Posted: 21/04/2014 at 20:48
Use the time you're waiting to plan what you're going to grow and where.
Have you got a cold frame - if not you could get old of some discarded bricks/blocks and old windows and make one while you wait for the weedkiller to work. Then you can start some seeds off and maybe buy some plants as well, and you'll have somewhere for them to live before you're ready to plant them out.
My daughter spent her first summer in a pram parked under a crab apple tree, watching the bluetits collecting aphids for their nestlings - now she's a married woman with a garden of her own, and she loves to feed the birds
Spending time with Dad on the allotment is a wonderful start to life