Latest posts by NewBoy2

Bare Soil & What to Sow Now

Posted: 26/08/2017 at 11:43


Thank you for the time you took to compile that list and I will use it

Bare Soil & What to Sow Now

Posted: 24/08/2017 at 15:25

Dopey question No 7

I am just digging up my spuds and onions and will have 2 beds both 14 foot x 14 foot 

? What can I plant now to use in a few months

Smoking Nettles ??

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 13:34

Do you know if I stimulated the release of pollen or was it just a co incidence ?

Smoking Nettles ??

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 11:14

I was digging up one of 5 stinging nettle plants and it seemed that the other plants gave off "smoke " from their flowers after about 2 or 3 seconds

I had not been drinking so I think it was real !!

Anyone else seen this please ?

Horse Manure & Worms

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 10:54

Pete8 and Iaain R thanks for your assistance

The main reason for asking is that the supplier gets busy in September so I was trying to work out if I could get the bags now before the rush.

I have a plot on a 300 x 300 metre site and he is in demand

I have had about 5 separate deliveries from him and some bags had worms and some not and GW members have given me lots of info over the last few years

Many thanks chaps

Horse Manure & Worms

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 10:36

Simple question

If I buy bagged manure and leave it for months will all the worms die off if they cant get out of the plastic bags ?

Horse Manure

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 10:20

Thanks for that information which is really useful

? If I buy it now will the worms have processed all of the manure by September and will they then die off

I was wondering about the above fact 

Have I been wasting my time?

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 13:45

Cherry Tree on Monday all covered in cherries................Wednesday all gone

Its the Demon Cherry Monster  

I dont net strawberries or Raspberries

My neighboring Allotmenteers dont net red currants  or black currants

It may be that your neighbours are supplying the birds with a closer source of food

Simple suggestion next season only net half of ALL fruit bearing plants and see if their is a difference

Horse Manure

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 13:37

I need to buy some HM in individual plastic bags for the end of the season

? If I buy it now will the worms have processed all of the manure by September and will they then die off

? Any experience please friends

Last edited: 30 July 2017 13:38:14

Back Lawn to Wildflower Patch

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 12:28


I have a 12 x 12 foot part of my back lawn that I am considering using for the bees and butterflies

? Has anyone had any experiences of converting

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