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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:51

Fruitcake you could put wire under if in a raised bed, maybe you need to fence your plot all round

normally slugs that eat my stuff

Any one got any pics of there plot yet

Salino any news about your plot?


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:41

Evening all,

Here is a pic for you Beaus Mum - rhubarb area all done now had to clear some acanthus from behind area and put a few stakes in on trellis behind.

Rhubarb one really leafy plant the other to the left little small crown and I planted a few violas that self seeded themselves around the garden that is the dazzling yellow paint

 So like my rudbeckia that I sowed from seed this year

After the rhubarb area - I planted out three dog wood plants that had been waiting to go in for ages, filled my nursery bed up with 2 more bags of compost, removed plants from my large tub dug it over  - behind in bottom pic and shifted compost from one bin to the other

sat in sun for a bit

Then later did a bit of painting on my pallet project

so that is some bits of my list done

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 13:51

GWRS you could grow the radishes into tubs that should be fine, have you thought about making a cover for the ones you grow in the ground it could be bugs attacking it from above   

think you can get yellow, white, purple beetroot multi coloured, me still don't do well with growing beetroot they don't grow well 1- 2 cm big not sure why,  this year grew them too late 


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:32

Thanks Beaus Mum

Think it will be sorting out rhubarb area with little raised bed I made the other day that I painted dazzling yellow colour, planting out new little plant

not sure what else yet I will see when that is done


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:21

Beaus Mum - I have not had email notifications for most of the year don't seem to get them anymore even though set that I should get them


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:19

Hello all,

Looks a nice sunny day today, I will see what else I can get done quite a few bits to do on my list for the garden

creating impact with 1 narrow bed in a small urban garden

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 23:24

This is a plant I have flowers like a forget me Nott

ferns are nice, polemonium good colour in summer, think mallows ok grasses always good

try fill in details RHS website see what plants they say


Posted: 02/09/2014 at 22:15

Start of October it will be a year that we adopted the train station so want to have cake to celebrate


Posted: 02/09/2014 at 22:08

nice house you live in


Posted: 02/09/2014 at 22:02

Pinched them from Google wanted to have a look what cakes there were for gardeners would love to make one that detailed

Maybe that should be a challenge for us gardeners to do 

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