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by robo
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 228
Views: 6196

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

My daughter had bells palsy, I remember being in the A and E with her till around four in the morning one side of her face dropped she looked shocking she did recover but I could always see a slight difference in her face from one side to the other she was about thirty years old at the time I wish I...
by robo
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 228
Views: 6196

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Cheers Geoff I will have to double check ,I've got seeds stored in a few places up to now I can't find them, I was impressed with the taste but I did not get as many on the trusses as I would like ,I have got them on my list for next year
by robo
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 228
Views: 6196

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Any one remember getting a free packet of yellow delight tomatoes early this year I think it was around March ,would you know roughly how many seeds were in the packet ,the reason is I had some as part of the six varieties I had in the pollytunnel and I was impressed with the taste especially with c...
by robo
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: A very personal message
Replies: 24
Views: 351

Re: A very personal message

We had an appointment with the specialist today for my wife's latest scan ,it's not good news we get told she has shadows on her lungs we could find very little out apart from its more than one shadow and her case will be discussed next week at a meeting of the specialist
by robo
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Preserving
Replies: 17
Views: 266

Re: Preserving

Up to now I've had two try outs first one was tomatoes ,five tobacco leaves ,Apple's and banana's , the tomatoes I have not tried ,the baccy I passed to my grandson ,the bananas and Apple I just can't leave alone I've just done the second batch
by robo
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: A very personal message
Replies: 24
Views: 351

Re: A very personal message

Only you and your close family know what you are going through I wish you all the luck in the world ,keep fighting till the end you never know what's round the corner, my wife went through close on three months radiotherapy and chemotherapy at the same time it did nothing to help her
by robo
Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Wildlife photographs
Replies: 14
Views: 142

Re: Wildlife photographs

Great pictures ,just out of curiosity what camera do you use , I do realize it's the skill of the person behind the camera rather than the camera ,my wife used to be into photography the cost of her equipment at the time was very expensive now it's worthless
by robo
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 228
Views: 6196

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

I pulled one that had gone to seed last week, I had a hard time trying to get Leek's to germinate my favorite Bulgarian giant was a disaster not one from 96 planted , a week ago I ordered some more seeds it was only when I went down the plot and got the old seeds out to discard I seen the label &quo...
by robo
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Garlic Preferences
Replies: 14
Views: 221

Re: Garlic Preferences

Pink germidour is a softneck garlic sold by most suppliers
by robo
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Garlic Preferences
Replies: 14
Views: 221

Re: Garlic Preferences

I've planted three types ,elephant garlic, Carcassonne from the isle of white ,the third is Lauren white in total around 65 ,I normally note everything I plant and the date on my phone I forgot to list the garlic this year now amended
by robo
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Birds' vision
Replies: 15
Views: 707

Re: Birds' vision

Sorry alan my fault
by robo
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Birds' vision
Replies: 15
Views: 707

Re: Birds' vision

It was my wife who spotted it I was down the plot ,I have questioned her about it as her short term memory is lacking she is adamant that it was red even matching the colour to some shrubs we have been to formby quite a few times and she douse now the difference between red and tree rats ,there is n...
by robo
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Lemon Tree
Replies: 7
Views: 106

Re: Lemon Tree

We have an aldi lemon tree as well as an aldi orange tree ,apart from four months in summer both of ours live in the conservatory we never have loads of lemons on it but always have a few it flowers all year round I leave it to pollinate itself ,problem is when we have a lemon ready for picking we b...
by robo
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Birds' vision
Replies: 15
Views: 707

Re: Birds' vision

My wife spotted a squirrel in our garden this morning ,we have had them before it's nothing to write home about apart from this was a red one
by robo
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 228
Views: 6196

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Today I've cut the pumpkin up ,it was easy I attacked it with a saw ,five sections two of which I struggled to carry into the garage ,the first batch is in the oven roasting prior to making soup with it ,I think I will have to do a soup kitchen like the Sally army do

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