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by peter
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 146
Views: 2934

Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Looks like OH is either still in the queue or he got it wrong and cook has "dealt with him most severely"!
by peter
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Technical Data
Topic: Running low on seed compost. Suggestions?
Replies: 12
Views: 151

Re: Running low on seed compost. Suggestions?

Wickes are doing click and collect from outside front of store with queueing marked out.
by peter
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: mini greenhouse
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: mini greenhouse

A couple of full size paving slabs on the bottom shelf.
by peter
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Sulphate of Potash.
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Sulphate of Potash.

Probably to promote flowering?
by peter
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: How to get rid of ANY pests?
Replies: 6
Views: 138

Re: How to get rid of ANY pests?

oldherbaceous wrote:Deer are a huge problem on our allotments, so just lots of strong netting...


to catch them in and get venison!


A jest not a suggestion.
by peter
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Got it licked!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Re: Got it licked!!!

Looking to avoid face to face for our service desk I have been investigating what are essentially smart Internet enabled lockers.
One website proudly announced that the company had "A flare for design."
by peter
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 146
Views: 2934

Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Did you forget the date?
by peter
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 146
Views: 2934

Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Only the odd cargo plane at Stansted.
by peter
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Composting evergreen cuttings
Replies: 6
Views: 99

Re: Composting evergreen cuttings

Never seen it grow back from brown.
Seen a few people who were disappointed and surprised to have a row of dead sticks after an enthusiastic hedge cut back. :lol:
by peter
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 146
Views: 2934

Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Were you laying out membrane in the gale today Peter? That would have been a real struggle. It was windy, but I'd folded it up and had numerous weights, including myself. Always roll a scaffold or angle iron pole in the end and tuck it in the \| at the edge of the plot and add some weights. So on t...
by peter
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 146
Views: 2934

Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Putting the weed membrane out was "interesting", good job I'm not a stick insect :wink:

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by peter
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 146
Views: 2934

Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Good job you got the spade up in time to deflect the bullet :twisted:

Shame Old Codger has turned that grudge into a blood feud.
by peter
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Allowable exercise
Replies: 38
Views: 604

Re: Allowable exercise

Today.
Two hour dog walk.
Afternoon on the allotment with two rows, 56', of Foremost in.

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by peter
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1219
Views: 165856

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

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by peter
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: This isn't social distancing!
Replies: 15
Views: 341

Re: This isn't social distancing!

20191102_184640.jpg Out for an hour and a bit with these two each morning early. One consistent fool of a woman, muzzles and releases her spaniel in a ten acre park field, then stands poking at her mobile phone while it rushes around interrupting other folks doggy activities. Our younger dog likes ...

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