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by peter
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: January Jobs?
Replies: 17
Views: 202

Re: January Jobs?

oldherbaceous wrote:........going to need something gardening related to be doing, or I will go totally mad... :)

Go?
by peter
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Wild parakeets
Replies: 5
Views: 99

Re: Wild parakeets

That's believed to be the case OH, noisy, agressive flocks, outcompeting the indigenous species.
First time sighting is "oh interesting who's it escaped from" a few years later you're wishing for a 410. :wink:
by peter
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Wild parakeets
Replies: 5
Views: 99

Re: Wild parakeets

Flocks of the damm things in London!
by peter
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1039
Views: 103976

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

Stephen wrote:Shouldn't it be rolled in glitter? After all you can not polish it!


Alas, all that glitters is not gold!
by peter
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Danger Awareness needed for this.....
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Re: Danger Awareness needed for this.....

If you're lucky enough to have access to fresh shredded material from a tree surgeon exercise extreme caution when a pile has been stood for a while, especially in warm weather. Moulds form extremely quickly in the inside of the heap and when you cheerfully dig into it you can end up in a veritable ...
by peter
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1039
Views: 103976

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

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by peter
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 165
Views: 3029

Re: Early Winter Bits and Bobs.

I was tempted to treat this as a joke, but it is true, hope we see the verdict in the mass media.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46385597
by peter
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy New Year to you all for 2019
Replies: 36
Views: 466

Re: Happy New Year to you all for 2019

Reality is this forum is a quiet backwater. Busier forums it takes months for people to realise someone's gone quiet. Here we can go a few days sometimes with no posts, other forums there's so many posts you lose interest and the same questions are asked time after time. I think here is a bit like a...
by peter
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy New Year to you all for 2019
Replies: 36
Views: 466

Happy New Year to you all for 2019

Before the light alcohol showers drift in from the northeast followed by the onset of heavy intermittent showers of gin...... I'd like to wish everyone a Happy New Year.

May it being you the best possible outcomes in whatever circumstances you are in.
by peter
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 165
Views: 3029

Re: Early Winter Bits and Bobs.

Our association orders a selection and sells off a pre-order list, most is sold before they are delivered to us.

£2.50 per 2kg pack
by peter
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Hacked.
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: Hacked.

This stuff is part of my day job, the data has been harvested from breaches, like BA, LinkedIn, Facebook, there are lists for sale in whole or part on the internet of hundreds of millions of email and password combinations. My personal details are in five breaches of; 153 million, 593 million, 164 m...
by peter
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Growing Advice for beginners
Topic: Spacing
Replies: 18
Views: 480

Re: Spacing

As a child of the eArly sixties i can recall the potato spinner when I was young primary school age, the farm changed hands and a potato contract grower took over. Cue the ride on six person potato harvester towed by a tractor with a trailer alongside behind another tractor to collect the spuds spil...
by peter
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 11
Views: 218

Re: Happy Birthday.

Happy birthday young fella.
by peter
Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Advice for Beginners!
Replies: 22
Views: 771

Re: Advice for Beginners!

Do not rush into doing raised (but in actuality fenced) beds. typical tv induced newcomers to a weed infested plot, start constructing raised beds out of untreated planks screwed from outside into 2"x2" up rights just at the corners, then use bags of putting compost to fill them. Think of ...
by peter
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 165
Views: 3029

Re: Early Winter Bits and Bobs.

I heard they were a bit shitty

oldherbaceous wrote:Since a lot of people have been taking an unwelcomed interest in my rear passage, just lately, I wondered if it might be worth contacting these people..... :) :twisted:

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