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Latest posts by Alan4711

Slugs

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 11:52
i think if you stand still long enough they will eat your shoes,Kates just filled a bed with violas and forgot to slug pellet it and they are 90% gone in one night,i just had to laugh or i would have cried, she did it as a nice surprise for the people moving in soon, slugs have no feelings at all the swines
av2lafdontu

watering cactus

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 11:42
Hi Sue,i think it was brum quite a while ago whose uncle grows cacti, told me the secret of it is drainage has to be really really good , well water once a week so the cacti takes what it needs and lets the rest drain away from the roots, again iv fed on Nettle tea and my fire barrel has doubled in size this year,next year as it getting quite large now im going for comfry tea for more potash hoping it will turn red and flower maybe ? anyway its in great condition ,October i start to water only once a month and do as everybody else says good luck
Alan

nettle feed

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 11:28
flower that wine must taste awful but i do the same, when i start to use it again i do nettle at first then go to comfry for a bit more potash. wendy im still making it for next year.
good luck

How to clear field

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 11:17
Hi jigsaw jill Iv just been given an allotment cd,called The Allotment ??5:99 ish its exactly what you need to explain just how to start your allotment off ,were just leaving ours for a new house and allotment, this time we will follow the no dig way all explained in the video (recommended)i personally would cut the nettles and make Nettle tea the dry not smelly way its all on the net and cd, mark off beds cover with cardboard, 8 inches manure,black plastic to keep the light out weighted down and leave , first time allotments from fields as said by Netherfield can suffer from Wire worm,if you start rotovating your unleashing all the wild seed thats been there for donkies years, and destroying the natural life that needs to be there in the first 8/12 inches of the soil,even the farmers dont want to dig unless they have to as the harvest prog shown last night,the paths in between the beds can then be cut or covered all this rotavating and digging just destroys and is hard work good luck Alan

Harvest

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 09:31
beer that was not oil

Harvest

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 09:30
2nd prog ,the share size off it is stunning, and iv been trying to convert my partner to rape seed being far superior to olive oil for yonks,and finally she heard and saw it, next is that men need a couple of pints or more each day but i don't think i,ll win this one somehow raining in Tenby Again

Moans about GW

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 12:03
dont find much wrong with the prog its just this manure football that keeps coming up i hate it and i mean hate, Right now im allright,cupocoffeeithink,

Buddleja davidii

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 12:00
Thankyou both for that ,my mum would have said thats a swiz, i find it simply a cheat to do that kind of picture, like you I wont be investing im out with that company,wot a cheat would have been nice

Harvest

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 11:53
cheers matey

Buddleja davidii

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 10:24
Morning ,in the tv guide came a cat from Spalding Plant and bulb co,in it there is a Buddleja davidii in the mag it looks stunning red purple and white all in one bush,it says its a butterfly bush, does anyone know who has the mag is it one plant or a clever photo trying to get me to buy 3 as they do say they sell 3 colours as well, is there a 3 coloured bud ,im thinking of it as a nice looking wildlife bush for the garden, obviously i know nothing about buddleja, i think it may be just a sad misleading picture hope not Alan

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