beechgrove Garden

tigerburnie wrote:I haven't seen it since Jim retired, must find it out

Something missing since Jim went. :(
by Shallot Man
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Anodized pans: Why can't I put them in the dishwasher?
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Re: Anodized pans: Why can't I put them in the dishwasher?

alan refail wrote:Two part reply.
1 - I have no idea what anodized pots and pans are.

2 - My "dishwasher" has two hands, each at the end of an arm.


Funny Alan, I also have one. :wink:
by Shallot Man
Thu May 30, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Composting & Washington state
Replies: 14
Views: 241

Re: Composting & Washington state

My late father always said, we could chuck him on the dung- heap when he went. Though Mum wouldn't let us carry out his wishes. :wink:
by Shallot Man
Wed May 29, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

HELP.Mason Bee cocoons. Had the same supplier for some four or more years now. For some reason, i have not heard from them this year. And for the life of me I cant remember their name. [senile decay ? ] :roll: :roll:
by Shallot Man
Thu May 23, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

Stephen wrote:Shallot Man: "criminal waste"? I'll feed them cheap bland fizz...


That's OK then.
by Shallot Man
Wed May 22, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

Stephen wrote:As for the slugs, they may creep out of water but surely they die in beer?


BEER. Isn't that a criminal wast. :roll:
by Shallot Man
Wed May 22, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

What worries me about the current batch of MP's is Joe public might say," A Pox on all your Houses" and not bother to go out and vote. On a more serious note. My sweet peas are hardly moving :( :( :(
by Shallot Man
Tue May 21, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Honda vrs Mantis
Replies: 12
Views: 544

Re: Honda vrs Mantis

Hi All, I have a mantis and a Honda tiller, Both are 4stroke and both about the same age and been used about the same. My question is which one should I keep, I do not need two, but both were a good buy second hand. Thanks Tracie Hi Tracie. Me and a fellow plot holder have shared one for some eight...
by Shallot Man
Mon May 20, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

On lifting the lid on my water barrel. Noticed a slug some inch & a half long [ sorry still imperial ] green & grey. Tipped it into the barrel and watched it sink to the bottom. Low and behold some time later it was climbing back up to the top. Again sent it to the bottom. Which must raise t...
by Shallot Man
Thu May 09, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

Moved to a new House insurer last year, quiet cheap. Renewal has come in. %20 dearer. Would seem last year I was the sprat caught by the mackerel.Ah well. Time for this sprat to move on and be caught by another mackerel. :wink: So this sprat shopped around. Found quote almost the same as last year....
by Shallot Man
Wed May 08, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

Picked my first Broad Beans this morning. Albeit a bit on the small side. In fact very small. But the taste. :wink:
by Shallot Man
Mon May 06, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday Beryl.
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Happy Birthday Beryl.

Me also Beryl.
by Shallot Man
Mon May 06, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

Moved to a new House insurer last year, quiet cheap. Renewal has come in. %20 dearer. Would seem last year I was the sprat caught by the mackerel.Ah well. Time for this sprat to move on and be caught by another mackerel. :wink:
by Shallot Man
Wed May 01, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 3122

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

No sign of movement with my sweet-peas. Been in over a month now. :( :(

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