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Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 14:16

Done my garden bird count today from 10.30

Blackbird 1

Robin 1

Starling 1

Magpie 1

Dunnock 1

House sparrow 2

Collared dove 2

Blue tits 3

And a Grey Squirrel making a lot of noise

I have filled in the online form so all submitted - think I may have seen a black cap but bit too far to tell


Posted: 23/01/2015 at 20:53

Hello all, lots more seeds arrived for me today and I have been washing up lots of tray, lids and pots

Nearly time for the allotment challenge

Busy weekend for me bird watch tomorrow hope them birds are around not hiding like they normally do

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 20:40

Roy good if there are other on your site, the weather effects it, you get blight from hot weather then lots of wet I think and more on main crop potatoes, you should be fine growing in bags with fresh compost  

only one week and I will have brought my potatoes -  some for bags and some for a raised bed  - not sure what ones I will get

Which company to order seeds and plants from...

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 19:20

My seeds from Mr fothergills came today and one pack like you said Wills came in a small tube not had it like that from them before

only the sweetcorn came with a pic so I will be cutting pics out of the seed catalogue and putting them onto the packs

So Suttons and Mr Fothergills have been good before and still are good companies to get seeds from   

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 15:06

More seeds arrived today and me washing lots more pots and trays

Was a hard frost GWRS last night,  today all grass was white

sure the frost will get rid of the blight - hope the slugs and bugs like green and black fly get got

Roy is there some other plots on the site attended to?   not just you  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 17:32

Fruitcake - what seeds you will be growing?

updates of your plots,

what things you are up to,

how the things you will be growing are doing,

updates before and after bits if can  

what is new - That is all I can think of if any of that helps 

Edd they have updated the potato website for your area,  end of January 31st same day as mine will be

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 16:22

Lilly I would see if you could plant them soon, should still flower this year

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 16:00

Which spuds Ginagibbs?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 14:42

Snap Ginagibbs posts at same time, how is your plot?  think all the compost for the potatoes to grow in bags

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 14:40

Edd I thought it was you to start with building the shed but then realised you not near Roy

Mitch78 I guess where the waiting list for your site was so long that the plot is not too overgrown like some, that the plots have all been tendered to more  

Fruitcake are you going to do videos on seeds you got for growing - what sort of videos various content e.g. tours of your plots

Zoomer44 that is what I like that allotment sites can be so different

hope for a nice sunny weekend like it is here today

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