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by snooky
Mon May 03, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 40
Views: 425

Re: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.

Been chucking it down in my part of the world for a few hours.Drainage ditch at the back and side of the house running a bit sluggish.Idiot neighbour has thrown ivy trimmings into it and the rest of the debris brought down by the water built up behind it.Another phone call of complaint to the Counci...
by snooky
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Watering
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Watering

Colin.
You are in the same position as me,beds dry on top damp underneath.I've chosen not to water just yet whilst hard night frosts are still forecast.
by snooky
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 166
Views: 4357

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Power steering playing up on my Meriva so took it to the garage.Pump leaking and "that will be £900 please,Sir"and labour on top!!The annoying part is that it is a well known fault on Merivas'.Pretty well brassed off.
by snooky
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1311
Views: 240571

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

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by snooky
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1311
Views: 240571

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

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by snooky
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Max/Min Thermometer.
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Max/Min Thermometer.

Thanks everyone for your help and advice.
by snooky
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Max/Min Thermometer.
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Max/Min Thermometer.

My old thermometer bounced this morning and didn't do it much good.Looked for a new one on line and could only find digital versions,would like the old fashioned mercury type.Anyone have an idea where I might purchase one?Or are they like Rocking Horse poo these days.
by snooky
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 13
Views: 307

Re: Happy Birthday.

Hello Johnboy.Good to hear from you.Hope that you are planting Cider Apple trees as well!!!
by snooky
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: This year's new trial!
Replies: 14
Views: 355

Re: This year's new trial!

Might try "Mini Sweetcorn".Never grown it and there is a variety called"Minipop" so if I can find it then it will be this years experiment.
by snooky
Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Type of pot to use in greenhouse/conservatory
Replies: 11
Views: 422

Re: Type of pot to use in greenhouse/conservatory

Following on from what Sally has written about growing pots for tomatoes etc is there an optimum size pot for starting offthe various sized seeds? Whilst washing 3" pots to start off Sweetcorn seeds I had a sudden thought that it may be that I should be using a bigger size pot or even a smaller...
by snooky
Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Lockdown one Rescues success
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Re: Lockdown one Rescues success

Sorted an overgrown soft fruit area on my allotment,kept what I wanted and put the rest out for people to take away which they have done.So hopefully they will be a success for their new owners.
by snooky
Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 166
Views: 4357

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Waiting for my delivery of crowns for my new Asparagas bed.Coming from Holland ,so might be a while .
by snooky
Sun Mar 21, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1311
Views: 240571

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

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by snooky
Sun Mar 21, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 166
Views: 4357

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Must agree with you,Clive, a lovely day and able to work on the allotment without a jumper on.Only snag shirt a bit short so flashed a bit of the old"builders bum" at times.Disappointed that I didn't get Wolf whistled!!!Planted out a bed of Sturon onion sets and a bed of Shallots saved fro...
by snooky
Sun Mar 14, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 166
Views: 4357

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Cleaned the patch of ground which I am going to plant up with fruit bushes,one half and the other half as an Asparagas bed.Have to agree with Compo,an annoying strong breeze from the north-west got to places where it shouldn't have.Temperature gauge showing 12 degrees, felt much colder than that.I,t...

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