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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 14:31

Hello Mel M  do you have an allotment? what do you grow?  any pics

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 14:29

Philippa I meant separate question does sound wrong when I look at my post, as I have broad bean seeds crimson flower ones not sure if I can sow any in autumn of just spring, those dwarf beans sound good  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 13:26

Zoomer you could have lots of flowers on your plot for cutting

like this thread

GWRS what will you grow on your new plot when you have cleared a bit of space

Fruitcake if you get a small pallet you can stand it up and put your canes in it


Posted: 24/09/2014 at 13:16

Hello Yvie and SGL  sometimes bit easier to catch up if less chattering going on

Well that watered the garden anyway less for us to do


Posted: 24/09/2014 at 12:43

Hello all, rained over night and this morning nice sunny now

I ordered bulbs last night from deJager - tulips lots of different ones, one lot of daff and a special bulb parcel - multi bulbs in that £40 worth of bulbs for £20 not too many bulbs, going to make 1-2 pots with lots of tulips in   

not sure what I am up to today

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 12:37

David K

Can you start a new thread please - getting confusing for me to go though to find out what to do

I got seeds from GW mag not grown them in autumn before want all the help I can get please  will have a cold frame I can put them in winter

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 12:17

Zoomer  one of the site reps on the plot I want to get an allotment has 4 plots, your plot no 1 sounds more like a communal allotment where you can get help if needed and more likely to have plant left overs from others donated, other plot bit quite, is there not many in that area? 

Philippa smith2 sounds as though you had a good harvest,  what type of broad beans are they?  


Posted: 23/09/2014 at 18:12

Hello all

Hi Matty2 do you still have that pink wheelbarrow?

Hello woody sounds as you had an interesting mystery tour

Star gaze lily I need to catch up on my lost sleep feel tired now

Have sorted out plants in one place for the station that need to be planted up there, clearing one plastic gh getting ready to wash and put it away  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 17:39

Fruitcake -  I guess you could grow bedding plants, lettuce, herbs - lots of small plants in the pallet that don't get too big 

Zoomer44 you could have taken over the whole site before you know it  - making it all look more tended too. I guess it does make it easier to make one large plot,  how far away is the other half plot - the other end of site?   

Zoomer do you get bark chippings on your site that would make paths pretty quick to the other half of plot,   As long as the tenant doesn't rush back to the site and clear stuff up - you will end up with some goodies

GWRS sounds as though lots of grafting was done on the new bit of allotment and had a good harvest as well

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/09/2014 at 18:50

That is good Ginagibbs bark chipping every where

Think I am going to the allotment shop on Saturday morning, even that is exciting even though I will have to wait a bit a year or so for an allotment yet,  I will take a camera and have a wonder around nosing at people plots

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