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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 02/02/2015 at 15:20

I got show perfection peas to grow this year from the potato day so will try and grow them like Jo Jo off the big allotment challenge

Woo2 good you got some fruit bushes even if you got extras, good to get water butts and on a Sunday delivery  

Fruitcake sound good idea to dig down to put chicken wire in got to protect those chickens when you get them, what colour wellies?

Zoomer44 great for a pile of wood chippings, are you making your main path out of bricks?  

Weyplotter I guess around rent paying time you do get some that don't pay so plots could become available

I wanted to see how far down the list I have moved got a reply today from my email but the system does not keep record of what number you were when you started on the list so it could still be 3 months to wait  

lemon grass

Posted: 02/02/2015 at 15:02

Was your green house heated? 


Posted: 02/02/2015 at 13:26

Hello all

Do have a heater in living room and a small little noisy one as well that you plug in but some times hot bottles are better  

Bekkie is the bio dynamic thing planting by the moon?  what size allotment did you have?

I am thinking of sowing some seeds today will go on the window in my room in small trays

We have not had snow in this area only frost - so it was nice when I went to whitchurch for the potato day and saw it on areas

Flowers to Grow in Allotment

Posted: 02/02/2015 at 12:50

Thinking of adding grasses to the list for my flower area


Posted: 01/02/2015 at 21:33

Hello Woody is not fair on us - trying to keep it lit is not easy even if I do garden all year around nice to be warm inside and not having hot water horrible

It will be trying to keep under the duvet or dooner as Australians say to keep warn with bottles   

Thanks Bekkie try some spuds this you know you want to

Remember to grow sunflowers as this year is the year of the sunflower

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 01/02/2015 at 21:22

Yesterday went to a potato day brought seed potatoes and some small bulbs in pots and seeds and trays, got to look around at plants stands did a seed swap and lots of gardening bits, when home I put my spuds into egg trays for chitting

Today got some seed trays in and seed compost to warm up and sorted my seeds out in boxes

Yviestevie look at this


Posted: 01/02/2015 at 20:46

Hello all, I went to the potato day and got 40 seed potatoes altogether well more than I was going for as they had cheap potato bags so I got some of them

mainly 5 of each variety as they sell them loose

1st early Foremost, Homeguard 

2nd early Bonnie, Blue Kestrel, Milva organic grown , 10x Balmoral

Main potatoes Carolus also got some seeds peas and beans

Saw some snow on some fields and bits on the grass by the road side was cold

Today was dry but cold and windy out my fingers went cold so quick when I went and fed the birds   

KEF trying to stay warm hot water bottles as heating still playing up on and off a lot

1Runnybeak1 what other seed potatoes you got?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 01/02/2015 at 20:18

Hello all

I went to the potato day and have got my seed potatoes ,well more than I was going for as they had cheap potato bags so I got some of them

I got 40 seed potatoes altogether mainly 5 of each variety as they sell them loose

So here goes with my list of potatoes

- 1st early Foremost, Homeguard

- 2nd early Bonnie, Blue Kestrel, Milva, 10x Balmoral

- Main potatoes Carolus

Will add pics sometime  

computer playing up posted it and internet went of so lost the post


Posted: 30/01/2015 at 15:40

Wintersong if it is the lactose just buy lacto free milk - that is what I drink just the same as other milks - you can get fresh and cardboard milk

Been out fed the birds and had a pull at bits in the pond need cutters really, spotted all the bulbs poking there heads up may even get a daff soon

Woody how's your garden?  are you preparing it for the open days 

Nesting boxes

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 12:25

LeadFarmer great pictures

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