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a few pic's

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 12:09

Rusty how old r your figs they look great r they from your own cuttings ,if so which way did you do them,iv doing about 25 at the moment in 4 different ways so  im interested how you do them Alan

Trees

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 12:02

Marg why dont you just cleanly remove the turf remove the tree  refill and replace the turf  it will be back to normal this summer after a couple mows or so,no probs 

Rhubarb

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 11:54

From miserable Norfolk,  im sat ere looking and reading about all that scrummy rhubarb of which i aintgotnon YET  all iv got is a smashing recipe from Dove, i need to start our first patch ere in Munsly  asap,it will be a big patch as we love it I should av bought some with us from our allotment on our move,but clever me forgot, so East Coast folks which 3 shall i go for, to start me off please.heres hoping and now its raining again 

Broad Beans being eaten

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 10:12

Dip the beans in paraffin before planting an old allotment trick and works.

Bumble bees in my house - what to do?

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 10:06

Hi Matey ,Kate went to Wilco,s yesterday in Croma they are selling 5/6 high fruit trees a tenner in good nick she says, wish i had room for a couple more.

Secateurs

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:58

Hi Steve 309 after looking at the old ones iv still got, the By pass iv found lasted longer, iv just bought a good bypass one and definitely very happy with it so im sticking to them in future the old ones were 4 to 1 in favour of bypass ,mind you they were not as expensive as this new one iv bought. good luck  

brambles and knott weed

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:50

Hi Smiler, Nut is right dont go wasting money on sprays and such ,and dont cut it till you know what your doing,iv been there before and got advise from an expert ,it can take 2 to 3 years to eradicate its not too expensive, Find the sours of it and get good advise from the proper people dont start worrying and dont take advise from anyone except the experts ,much cheeper in the long run, good luck.  

Bumble bees in my house - what to do?

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:33

Hi Jen we get big Queens every day on our white painted stucko ( there when we bought the house not me) and in the half done kitchen which has big windows they love it, i gave them some honey to give em a boost after waking up ,i put some in a jar top outside then a bit on my finger and then transfer them to the top outside works like a dream and i get a kick having them so close ,one day we had 3 side by side warming up, good luck ,im off to find mi sun goggles   

Gardening and Chickens

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:19

Oi i heard that Mrs G your poor oldman a pain Never in life are we Ever a pain us men,

i think the chics sound great,all demeggs  oooh egg custard ,tart, egg an bacon sarny, from erin Sunny Norfolk good luck

ID Please

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 10:28

easier said than done you know,the gardens waiting loads to do,havnt  even explored our new home area, so loads to see new cafes ,car boots, pubs , cant wait Dove cant wait and yes to that drink, so take it easy yourself and good luck 

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