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Latest posts by Alan4711

Watering Systems

Posted: 10/03/2013 at 15:33

Brummiben ,unfortunately my auto basket watering system only extends to half an inverted water bottle connected down through the soil into a small tub with thin cut off toweling in the soil acting as wicks and it works, haven't got a patent for it yet but might right off to The Dragons or maybe not ,seriously iv not seen a good one at a reasonable price yet but I'm following your thread so good luck matey

Alan4711 

Happy Mothers Day

Posted: 10/03/2013 at 15:23

Now just a second Brumbull, my partner and i were suposed to be collecting Mole soil today up the allotment for potting,Now she says its raining ,cold misserable,cant be bothered  AND its Mothers day AND she,s already had Christmas day off!!! wots it all comimng too,She,ll want her birthday off next,, Brum wot are you starting here you,ll be giving em the vote next come on

Good luck Girls

creating a cut flower border

Posted: 10/03/2013 at 15:16

Hi Follow i think a suggested list off nice flowers to grow and cut for presents or the house ,maybe the doctors surgery would be a really good idea and maybe the more knowledgeable threaders might give us some advise, im going to follow this one ,i think my partner would love to have a regular supply of cutting flowers and if we can get some i,ll be working on it , like im working on my spelling spell check gave 6 wrong but im working on that toooooo

lots of luck all

Alan4711

cacti soil

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 14:19

Brumieben Hi many thanks for the info makes you wonder why they charge so much when theres nothing in the stuff, Right !! Brum do i need more than one cacti or an assortment to get them pollinated by these loverly moths or maybe the same type wot u think Matey

Alan

MOB rants

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 10:58

Neighbors i here what your saying and we have decided  to move to Norwich for a few reasons such as"" our neighbors back garden Is a tip and is in full view from our bedroom windows, he screams and shouts at his dog daily,why he has one i don't know,hes the noisiest neighbor we've ever ever  had so enoughs enough,,So  we have written a list of what we want from our new house ,at the top is NO neighbors ever again not ever ever and got to have a nice pub in walking distance everything else is negotiable thats my moan for the day

Alan

cacti soil

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 10:31

Morning all

now i don't mind buying cacti soil even if it is exorbitant here thats  when you can find it,So can anyone tell me is it poss to make my own mix as i will be needing a good few bags this coming year and id rather make my own anyway if poss,any ideas has anyone done it before,if not ill keep looking down here ,,here's hoping now Good luck all and bye the way surprise!! surprise!!, its still raining here in Tenby and turned a bit cold

Cheers Alan

Golden leylandi

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 10:22

Hi all

Verdun tell me if you cut Leylandi down as sugested does this actually halt all growth including roots cus if so this could be a big help to lots of people who have this prob tell me more please,,,,,

Alan4711 

Newbies

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 21:55

Hi Cal, i started last year and just dived in with questions,, Now i have an allotment all clean, manured ,and tidy, just waiting to go this year and all due to this sites people giving me free advise, dive in no sharks here mate

Good Luck Alan4711

One very happy Birthday Girl:))))

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 14:50

will all ladies who don't like chocs please send them to me,i really wont mind having to eat them,life gets so tough some times but i will suffer them especially the fudge and please dont take any notice if Sotongeoff tries to get in on the act hes not to be trusted with chocolates,me me me,

Alan4711

Rhubarb

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 17:03

Hi all our rhubarb  given to us last summer was already 3 years old and  has only just poked its head through this week ,only about 2" high but the allotmenteers say everything is ok just a bit early yet,so not to worry mi duck get the custard ready

Good luck

Alan4711

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