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by dan3008
Sun Aug 14, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Winner! :)
Replies: 13
Views: 2661

Re: Winner! :)

Well done westie :) that's amazing
by dan3008
Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Life on the allotment through photos
Replies: 89
Views: 15410

Re: Life on the allotment through photos

Pawty wrote:Robo - aldi have preserving starter kits on offer today. I'm going to go and have a look!

Pawty

Off to aldi I go
by dan3008
Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 9
Views: 1988

Re: Happy Birthday.

Happy birthday prim
by dan3008
Sun Aug 07, 2016 12:33 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Life on the allotment through photos
Replies: 89
Views: 15410

Re: Life on the allotment through photos

Pawty, I've taken a real love of pickling and jarring (technically canning, but I prefer calling it jarring because its in a jar) this year. But I'm really struggling to find decent kit. Any hints?
by dan3008
Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Summer Bits and Bobs - 2016.
Replies: 158
Views: 22976

Re: Mid Summer Bits and Bobs.

Today marks a sad day in the numbers household It is the end of our pea harvest. Turns out we has 3 early varieties, no main and no late. The good news, I even managed to save some seeds so have 77 seeds that I can plant again next year. If anyone wants any, Drop me a line, I really dont need that m...
by dan3008
Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Parsnip sap a reminder.
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Parsnip sap a reminder.

I'll have to see if I can find a clip from my daughters favourate episode of tree fu tom, Theres an episode where they grow carrots, but things go strange and they think the carrots are trying to get them... As for red ants, belive it or not, a small smear of vapour rub on your ankles and wrists wil...
by dan3008
Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Not Veg!
Replies: 9
Views: 1963

Re: Not Veg!

whatever it is, its a beautiful flower :)
by dan3008
Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Parsnip sap a reminder.
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Parsnip sap a reminder.

Westi wrote:Oh Dan, you cynic!

He meant the Skoda Yeti, probably caught his arm on the wing mirror squeezing through between 2 cars! :D :D

Westi
PS: Lemon oil worked well actually!

I laughed way more than I should at that one :D
by dan3008
Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Parsnip sap a reminder.
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Parsnip sap a reminder.

Exactly why I got anxious when neighbour stopped working his plot & left all his parsnips in, which in turn flowered & self seeded everywhere. I looked very glamorous covered head to toe with any old stuff I could find in the shed holding the hoe by the tip knocking his monsters down near t...
by dan3008
Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: New joke thread to cheer you all up
Replies: 110
Views: 20663

Re: New joke thread to cheer you all up

Genuine notices in my former church newsletter For those who have kids and don't know it, there is a nursery in the side room In memory of our band masters passing we will sing 'hallelujah he has gone before' Morning service Jesus walks on water, evening service searching for Jesus Don't let your fe...
by dan3008
Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Life on the allotment through photos
Replies: 89
Views: 15410

Re: Life on the allotment through photos

Pawty nice crop of radishes (I originally typed nice radishes but my wife said it sounded wrong lol)
And I approve of the pen knife :)
by dan3008
Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 8
Views: 2013

Re: Happy Birthday

Happy belated birthday from me
by dan3008
Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Parsnip sap a reminder.
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Parsnip sap a reminder.

That's exactly why I won't grow parsnips.. Although I hear its relative the hog weed, is worse
by dan3008
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Tomato feeding
Replies: 15
Views: 4390

Re: Tomato feeding

Hi Dan, There is a very old saying about knowing the difference twixt fluffing and splitting your sit upon which you obviously have not heard. JB. Final: I admit to being completely baffled as to what that means. Not a saying from around these parts that's for sure. Cant say its one I've heard eith...
by dan3008
Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:22 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Tomato feeding
Replies: 15
Views: 4390

Re: Tomato feeding

Logic? Oh yeh, I know what that is I dug that deep for good reason... At just over 1'6" deep there was a thick layer of Clay to dig through. Then I just kept digging. The soil below the clay was very heavy clay soil, so I kept going till I was happy with drainage... Then ended up with the green...

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