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Latest posts by Alan4711

dogs-killing-grass

Posted: 09/08/2013 at 10:47
nodlisad your supposed to give it to the dogs

taking-a-chance

Posted: 09/08/2013 at 10:46
Hi all ,im taking a chance of upsetting people here but im reading again about people getting bit by horseflies and all that stuff, last year and this year most of the allotmenteers i know have again used AVON Skin So Soft don't laugh and please don't anybody say im an agent for Avon cus i aint im just an allotmenteer who got bit very badly when i first started on the allotment and as said before many off our troops abroad use it. Im also told it now gets supplied to them for this purpose because sure as wotsits they dont need it for beauty purposes . So its cheap and works, the fact that you will smell nice and not like a citronella or lemon is a bonus,it works for us allotmenteers and their children, i promise not to mention it again this year .Alan4711 buzz buzz

going-bananas

Posted: 08/08/2013 at 19:44
Hi Dave,im thinking of having one when we move to Norfolk very soon and did a good bit of searching for info on and off the net, the results were going for a tougher plant for this country and its called Musa Basjoo,apparently Cornwall council who use them on traffic islands and around the towns (and wrap them up in winter) use them, also other councils im told use them,maybe your local council garden dept will help, they usually are very good if you get passed the person on the phone kind of thing, ok Dave good luck
Alan4711

side-shoots

Posted: 08/08/2013 at 19:27
hi Welshonion, when you say all pinching out are you talking about figs in general or everything as these have only just started to grow in the last couple of weeks

side-shoots

Posted: 08/08/2013 at 12:48
Hi all ,i have a 2.5 feet high new fig tree in a pot,in good condition ready for planting out next year in a fig pit, being my first fig i need to know this, do i pinch out the small side shoots now forming just like they do on tomatoes which i know we all pinch out,, or are these future growth i may need , the plant was trained into 4 main parts ready to fan out and now im getting these healthy shoots starting ,also i have some small healthy shoots coming from the lowest part of the tree shall i pinch of or leave for future growth,im hoping to fan the tree out ,south facing on a proper fan support ,so pinch out or not,,im sorry i cant up a pic as the site wont let me,so manyofem Alan4711

whats-the-best-or-worst-tools-you-have-and-why

Posted: 08/08/2013 at 09:38
sorry the ???? should be ??30 thirty quid

whats-the-best-or-worst-tools-you-have-and-why

Posted: 08/08/2013 at 09:37
Hi all best hedge trimmer was from Argus a Spear and Jackson 600 wat ,not the lightest one in the box but strong and cuts through thick and thin,i got the extra length one on sale around ??30 highly recomended
Alan4711

electric-mower-

Posted: 07/08/2013 at 13:24
Hi,, her indoors looked at the info for electric mowers and decided to go for a petrol, so now its up to me to sort out and i know less than nothing about them,, please has anyone got any good or bad experience with an ordinary garden petrol mower, lawn goes three sides of the house and put together about half a tennis court size so i dont need a big sit on thing just an ordinary every day job sort of thing,Help if poss,,, She,s just said it dont have to be pink, and i can just here the echo " where did you say the petrol goes again"" manyofem Alan

totally-nonplused

Posted: 07/08/2013 at 13:07
i forgot i dont get emails either,, add to the list

home-grown-potatoes-taste-really-nasty

Posted: 07/08/2013 at 12:59
Hi 77 we have a really good crop of Winston Early 3/4 lb a plant and they are rubbish, they shed a thick skin like taking off a coat when in the pan, they do a Patsy,(fall to pieces) and they taste just uh!! 2nd early Kestrel 4lb a plant and not to bad, main Cara huge and ready 4/5 lb a plant and good. your not on your own Blue, back to the drawing board next year
Alan4711

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Nice smelly for the house

nice and smelly 
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another pic

another pic 
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ID Please

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ID Please

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i dplease

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New petrol mower

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figs bag or pit

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Spanish Dagger

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wine

making wine 
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ID Please

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test only

for testing only 
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problems

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types of Blueberris

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