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Allotment

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 22:25

Ally2 thgere is another Allotment tread on Talkback, join in the discussion there and read what solutions are given.

Lleylandii

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 22:05

Suze4 could you post some of those white flies so my Lleylandii hedge might die too. I hate them woth a passion but OH would kill me if I did anything to them.

Allotment

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 21:59

As fidgetbones says do a sectionat a time. But you could spray Glysophate on the sections that will not be dug for a few weeks. Then they will be clear of fresh growth when you get to them.

Pallets

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 21:31

Perks of having a workshop at work. Beltsander, orbital sander and chop saw make it easier.

Sycamore seedlings

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 21:05

If the Romans brought you Sycamores it must be you lot over there who gave them to us. One of the few good things me thinks. I love them and planted lots of them in my garden.

Talkback: Growing your own Christmas dinner

Posted: 26/03/2014 at 22:22

Had our own potatoes, carrots, parsnips, leeks and onions for christmas last year.

Must get some of thoseTurkey seeds.

Never had any refusals from anyone I offered fresh veg or rhubarb to. You will always get asked "are they difficult to grow?". More difficult than getting them for nothing!

Pallets

Posted: 26/03/2014 at 21:53

I saw a guy make the bench on a tv programme a few years ago so no credit to me except for the back.

The storage box is a plain enough item but I badly need somewhere handy to store all the sheets I use for frost protection. We get frost to early May in Tipperary. I envy those living by the coast, they sow earlies in Feburary.

Will post a picture when it is stained up and has handles on it. bogged down cutting wood at the moment, fuel running low this time of year.

Pallets

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 22:30

Pics of storage box as promised.

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/40291.jpg?width=350

 A pile of pallet boards sanded and cut to suit the job.

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/40292.jpg?width=350

 The back is one board higher so the roof will slope and not hold water.

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/40293.jpg?width=350

 Completed storage box with lid. A lick of fence life and it is ready for use.

Used 3 small pallets and some other small bits. Did the cutting and sanding at work during lunch break over a few days. Should keep the fleece and hessian sheets dry and nearer where they are needed. No more trudging back to the garden shed at first light.

Buried Treasure!

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 21:37

It was a small plastic cow actually, so no need to call the health inspectors.

Buried Treasure!

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:55

Dug up a full cow recently.

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