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Latest posts by GWRS

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 10:17

Edd , I understand where you are coming from but we get a copy of the accounts at the AGM and the ass does't make that much money out of the water , in fact funds are tight 

We have bark chipping's and horse manure delivered free and it is free to use 

As you can tell from my post I'm quite happy with the situation

Thanks for your concern

Carrot problem

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 10:08

I do very much agree with Gemma JF but with carrots it appears to me as soon as you dig some up the damned carrot fly attacks unless you have got heavy duty fleece or they are fenced off with insect proof netting , so I thinking if you have not got that protection better to dig them all up 

sounds defeatist but practical 

Carrot problem

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 22:26

You can definitely freeze carrots , if you doubt me next time you go into a supermarket just look in the freezer cabinets 

horticultural society

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 22:23

Let's us known how you get on

Best of luck for Saturday

Carrot problem

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 18:02

MelM , heavy weigh fleece , never herd of it ? Wondered where you got it ?

You are quite right the lightweight stuff does just disintegrate 

Strictly 2014

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 10:17

In my opion it is a show , with a dance competition 

Which fine by me as I have enjoyed it

Happy memories Frank , keep watching 

Carrot problem

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 10:10

Dig up the carrot bed yesterday all got the fly 

I have another bed in a big box , will have to see if they got it as well , ever hopeful

will use fleece and buy some insert netting for next year 

once again thanks for the advise 

Strictly 2014

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 10:05

I like the extra dancers occasionally , remember it is a light entertainment show that's why I liked jakes Greek tango ! Different !

I wasn't keen on Marks dance either 

getting very tight now  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 30/11/2014 at 19:57

Fruitcake you will have to put a picture of your cookies on here when you are up and running 

Best of luck with them


Posted: 30/11/2014 at 19:31

Forecasts are OK for next week   But getting colder , so rap up warm

best wishes 

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