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Posted: 11/12/2014 at 12:10

Hello all

Chicky I saw him when I went to Parham gardens doing a live radio thing for Surrey going around talking to different people and then stood smoking, he was just there for the morning

Good for the allotment programme coming back so early thought we would of have to wait for a while yet even if half of it is more about cooking  

KEF did you not watch Wild Weather with Richard Hammond not hailstones at this time of year

DD biscuits yummy maybe that will bring Bekkie back

GemmaJF same with weather you be careful with the hawthorn roots prickly, I am going to go in garden any way bits to sort out  

Hello all to who I have missed saying anything

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 11/12/2014 at 11:45

Here is some pics of Loseley of the holly hocks this is in July when we went to the garden show got a free tour around the gardens with entry to the show

 Some of the veg garden

 They also had sculptures there at the time really like these bees


Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 11/12/2014 at 11:20

Just a plastic lid - they are still in the plastic gh with the door open - should I remove the lid or keep it on?  cold frame being built still


Posted: 10/12/2014 at 19:32

They had a add on gumtree trying to get rid of pallets as they had loads think these ones I got must of come in today

A man on a fork lift truck put 3 near the car to help us said these are nice ones and some were in a pile this is from a printing company so maybe they get lots of large sheets of paper or boards  

That sound good Edd

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 10/12/2014 at 19:11

Checked today 15 little seedling popping up so exciting they are doing ok


Posted: 10/12/2014 at 18:58

Just got a good few pallets today brand new some of them still with plastic wrap on


Posted: 10/12/2014 at 18:53

Hello all

Went and got some more pallets today pretty good ones nice and new

Removed a few plants annuals and put some campanula plants in place

got a few more sweet pea seedlings up and fed the birds

was a nice sunny day out even if it did rain showers a few times

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 10/12/2014 at 18:38

Weyplotter my cauliflower got eaten by caterpillars but a few did not and are doing ok

To put pictures on if you have them on your computer and are digital use the tree icon

 to select pictures and upload.  my pictures I have to edit in paint to reduce the size a bit so when you click on the picture it makes it bigger to view

Think I will be coming your way possible in April time for the Loseley for the spring garden show went to the - garden show this year such nice garden flowers holly hocks beautiful and veg area so large and neat,  going there made me want to grow the celebration runner beans with the peach flowers for next year look so pretty

Zoomer currants sound easy ish to grow may try those

Hello all how are your gardens and plots doing?  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 09/12/2014 at 21:21

Thanks Zoomer - not grown celeriac what does that taste like?

Think asparagus take 3 years to get a crop from them that is all I know

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 09/12/2014 at 13:10

Hello Weyplotter I am in Southampton waiting for a plot at Weston allotments, on council website says 3 month waiting list so not too long to wait now

I subscribe to GW mag and to Garden news which is weekly and gives away a lot of seeds most weeks more in spring and summer mostly flowers this year and a few veg

so you not too far from where I am

Do you have any pictures?   

So you kind of have a whole plot now

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