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by robo
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 474

Re: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018

Bloodyhell tiger looks like you have been playing in the super league ,westi enjoy your hard earned leasure time ,I was lucky I always wanted to retire early then the firm I worked for went bust I was only 59 but you try getting a job at that age , I've now been retired ten years but age has taken i...
by robo
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: The Harvest begins!
Replies: 19
Views: 259

Re: The Harvest begins!

I think it's about selling broccoli , I don't have a problem with my five a day I start off with Apple's usually put through a press then yeast added ,I wonder if one of the fruit cider like strawberry of raspberry would be two of my five a day
by robo
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: A Pictorial Trip Around the Plot
Replies: 16
Views: 76

Re: A Pictorial Trip Around the Plot

It's very hard to judge the size but you have got it neat
by robo
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: A Pictorial Trip Around the Plot
Replies: 16
Views: 76

Re: A Pictorial Trip Around the Plot

Looking good pa snip but it looks a big plot for 120 square yards ours looks roughly the same size but it works out at 352 square meters but it's hard to work out on a picture
by robo
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: The Harvest begins!
Replies: 19
Views: 259

Re: The Harvest begins!

I've picked my third lot today ,last year we had two lots then they were finished for the season this year they are ripening slowly
by robo
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 474

Re: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018

We are the same very little rain although we were forecast thunder storms and gale force winds it started blowing last night and carried on until around an hour ago
by robo
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 474

Re: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018

Retropants that's worrying if I was you I would tour your allotment and check every plot out for freshly planted sweetcorn , our allotment is in probably the roughest part of the northwest but apart from a spate of breakings a few years ago nothing goes missing
by robo
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 474

Re: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018

It looks like our dry spell is over , heavy rain forecast for this evening , it's been nice while it lasted
by robo
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Rats - yet again !
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Rats - yet again !

Primrose, I find you have to use a different poison each time I buy some I think the rats become immune to a particular poison if used over and over
by robo
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 474

Re: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018

We used to have a pheasant it would strut up and down the track which runs down the middle of the plots it used to make one he'll of a noise if anyone got near it , then it vanished I think the call of the female pheasants over the field were to much for it to ignore now we have a young one doing ex...
by robo
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 474

Re: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018

We had rain forecast but none was forthcoming
by robo
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: What distracts you on the plot ??
Replies: 18
Views: 228

Re: What distracts you on the plot ??

The biggest distraction we have is watching the police helicopter chasing Rick heads over the fields behind the allotments then listening for the sirens before we decide which part of town it's all happening at
by robo
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Monkey puzzle fruit
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Monkey puzzle fruit

There was a program on the television about this last week ,the trees were in a park somewhere and a ranger had rigged up ropes to climb them but when they got to the top they could not get the nuts as the branches proved impossible to get through ,the next way they tried was with a cherry picker th...
by robo
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: greenhouse shading
Replies: 8
Views: 124

Re: greenhouse shading

I'm not complaining even though I'm spending one and half hours every day waving a hosepipe around
by robo
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: greenhouse shading
Replies: 8
Views: 124

Re: greenhouse shading

Rain what's that ? it's been that long I've forgotten

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