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by peter
Thu May 09, 2024 6:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Christmas!
Replies: 17
Views: 308642

Re: Christmas!

Magazine doesn't see the need for more moderators with the volume of activity on here. If you can point out any more of his posts, which the "Ban Hammer" tool was supposed to remove I can individually delete them. But unless I peruse every thread in past months I'm unable to find them as h...
by peter
Thu May 09, 2024 8:05 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Christmas!
Replies: 17
Views: 308642

Re: Christmas!

Darui was banned and the repost editing Stravaig's post has been removed.
In total I removed one on April 21st and edited out his links on another on May 1st.
He cannot post or follow you around since he was banned on April 8th 2024.
I'm the sole active moderator on here.
by peter
Thu Apr 18, 2024 1:45 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: What are these invading the plot?
Replies: 11
Views: 979

Re: What are these invading the plot?

Closest two matches match I can find in the Phone App "LeafSnap" are:

1 Sibthorpia Peregrina AKA Madeira Moneywort, "it forms dense mats of finely pubescent leaves and miniature yellow flowers."

2 Bramble.
by peter
Tue Apr 16, 2024 2:32 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Going Green, but not doing so?
Replies: 4
Views: 612

Going Green, but not doing so?

Our Allotment provider wants to go green and is advising "a dilute solution of salt" to kill weeds. Thoughts and opinions welcome. I note the RHS counsel against it and point to the Health & Safety Executive as regards what is legal to use. https://www.rhs.org.uk/weeds/weeds-on-hard-su...
by peter
Wed Apr 10, 2024 2:13 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 223
Views: 10162

Re: Spring Bits and Bobs.

Off to Colchester again then?

I believe that's where it is now.
glasshouse. / (ˈɡlɑːsˌhaʊs) / noun. British a glass building, esp a greenhouse, used for growing plants in protected or controlled conditions. obsolete, informal, mainly British a military detention centre.
by peter
Wed Mar 27, 2024 4:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Gift bags for home made Christmas pressies.
Replies: 9
Views: 7140

Re: Gift bags for home made Christmas pressies.

OH, Lizzie was always up for a giggle, especially with "The Grock in the Frock"!
by peter
Wed Mar 27, 2024 4:17 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Solar Pest Repeller
Replies: 4
Views: 2745

Re: Solar Pest Repeller

Hmmm the joys of differential pricing £11.99 up here
by peter
Sun Mar 24, 2024 8:55 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 223
Views: 10162

Re: Spring Bits and Bobs.

Sadly no, my older dog is not as mobile as he used to be.
by peter
Sat Mar 23, 2024 8:56 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 223
Views: 10162

Re: Spring Bits and Bobs.

Thought we'd have a sodden match today as I was preparing the container bar. Dark slate clouds to our west, a flurry of hail and a strong shower. All changed by kickoff time, bright sunshine with lighter coloured clouds. A good crowd and thankfully after being thrashed away last week, a convincing w...
by peter
Fri Mar 22, 2024 2:04 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 223
Views: 10162

Re: Spring Bits and Bobs.

Brief shower this morning, determinably overcast. Yesterdays success was second coat of barn paint on concrete shed door and frame, made a chain of two padlocks and the bits on the door & frame to leave it secure but no painted bits touching each other. Walked the dogs and when we got back it wa...
by peter
Fri Mar 22, 2024 9:42 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 223
Views: 10162

Re: Spring Bits and Bobs.

Tried some weeding and tidying on allotment yesterday, oh dear, sticky sticky sticky undigable!
by peter
Tue Mar 12, 2024 5:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Ant useful apps
Replies: 3
Views: 2441

Re: Ant useful apps

I occasionally use LeafSnap, which identified the beautiful towering plant I was brushing against when walking up or down the path between my two plots as Hemlock.
by peter
Mon Mar 11, 2024 5:00 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 201
Views: 121105

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

I'd used my pole saw to remove overhanging hawthorn and honeysuckle above where a tenant wanted to put his diddy greenhouse some weeks ago and promised to dig out my shredder. Finally dry enough on Saturday to do the deed, I think he was worried it'd never happen, anyhow, when I'd dragged the 5HP be...
by peter
Thu Mar 07, 2024 6:27 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Can you just be evicted plot
Replies: 1
Views: 792

Re: Can you just be evicted plot

Get the council and your ward Councillors involved, nuclear option but leave fighting if that's the way the wind blows. Council could pull the lease back, if you can prove discrimination is in play. One of our town sites had a person like that stand up as Site Agent (council's onsite representative ...
by peter
Sat Mar 02, 2024 9:39 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 201
Views: 121105

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Awash here, daren't set foot on my plots ATM.