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by snooky
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Quality compost?
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Quality compost?

Hi Helen,
This company is local to you and you could give them a ring:-https://www.logsdirect.co.uk/
They do bulk bags for £95-00
by snooky
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Doing something that reminds you of someone!
Replies: 5
Views: 155

Re: Doing something that reminds you of someone!

One day when putting the soap tablet in the dispenser of the dishwasher, the thought crossed my mind that my Mother used to to do this with Reckitts Blue in the washing.
by snooky
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 161
Views: 3073

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

Chucked it down here in North Hampshire too.Drainage ditch alongside house running very full and fast,
by snooky
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Pernicious weeds.
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Pernicious weeds.

Morning OH,
A very satisfying job,hard but enjoyable.Went home and had a beer or three to replace the sweat which leaked out of me!!!
by snooky
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Pernicious weeds.
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Pernicious weeds.

Dismantling the boards of the raised beds of my allotment I have been able to get at the yards of roots of bind weed and marestail.Enough to well fill a wheelbarrow with,no doubt, more to come.Where the boards meet the earth seems to be an ideal area for these roots to grow.
by snooky
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1247
Views: 180082

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

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by snooky
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Tomato conundrum
Replies: 9
Views: 505

Re: Tomato conundrum

What is the benefit of Aspirin and how much is added to the growing medium?
by snooky
Sat May 23, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Ill Wisteria
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: Ill Wisteria

This article by the RHS may give you a clue as to what is going on:-
https://www.rhs.org.uk/plants/popular/w ... wing-guide
by snooky
Mon May 18, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Another Raspberry Conundrum
Replies: 8
Views: 530

Re: Another Raspberry Conundrum

On the alloment which I have recently taken over,there is a "thicket" of raspberries of unknown variety and not sure if they summer or autumn fruiting(soon find out if and when berries appear) and,strangely, only stand about waist high.In amongst this lot I have a Gooseberry plant,A Bluebe...
by snooky
Tue May 12, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 193
Views: 5504

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

The local Garden Centre is opening at 0830hrs tomorrow;I had better get along there and start queuing!!!
by snooky
Sat May 09, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1247
Views: 180082

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

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by snooky
Tue May 05, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Cucumber with yellowing leaves
Replies: 15
Views: 762

Re: Cucumber with yellowing leaves

Evening Tony,
Try telling Monty Don about your opinion on peat free compost.It will go in one ear and out the other!!!
by snooky
Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Allotment.
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Allotment.

Having survived a bout of this Coronavirus,I have been able go to my newly acquired allotment.It was very clean and I was able tp plant it up straight away.Had a mad two weeks of sowing and planting and cleaning out the well overgrown fruit patch which is the only part needing a good sort out. Been ...
by snooky
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: St.George.
Replies: 5
Views: 459

St.George.

To all the Engish out there "Happy St. George's Day."

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