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by Geoff
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Website Help
Topic: Site maintenance on Monday 22 October
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Re: Site maintenance on Monday 22 October

Thanks - I admire your confidence!
by Geoff
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 99
Views: 1214

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Just seen a big flock of geese going North, must be global warming.
by Geoff
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 99
Views: 1214

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Beautiful and calm day today. Finished clearing the greenhouse I chickened out from in the gales and moved the chrysants in.
by Geoff
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Decision made!
Replies: 44
Views: 3537

Re: Decision made!

Visited my sister the other week who has two intact metal tubed mesh tunnels and a pile of twisted plastic tubes after "The Beast from the East".
by Geoff
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 99
Views: 1214

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

They'd have been ripped off here.
by Geoff
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Lack of fungal diseases on trees and top fruit
Replies: 12
Views: 166

Re: Lack of fungal diseases on trees and top fruit

Never seen a plain one like that, ours look like the ones you see with garden gnomes.

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by Geoff
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 99
Views: 1214

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Well I might as well be on here. Planned to sort out the greenhouse, managed to cut down and chop up the sweetcorn but then got frightened. The rattling and banging of the glass and stuff flying about drove me into the house.
by Geoff
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Thinning out pond in Autumn
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Thinning out pond in Autumn

A grappling hook.
by Geoff
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Overwintering self sown seedlings
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: Overwintering self sown seedlings

We've got cerinthe seedlings coming up all over the rockery about 10 yards from the plants, I think something must like the big seeds and has been hiding them away.
by Geoff
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Birds' vision
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Re: Birds' vision

Why do birds differ in how they can see through glass? Twitch an eyebrow and a member of the crow family will fly away but you can move about and point at most of the small birds like tits, robins and sparrows. We had a goldcrest last Winter that spent ages pecking round our front door that you coul...
by Geoff
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: cheese
Replies: 42
Views: 537

Re: cheese

Any hard strong cheese without additives or infections (don't like blue). Lancashire will be expensive in Yorkshire when the post Brexit tolls kick in.
by Geoff
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Scrumping and vandalism.
Replies: 16
Views: 157

Re: Scrumping and vandalism.

That's dreadful. You kind of expect it on an allotment, but no less disgusting, but not in your own back garden. You could try wildlife camera traps I suppose but they do show up and would probably get stolen (can they be disguised as bird boxes?), you shouldn't need to spend the money.
by Geoff
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: I DID IT!
Replies: 13
Views: 177

Re: I DID IT!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's SuperDiane!!!
by Geoff
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: cheese
Replies: 42
Views: 537

Re: cheese

So they can charge more for proper cheese and label it extra mature when they actually mean fit to eat.
by Geoff
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 12
Views: 160

Re: Happy Birthday.

Have a great day!

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