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by robo
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Pull-Starter Problem: Punch 43s
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Pull-Starter Problem: Punch 43s

Hi bazzb, welcome to the forum , it's very hard to advise on a pull start with out having hold of it ,if you hold it upside down and pull the cord does it work ok then
by robo
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 14
Views: 180

Re: Spring proper, Bits and Bobs.

Went the allotment this morning to find some scrote had taken the double adaptor off the tap now 36 plots
have to share one outlet for the hose pipes
by robo
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 207
Views: 6319

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

What a lovely day to have the first of my asparagus only six spears but really nice , I should say the second as two days ago I cut four the guy on the plot at the side of mine who always turns up when the first hint of the kettle boiling was the recipient of the first lot with his cry of "I've...
by robo
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: New kids on the block - New birds in the flock
Replies: 104
Views: 6157

Re: New kids on the block - New birds in the flock

I spray for mites regularly and put fullers earth down
by robo
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: New kids on the block - New birds in the flock
Replies: 104
Views: 6157

Re: New kids on the block - New birds in the flock

Nice looking chickens alan ,I lost another yesterday and one more is not looking good ,seems the two I rehomed when the guy on our allotment died were suffering with a disease I've lost five in four weeks one was a blue egg layer it's upsetting
by robo
Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Easter!
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: Happy Easter!

Good forecast for the weekend we should all be eggcited
by robo
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Beechgrove host retires
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: Beechgrove host retires

I think it's the best gardening programme on the television ,it starts tonight on BBC Scotland at 8 p.m.
by robo
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Rubber Trays
Replies: 25
Views: 742

Re: Rubber Trays

There's a post on Facebook saying b an q are happy to have plastic pots and trays brought in for recycling
by robo
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Rubber Trays
Replies: 25
Views: 742

Re: Rubber Trays

Why not do a proper job and make some glassfiber ones they would last a life time ,you could use one of the plastic ones for a mold
by robo
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 207
Views: 6319

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Just got back from the plot ,the east wind is bitting as well as the soil is bone dry looks like I will have to get the hose pipe out tomorrow
by robo
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Black Hole
Replies: 8
Views: 350

Re: Black Hole

There is only one thing we can be certain of ,it can't be half a hole
by robo
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Wildlife photographs
Replies: 182
Views: 13154

Re: Wildlife photographs

She obviously recognised the pike and thought "one of them boney things again"
by robo
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Bees need our help
Replies: 9
Views: 496

Re: Bees need our help

I think I have posted this before but ,last year I found a couple of packets of aldi wild flower seeds my wife had left lying around ,I borrowed them and scattered them on a very narrow bit of soil up against the fence down the plot when I say narrow it varies from six to ten inches ,I never covered...
by robo
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Let me introduce you to my tiny little heaven!
Replies: 21
Views: 871

Re: Let me introduce you to my tiny little heaven!

Elmigo ,as far as balconies go that's a decent size ,I think I would be tempted to hang some troughs off the fence you could get a couple on the tall fence ,just a thought
by robo
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Pa Snip Day.
Replies: 6
Views: 353

Re: Happy Pa Snip Day.

Me as well

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