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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 19:05

Roy - I know I am making your list longer don't need to rush though

I have been building the coldframe for a good week now, but took apart the pallet planks to use ages ago just trying to get it done, think big wind coming in on Thursday and I need the plastic gh down before it gets really damaged.   

It is one of my pallet projects

The plot he got was really good those shed and paths a bit done and nice soil

How is your plot Roy?  any pics

Zoomer when is the other plot going was it January or February?  - garden tools then that is good  

2015, here we come!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 19:10

That's about right Nutcutlet


Posted: 28/12/2014 at 19:09

Well I have brought it back indoors yesterday and got the weed matting attached to the bottom of the coldframe and now have the hinges on the lid

Only a few bits to go and it will be ready

2015, here we come!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 17:58

On Jan 1st like Verdun's and when we do the new years day flower count  


Posted: 28/12/2014 at 16:52

Hello all

GemmaJF Like the sound of your bench and seed trays - what will you start growing?

Been in garden filling compost bin, watching birds gave robin meal worms - 4 degrees out there when I went out still nice out and sunny and 3 degrees when I came back in.

I sat watching birds it was so quiet out then the birds started flying it with there chirping and then noise next to me in the pampas grass think that is where the rats may be put bit food on floor see if any thing came out but no, carried on watching birds small bit more and came back in

Sort out hinges on cold frame soon   

Have to sort out how to store my dahlias tubers to go into the coldframe for over wintering

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 16:37

Just been watching youtube enjoying lots of videos  what a great plot he got with the sheds and potting bench shed

Coldframe got weed matting attached yesterday and will sort hinges today soon

Zoomer will you use those tools at your allotment?   


Posted: 27/12/2014 at 21:57

Hello all

Internet been on blip phone line not too good keeps messing up

Yesterday even in the rain went to the station no trains took some bulbs daff and bluebells and few violas and planted up a tyre planter

Today I have planted up all my allium bulbs in the planter that had the tulips in until the rats ate them, so should be a good show of alliums lots of different bulbs, fern in the middle and I have put chicken wire on them with a brick on top don't want these bulbs going, I also planted up the last of the orange tulips into plastic pots with wire on

Mum had the few alliums left and she planted them in her raised bed

Was a rather windy night, thing in garden not too damaged, looked at temperature today sunny said 6 degrees

Later got the coldframe back into the house to carry on making attached weed matting to the bottom and started putting hinges until drill battery needed charging  


Posted: 24/12/2014 at 17:36

OK Woody did want to carry on with it but dad wanted it out so it has been took out of living room and put in garage at mo all painted now

Painted the lid frame today still drying outside

I am going to figure out how much I have spent on this - screws, wood on lid frame and some other bits 


Posted: 24/12/2014 at 17:34

Thanks Edd we looked out and think we saw it moving fast quite bright


Posted: 23/12/2014 at 20:41

Hello all to forkers who may be looking in but not been on here for a while Stacey and Lo, Bekkie, Allium2, Poddington pea, and others just can't think  Hello

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