How do I ship out a small pot?
HOW can I feed on a commercial with a small pot on the long pole without spilling the contents as I ship the pole out? Maurice Spelling, Worcester
AT THIS time of year, you certainly need to feed less than you would in the height of summer on commercials.
A small pot clipped on to the top kit of your pole is the answer, but you do need to be careful to avoid spillage as you ship out.
There are a few things you can try. Smooth shipping is key, and a correctly-positioned pole behind you will help. Another way is to use damp pellets and gently push them into the pot so that they Use a lidded pot so the contents stay put until you deliberately tap them out.
stick. A few gentle taps when you have shipped out, and the pellets will be released.
Most importantly, use a pot with a holed lid like the one shown. The lid will prevent your feed from jumping out as you move the pole through your hands.