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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 18:06

GWRS here is a link to this weeks it is on tv Sunday mornings on BBC 2

where to start!

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:59


you could hire a Rotavator this will clear your ground more quickly and should help level off your ground too

So many companies have them look for ones local to you, here is one company that hires out equipment

But remember that ones you do that it is good to cover up areas either with cardboard, weed matting or plants to stop the weeds coming back so quick  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:49

Hello Chunk and welcome

GWRS your plot looks great nice pathways, your sweetcorn got nice and tall so many on the allotments I applied for a plot don't really have them tall

Good to have projects going on

Beechgrove this week I just watched it has a bit on the allotments very worth a watch

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:26

GWRS did you manage to start your fencing at the allotment


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:22

Chicky is that your garden looks amazing

Busy day for all


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:13

Hello all

Been to Sholing valley study centre doing our volunteering this morning helped paint 2 large gazebos with waterproofer  

When home did more painting on Woody's small house, done some house cleaning  

Planted out some pansy plants and sweet Williams and a blue delphinium plant, pruned down all old flower stalks in bee and butterfly border  

Clarington did you pinch the van from Stacey Docherty


Posted: 27/09/2014 at 22:19

Good one Lesley think I am off night all

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 21:21

Thanks Fruitcake I do like the way the plots are all different


Posted: 27/09/2014 at 21:08

Hello all, went to the allotment shop today had a look around more pics on allotment thread

This is the large bale of straw I brought, from the allotment shop - weighs a lot and it is about 2" shorter than my shoulders brought it to mix in with the horse manure as it is too wet

Collected the pallets today from the station

Glad you enjoyed your day Woody - nice colour tulips, I have ordered loads of different ones to plant

Chicky thanks for the comment re the station

well done planting all the 100 alliums all

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 20:18

Hello all - went to the allotment shop today and had a look around and took pictures - from different plots

great harvest in green house

 lots of dahlias

Here is a couple pics for you Zoomer with the grass around the fruit trees to help with what you want to do

and like I said about the pot being planted in the ground but I meant a spare one same size to take out when plant the tree a whole ready made then - I guess they will plant the tree later on

I like this dahlia pretty colour

Lots of pretty cosmos in flower

these were about 6foot tall


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