Latest posts by KT53

Strictly is back!

Posted: 11/09/2017 at 17:43

I've just read that Craig reckons there will be same sex couples on the show by next year.  My immediate thought was imagine the screams about prejudice if that couple was absolute rubbish and was voted off in the first week!

Setting timer for drip irrigation

Posted: 11/09/2017 at 17:31
Guernsey Donkey2 says:

Saves on the back ache too from lifting heavy watering cans doesn't it?  I can't imagine not have this automatic watering system now.  I have saved almost an hour a day in which I can be doing other gardening jobs or just RELAXING!

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 Absolutely.  My irrigation system waters around 40 pots, hanging baskets and troughs.  I hate to think how many cans that would need.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 11/09/2017 at 13:46
plant pauper says:

Hiya Frank.

Glad you're well and still keeping an eye on us.

I didn't see it last night...I usually leave it a few weeks to settle down before I bother. 

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 I'm with you on that.  Get the worst of the dross out of the way (hopefully) and then see how it goes.  With each passing year there are fewer and fewer even 'C' listers appearing.  Most of this year's appearances were followed by 'Who are they?" from my other half.  She just beat me to it each time!

Setting timer for drip irrigation

Posted: 11/09/2017 at 13:39

Once it's set up I suspect you will use it more than just when away.  It takes away one of the monotonous daily chores, and stops the water from leaky watering cans running down your arms.

flooring for greenhouse

Posted: 11/09/2017 at 08:13

Due to the very specific information requirements I think you'd probably be best advised to ask on a USA based forum.  This one is UK based.

Setting timer for drip irrigation

Posted: 10/09/2017 at 21:00

Sorry, I should have said that watering is twice daily on mine too.  7am and 7pm.

Setting timer for drip irrigation

Posted: 10/09/2017 at 17:46

It will depend on water flow, but I found that my pots and hanging baskets required under 10 minutes of drip irrigation before water started to run through.  I would start at about that figure and then adjust.

Adam Frost - Gardeners World

Posted: 10/09/2017 at 13:35

I really like Carole's enthusiasm, but it do wish she could turn the 'gushing' volume down a little at times.

Adam Frost - Gardeners World

Posted: 09/09/2017 at 17:45

Anybody want to start a sweepstake on which edition will have Monty giving a full explanation of how to move a tender banana plant at the end of the season?

Adam Frost - Gardeners World

Posted: 09/09/2017 at 10:44
Hostafan1 says:

Try counting the times the word " amaaaaaaaaaazing" is used on telly. Jamie Oliver is a massive fan as is Francis Tophill. She used it twice last week when looking at a fern and numerous other times.

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 I know what you mean about 'amaaaaaaazing'.  It's used to death.  One programme I watch has a combination of that and "This is the best xyz I've ever seen.  They should all be done like this"

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