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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 17:15

Ginagibbs that looks a great plot nice and enclosed not too close to houses.

Is that your shed at the end?

Like the walk to the loo pretty blue flowers on their plot they have done the plot like a garden

There is a loo on the site I have applied for

Are you going to have a seating area?


at anyone's sites do they hire machinery out for you to use to help like a strimmer


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:04

OL, SGL, and BM - all now have a piece of apple pie.  It is yummy.  Enjoy.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 20:57

That's some for you then Lesley enjoy

We did not plant the tree been there for years I guess apples were quite high up and brambles in front -  we have not got around to clearing that bit - and if the train stops the passengers have to walk the other way up the slope - so I think it's OK

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 20:30

GWRS that does sound like a big plot good value for what you were saying in post above.  

Any pics yet anyone?


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 20:14

Right took a bit of time to make apple pie - did not want to make the pastry so mum brought some had to wait hours for it to defrost

From apples from the station

To apple pie just done out of the oven

and some leaf biscuits

anyone want any?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:07

That's good Angle that the plots get measured, maybe they are smaller, did look and see a sign that said12 on one plot and 12A for one so maybe at one point they got halved then the plot would of been much bigger 

Do you have a gh on your plot, shed or somewhere to shelter if it gets really wet?  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 13:51

Here is another pic of someone's plot they are growing some nice sunflowers


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 11:55

What GC Woody?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 11:44

Hello not too far away I live in Southampton, Hampshire.

Half price allotments that sound good.

Q - Do they measure out how many square metres on a plot for the amount of rent you pay?

As one thing I was reading says an allotment is normally 10 rods = 25 square metres a rod about the size of a tennis court - 250 square rods

Someone up the allotment mentioned while I was looking around being nosy - about that being one plot and it did not look that big more like a half a plot but was meant to be a whole plot - would want the plots to be measured out to pay the right rent

So many nice veg and flowers on some plots and lots of chickens - one plot was nearly all chickens


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 11:29

Hello all

Wet here today. Yesterday went to the station preparing area for the pallet project lots of bashing dirt moving brambles and stones (shoulder got a bit sore better today) area all sorted now 

Then brought home a bag of garden waste from our compost bin there as got far to high and the open bin not really composting - shredded it with shredder much smaller now only one more bag to do - not today though 

Star Gaze lily there is a new ish forum member called Angle from West Sussex - that is your way Angle is on the new allotment OMG...thread. you could have a forum member not far from you

Making apple pie with apples picked from Sholing train station

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