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hessian sacks


I’m new to this never done a blog before! so here goes. I bought some hessian sacks to store my potato crop now they stink horrible and made the skins of my potatoes taste horrible. So my trick was to wash them on a 30 – 40 deg delicate wash twice with 2 tablespoons of bicarb in with the washing powder that has done the trick. Hope this helps someone!

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Welcome to GoY petitebabe, at first I wasn't sure if you mean't you washed the potatoes! lol Clever idea anyway, thats what we like!

17 Sep, 2010


Thanx i found on a website somewhere to use pure soap disolved in water for most insect pests. I had a really bad infestation of caterpillars all different types on my broccolli. I had some soap flakes and disolved it in hot water and then filled the rest of pump spray up with cold water and sprayed the little blighters it did kill them but only the live caterpillarsI had to spray again as some more caterpillars appered just hatched i think! hope this help someone to.

17 Sep, 2010


Welcome to GOY, Petitebabe. Good to read your suggestions and I'm sure they will be helpful.

Hope you are successful getting those caterpillars...they do munch too much!!

17 Sep, 2010


Useful advice. Welcome to GoY :o)

17 Sep, 2010


Welcome to GoY :o)
What a good odea you had.
And well done on writing your first blog. It's a bit nerve wracking isn't it .... lol. But it's worked out well.

18 Sep, 2010


welcome from me as well.good tip.

18 Sep, 2010


Before you know , you're be having before and after pics. Welcome to GOY

18 Sep, 2010


can I ask where did you get your sacks from ?

24 Sep, 2010


Hi kfunsters I bought my hessian sacks on ebay think i paid about 6 pound for 3 25kg bags hope that helps

25 Sep, 2010

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