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bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: Yesterday at 13:17

Could it be that the previous plot holder who has "paid up to date fees and been seen working on the plot" was actually mistaken for you who has just paid the fees and has been working on the plot???? Has any other work been done on the plot besides the work that you did? Maybe the steward thought the old plot holder had returned. I hope you get things sorted out soon - let us know.  

top of canes

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 15:39

Pansyface - it wouldn't be half finished. You can't REALLY leave bubbly wine or it will go flat - that's my excuse anyway!!!!      

top of canes

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 15:11

I use corks from bottles of cava - they are fatter than normal corks and rounded at the top. You do need to drill a hole in them first though, so you can push them onto the canes.  

Good News for Mike

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 15:04

Glad to hear the good news Mike.  

I'll raise a glass to you.


Posted: 16/06/2014 at 12:45

Hi Katie.

just found this link for Monty's plant stakes - it seems to work, good luck.

Cane tops

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 14:54

I use old wine corks - cava ( or champagne ) ones are better as they are fatter and easier to drill into to make the hole for the cane. 

Organic slug control

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 10:46

I think I read somewhere that sheep's wool was a deterent - or was I dreaming???

I have unearthed an old sheepskin rug from the loft which needs throwing out. Could I pull the wool of it and use round my seedling and plants I don't want my cougettes going the same way as my daughter's. 

Where are YOU?

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 09:11

Atherton, Greater Mancheter. Dull and rainy here today.  

Egg Shells

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 13:05

My dad used to put his eggshells in the microwave. I put mine in for 1 to 2 minutes depending on how many there are, then put them in a pot or plastic bag to crush them. Mind you, I don't know how much good they do as I still find the little blighters eating my plants.  


Posted: 05/02/2014 at 09:40

Hi Mobro,

GW magazine did an article on crop rotation in the January issue. According to that - sweetcorn is in the grass group, courgettes in the cucurbit with cucumber, melon & pumpkin, spinich is in the beet group with beetroot and chard. It also showed how to double crop over a three year cycle. I could take a photo of the relevant bits and post on here but don't know if it would be allowed.

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