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by jeff64
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Weeding advice.
Replies: 9
Views: 2607

Re: Weeding advice.

I did exactly the same Monika, used 20mm square wire did all my allotment and it,s still in good fettel!
by jeff64
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.
Replies: 141
Views: 25025

Re: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.

At least you have experienced it tigerburnie, think of all the memories, i envy you
by jeff64
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.
Replies: 141
Views: 25025

Re: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.

Went out yesterday to Thorsby park, had a falconry lesson bought me for my birthday,the weather was very cold but when you have got a full grown golden eagle on your arm you don,t give the weather a second thought, AWSOME!
by jeff64
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.
Replies: 141
Views: 25025

Re: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.

does anyone know if the leaf miner has a little brown grub/pupa thingy same as the leek moth
by jeff64
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: brown leeks
Replies: 9
Views: 4671

Re: brown leeks

Hi Chantal, thanks for the info., i appear to be the only one on the allotments that has them ,so i will try my best to eradicate them for next year. Thanks again to you all. Jeff
by jeff64
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: brown leeks
Replies: 9
Views: 4671

Re: brown leeks

Sounds very daunting,will keep an eye on it,thanks again Tony and Pa Snip
by jeff64
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: brown leeks
Replies: 9
Views: 4671

Re: brown leeks

Yes i think there is Tony,is there any action to be taken? thanks Jeff
by jeff64
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: brown leeks
Replies: 9
Views: 4671

brown leeks

Harvested some leeks today and they all had brown stains in them and a small hole in them,apart from that they looked healthy,good size,clean leaf,healthy roots,could you tell me what it might be please. :?:
by jeff64
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.
Replies: 141
Views: 25025

Re: Mid Autumn Bits and Bobs 2017.

Primrose,you are going to confuse us yorkshire puddings, i think we put our clocks back in the autumn. LOL.
by jeff64
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Red Onions
Replies: 6
Views: 3916

Re: Red Onions

Monika, i have grown electric for the last three years and this year they were the same as yours,but they still taste nice, i have put them in again this autumn and they are already about 3" high.
by jeff64
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Tomato Soup with or without skins?
Replies: 11
Views: 8408

Re: Tomato Soup with or without skins?

tomatoes with skins on with the rest of the ingredients, bring to the boil blend seive, better than anything i,ve had out of a tin.
by jeff64
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: The good, the bad (harvests) of 2017?
Replies: 15
Views: 4058

Re: The good, the bad (harvests) of 2017?

six honeydew melons and about a dozen fair sized beef tomatoes were harvested yesterday out of the polytunnel,unfortunatley not by me (rats again Grrr!)
by jeff64
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Strange sky this afternoon
Replies: 20
Views: 4105

Re: Strange sky this afternoon

went down the allotment around lunch time, it was really quiet with a yellow/grey sky and a dull red globe poking through, erie!
by jeff64
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Planting Garlic
Replies: 17
Views: 6404

Re: Planting Garlic

westi, i took my instructions as meaning plant and put 1" covering on top, sorry if i misled.
by jeff64
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Planting Garlic
Replies: 17
Views: 6404

Re: Planting Garlic

I planted mine a couple of days ago (lautrec wight) along with the electric and radar onions curtacy of kitchen garden mag and dt brown seeds. planted them as per dt browns instructions 1" covering of soil.

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