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by robo
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Apple tree
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: Apple tree

The same happened to one of my young bushes about 2 years ago for some strange reason the main stem broke off around 8 inches above the graft I moved it and put it against the boundary fence we’re the original plots ended before the council extended the allotment I made a cordon out of it which was ...
by robo
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: The geese are getting fat
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Re: The geese are getting fat

Joking apart Alan they look the picture of health
by robo
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: The geese are getting fat
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Re: The geese are getting fat

:lol: I’m down to dinas next week I might call in and pinch one don’t wait up it will be late on when you are asleep :lol: :lol:
by robo
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 179
Views: 3432

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

Very sorry to read that shallot man, my wife had a stroke in 2012 that left her with no short term memory it’s hard when you are looking after a person With such disabilities but as others have said try and look in from time to time and share your knowledge and experiences
by robo
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Fifth truss?
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Fifth truss?

I normally leave mine until the 9 th truss this year I’m miles behind it’s only two brilliant people who decided I need help and moved on my plot then sorted everything out to be honest I had given up I still don’t do much apart from looking after the chickens people keep saying it will come back bu...
by robo
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: A view of my garden
Replies: 445
Views: 73478

Re: A view of my garden

I would not water to much westi thunder is in the air
by robo
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 179
Views: 3432

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

We have had a day and half of rain yesterday was like a monsoon today it’s rain then sun then rain , I’m I the only person who is averaging 6 to 7 emails a day from the powers that be telling me who has posted on what thread
by robo
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 179
Views: 3432

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

I planted four sets in a large tub placed it in the poly tunnel this would be around middle to end of February,I’ve given up planting spuds in buckets as I usually get very little return ,today I decided to empty it 39 spuds most large not many tiny ones I’m happy now
by robo
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Tomato conundrum
Replies: 9
Views: 533

Re: Tomato conundrum

I normally find if the first truss douse not set then I get thin stems ,maybe you are over fertilising them ,do you check how damp the soil is or just water
by robo
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 179
Views: 3432

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

I would say about 3 mm nothing like what was forecast
by robo
Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 179
Views: 3432

Re: Early Summer Bits and Bobs.

One of the girls on our allotment decided to water my plot last night she has already fixed me up with two coworkers who turned out to be really good both keep fit fanatics and do more work in half an hour than do all day ,last night she sent me a photo of a very large hedgehog in the poly tunnel th...
by robo
Thu May 07, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: 2020 Spring Bits & Bobs
Replies: 142
Views: 5464

Re: 2020 Spring Bits & Bobs

I would like to thank you all for your kind comments,I must apologise for jumping a thread to say I was not thinking straight was an understatement I’m still upside down with it all and will never get over it ,I can’t face going to our plot I see my wife everywhere so I’ve no great input to the disc...
by robo
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: 2020 Spring Bits & Bobs
Replies: 142
Views: 5464

Re: 2020 Spring Bits & Bobs

At 12-15 today a light went out in my life when my best mate and wife carol passed away after three and half years fighting cancer
by robo
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Pegs on noses - comfrey tea!
Replies: 4
Views: 449

Re: Pegs on noses - comfrey tea!

I’m lucky I don’t have a sense of smell on the other hand I don’t have any comfrey on the plot
by robo
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: 2020 Spring Bits & Bobs
Replies: 142
Views: 5464

Re: 2020 Spring Bits & Bobs

My plots the same geoff

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