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by retropants
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Best Strawberries (in pots) growing medium
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Best Strawberries (in pots) growing medium

thanks all, I'll make up a soil based mix for them :)
by retropants
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 12
Views: 149

Re: Happy Birthday.

Happy birthday to you, Peter.
by retropants
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Best Strawberries (in pots) growing medium
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Best Strawberries (in pots) growing medium

As I have given up my allotment, I have saved about 20 strawberry runners in pots for this year. My new plot at home is still hardstanding at the moment, and will be for some time. I am planning on potting up the runners in either troughs or bigger pots. My question is: what medium should I plant th...
by retropants
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Pa Snip has requested Poddington Pea attendence
Replies: 21
Views: 490

Re: Pa Snip has requested Poddington Pea attendence

hello P,Pea, thankyou for popping in to say hello. Please pass on my best wishes to your Pa.
by retropants
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 2528

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

welcome back OH, great to have you back posting again.
by retropants
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 2528

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Jolly good news, looking forward to having him back on the forum
by retropants
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Wildlife photographs
Replies: 150
Views: 6126

Re: Wildlife photographs

beautiful photos! So clear, amazing :)
by retropants
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 2528

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Thankyou for taking the time to update us. Best wishes for a speedy recovery OH.
by retropants
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 121
Views: 2528

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

all the best for Monday OH. Has anyone warned the nurses you're coming in?
by retropants
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: January Jobs?
Replies: 25
Views: 692

Re: January Jobs?

As we gave up our allotment in December, I've not done a thing. I still have concrete hardstanding where my new veg garden will be, just considering how to deal with it. Hopefully it's not too deep, it is all cracked and crumbling.
by retropants
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Brussels sprouts stalks
Replies: 16
Views: 552

Re: Brussels sprouts stalks

wow, looking good Geoff! its a long time since we've grown any that fabulous!
by retropants
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 12
Views: 194

Re: Happy Birthday.

Happy Birthday Diane :)
by retropants
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Brussels sprouts stalks
Replies: 16
Views: 552

Re: Brussels sprouts stalks

I remember eating the centre of a raw cabbage when I was little. I used to bother my mother when she was chopping it up for the core!
by retropants
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Compost aerators.
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Compost aerators.

we've never aerated our compost heaps in 27 years! They are made up of reclaimed corrugated metal and old doors. Always comes out fantastic.
by retropants
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early signs of spring?
Replies: 17
Views: 458

Re: Early signs of spring?

There were open daffs on Christmas eve in Dorset (hedgerow). There are also some open in Middlesex near where I live (council green space)

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