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by peter
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 72
Views: 1087

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

I went along to the Big house today, and said to the owners, "we won't see anymore wet weather for a couple of weeks"......I had only been home about haf an hour and we had nearly an hour of hail and rain.....and yes, my ears were burning... :) Similar thing here this afternoon, started w...
by peter
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 72
Views: 1087

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Friends whose boys have now left home decided to cease growing veg at home and asked if I would be interested in three raised beds. Borrowed a decent trailer after lining up another friend to help and benefit. So now I have six garden sleepers approx eight foot long each, my friend has about two ton...
by peter
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 72
Views: 1087

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Meet the newest member of the family.
The 35kg resident German Shorthaired Pointer is thoroughly intimidated by her, lay in the car for four hours with his bum to her.Runs away when she walks towards him.
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by peter
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 72
Views: 1087

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Just when i start to think, "It hasn't rained today, the winds drying the soil a bit, I might be able to do some more digging tomorrow.." what happens?

It ****ing well starts raining and doesn't stop.......
by peter
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 15
Views: 246

Re: Happy Birthday.

Happy birthday.
by peter
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 72
Views: 1087

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

peter wrote:.....Hoping the allotment might be dry enough to do some more digging tomorrow. :? :wink:


Overnight rain! :roll:
by peter
Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 72
Views: 1087

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Shallot Man wrote:Started to clear out my dung heap. Noticed last years tea-bags are still in prime condition. made me wonder what the bags are made of. :?


Plastic mesh.
by peter
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 72
Views: 1087

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Got a few weeks of peace and quiet, wife and daughter are abroad in the antipodes. Saturday was airport delivery day followed by a heaving rugby club where the 1st's stuffed Cambridge 24-6. Sunday allotment Shop, dog walking and chores. Monday a fifteen mile walk and got caught by a stupendously col...
by peter
Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 103
Views: 2210

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Found out last night my favourite seed merchant is no more.
Edwin Tuckers ceased trading end of 2017. :(
by peter
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1062
Views: 111807

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

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by peter
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: SWEETCORN
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: SWEETCORN

Not if the plants you grew were F1 hybrids.
by peter
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 103
Views: 2210

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

I'm sure he'd have let you down gently. :twisted:
by peter
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Pa Snip
Replies: 37
Views: 765

Re: Pa Snip

So sad to hear of your loss.

Pa Snip will be missed here. :cry:
by peter
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 103
Views: 2210

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Peter. That looks like good solid clay. You could set up a pottery business there! I guess that needs an awful lot of frost or digging to break down. Impessive stuff, Peter, a couple of frosts would be rather handy to crumble the clods, for you. Fortunately for me when the soil dries a bit I are mo...
by peter
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 103
Views: 2210

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

A couple of good allotment sessions sees twelve foot by thirty foot dug over, the darker right hand part. Some of it shielded by wood chip and carpet was so wet you could mould pottery by hand.

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