Latest posts by KT53

Garden incinerator.

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 20:41

Be aware that incinerators can generate a lot of heat.  You don't want it close to buildings, or anything which may be affected by the heat.

What depth of soil for raised beds

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 20:38

You are going to need to use topsoil for most of the depth, and be prepared for it to settle a bit over the first year too.

17 degrees in a couple of days

Posted: 20/02/2017 at 14:02

16 degrees here at present (Gloucestershire) but a pretty claggy day. Grey and overcast, with the sun making very rare appearances.  It is nice to get into the garden without freezing my wotsits off.

Shed damp/condensation

Posted: 20/02/2017 at 14:00

If the only ventilation is a tiny gap above the door then I'm not surprised there is a problem with condensation.  My shed has a pitched roof and there is an air gap along both sides between the sides and the roof.  I did have trouble with rain penetrating one corner but overcame that by using the self adhesive flashing you can get on a roll.

You can't be too careful

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 21:12

The guy who posted this had better be very sure of the real situation or he could be in major trouble.  I accept that it looks very odd, but a friend of mine had a TIA and was certainly only in hospital a very short time.  Accusing somebody of fraud is a very serious step to take, particularly on an open forum.

I'm surprised that a hospital would even discuss patient movements with a person who has no connection with the supposed patient.

Good hygiene...

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 21:04

My grandad used to have a box in his shed filled with sharp sand soaked in oil.  He used to shove his tools into that at the end of the season once he'd rubbed any soil off them.  I never saw rust on any of his tools.

A Special Delivery

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 11:45

Great smile but don't be taken in!  Just when you think it's all wonderful ........... waaaaaaaa    But then as it's number 3 I guess you know that already   Congratulations.

finding my subscriber club number!!!!

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 14:29

It should be on the address label when you receive your copy, I think.

Farm Shops

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 11:58

From a farm shop I would be looking for predominantly local produce, good quality and reasonable prices.  I don't think many farm shops could survive by selling only local produce.  I stopped using one of our local farm shops after discovering that half of the veg I'd bought was rotten inside and the shop didn't want to know.

Drainage below pond liner

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 11:54

It won't work!  Water will find it's own level and water in the pond won't force any water below the liner to a level higher than the surface level of the pond (Hope that makes sense). 

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Just need to vent...

...so ******* angry 
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Has Trump completely lost the plot?

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Garden vac / blower

Cheap & cheerful, but does the job 
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Yes, Prime Minister

Deja vu, all over again. 
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I nearly choked on my cornflakes

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Please sign the petition

to Carol Kirkwood for summer weather! 
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Is there a problem with the site?

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