Spent(ish) compost.... with 'residents'

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    all free out this way. :dbgrtmb: :)
     
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    Yes, but hoiking it over the fence into the farmers field doesn't really count :heehee:
     
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        The one thing I do remember is that they were not able to tell me when I was in there, for whatever reason. I might see if I can find an email address for the operators of the scheme - must be quite large given that it is a national scheme.
         
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          I've just weighed one of those Wickes120L bags and it was 27.5Kg, but felt a damn sight heavier by the time I was shiftting the fifth one into my polytunnel.
           
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            That's heavier than the Health and Safety at Work Act puts as a limit - which is 25kg :rolleyespink:
             
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            Ssshhhh... don't tell Mrs C as she is going to be helping bring them in on Friday! We've got the wheelbarrow I suppose, and I will make her tea afterwards...
             
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              Wickes paint is darker, and a LOT thicker than the B&Q paint - Wickes is on the left of the tree, B&Q still to the right. So glad I am doing this with a sprayer as even that is killing me on the quiet (it doesn't help that I am a lot slower than most normal folks nowadays) - to try and do this with a brush would be utter hell. I am hoping tomorrow, third coat, will be enough.

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                Don't try to do it without the wheelbarrow otherwise it means crouching over whilst carrying it. :rolleyespink: That's about the worst thing for backs.
                 
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                  Of course, you are now able to get neighbours to help :thumbsup:
                   
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