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Latest posts by GWRS

Fig trees

Posted: 08/02/2014 at 12:29

Hello everybody , last year I asked advice about Fig trees , well yesterday I bought one , I intend to plant it on my allotment , south facing against a water cube , with wind break netting , I have got some slabs to line the planting hole

Any more advice would be appreciated ?


Green house heaters

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 11:34

I am thinking of getting a Parfin heater for my 8 x 6 greenhouse , so anybody got any advice?

Also I wondered about electric fan heater , I do not have a plug in the greenhouse so I would have to run a cable along the floor from my garage , which I'm not very keen on

First day on the allotment...

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 17:58

Polytunnel frame what a fantastic find , all we found when we cleared ours was 2 plastic buckets !

Spent the day at the allotment , lovely sunny day and not to windy , able to have coffee breaks and lunch outside , have not been for over a week so getting withdrawal symptoms 

just had a lovely dinner , off to watch Football , perfect day

Talkback: Moles

Posted: 31/01/2014 at 11:02

last year I attend a talk on Garden problems which included Moles and the Lecture felt that the only permanent solution to them is Traps and Poison but this needs to be done professionally . All the other solutions are not permanent , even then another one could turn up 

Best of luck everybody


Noob from Lincolnshire

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 15:49

Sounds really great , I hope you and your family enjoy turning this grassed area into a garden you can all enjoy

Sounds like a pond may be your first project ?

Do you intend to grow some veg ?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 22:40

I found it difficult to get pallets everybody seems to be using them , when I did manager to get some from around the Village where I live , could not get they in the car 

A friend took some up the allotment  the rest I cut up and burnt on the fire , a terrible waste I known !!


Talkback: Front gardens

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 13:55

No , it is definitely down to each Local Authority to decide its own policy on car parking places .

Not The Government 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 13:51

Somebody on our allotment gave me some of those box's with metal lugs on each corner I've just put one on top of the other and I' going to make a cold frame , just need to get some poly carbonate for the top lid


Talkback: Moles

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 22:10

I agree

You have my sympathy 

Talkback: Front gardens

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 19:26

For new housing developments blame Local Authority Council planners for some strange ideas from there Political Masters 

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