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Latest posts by Alan4711


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 14:41
Hopefully people will now take notice and try it ""Avon calling"" imgon


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 11:43
Hi Dove ,you,v dunit again iv just joined what a great idea for our move to Mundsly as im told its pronounced, going to be hedgehogs everywhere and im glad to see they can swim ( good sized pond planned) keep all the advise up gel manyofem


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 11:02
Hi Welshonion thats good to know,many thanks ,i wonder if i might ask will these side shoots turn into new branches and will i be able to train them as well as the 4 main ones as i like the idea of a more fuller fan i think they look much healthier or will i have to pinch them out next year,hope im not being too cheeky asking all this



Posted: 09/08/2013 at 10:58
Hi Fairy, its all ( The proof of the pudding again) same as last year and the year before all people have to do is try it and they will get an ice surprise Cheers Alan


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


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


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


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


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


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

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