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by rowbow
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Smart Meters
Replies: 10
Views: 2264

Re: Smart Meters.

I had a smart meter fitted by a supplier, changed supplier two years later, they cannot use anyone else's meter so fitted there own, all meters must be compatible bye 2020, they just save you having to do the readings. :mrgreen:
by rowbow
Sat May 19, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Annoying Tits
Replies: 27
Views: 6795

Re: Annoying Tits

They are most probably after the insects under the flaking paint? :roll:
by rowbow
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Best tasting Potato Varieties?
Replies: 17
Views: 4613

Re: Best tasting Potato Varieties?

Jersy royals were my favourite but since they stopped putting seaweed on the taste has gone, my favourite is Elfe :D
by rowbow
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Bean/Pea Frame
Replies: 15
Views: 5654

Re: Bean/Pea Frame

In my opinion vertical supports the same as beans.
by rowbow
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Railways and allotments
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Re: Railways and allotments

The Midland steam trust at Quorn Leic's, have a dig for England team at the station, the open days are usually themed on wartime events.
by rowbow
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Bean/Pea Frame
Replies: 15
Views: 5654

Re: Bean/Pea Frame

I have been using the pea harp method, end of the season just cut the hemp strings and compost the lot
by rowbow
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: LED Growing Lights
Replies: 22
Views: 8734

Re: LED Growing Lights

I have mine 18" above the bed, the higher you go the weaker the useful rays? :mrgreen:
by rowbow
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: LED Growing Lights
Replies: 22
Views: 8734

Re: LED Growing Lights

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B06W51X8JQ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B075B4DNKM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0759JJQMV/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Hope this works :m...
by rowbow
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Mares Tail
Replies: 22
Views: 10105

Re: Mares Tail

My wife wanted her own plot, she managed to get one just up from our other one, the lady that had it before didn't plant much in it but did know how to grow mares tail, we had to take up all of the slabbed paths, we double dug the whole plot some of the roots went down further, so we dug down to get...
by rowbow
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: LED Growing Lights
Replies: 22
Views: 8734

Re: LED Growing Lights

Hi I am using LED grow lights and they are performing well, got the LED's on a 5m role from Amazon red/blue spectrum, you will also need connectors and a 12v transformer, I found that the connectors are the ones with wires attached to enable you to bend them around corners, I cut mine in to 1m lengt...
by rowbow
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Decision made!
Replies: 44
Views: 10388

Re: Decision made!

I was given a10'x12' cedar greenhouse with concrete plinth and toughened glass, I didn't want a glass house because it would be time-consuming, so I tacked good quality butterfly netting on all of the sections before erection, the shelving was fixed all around the eaves it's a very expensive cage, t...
by rowbow
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Lawn help needed.
Replies: 12
Views: 5764

Re: Lawn help needed.

When I was marshalling on are golf course if I came upon a puddle on the greens or fairways I would bash a spike in to get through the compacted soil, the water would go down like a plug hole. :)
by rowbow
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: At the check out
Replies: 7
Views: 2202

Re: At the check out

I was in the RANGE yesterday lots of good quality seeds for 99p :mrgreen:
by rowbow
Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Pa Snip Enterprise 2017 Seasons Greetings
Replies: 14
Views: 3097

Re: Pa Snip Enterprise 2017 Seasons Greetings

Merry Christmas everyone, and may your onions be bigger than the other mans. :D
by rowbow
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Leaking water butt
Replies: 25
Views: 8554

Re: Leaking water butt

Have you tried plumbers plastic solder, the solvent for joining pipes, put it on the inside and outside :D

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