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by JuneL
Sun May 13, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Where is everybody?
Replies: 17
Views: 504

Re: Where is everybody?

Hi Tigerburnie. You gave me advice last year on my barrel pond problems. Still having problems, pond is presently full of water and I am waiting yet again to see if the oil slick returns. May have to resort to a liner which I don’t really want to do as the barrel is watertight. Also it is very big, ...
by JuneL
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Barrel pond problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1638

Re: Barrel pond problem

Many thanks for all the suggestions. Tigerburnie , I will take up your idea of leaving it full through the winter as it took a long time for the wood to swell initially. I much prefer not using a liner as it is a large barrel and it would be very difficult to hide the folds . By the way there is qui...
by JuneL
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Barrel pond problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1638

Re: Barrel pond problem

Hi tigerburnie, It was bought from a Cooperage in Scotland. I believe it was a Whiskey barrel that had been done up and re- banded. Don’t know if that is the correct term. I intend to use it just as a pond for plants. There will be no fish. The inside does appear to have been coated with something (...
by JuneL
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Barrel pond problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1638

Barrel pond problem

Hi, I have a new Barrel pond and I’m having trouble with an oily film on the water. I have syphoned it out and refilled it and left it for a few weeks. I intend to skim the oily water and then syphon and refill. Does anyone have any tips, ideas ? I don’t know if a liner is the answer. Would the wood...
by JuneL
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Growing Advice for beginners
Topic: Roquito chilli pepper pearls - ?
Replies: 21
Views: 23207

Re: Roquito chilli pepper pearls - ?

Hi , I have been searching online to buy these and it seems that a company called The Cornwall Hamper company sells them. Good luck.

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