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Flowers to Grow in Allotment

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 18:07

There is 3 more on the topic of cut flowers by Rachael really like her, then that is it for gw this year -  it said in the gw mag as there is an article that there will be 4 shows of how to grow cut flowers

I am recording them all to remember later on as I want to have a cut flower patch

Linda Talyor2 that sounds brilliant do you have any pictures  - how big is your patch?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 13:03

Hello all

Was a scary night of thunder and lightening and rain just like you had Star gaze lily

Rained a lot this morning now have a bit of sun ish

Enjoy all peeps with trips around

Like that you had to go passed a nursery today and in it for plants Matty2

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 12:41

Hello Woo2 and welcome - I like pictures sounds a good project

BizzieB like the photos some nice ideas

This is a garden I visited in August they had flowers and veg together liked the way they blended the colours together

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61825.jpg?width=350

GWRS I sent most day in garden was a dry and sunny day first all week, I was tillering the path of the veg patch get ready for turf

Here is a pic of my beetroot first time they have got this big never managed to grow them well

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61827.jpg?width=350

More allotment pics and lots of writing on here some from this forum - that is where Deano is more and some ideas for your plots

http://forkhandles.yolasite.com/forkers-forum.php 

That is meant to be on page 4 our allotments

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 22:36

That looks great BizzieB so exciting, are you going for small beds and lots of them or big beds and less of them  

I going to have a play with your allotment in paint  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 21:39

Hello all

Did just write stuff computer lost it

Sunny and warmer today and dry amazing so I was out in the garden used the tiller preparing area for turf, planted up a container with forget me nots, 3 of my free tulips charade, orange violas and a purple daisy

Spent a while washing up my 4 basket and some pots from front garden ready to plant, then emptied out 2 of the hanging basket from summer and washed them as well - managed to plant up one hanging basket with my plants  

spotted loads of ladybird larvae  

Now GW time cut flower I have been waiting for

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 11:28

wow they look good - are they all the same variety or different, I need to hurry up with cold frame  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/10/2014 at 23:20

Hello Busy-Lizzie you got wallflower too, the compost I got was split open bags so only 2 pounds one of the bargains I got  

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Posted: 09/10/2014 at 23:15

Forgot to add that when I got home a parcel had been delivered and it was in the garage it was my GW offer of the wallflower

So I soaked them in water for an hour and a bit then waterproofs on out into the garden it was not raining lucky then heeled them in the veg patch like Monty said on GW last week to plant them out on same day they were nicely watered in by the rain later

They came so quick and are great plants

It was such loud thunder and was very close

will add plant pics sometime

night all

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 09/10/2014 at 20:06

Went to the GC today and got some peas for one pound,  there were other veg in the sale too so check out your garden centres for any good deals

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/10/2014 at 20:01

Hello all

Topbird I would like a dry day tomorrow so I can get into the garden as well

Right went to GC today used the free bulb voucher - Lesley thank you so much for the voucher -  got these alliums for the station

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61758.jpg?width=547&height=350&mode=max

Got a few plants for station and lots for home re doing the hanging baskets got £65.25 pounds worth of plants for £28.55  lots of plants for a pound each - and a free cup of tea. 

Was at the GC when flash lightening and thunder very - very wet too and scary and rain was getting in under the shelters

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