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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 17:51

Well I have my Horse manure now   Q it has been rotting down for 5 months + how long till you think I use it?  pic below for you to see

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/67430.jpg?width=273&height=350&mode=max

 

Stagbeetle have you any news? did you phone them

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 12:20

I was out in the front garden yesterday doing some weeding and I got a parcel my bright coloured orange and blue trays and propagator lids and OMG they are amazing

It would be nice if the weather was to be dryer today as I have FREE horse manure to get later - think I will be doing the shovelling to bag the stuff - looked on Gumtree and there was an add, not too far away

Fruitcake make sure you have thick gloves

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 12:10

Hello all

So much done yesterday in garden just wrote a whole post computer disappeared it

Glad I spent a lot of hours in the garden yesterday as wet out now, I planted out the 2 plants I got Wednesday from In-Excess Ringwood a primula and wild flower sneezewort, then dug up some self seeded white Campion re planted them

Weeded the front garden my made path swept it and added topsoil, combed and thinned out the ponytail grass that made a lot for the compost bin, spent most time bent down so lower back sore put a heat patch on later yesterday and fine today

I had a lot of self seeded plantlet from the path which I have put into the nursery bed    

later on I sowed seeds a grass cyperus papyrus and flower laurentia blue stars in little trays, more seed sowing today

While I was out in the front garden I got a parcel my bright coloured orange and blue trays and propagator lids and OMG they are amazing

I want the weather to be dryer as I have FREE horse manure to get later today - think I will be doing more digging for bagging of the stuff

Seed Sowing Time Yet?

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 11:39

I sowed seeds yesterday a grass cyperus papyrus and flower laurentia blue stars in little trays

More seed sowing today broad beans and celery  

Garden News seeds

Posted: 12/02/2015 at 17:50

Keep us up dated on them

Garden News seeds

Posted: 12/02/2015 at 14:29

Lunaria Seeds definitely look like hollyhock seeds to me, but the plants not

sure you have not mixed up what went in the pots? did you so any other seeds at the same time?

I subscribe to the mag - what there were more seeds on non subscriber ones, I thought you meant that sometimes there was one pack and sometime two,  hope they don't do that again not fair on subscribers

NGCARDS  get your compost from   http://www.marshalls-seeds.co.uk/search-results.html?fq=seed+compost     I did it arrived with in a few days I went for the grow sure bags - supper fast delivery

New Allotment

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 22:50

Victoria that is brilliant do you have a whole plot or half, do bit by bit and don't rush to make it all how you want it

And lots of pics so you can see how much you have achieved and for us to see 

join us on

http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/talkback/new-allotment-omg/220407-56.html

  

work in progress

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 22:37

I am 8th on the list so could be min a month - 3 months may be, I will contact the council part way into March to find out where I am on the list 

work in progress

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 21:58

Great pics Baza you have been doing digging, like the green large bins, looks nice and ready for spring 

Looks like the fence need sorting on the left must been all those big wind storms we kept having  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 21:46

I tried loo rolls no success went mouldy snails liked them so nibble holes in, they did not cost much got 3 large round ones, 12 3" square ones and 12 4" pots square ones

I was looking at them last year but was too late in year when I saw them so decided to wait and get them this year  

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