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  Topic: Animal fencing/netting
Treacodactyl

Replies: 5
Views: 3697
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 17 6:51 pm   Subject: Animal fencing/netting
I use a similar mesh for tree guards in the woodland and haven't had any problems with things nibbling through it. I would use something more robust if there were hoards of hungry critters but there a ...
  Topic: Animal fencing/netting
Treacodactyl

Replies: 5
Views: 3697
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 17 5:33 pm   Subject: Animal fencing/netting
I think we should be ok as the garden is right next to the house and we're in it all time. If we get overwhelmed I can always fill the freezer but I want to stop the odd oppertunist from making a home ...
  Topic: Frost
Treacodactyl

Replies: 13
Views: 3086
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 17 5:30 pm   Subject: Frost
I think it's going to be a harsh year for growers, a lot of crops have been sown around here and we've had virtually no rain for weeks.

I keep noticing stuff that's been frosted, even blackberry pl ...
  Topic: Animal fencing/netting
Treacodactyl

Replies: 5
Views: 3697
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 17 2:17 pm   Subject: Animal fencing/netting
We're going to have to fence out the wildlife from our veg beds and as they are also in a windy location I'm looking at some of the stiffer wind mesh type stuff. Something like this: https://www.sure- ...
  Topic: Frost
Treacodactyl

Replies: 13
Views: 3086
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 17 5:44 pm   Subject: Frost
I was just looking at last nights temps and Bournemouth Airport was -3 C!

Blimey! Didn't realise that. Which website are you looking at? I've given up on Metcheck and Accuweather - they diff ...
  Topic: Frost
Treacodactyl

Replies: 13
Views: 3086
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 17 3:47 pm   Subject: Frost
I was just looking at last nights temps and Bournemouth Airport was -3 C!
  Topic: Frost
Treacodactyl

Replies: 13
Views: 3086
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 17 3:34 pm   Subject: Frost
Anyone else suffering after the recent frosts? For this area last night was unusually cold and the frost even got through a covering on the potatoes.

The main thing I've noticed is frost damage on ...
  Topic: Today's forage...
Treacodactyl

Replies: 24
Views: 11500
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 17 7:13 am   Subject: Today's forage...
Yesterday they found the clematis motana, probably 'alba', and the crab apples.
  Topic: Today's forage...
Treacodactyl

Replies: 24
Views: 11500
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 17 2:07 pm   Subject: Today's forage...
A good number of bees are on a large ornamental cherry tree we inherited.
  Topic: Today's forage...
Treacodactyl

Replies: 24
Views: 11500
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Mon Apr 17, 17 8:50 pm   Subject: Today's forage...
They're on the honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida) and bluebells now.
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
Treacodactyl

Replies: 532
Views: 127492
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Apr 10, 17 8:43 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I was a trifle surprised that the FC had no signs up about Adders, given the number of dogs and small children that there were about today. but I suppose they have done some sort of cost benefit analy ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
Treacodactyl

Replies: 532
Views: 127492
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Apr 10, 17 8:26 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I was a trifle surprised that the FC had no signs up about Adders, given the number of dogs and small children that there were about today. but I suppose they have done some sort of cost benefit analy ...
  Topic: Speed test software
Treacodactyl

Replies: 8
Views: 2455
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Mon Apr 10, 17 1:10 pm   Subject: Speed test software
This is the one I was recommended to use by my ISP when we needed to report problems to OpenReach. http://speedtest.btwholesale.com/

I've not used it for a few years but think it can store results.
  Topic: Today's forage...
Treacodactyl

Replies: 24
Views: 11500
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Tue Apr 04, 17 7:00 pm   Subject: Today's forage...
Bees still often on the gorse and over the last couple of weeks we've seen them on blackthorn and dandelions, but not that often. Goat willow is out but too high to see what is on it, we also have lar ...
  Topic: First inspection of the year
Treacodactyl

Replies: 3
Views: 1855
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Tue Apr 04, 17 6:53 pm   Subject: First inspection of the year
The stores aren't all gone but I'll keep an eye on them. I don't wish to overfeed this year as I think that partly led to swarming last year.
 
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