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Latest posts by Gardengirl..

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 10/05/2015 at 16:18

I have a larkspur seed up so cool going to be keeping a watch on the tray

some other seedling need potting on soon

How are any ones flower patches coming on? 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 09/05/2015 at 20:54

GWRS  went to allotment today had a quick nosy in the shop then to the plot, done a bit of digging then home to get the help with the online food shop and lunch then back to the plot more digging to do managed to dig a metre square so getting somewhere, others turned up later one sorting out his area for chickens  

Shoulder a bit sore had lots of stones in one bit kept bashing them with the spade, had help from mum to trim the side grass on the path, sorting out the dirt weed shuffling to get the soil away from the dug patches of weeds and soil  

Found a golf ball yesterday so that good for a putty around game

I still have potatoes to plant in bags need to get the compost, planted peas late this evening in pea bed in garden 

Ginagibbs enjoy Malvern tomorrow

Where is Stagbeetle? and Roy?  hello to you and others not seen on here for a while    

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 11:03

Ginagibbs just watched Foodie Laura go around Malvern on Youtube

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 10:43

Hi KEF like the idea chard balls may try that, do you have a proper GH not a plastic one? 

Ginagibbs all I get is the squashed tomato when trying to upload a pic so still no go, sounds as though you may well get the plot maybe they had a look around thought about it and are not sure they will do anything will just have to wait an see if you see them again  

It may well take a while digging the allotment plot but I am doing little by little, some progress as the ground looks a bit leveller even with 5 metre dug

I have 1 sweetcorn out of 20 seeds up so far just waiting on the rest, runner beans sowed last week still awaiting on them new seeds on both things   

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 11:09

Ginagibbs backs ok have to dig a bit then get all the soil off the roots and weeds, kind of digging the whole plot as really bad state and needs levelling off and brambles removing - don't think the plot has been cleared before lots of under ground rubbish

will get there still loads to do will cover soil for now when I start the next row with cardboard

can't add pic at min as website not letting me

Getting close to..CHELSEA

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 22:38

Me not attending but will be watching on TV really enjoy all the programmes

There is a garden Chelsea starting next Monday evening on TV about the amateur gardener competing for a show garden space 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 21:43

Hello Ginagibbs your plot looks so amazing

Maybe they were going to grow long veg in pots or for use with water butts, Ginagibbs is there a waiting list on your plot?   if the people do nothing in the time limit then that plot will be available   

KEF thanks for looking in great that I have an allotment plot finally decided - what have you growing?

Caral very good that he wants his own - no competing or only on small bits - you will have to see if he wants to sign up to the site or you post pics of his plot

Went to the allotment today dug another metre square very windy stuff still blowing around - wonder what people will think when they turn up to their plots and stuff missing or others turn up and have gained stuff


Posted: 06/05/2015 at 21:40

Hello all

I have an allotment plot now had for a few days and been doing bit by bit digging, done bit of digging today  

Been to the station today sorted the rubbish and did a tiny bit of weeding the iris have started flowering in the tyre planters - it is so windy out what is it with having a few windy days every month this year

if I go to the GC the plants would jump into the basket or trolley or say pick me 

Had a nice apple pie for tea

Free sunflower seeds

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 18:57

Well I have just received an email from T&M and no go I was not in the 1st 1000 entrants but you can have 50% off sunflower seeds 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 05/05/2015 at 18:06

Caral that is great, is he the one that did not do gardening but you got a plot then interest started or am I thinking of someone else, great no waiting list and you can pick a plot

What will he grow will it be his stuff on one plot and yours on the other or will it be a joint venture?  

Thanks all very windy weather today really blowing went to the allotment done another metre square, loads of stuff blowing around there, where it had rained last night the soil was a bit more crumbly to get off the weeds was up there a few hours then home for lunch 

GWRS no shed and sitting area on path floor between plots at mo, lot of weeds brambles and bits on the plot to get rid of -think I want to make a pallet bench a different style to the one in the garden Youtube have one I like   

Discussions started by Gardengirl..


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Watching seedlings grow

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Anyone know what this is?

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No GW tonight so watch this

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plants for part shade/ full shade

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