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Latest posts by NewBoy2

Helping Our Solitary Bees

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 19:07

Any comments friends ?

Sparrows on a Hot Tin (Conservatory ) Roof

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 19:07

I have sparrows and starlings and pigeons queing up to take turns and like you have to refil twice a day

Foxes eating raisins and pigeons

New Hedge and Weeds

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 11:35

Thank you friends

Helping Our Solitary Bees

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 11:18

Talkback: Urban foxes on the allotment

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 11:16

Got one who comes and eats raisins from near me at about 10 foot

gets ragged by magpies sometimes and I saw him with a sick pigeon in his mouth

He looked happy !!

What have you learnt this year in the garden?

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 11:14

the one at home has 30 tubes and about 20 holes drilled in a block of wood

10 of the bamboo tubes are sealed up with soil so I know that there will be new bees emerging at some point

Its my aim on my allotment to build one person a hotel if they promise to build one for someone else and so start achain reaction until we have 50 hotels

Beeee Happy !!

New Hedge and Weeds

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 11:00

First again Dove

? What effect would bark chippings have

What have you learnt this year in the garden?

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 10:58

How to grow peas up nets supported by some wooden posts

Nipping out the flowering tops of beans to stop balck fly

Not to go over the top and manure ALL my beds as I now cant grow some veg....need to wait for some months

I dont know enough about watering plants....water some way away from them to make them search for the water

How to build a Bee Hotel which has attracted solitary bees

How to grow beetroot

Good manure is a must

Most of all.............that Allotmenteers are the Best Type of Citizens !!!

New Hedge and Weeds

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 10:52

Planted some " instant hedge " a few months ago and the weeds seem to love growing under it

Apart from regular weeding which I hate is there some way of suppressing most of the weeds....bark etc

Advice please friends

Sparrows on a Hot Tin (Conservatory ) Roof

Posted: 05/06/2014 at 15:55

I have a conservatory with a clear plastic roof and I throw bread crumbs up on to it and watch the sparrows from underneath scrabbling and skidding around which is highly amusing until the gulls turn up

Anyone else got any Bird Stories

Discussions started by NewBoy2

Field Beans as Green Manure

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Last Post: Yesterday at 20:04

Chillington Hoe

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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 17:11

Onions - Dopey Question No 47

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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 20:25

Chick Pea Sowing

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 20:17

Chick Pea Sowing

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 18:41

Purple Sprouting - What else over Winter ?

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Last Post: 03/08/2014 at 20:11

Tiny Holes in My Spuds

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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 19:40

Tomatoe Plant leaves going Brown

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Last Post: 29/06/2014 at 12:33

Summer Cabbage Shoots turning Brown

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Last Post: 29/06/2014 at 14:01

Tomato Plants with Acne

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Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 16:13

Climbing Beans

Overgrown the poles 
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Last Post: 25/06/2014 at 11:14

Helping Our Solitary Bees

Hive bees down by at least 80% 
Replies: 21    Views: 515
Last Post: 28/06/2014 at 10:48

New Hedge and Weeds

Replies: 5    Views: 124
Last Post: 17/06/2014 at 11:35

Sparrows on a Hot Tin (Conservatory ) Roof

Replies: 8    Views: 280
Last Post: 05/07/2014 at 10:49

Potatoes - Dopey Question No 7

Replies: 16    Views: 279
Last Post: 29/05/2014 at 13:33
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