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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Yates View Post
    I think I've made a bollocks of me lawn, it's gone a bit patchy & now I'm getting it in the neck

    any advise
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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by Strummer View Post
    I recommend a flamethrower.
    she's naggaing about it but setting fire to her is a bit OTT


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Yates View Post
    I think I've made a bollocks of me lawn, it's gone a bit patchy & now I'm getting it in the neck

    any advise
    Tell her that it's better than mine, she got the lawn and Mrs O got the husband, get over it.


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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Yates View Post
    I think I've made a bollocks of me lawn, it's gone a bit patchy & now I'm getting it in the neck

    any advise
    What have you done to it , Cut it too short , Put weed and feed down during a drought ?

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Going to have a go at removing some green algae/mold (not sure of the correct term) from my wooden fence over the bank holiday weekend. Anyone have any better suggestions than a water/bleach solution?


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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by congo_red View Post
    Going to have a go at removing some green algae/mold (not sure of the correct term) from my wooden fence over the bank holiday weekend. Anyone have any better suggestions than a water/bleach solution?
    A pressure washer is your friend here.

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by lard View Post
    A pressure washer is your friend here.
    Yeah, original plan was to borrow my Dadís. But social isolation and non-essential travel has ruled that option out. Itís not a massive fence, only three panels look to be afflicted, so not keen on buying one specially.


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    Quote Originally Posted by congo_red View Post
    Yeah, original plan was to borrow my Dadís. But social isolation and non-essential travel has ruled that option out. Itís not a massive fence, only three panels look to be afflicted, so not keen on buying one specially.
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...PvpctBuomBvuc1


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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by congo_red View Post
    Yeah, original plan was to borrow my Dadís. But social isolation and non-essential travel has ruled that option out. Itís not a massive fence, only three panels look to be afflicted, so not keen on buying one specially.
    Sod it call round , He can stay in the house while you drop off essential shopping, Seriously a pressure washer will be better and safer for the planet.

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by lard View Post
    Sod it call round , He can stay in the house while you drop off essential shopping, Seriously a pressure washer will be better and safer for the planet.

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    110 mile round trip...doesn’t seem the responsible thing to do.
    Might wait until things blow over then.


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    Quote Originally Posted by congo_red View Post
    110 mile round trip...doesnít seem the responsible thing to do.
    Might wait until things blow over then.
    You didn't tell me that bit no just wait

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by congo_red View Post
    Going to have a go at removing some green algae/mold (not sure of the correct term) from my wooden fence over the bank holiday weekend. Anyone have any better suggestions than a water/bleach solution?
    I bought a Karcher pressure washer just before the lockdown, took the moss/mould of me fence in a nano second

    Because there’s fuck all else to do & because I’ve got a new pressure washer I’ve now got the cleanest patio in Nottinghamshire


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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by lard View Post
    What have you done to it , Cut it too short , Put weed and feed down during a drought ?

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    I went a bit radio rental with some liquid lawn feed, not sure what to do but I’ve ordered some grass seed


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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Yates View Post
    I went a bit radio rental with some liquid lawn feed, not sure what to do but Iíve ordered some grass seed
    Fuck all really, It will grow back , If it doesn't just reseed

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Getting ready for the summer! Mrs Buckaroo's propagation facility.




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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Managed to get these off me Auntie who isn't well enough to crack on with them.

    I'd love to have a crack at doing veg in them, but what would work best with these sizes? I posted about building a planter recently but maybe it'd be better off starting small this year as I'm still learning. Or maybe they're useless for veg and I should crack on with flowers?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Sinister View Post
    Our back lawn has 3 humps in it which are ant hills.
    How best to remove?
    My mate over the road says make a hole and pour petrol in, then throw a lighted match and that will suffice.
    Are there any less pyrotechnical ways of getting rid?
    Ive had problems with them. They don't like vinegar. I can get 5ltrs for Ä4,50 though, it takes quite a bit.

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by Freddie View Post
    Managed to get these off me Auntie who isn't well enough to crack on with them.

    I'd love to have a crack at doing veg in them, but what would work best with these sizes? I posted about building a planter recently but maybe it'd be better off starting small this year as I'm still learning. Or maybe they're useless for veg and I should crack on with flowers?

    Any veg really apart from potatoes, Cabbages etc as these take up alot of room.
    I would make one salad veg , Letuce ,Spring onions etc , The other Whatever you what, Just plant the stuff you like and will eat.
    I have some beetroot and leeks in my raised beds aswell as lettuce and spring onions .


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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by Freddie View Post
    Managed to get these off me Auntie who isn't well enough to crack on with them.

    I'd love to have a crack at doing veg in them, but what would work best with these sizes? I posted about building a planter recently but maybe it'd be better off starting small this year as I'm still learning. Or maybe they're useless for veg and I should crack on with flowers?

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Quote Originally Posted by lard View Post
    Any veg really apart from potatoes, Cabbages etc as these take up alot of room.
    I would make one salad veg , Letuce ,Spring onions etc , The other Whatever you what, Just plant the stuff you like and will eat.
    I have some beetroot and leeks in my raised beds aswell as lettuce and spring onions .


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    Cheers Lard
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    Distribution is a problem at the moment.


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    Sounds like the most sympathetic Cluedo mŁder ever?

    ĄI believe in socialism because it seems more humanitarian, rather than every man for himself and 'I'm alright jack' and all those arsehole businessmen with all the loot. I made up my mind from viewing society from that angle. That's where I'm from and there's where I've made my decisions from. That's why I believe in socialismď

    ĄDon't forget you're alive. 'Cause sometimes when you walk around the city and you're in a bad mood, you can think, hey, wait a minute, we're alive! We don't know what the next second will bring and what a fantastic thing this is. This can get easily forgotten in the routine of life, and that's something I'm trying to bring to my attention at all times. Don't forget you're alive. We're not dead, you know. This is the greatest thing.Ē

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    I'm looking at actual seeds now and I've got no idea how many to buy

    I'm thinking asparagus, chilli's, not sure what else.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Freddie View Post
    I'm looking at actual seeds now and I've got no idea how many to buy

    I'm thinking asparagus, chilli's, not sure what else.
    I'd have thought that chillis would need a greenhouse or at least a sunny window sill to ripen?
    I don't think that asparagus shoot for the first year either pal.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wes' Organ View Post
    I'd have thought that chillis would need a greenhouse or at least a sunny window sill to ripen?
    I don't think that asparagus shoot for the first year either pal.
    This , Sam

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    Default Re: The Gardening thread.

    Go for something simple to start with .
    Lettuce etc ,
    You will need a greenhouse really for Tomatoes, chilies peppers etc.

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