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by peter
Fri May 29, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 166
Views: 3212

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Some little varmint has been in the greenhouse extracted all my sweet corn from the modules and eaten them, had a go at the sweet peas and some tomatoes.
Mousetrap out and baited, though it might be a squirrel coming in through the roof vent.
by peter
Sun May 17, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Wooden strawberry pallet walls
Replies: 16
Views: 363

Re: Wooden strawberry pallet walls

Just be wary of the wood after the first growing season, pallet planks rot quite fast,unless they're the blue pallets, untreated rough-sawn timber.
by peter
Sat May 16, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Merry tiller major engine
Replies: 10
Views: 506

Re: Merry tiller major engine

Barry, Richard has a website and he sells the idler wheels and many other bit.
http://www.merrytiller.co.uk/spares1.htm below the diagram that shows how to get the right belt size!
by peter
Thu May 14, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Rhubarb!
Replies: 11
Views: 308

Re: Rhubarb!

Seen it added to lamb stew.
by peter
Thu May 14, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 166
Views: 3212

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Peter that is an amazing man cave complex, a positive labrynth, so well done you. I take it your veg plot is at home? ...... I am absolutely fascinated by sheds, so much so that I have built a camping shed. A small sleep trailer for my canoeing trips Eighth semi-detached from main allotment entranc...
by peter
Wed May 13, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 166
Views: 3212

Re: End of Spring Bits and Bobs.

Let's have your shed pics then!! IMG_20200513_211218.jpg IMG_20180805_192235.jpg IMG_20180805_192227.jpg IMG_20180507_190625.jpg IMG_20180805_192158.jpg Four phases of shed, two DIY shop sheds came with the house side by side down the boundary from the attached garage Moved one down the garden and ...
by peter
Wed May 13, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Elephant garlic
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Elephant garlic

I dig mine up after the leaves have died.
A much milder flavour, very nice.
by peter
Sun May 10, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Tools and Machinery
Topic: Clearway
Replies: 15
Views: 429

Re: Clearway

Not knowing what an undamaged one looks like I'm struggling to spot the damage?
by peter
Sun May 10, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1243
Views: 175397

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

My young nephew was greatly amused by that one some weeks ago.
by peter
Sun May 10, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: VE Day memories
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: VE Day memories

My dad, Flight Lieutenant RAFVR, would have still been in Imperial India at an airfield in what is now Bangladesh. Mum was in the Isle of Man, then still Miss Gale and mourning the loss of her baby brother Jimmy, Irish Guards, killed during the push to join the airborne troops at Arnhem and Niemegen
by peter
Sat May 09, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Sideways photographs.
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Sideways photographs.

If you use an Android phone can I recommend the ReducePhotoSize App Some systems, but not KG forum can auto present photos the right way round. ReducePhotoSize presents them to you as KG sees them and allows you to rotate them and to SaveAs in its own folder, from which they can be posted to KG. Als...
by peter
Sat May 09, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Swallows, swifts and house martins ......
Replies: 13
Views: 288

Re: Swallows, swifts and house martins ......

Cheap plastic netting from China is being used by the mile to trap migrating birds along the Mediterranean coast of Africa.
Hungry people are less discerning about s protein source than we are.
by peter
Wed May 06, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: A view of my garden
Replies: 426
Views: 70062

Re: A view of my garden

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by peter
Sun May 03, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Age-related lockdown!
Replies: 18
Views: 521

Re: Age-related lockdown!

But the older you are the more likely the virus will take you away from this world.

Logic escapes some folk sometimes.
by peter
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Greenhouse ventilation
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Greenhouse ventilation

Take a look at Two West's and Elliot online, they do all sorts of greenhouse spares and accessories.

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