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by nog
Sun Apr 16, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Anyone had problems after growing Globe Artichokes?
Replies: 1
Views: 1127

They are a strange old Veg. They put out massice roots but if the roots get waterloged they get the hump and dont produce crowns. I am on clay and have to dig woen as far as I can. then back fill with gravel to keep the roots dry.
by nog
Sat Apr 15, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Tigger NOG and John too two
Replies: 2
Views: 1500

That was me not logged in (again).
by nog
Sat Apr 15, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: First Aid Kits
Replies: 5
Views: 1480

We havn't got that many poor people round here to necissatate and Lidl and an Aldi's we just have the Lidl....but there is a Netto near Bromley. I always forget at Lidl that you dont get a bag or that they don't take Credit cards I end up having to do what my mum used to do in Sainsburys get them to...
by nog
Sat Apr 15, 2006 5:29 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: I love my Lulu!
Replies: 21
Views: 3472

I do not take drugs. It was my normal Diamond White with a dash of Brasso. Emmm. Harold and I were up the allotment today and had to stand in the shed like a sentury at Buck house cos it was raining so much. I may have to break the hosepipe ban to pump the excess water out of my Runner bean trench.
by nog
Fri Apr 14, 2006 7:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: I love my Lulu!
Replies: 21
Views: 3472

He he he....
by nog
Fri Apr 14, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: I love my Lulu!
Replies: 21
Views: 3472

Oups that was me not logged in.
by nog
Fri Apr 14, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: weeds
Replies: 15
Views: 4365

Goats are good, but I prefer the tried and tested metod Small boy with flame thrower. I got him one of those caniser gas burners from Lidl and he loves it. I am just glad there are no Hay stacks in our area.
by nog
Fri Apr 14, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: water
Replies: 5
Views: 1480

Also how long was the water boiled for and was the temprature measured. When we had a pub the Envirmental Health used to come round every 3 months and they had a "plastic" block that they used to test the Microwaves door seals with, it used to glow in microwaaves they userd to put the unit...
by nog
Fri Apr 14, 2006 6:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: First Aid Kits
Replies: 5
Views: 1480

I thought I had missed them got one last year. I will have a look. Their Fire Extinguishers are not bad either.
by nog
Thu Apr 13, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Tigger , Nog and John too
Replies: 17
Views: 5053

I am very happy keeps him away from the TV and the letterbox makes the world look wide screen.
by nog
Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Lidl Thursday 20th April
Replies: 5
Views: 1614

Croydon Council are doing 330lt Compost bins for £6.
by nog
Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:55 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Tigger , Nog and John too
Replies: 17
Views: 5053

Not yet but I have a small boy sitting behind the letter box waiting for it.
by nog
Tue Apr 11, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Free seeds?
Replies: 16
Views: 2424

This was suggested at christmas but nothing came of it.
by nog
Tue Apr 11, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Water shortage (media) and boreholes
Replies: 28
Views: 5827

Also that article in the mail said that the hosepipe ban on allotments was suspect and very grey. And would only be sorted out in court. Our society are taking a legal view on it. I will let you know the outcome
by nog
Tue Apr 11, 2006 3:19 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Water shortage (media) and boreholes
Replies: 28
Views: 5827

The drilling derrics are on a trailer and towed behind a 4x4. all they are a an A frame and a motor that rotates the bit. they screw on 12fl lengths of "bit" as it goes down. They have been using them round here for ages. There is usually two men with it.

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