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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 09/04/2015 at 23:19

I been painting my raised bed new wood at home today as they weather was dry and the bed will get replaced soon just need to empty out the temporary plants in the veg bed

Zoomer44 I asked the council lady how many people had been on that plot and she emailed back saying 3 people have had the plot since 2013,  but as the plots got changed around in a different direction before that can't say how many before that

But that is a few people so they have not done that well with it, a plot person near by said a lady was on there so she cleared a bit and put that blue sheeting down lots of weeds under that now  

work in progress

Posted: 09/04/2015 at 21:33

Rubbish old shopping trolley, lots of plastic bits, lots of broken bits of glass shards, concrete rubble

Not sure about fence can put up wind break netting around plot

Can have a 6x6 shed is the biggest allowed and a greenhouse would be brill not had one of them before - do have to get permission before hand   

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 09/04/2015 at 21:32

Zoomer44 that is terrible, hope you will recover

I say your plan A was a good idea sow the seeds that will grow fast and the slower ones go with option B buy plug plants, take things easy   

Ginagibbs still not sure yet about the plot 

Stagbeetle have you got any more pics of your plot?  sounds as though you are making progress

some bits of the plot are about 50 cm high in ground and some 10 cm and some flat does go up and down in lots of heights

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 09/04/2015 at 12:02

Thanks all,  Does not have a shed

Yay! I have an allotment, but has been badly neglected.,,Help!:(

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 22:47

Caral great pic of your plot   

That shed looks good never moved one before but would suggest that you take pics of how it is put together for reference when you re build

I got a letter yesterday from the council there is allotment plot on offer if I want it, me not sure it is in a mess of very uneven floor and weeds and brambles and rubbish

here is a pic

work in progress

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 22:30

your plot does look good,

Possible not sure yet about the plot

Got a letter yesterday and then got the key had a look, took photos and went there and done a dig of soil see what it like this evening 8.5 rods big

few more pics on this thread

work in progress

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 21:04

how bad was your plot when you got it?

it looks good Baza

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 16:12

Hello all

I got the letter from the council yesterday a allotment plot is available - Exciting

We collected the key which was £5 deposit as needed that to look around,  you don't get shown around the site to the plot so we had to use the map provide which was not very clear and finally found the plot the which was a different way around to the map    

Took my camera so here are some pics

The plot is very brambly and extremely uneven ground, bit by bit the whole site would have to be cleared and levelled off also lots of mess to clear as well, there have been break-in's near by as notes on peoples sheds.

There is a foot path at the end of the plot and a sports field next to the plot on the right so can be a bit windy

I am unsure whether to take the plot or not -  need others opinion please

The plot is 8.5 rods big I have marked it out with the yellow line

Yay! I have an allotment, but has been badly neglected.,,Help!:(

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 13:39

Got any pictures?


Posted: 07/04/2015 at 11:25

Hello all

Nice sunny here if this weather keeps up I will have to get to my wood painting

Yesterday was green house shuffle time and more flower seed sowing later on

Saturday spent a long time trying to sort out fence holes removing bits of trees, helping dad with re putting in a fence post as other one snapped with all the winter storms and the wood in the hole would not shift - well sawing bits hammering and whacking with a fence spade

So my aches got rested a bit yesterday hands and arms   

maybe those gardeners with pain will have those heat packs so you don't notices there bent in pain so much

DD nice lots of plants looks like a phlox in that box as well as what Chicky said

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