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- Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:14 pm
- Forum: Seasonal tips
- Topic: BROAD BEANS, OVERWINTERING TYPE
- Replies: 5
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I have devised an elaborate mesh cage to keep mice away from the bigger seeds and it worked in spring so i want to try Autumn broad beans again. I had Sutton last year but I think they are a dwarf variety and they did not do so well. So if I remember rightly Aquadulce or Bunyard's Exhibition are bet...
- Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:32 pm
- Forum: General chatter
- Topic: Mid-summer Bits and Bobs
- Replies: 140
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So if you have a courgette glut like me - you'll be thinking of what to do with them. Lately we've had: Courgette cake. Multiple available recipes online Courgetti . Shaved strands of the whole fruit with skin on. Use a spiralizer to produce enough of the same amount you would want for spagbol . Ste...
- Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:29 am
- Forum: Tools and Machinery
- Topic: Battery power tools
- Replies: 9
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I had Makita. No quibbles there about how good they are. However I have started to replace them with Einhell. Their power-x batteries are interchangeable and I have now got a strimmer, drill and jigsaw All decent quality and very competively priced. Toolststion sell a wide range of Einhell products.
- Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:28 pm
- Forum: General chatter
- Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
- Replies: 181
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I have guttering on quite a big shed and it is linked to my greenhouse shed. When we have rain it fills my IBC tank pretty efficiently in rainy times. Lets' see how you get on Peter.....
Although I am working one day a week on average, the job i do can be stressful, however, very satisfying too. So for one day a week I am 'volunteering' to cover shifts when the team is short (I get paid!!) but no obligation and I could live frugally now on my pensions, till I get the old age pension...
Yes I usually heel them in, but what I am wondering given that the whole 7x2 metre area is trampled should I open up the ground a bit before putting in the plants then heel them in around their roots? I am on clay which is well cultivated with lots of organic matter, I think I will plan them then li...
So can I jump in and ask. I have just built a brassica cage over what was a well dug and composted bed. It is now quite trampled. Given the soil brassicas like should I quickly fork it over or just male a plug in the slightly compacted patch?