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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 11:01

Ginagibbs that sounds good nice to have a small pond even something to watch keep an eye on them all and keep the slugs down

Sound like it is digging time for some of you

Zoomer I would say sounds as if the raspberry's are autumn fruiting - I make sure I prune them all down about February time, as they fruit on the same years growth

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 22:26

Great photo David Spikes

I have Brunnera Jack Frost growing well lightens up the area with the leaves

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 22:18

Thanks David K   I will be going to the GC sometime before end September will get seed compost then - feel like the spring when I can't wait to sow seeds

Can I ask if you sow in a root trainer how many seeds per cell? I have 22 seeds in the pack and do you put the tray indoors to germinate or leave outside with the plastic lid on

Got to build the cold frame yet out of pallet planks hope to have it done by end of October 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 22:01

Matty2  Is it flowers that they grow in lines or bulbs?

have a look at this thread  http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/plants/flowers-to-grow-in-allotment/496981-2.html

Only have 1 pot with bulbs that need moving somewhere when I re do my pots think I will have too wait a week or two for my bulbs

Should be getting my nematodes this week to get rid of as many slugs as possible in the garden

Growing grass paths...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 21:31

I have grass paths at home in the veg patch, well I am going to re do it with new turf and stepping stones stops the squirrels digging, make sure you level ground off then sow the seeds and stamp in the ground - September is a good time to sow the grass seeds

Think you do the first cut about 5cms high which could be a month later - just don't let the grass get too high before you cut it   

Idea for the fruit tree - plant a pot in the ground about the same size as the fruit tree roots would be then you can sow the grass seeds around the area needed and take plant pots out when ready to plant the trees

Go for it you have the seeds

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 21:11

Hello all

Well today I managed to take my 5 tier gh down took ages washing it and pulling it all apart all dry and put away in a box,  was a bit windy this afternoon, later popped to the station with a few more plants all planted out now and watered in still a few plants to go yet

Fidgetbones you got loads of bulbs planted out and remember to soak the de caen anemone

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 20:38

Thank you,  I have deep root trainers - will need to get the compost, I will try a few seeds the ones that came with the gw mag

This will be the first time for autumn sowing for me want to see if I can get flowers earlier in the year as normally sow in spring so will need all the help from you guys

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 20:15

Hello Mel M

I signed up this year for an allotment so no plot yet but on the waiting list, have been interested in allotments for quite a few years - I have decided I would like one, do visit the allotment shop as open to the public found that out a few months ago, I have a nose around the plots they let me

Mel M  sounds as though you grow a good selection of veg - two sheds bonus, you have a lot of space triple plot, like the weed growing, have you grown cape gooseberry?  

BizzieB  did not think of a poly tunnel having restrictions, I guess you have to ask if you can have one on your plot like a shed or green house

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 14:31

Hello Mel M  do you have an allotment? what do you grow?  any pics

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 14:29

Philippa I meant separate question does sound wrong when I look at my post, as I have broad bean seeds crimson flower ones not sure if I can sow any in autumn of just spring, those dwarf beans sound good  

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