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Latest posts by Pentillie

Petrol generators

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 20:11

Thanks a lot Chicky, I'll check the websites!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 20:08

Don't I know it! I miss my lovely Cornwall.

Petrol generators

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 17:49

Can anybody recommend a decent,lightweight, petrol generator? I need one with one or two sockets on, so that it can be used at the allotment, to power mowers and strimmers, and also at home as backup to power two upright freezers in the garage, should there be a power failure.

Have seen a few in brochures, and on-line, but would welcome comments from those of you who've had one.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 17:26

.........tourists or holiday-makers - emmets in Cornwall, grockles in Devon and Dorset. 

More often used in Cornwall - once across the Tamar it's another country don't you know!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 17:15

Not that bad a time to sell,Brumbull. Next door neighbours sold their house last week, only on the market for two weeks, and as several people fancied it, went to sealed bids, and they got £15000 more than the asking price. Apparently local estate agents are struggling to get more properties on their books, as everything seems to be selling so quickly! So, good luck where you are!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 21:00

Enjoy the West Country - when you buy the property you will no longer be classed as a Grockle or Emmet!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 23:36

Good hunting!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 20:32

Brumbull, hope you took advantage of the Sunday carvery, in The Grill Room Restaurant?

Spent Mushroom Compost

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 20:22

I get mine in 50 or 75 litre bags, you should be OK with those, Dove.

I'm sure you will find plenty of suppliers on-line.

Leaf Mould!

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 18:20

Leaf mould is made when leaves are broken down by mainly fungal action, whereas compost is made by bacterial action. Leaves can be added to compost when it can help speed up the rotting process, but generally it's best to keep leaves separate, as recommended by Punkdoc, Dove, and Green Magpie.

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