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Latest posts by Alan4711

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 12/02/2014 at 12:16

Morning all,i find it strange ,this country has nice rivers, lovely canals, and resavours that go dry in the summers some mainly relying just on rainfall, now am i missing somthing here or is  rocket science to build resavours where they can be fed by rivers and canals with lock gates for as and when needed, cant the farms be relocated to better and safer land that doesnt flood and given a hand starting up  again just like the miners were helped to relocate years ago from up north, why dont we use the resavours more for sailing,fishing,hollidaying, they would make wonerfull holliday venues, the kids would love them log cabins, chalets, caravans, indoor persuit for rainy days, and the water sodden areas would then be under control the water either going into the resavours or along the canals down to the sea, and who wouldnt want a break on a canal boat, the canals them selves built right would be  a nice place to live  and all this creating thousands of jobs building,catering,new pubs ,shops, cafes, and all bringing in revenue in different ways instead of  the powers at be saying theres going to be more of all this weather in the future and they say monies no problem, well get building then NOW

Wild Garlic

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 11:06

Mornig Dove, Now it all makes sence,and eresme thinking  the bump was a dance,

good luck all with the pingin and bumpin, keep these spammers out ,And its raining here in Munds AGAIN ,designing a mason bee hotel today all technical stuff uno

Wild Garlic

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 10:04

Hi all,am i missing somthing here,i dont understand,what is : popping Charlies to the top mean : and what is brenda1952,message mean and to what ?? 

DIY heated propagator

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 09:10

Hiya Bob, thats the first project done really well start to finish even i understood the way its done ,im onto it soon,the lid turning it back to a bench was the iceing, Right wots next job Bob, we are all waiting perhaps changing your handle to Barry Bucknell,remember him 

Alan 

Insect repellant/deterrent

Posted: 09/02/2014 at 11:19

not only are our boys the best troops in the world but they smell wonderful as well,Dove ie correct AVON tried and tested by our allotmenteers 2 years ago,proved the best ,we were being eaten alive and some bites went septic for some of us, Avon did the trick, it works just try it, most summers Avon do a bogof iv got loads of it, 

Cats in Gardens

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 10:17

brum what kind of cats av u got in your garden that you need a 2 gallon bucket, WOW now thats what i call a real  cat problem, pity its not a horse problem at least you could use it.Good luck with that and maybe a coke shovel might be better,wait till Jessica sees that 

Acer

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 10:04

Hi all, it seems pruning from Nov to early Feb is the guide from the RHS due to the bleeding, last year we saw a garden with 5 different varieties on a gentle twisting sloping  grass and rock garden difficult to explain but it was sort of dreamy and peaceful, lit up at night with lanterns it was just perfection, they seem to be in a class of there own just stunning,    

Acer

Posted: 05/02/2014 at 11:51

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=126    

Hi Kev, this is from R.H.Societry its full of advice for you.

YORKSHIRE PUDDING … .. …… .

Posted: 05/02/2014 at 11:28

HI Dove do you put flower on them ,somebody told me they do it or am i mixed up here, iv made a note of your spuds im going to go through them as roasties are my fav thing on the plate cheers miduck Alan

rhubarb

Posted: 05/02/2014 at 11:14

cheers Jess,i think im going to get a trio cus we do like a good crop and friends like crumble as well,these should do the trick, many thanks all.

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