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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 15:01

Went to Wickes today got the incinerator bin for 19.99 gone up a little now from when you got it Ginagibbs so that will be ready when the feet get put on for bonfire night

GWRS did you have a pic of your cold frame?  I got a bit of wood for my lid today just need to figure out how to build it


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 14:40

Cook it - peel the skin, chop up remove middle slime seeds - cut in half then half again long ways into small long bits then into pieces sideways cook in a pain with melted butter until golden brown - taste really nice


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 11:02

Hello all, Hello Allium2 not seen you for a bit

Yesterday I sorted out a few more areas for turf went to Hillier's no turf not till Friday got some peanut for the birds

I noticed my compost bin no 2 has been part emptied out around no 1 bin rat has been in moving lot out even some might of gone next door under fence not sure if using bits for bedding

bright and sunny here


Posted: 27/10/2014 at 14:15

Hello all,

Yesterday was a busy day volunteering picking up litter around the park for Sholing valley Study Centre and after lunch went to the station to do some turf laying

As when we were buying turf the other day from Hillier's we noticed turf in the skip obviously left from last delivery and not so good to sell - as we asked we were allowed two rolls as they were for a charity garden rather yellow grass but still good for station - even though one person not so keen on us having it even though they are just getting rid of it

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/10/2014 at 13:58

Ginagibbs Like that they do a notice board for tips for the month looks good - does not enlarge so can't read them

Your tool shed looks so neat well organised and dogs look like they are enjoying the shed, looks like you are doing well on the plot keeping it looking full of veg and with some nice flowers

I see you got your bark chipping down   

good having a quiet plot so you could get on with what you needed  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 19:20

GWRS looks like you had a good day and a bbq  I planted lots of small (whips) trees where I volunteer last year and more to do next month

Do you have an area for the community? like a plot

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 19:10

Fruitcake thanks for managing to put photos on - that looks a great plot I see you have compost bins and canes even a table

Definitely looks as though it has been kept well, just a bit of clearing for you to do

That is a nice challenge for you to tackle


Posted: 25/10/2014 at 22:39

Alliums OL I have those quite a few bulbs lots of different ones

enjoy picking out your bulbs


Posted: 25/10/2014 at 22:32

sounds as though you will be busy OL did notice your post before that is what made me wonder what everyone will be doing - as volunteering tomorrow I may well be sleeping, that is depending on if I don't wake up early cause it takes me a few days to get used to the clock time change

which tulips bulbs you got?


Posted: 25/10/2014 at 22:15

Anyone else using the extra hour tomorrow or are you sleeping?

I was looking at the clock at 6pm thinking this will be 5 tomorrow and dark

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