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by peter
Wed Apr 10, 2024 2:13 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 92
Views: 2069

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: 4586

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: 385

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: 92
Views: 2069

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: 92
Views: 2069

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: 92
Views: 2069

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: 92
Views: 2069

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: 594

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: 87659

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: 202

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: 87659

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Awash here, daren't set foot on my plots ATM.
by peter
Mon Feb 19, 2024 6:08 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: We're moving to Scotand
Replies: 12
Views: 1837

Re: We're moving to Scotand

I hear Balmoral is somewhat underused currently?
by peter
Mon Feb 19, 2024 6:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Yeah, no
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: Yeah, no

Yes, milady, I agree it is not the case.

Or Mi-lud.
by peter
Sun Feb 11, 2024 9:29 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 201
Views: 87659

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Blackthorn is flowering here, well a few of them at any rate.
by peter
Sat Feb 10, 2024 9:35 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday Peter.
Replies: 7
Views: 767

Re: Happy Birthday Peter.

Having lunch at the rugby club today and then I'll be running the pitch side bar.