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Wildman

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Are there any current Colony - MCPC users out there?
« on: May 06, 2019, 12:39:50 »
Colony have upgraded their software and i am looking for user experience of the change?  Any comments please?

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Are there any current Colony - MCPC users out there?
« on: May 06, 2019, 12:39:50 »

Beersmith

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Re: Are there any current Colony - MCPC users out there?
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2019, 19:26:10 »
I hope someone is able to help, but I fear your question may go unanswered.

The demographics of allotment keepers is biased towards the retired, and even those that are regular computer users may be a little too frugal to purchase allotment management software. I find I can record / track / plan everything  about my allotment that I need using nothing more than an Excel spreadsheet.
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BarriedaleNick

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Re: Are there any current Colony - MCPC users out there?
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2019, 08:49:24 »
No but you made me look at it!
It looks great but frankly it would be overkill for our site - we manage it using paper and excel!
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Re: Are there any current Colony - MCPC users out there?
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2019, 12:04:56 »
Yes, it is mostly used by Councils and some independents, to manage larger amounts of information... i agree the spreadsheet is perfect for the local level!

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Re: Are there any current Colony - MCPC users out there?
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2019, 13:13:49 »
This is how I plan my gardening and allotment tasks;

http://www.thegardenersalmanac.co.uk/Content/P/Planning/Planning.htm

http://www.thegardenersalmanac.co.uk/Content/C/Computers/Computers.htm

It has served me well over the last twenty years since I got my first computer!

Plus it is FOC

 

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