Sunday, 16 June 2019

MAF: Tomatoes

First published in 1934 with a shopping list of chemical treatments left over from The Great War as long as your army, this is the Necronomicon of growing tomatoes. At least they'd not figured out DDT by this stage...

Saturday, 1 June 2019

Get A Grip


I finally figured out an elegant solution to lazy bat detecting. Now I don't need to stand at the window all night like a loon.

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Mr Stinky

As we now have an abundance of nettles it's time to bring out Mr Stinky. Nettles & water go in the top, allow it to ferment for a few weeks then dilute 1:10 with water for plant food, or use neat as a herbicide


Tuesday, 28 May 2019

A Hoarder Vindicated

I needed a new tripod spreader for my telescope and it turned out that an old 10.5" NAB reel was just the ticket after adding only three extra holes. The orange wingnuts came from an old power tool...




Thursday, 23 May 2019