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by oldherbaceous
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs
Replies: 103
Views: 1820

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs

Thank you for starting the new Bits and Bobs Elmigo, kept meaning to do it... The weather is bad here too, Elmigo, been really tough for earning a living at gardening this year. You will be amazed at what you can produce out of that area, just a couple of tips, keep your soil in good condition and e...
by oldherbaceous
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Sunshine corner
Replies: 5
Views: 321

Re: Sunshine corner

Dear Diane, that will brighten the dullest of days...not that i'm saying your days are dull, of course... :)
by oldherbaceous
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Where is the Introduction for the new Comers?
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: Where is the Introduction for the new Comers?

A warm welcome to the Forum, from me too Rachelleray...it may be a small Forum in size of members but, it has a big heart and offers advice freely. :)
by oldherbaceous
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Battery vs gas powered equipment performance
Replies: 10
Views: 683

Re: Battery vs gas powered equipment performance

We have a Stihl HSA 56 hedge cutter, Monika, we use it just for topiary work, or softest growth and couldn't believe the run time...it uses the AK 10 battery...brilliant thing.
by oldherbaceous
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Hapt Birthday.
Replies: 11
Views: 474

Re: Hapt Birthday.

Oh Chantal.... :)
by oldherbaceous
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: This isn't really about cooking per se but marmalade
Replies: 18
Views: 659

Re: This isn't really about cooking per se but marmalade

Reading that, it looks as if i'm far too young to be making Mamalade yet.... :)
by oldherbaceous
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Hapt Birthday.
Replies: 11
Views: 474

Hapt Birthday.

May I wish you a very Happy Biirthday, Peter and hope you have a brilliant day.

And as normal, a huge thank you for doing the thankless task of being Moderator and a wonderful job you make of it too... :)
by oldherbaceous
Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 101
Views: 3670

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Cook got struck on the head by one of the branches I was cutting and it did draw blood but, luckily she could carry on clearing up. :)
by oldherbaceous
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 101
Views: 3670

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Been down the field and cut some large branches up, that had landed on the fence... and just come back from the Big house, after wrestling the pool cover for an hour...
by oldherbaceous
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 101
Views: 3670

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Just been out for a early morning stroll and that wind is strong...and since it has only reached 2 thirds of it's predicted speed, there will be some damage...
by oldherbaceous
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 101
Views: 3670

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Fingers crossed, Shallot Man...
by oldherbaceous
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happiness is...
Replies: 10
Views: 567

Re: Happiness is...

Funny what gives us gardeners pleasure... :)
by oldherbaceous
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Greenhouse anchoring?
Replies: 9
Views: 506

Re: Greenhouse anchoring?

Good morning Elmigo, diagonals is the word that will help you most....so whether it's plastic poles, wooden battens or even stout bamboos...and these can either be tied, screwed, glued, or even strongly taped into place...all depending on what the frame is made of!
by oldherbaceous
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Harvesting Q&A
Topic: Horse manure
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: Horse manure

Robo,the only concern I would have with it is, if the horses had been on grass, or eaten hay, that had been sprayed with a very strong Herbicide, and it coming through in the muck.
by oldherbaceous
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 101
Views: 3670

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Seen two huge Black Bumble Bees over the allotment today and the Birds are singing their hearts out...got an awful feeling we haven't seen the end of Winter, by any means...

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