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Latest posts by Gardengirl..

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 17:54

Ginagibbs it says 18months on the council website - will see

Where are you Fruitcake?   Sounds as if you done well with all that veg and clearing your plot, share a shed what a cheek

not sure how long people get to get there plots weeded - went around being nosy today some were well weedy like calf high - some large squashes and pumpkins

I have some pics will upload later 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 22:45

Yes I have put my name down, only 18 months or so to wait.  They have put my name onto the list so I am waiting. 

I know there are a couple of plots that are pretty run down so can't see why there is such a long waiting list if people are not caring for their plots.  I found out that their trading shed can be used by members of the public and so have been a couple of times to get things and to nosy at the allotments, enjoying a wander.

Received 48 perennial plugs, but what do I do next?

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 21:18

I had my plants in the pots for a month and planted them out a few days after the pic I posted earlier, I will say they will be fine after a month of growing in the pots and being looked after to get planted out.

As I only have a plastic green house and that will be put away before it gets too cold so the plants would be out in the open anyway and the border I have planted them into has a nice layer of new compost and they seem to be doing good so they will grow nice and strong out in the garden before the really cold weather kicks in.

Received 48 perennial plugs, but what do I do next?

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 13:54

I potted mine up 1 plant to a 9cm pot grew them on for a bit in an open plastic green house so I would say outside is fine now I have planted them out into a border outside to grow and get bigger on there own


Posted: 22/08/2014 at 13:34

I am in for lunch Woody well done you managed to post

Was painting for a bit had a small bit of rain lunch then more painting sun now out again for now

watching youtube

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 12:26

Been looking at this web page below scroll to the bottom of the page initial visit then videos of days at the plot so far

normally watch them on youtube and rick van man

chickens nice neighbours if not too noisy

horse poo always good - have you tried clay breaker pellets


Posted: 22/08/2014 at 10:14

Hello all

Woody says thank you for the comments on his terrace  - Good to have the support of such gardening experts.   There's a cup of tea and a cake for any visitors.


Painting on the pallet project here for me as sunny 

Read in the paper today

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 10:04

I don't like any of them on the list

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 21:18

Hello Zoomer,  thanks gives me a rough idea of how much a plot cost

Did you manage to harvest any of your sweetcorn today?

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