Latest posts by Farmergeddun


Posted: 29/10/2013 at 13:33

Ive seen 2 - I'd like more and I'm tempted to buy a load of nymphs in the late spring.


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:49

I have a sunken bath filled with rocks, pebbles, broken bricks, plants and lots of frogs.

How to build a compost bin

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:54

Don't know about lizards, but tortoises carry salmonella and I wouldn't want that going into my heap.


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:51

lol - i've been considering specialisng in computer forensics - not sure I could take the long term exposure though.  More likely to go into security.

How to build a compost bin

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:45

FG - it's not like wine tasting

How to build a compost bin

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:45

FG - not much but If I recall (from some old programme) ladywee isn't as good.

I put loads of straw into my heap with the horse manure.  Somethimes it's much more straw and wood shavings than manure.  If you have a decent sized heap that heats up well it starts to break down really quickly.

Raised Veg beds design & construction

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:38

Only problem with sleepers is the creosote a lot of the old ones were painted with - it's very poisonous.

If you put your beds on top of the membrane plants will still grow well with a foot deep of soil.  

However it's a lot of soil/compost to fill them. 1m x 3m x 0.3m = 900 litres of soil each and you want 3 = 2700 litres.



Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:22
Matty2 wrote (see)

And me, but often feel like that 

Have carried on with winter project. Srabbed myself so lost heart then, but so minor I am sure I will live.

We had to have a cowl (horrible plastic thing) on our chimney to stop rain and birds. The original was an upturned curved roofing edge that looked lovely. Didn't comply with various regulations though  

Couldn't you have a metal cowl?  

Any damage?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 17:15

I think it skirted us down in S. Wales - luckily.

Any damage?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 00:11

Just wondered if any of you have lost pots, furniture or greenhouses in the storms during the night.

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Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Rubyyyy

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Diatomaceous earth - your thoughts

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Subtropical plant ideas needed please

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