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

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

A Gift From The Ants

As there's the site of an old Q Pit just on the other side of my border with the woods I'm always finding bits of clay pipe, in fact I consider it a good omen in the garden. This one appeared the other day when I was planting some beans. Maybe it was a gift from the ants, who live in an old chimney pot next to the beanpoles and are eagerly awaiting the arrival of aphids...

Sunday, 19 May 2019