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by gunners71uk
Fri Jul 29, 2005 4:48 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi I am new!
Replies: 11
Views: 3395

welcome sarah , i have a little garden and a allotment which i have had 3 weeks the weeds are getting ripped out.all the best.
by gunners71uk
Mon Jul 25, 2005 5:07 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: books on food storage of crops any books ideas etc
Replies: 7
Views: 3050

well i managed to find one i have ordered it its called the allotment handbook by c foley let me know if you have read this one its the 04 version. :king:
by gunners71uk
Sun Jul 24, 2005 3:55 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: books on food storage of crops any books ideas etc
Replies: 7
Views: 3050

books on food storage of crops any books ideas etc

:cheers: ok i want a book reccomendation and advice on storing potatoes apples carrots onions etc you get the picture i have looked in book shops and on nett but there is hardly any thing on this subject anyother helpful books would be appreciated
by gunners71uk
Sun Jul 24, 2005 3:26 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: onions
Replies: 3
Views: 1974

thanks lydds one of the guys who is old just cuts them off and bags thrm up in netts the stalk and leaves etc were still green.
by gunners71uk
Sat Jul 23, 2005 2:53 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: onions
Replies: 3
Views: 1974

onions

i have noticed on me allotment people do things diffrent if onions are pulled up can you plat them and dry them on the onion tree ? its just sometimes onions seem to walk on our allotments but nothing else weird lol. any ideas to stop them getting nicked can you dry them inside any ideas please.and ...
by gunners71uk
Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:55 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: We may be getting an allotment soon
Replies: 16
Views: 6746

:mrgreen: well i have had my allorment two weeks and its starting to look better weeds 5ft high :shock: i was reading through some posts and found some people waiting 4 years for allotment where i live some have sadly turned back to grass,but my allotment is overgrown but i have listned to the old b...
by gunners71uk
Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:31 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: plastic for coldframe
Replies: 0
Views: 1320

plastic for coldframe

want good plastic for cold frame only find flimsy stuff cany use glass not safe with my son, polycarbonate too dear any ideas :cheers:
by gunners71uk
Wed Jul 20, 2005 2:21 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: what to paint on new wood for coldframe
Replies: 15
Views: 6670

what to paint on new wood for coldframe

:? help i have some wood i am using for a cold frame i want to paint it but WITH WHAT??.as i dont want it to effect the plants etc i have been told cresote is a no no any ideas from seasoned gardeners or timbermen/women :mrgreen:
many thanks
dave :dave:
by gunners71uk
Tue Jul 19, 2005 8:10 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: to cover allotment with plastic good or bad idea
Replies: 0
Views: 1418

to cover allotment with plastic good or bad idea

i am thinking covering my allotment with plastic once i got rid of the 5ft high weeds, what are the benfits and what are the bad side of this please and what is the best way of securing etc i had been told silage plastic is cheap alternative. :dave:
by gunners71uk
Mon Jul 18, 2005 6:28 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Allotments in Nottingham
Replies: 1
Views: 1436

re nottingham allotments 28k offer

:andy: i think its very interesting, some may want to sell others probably not but they should hold a meeting and make a democractic vote, 28k or more if you hold out is a lot of money , maybe they could wait to the end of season get a council plot or allotment association plot, and pay someone to c...
by gunners71uk
Mon Jul 18, 2005 10:49 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: any spare rhubarb crowns pls
Replies: 0
Views: 1593

any spare rhubarb crowns pls

hi there if you will have some spare rhubarb crowns at some point pls send them to me i will pay your post and packing so your not out of pocket .i have an allotment and i am wanting to end up with as many varities as possible if you want to help that would be nice dave in notts. :king:
by gunners71uk
Thu Jul 14, 2005 5:00 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hellooo from worksop
Replies: 7
Views: 2602

hellooo from worksop

:roll: hi from worksop new allotment virgin needs plenty of help tips for allotmenteeering
by gunners71uk
Thu Jul 14, 2005 4:25 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: allotment virgin needs help please
Replies: 6
Views: 2808

allotment virgin needs help please

well i have just got an allotment now trying to get me own shed rather than share one the local council are trying there best i buy the lass in the office some chocs if she can get me one as we have a disabled son. any ideas on making compost heaps, cloches, plastic greenhouses i dont want to use b...