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Ground warming - good idea?

Posted: Yesterday at 15:28

Thanks Obelixx!

Ground warming - good idea?

Posted: Yesterday at 09:39

Ok great thanks! This is really helpful! Do you recommend a particular type of mulch?

Ground warming - good idea?

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 14:35

OK thanks, I guess my friend was correct then. Should I turn the soil over now or wait until early next year?

Ground warming - good idea?

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 13:44

I forgot to say that I have some spare PVC on a roll in the garage. My daughter gave it to me as she is a teacher and they use it at their school. I needed to cover some cushions and had some left over. Do you think that would work?

Ground warming - good idea?

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 13:37

Hi Dave,

Great thanks! Good job I asked. Yes it is composted material, should I apply that now before the winter?

I was planning to use a black poly sheet, a friend pointed me towards this one http://www.qvsshop.co.uk/damp-proof-membrane-dpm-1200-gauge-2212-p.asp. Do you think that is suitable? I looked online and people seemed to have mixed opinion of whether it should be clear or black plastic.

Alan

Ground warming - good idea?

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 16:52

Hi all,

I am looking to replenish a patch of soil ready for the spring. I was thinking of laying down some rich compost and then laying plastic over the top over the winter. I am a bit new to this technique. Is that the right thing to do?

Alan

Roof repairs

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 15:12

Thanks for the advice. Haven't got round to doing it, but I will report back once I have.

Roof repairs

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 15:19

Hi all,

Ok thanks. Anyone got a link to the roof felt adhesive? It looks like I'll be off out this evening to buy some timber to repair the roof. Looks like it will be a sunny weekends work

Roof repairs

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 16:41

What do you think to putting over a sheet like this? I think this may look a bit more neat than a repair job as I am not massively DIY savvy.

Roof repairs

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 15:43

Ah ok, is this what you are referring to pansyface?

 

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Ground warming - good idea?

Question about ground warming techniques 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 15:28

Roof repairs

Help with a roof repair.  
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Last Post: 05/08/2014 at 15:12

Growing Potatoes

To chit, or not to chit! 
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Last Post: 21/02/2014 at 19:34

Figs

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