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Latest posts by Alan4711

Privit hedge alternatives?

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:31
Hi GH1K i cant upload pics on this site but we have Laurel and cuttings are so easy and free,ours is 5 foot high along two sides and 10 foot high on the other and looks great, electric hedge cutter makes it a doddle to look after.

Mulching with privet

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:24
right obviously some of you here have shredders and i know lots of people are not sure which to buy ,i want one that will shred hedge and Laurel now which ones please are you using on hedge etc what type please
Alan

Colder weather is coming!

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:15
got that one onmifavs

Cost of bird food

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:09
Hi Higgy, 50 just added verbena to my get list this year, nice tall and purple for back of the border nice one.

Flies in compost

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:53
the temperature was about 1 outside ,we turned on the new radiator in the nearly finished kitchen and the first thing we got was a huge meat looking fly where the heck did he come from in Jan winter, in all this weather funnies were now getting why am i surprised, flies in January would u AdamnEveit

Cost of bird food

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 12:03
spot on Bob cheers

Connecting water butts to a greenhouse

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 11:46
can you not just fit a stop end to the gutter ,a connection out to the down pipe into your but just the exact same as you would do a roof gutter into a drain pipe,

Cost of bird food

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 11:40
Hi Bob ,do u mind telling me where you bought from as that sounds a good buy ,,is the bird seed good quality as iv had some rubbish last year from the sup/markets
cheers

best way to get rid of rats

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 11:05
Hi Egox,some time ago this was suggested, cut 20 inches of drain pipe, in the middle cut hole about 4 inches square and place bait inside,,now cut 18 inch larger pipe and copy first, place this over smaller pipe and turn the smaller inside pipe so cut hole cant be seen, by turning the inside pipe so both holes are seen you can refill the inside small pipe, no harm to larger animals as they cant get into smaller pipe to eat , works better weighted down with a stone or something.
i cant upload a pic sorry but it does work and also by pulling the smaller pipe out you can discard without touching sort of thing,then re-bait and put back inside again you only have to make it lasts forever,bit sad but needs to be done
Alan

A pair of apple trees

Posted: 13/01/2014 at 11:34
Hi all iv ordered a Norfolk Royal apple to plant and had good response when enquiring has anyone got one so im very happy with that,,Now the pollinator and mate for it is to be a Red Falstaff as advised by Reads Nursery,im very happy with this but havent actually ever tasted or seen a Falstaff, anyone tried one before or actually grown one fingers crossed. Sunshine is just wonderful here in Norfolk today, hope it lasts. good luck all Al

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Pennesetum I think

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wot to do now

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Fuchsias winter to do

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WOTISIT

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bubble wrap

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Fat balls in plastic NO

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new or old

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solar or not

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Her Poor knees

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Bake off again

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Christmas stuff in shop

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Calistemon

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just my luck

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