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spuds

Posted: 22/09/2012 at 14:44

Hi all can anybody recomend spuds for next year iv just received Kings catalogue and not grown spuds before iv got theperfect spud selector on the pc but always try for recoms,that more experienced have done so any help on first earlie salad spuds second earlies and main for roasting if that makes sence  hopefully 

Alan4711 cheers

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 22/09/2012 at 14:37

Tenby S/Wales sunny dry touch of wind but thats probably the beer last nite, allottment has 10 ton of manure just tipped onto ready for next week, and the plumer,s just fitteed an outside tap at the house, always wanted one, no more buckets in and out sloshing everywhere Kate will love that while she,s cleaning the car,bless her, cheers all

darlek

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 15:28

Gary mi duck,,didnt think of the worms i need in it,and the mice are better off in the darlek than in my gardening clothes in the shed good advice mate thanks 4that

Alan4711

darlek

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 13:48

paliasglide might be good for this,ears on Frank,got no bully beef  cheese on toast before i go to the allottment,anyway iv just been given a compost machine,now do i put it on grass or slabs and do i put a bitof cardboard in the bottom to start it off or anybody got better  ways please  good luck Alan4711

Japanese knotweed

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 11:42

japanese knotweed ,from experience cat call this expert Glen 01559370109 he is the no 1 person that Pembrokeshire council use as he guarrantees success and he dont mind giving advice to people but be very carfull not to try things without expert advise i have come up against this plant ,dont let any cowboys near it

good luck Cat Alan4711

Compost

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 17:09

Frank whle your here its Alan iv just got one of them big plastic compost machines, iv put at the corner of our allottment hoping for some good stuff next year,,now its got no bottom to it ,do i put it straight onto the grass or some slabs, and do i put a bit of cardboard in the bottom to start it off or no,looks like a Darlek sitting there, for a laugh i might just paint it

Alan4711

tree stump

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 17:05

Hi marigold 2 before we moved to Wales we had to remove a 40 foot med size tree to help sell the house total cost to romove tree and stump  was £110 and took 2 men just over 2 hours, wood was offered as fuel or removed in the price, you may find the job not as expensive as you think and so muck easier depends how quick you needit done  Good luck Marigold2

manure

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 16:57

Hi Palaiseglide memories eh? many thanks for the info Frank, ill take all that in and use it, weve decided to keep to about 5 basics for growing next year ,new spuds old, carrotts,beetroot runner beans etc all the stuff we spend money on, if i get a polly tunnel we could do salad,  this is our first year so any advice is always good for us

godd luck matey  Alan4711  

manure

Posted: 16/09/2012 at 15:11

Hi everybody on this wet ,windy miserable day in Tenby Wales,allottment on the hill was blowing a gale and very cold socame home and  watching the Ironman runners going passed the window and they look cold,anyway iv got my raised beds all dug and weeded and covered in old carpets now i have some good manure to put either in or on ,question is this, im not planting till after Christmas so do i drop the manure on top and leave open,or drop it on top and cover again or digit in now  and cover or not  im just not shure which is best any advice is good   good luck all

alan4711

garlic

Posted: 15/09/2012 at 11:59

Hi im going to try to grow the kind of garlic you can buy from the delhi,its small and not strong , its sold in a wonderfull mediterarian (i think) oil and you need a mortgage to buy it, hense growing it myself etc,,has anyone any ideas which garlic to try and has anybody got any ideas on the oil contents they use, i know its not a cooking info prog but really would appreciat any help at all,,,good luck Alan4711

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