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Talkback: Wildlife

Posted: 25/11/2014 at 10:53

I agree with Dovefrom about over use so it becomes the Norm , is a real problem 

Strictly 2014

Posted: 25/11/2014 at 10:49

Liked Shirley Bassey and Barry Manalow in there hay day but there are both past it !

I still like the show good mix of Ballroom and Athletics

who remembers Terry Wogan when he hosted Come Dancing ? I think that was just Ballroom ?

House moving and needing plant advice

Posted: 25/11/2014 at 10:36

Hope the move goes well

Crikey! Who pressed the freeeeezing button?

Posted: 25/11/2014 at 10:16

Hello , really good frost hear in Lincolnshire , still popping to the allottment thou , change of jobs as the soil could be frozen ?

glad had a lie in 

Fragrant tree

Posted: 24/11/2014 at 23:07

Mike , I agree , like wood fires , have still got an open fire place Fire and burn lots of free wood , do have to buy coal , very expensive . You can smell a Fire , when walking down the village High street  , one of our local pubs always have a real Fire , can't best it

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/11/2014 at 22:47

I not only walked on it , I pulled a few weeds up and even took a spade !

Have a good poke around 

Crikey! Who pressed the freeeeezing button?

Posted: 24/11/2014 at 22:41

Looks like a proper frost tommrow ? 

Such a lovely sun day today , bet it is going to be cold at the allottment tommrow , have to have a little fire while I have my lunch up there 

Dahlias black weeks a go 

Something of an apology.

Posted: 24/11/2014 at 21:28

Hello , I'm from Birmingham and yes very good 21 years , moved around with job now in semi-rural Lincolnshire for last 30 years 

Do go back occasionally visit family or Conferences  at Internal Convnsion Centre Broad St but i do like where I live now and would not want to move back 

It is what you make it 


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/11/2014 at 20:56

Gardengirl , interseting use of tins , must remember that for the future

I tend to use tiolet  roll tubes a lot , bean , peas ect 

Roy need to get rid of those potatoes and wireworms as you seem to have alot

If you are looking for plants , depending on soil and where in the country you are you could put in winter cabbage plants but they will need protecting and I put a bit of lime in the soil for them

Also winter onions and garlic can still go in

When I got an allottment got a couple of books , always make an easy Christmas present one on Allottments generally and another what to do month by month

Have a look around the site to see what others are growing and if your lot are as friendly as mine just ask people for advise 

Happy allottmenteering 


Talkback: Wildlife

Posted: 24/11/2014 at 18:54

Personally I do use the odd the chemical occasionally in the Garden and Allottment 

My garden is full of wildlife 

I use Bone Meal , is that not a chemical ?

I think a balanced approach is the way forward which is what I do but everybody to there own ways 

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