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Hi ,With any bag of compost you are bound to get non decomposed bits , I always sift mine and compost the big bits so as they may rot down further .
Evening all what a wonderful warm day Ive had in by back garden ,i made a new shelf for putting more seed trays on in the plastic green house i bought in Argos last week €55 last year it was €75 thought it was a bargain just have to persuade the wife to get a real one next year a lean-to type so then I can use my fence which is south facing a 10 x 6 I think fingers x .
Hi chilli lover , I was in a shop recently named "Dealz" and they were selling compressed recycled cardboard pot in 3" and 4" pots for €1 ;49c I started to use them last week to grow peas and so far so good ,.
good morning all its a balmy 5c here in Clogher head with sunny spells expected all week,so the weatherman says ,he also said it would not snow yesterday. but looking out my window across the Irish sea towards the Coolly mountains and the Mournes it looks it could be a good day
Hi , why not use a systemic weed killer , half fill a jam jar with weed killer and washing up liquid and put leading stem of the plant into the solution and cover the jar so as none off your pets can get at it hopefully this will solve your problem ,it worked for in getting of bindweed
Hi all ,Miss Becks I meant to say from under her feet otherwise she has me doing jobs around the house.
Bunny ,the weather got worse in the late afternoon with sleet and snow but its not sticking .
mornin all , there's no frost this morning the weather mans wrong again, its great living by the sea . well its time to get dressed and pack my flask and sambo's and go to my allotment out from under she who must be obayed .see you all tonight .
old garden saying "High Fences make good neighbours "
my favourite book is by Allen Tichsmarch The allotment gardeners handbook a treasure of what to grow and when . it might be out of print now
Hi Bunnysplanet, perhaps if you were to ask them for the chicken droppings to compost
it makes good fertilizer ,