Latest posts by Alan4711

Info For Newbies - How to ensure that your question appears!

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 10:30
dove can you tell me why i dont have smilies anymore when i do a post any help please

My first Hedgehog inhabitant

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 18:48
Nice one Less ,like me and gardening they need all the help they can get
good luck

Aaargh! the design of seed packets!

Posted: 16/04/2013 at 19:14
Artjack your dead right even today i had to cut the top of the cucumber packet off and with it the dates and info i needed and all the rest from Kings Seeds were the same ,,Yes lets see a change to see- through packets like Swiss Sue is showing ,I hope the seed companies are watching aint rocket is it

just reporting

Posted: 16/04/2013 at 16:04
hi its me again no questions this time just to say, everything planted ,rhubarb finally coming through the manure ,got about 3 dozen tadpoles in the pond, Stewart 2 allotments away must have 2000 of em , and sunshine But there it was this morning!! the dreaded silver line my first this year ,,out came the Wilcos slug pellets and battle began at officially at 11.30 today cant spell French but Selagare or something like that, its all down to that little French bloke, anyway iv lost mi faces on ere as well where are they,Right good luck all and slug traps to the front if you please bye 4now Alan

Brussels sprouts

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 14:21
i,m following this one Pen ,, lots of our allotmenteers also have done the same as you and still they blow,as you say any help is good
good luck Alan

What's the best way to shade a greenhouse?

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 14:11
crikey Frank youv got a good memory

Have you put your potatoes in yet?

Posted: 14/04/2013 at 14:23
hi all ,,,all went in last week earlies ,,seconds, and main and lots of other stuff too , weather is wet at the moment in Tenby, now much warmer but alas with strong winds but I think were away with the mixer at last
good planting everybody

New bed is on a layer of paving about 12-18 inches deep -help!

Posted: 13/04/2013 at 15:40
Hi TDM if your in the rear garden you could simply build raised beds,at our allotment we have only 12" of soil so we all raise with top soil and manure then mulch as much as we can,if looks arnt important scaffold boards cost about ??4 each and work perfectly,if you want nicer looking ones upmarket the timber


Posted: 10/04/2013 at 19:07
Hi green ,,,,, old allotmenteers all agree dip or wipe the peas in paraffin before planting no mice probs ,it doesn't harm the pea in any way as all the growth is from the inside of the pea and new, i even remember my granddad doing it as he had lots of mice on his allotments (3)

Theft of Patio Planters and Containers

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 17:00
Hi Pat what about a garage approach light, BandQ about ??12 anyone approaches the area you have set it to and the whole place lights up , usually used for garage driveways easy and cheap
Good luck Alan

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