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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


Posted: 22/09/2014 at 18:42

Hello MrsGarden

Not got any David Austin roses but are lovely, great to re arrange garden sometimes 

Been to the station done lot more clearing up,  main man coming to look around on Friday inspection of how it all looks

been a hot sunny day here

just looking though my deJager bulb catalogue


Posted: 21/09/2014 at 20:16

I have just ordered my wallflower from gw mag offer

Woody the little house is looking good

OL you will have to look out for another pot

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 15:15


Katie's allotment on you tube is good she grows small pumpkins not seen ones like that before and visits her dads plot sometimes


Posted: 21/09/2014 at 15:00

Hello all

Nice and sunny here looked around garden sure some of my basket container liner is being taken must be for nests

Woody your little house is getting made

just going to watch Beechgrove gardens with lunch

well done Panda great lots of money raised there 


Posted: 20/09/2014 at 20:23

OL I thought if they are small wallflowers from T&M then I wont bother and then I noticed they were bare root and from a different supplier -  as I have a few I have grown from seed but want more

think they flower earlier than sweet Williams

are you wanting a chimney pot to plant up, good deal for you OH



Posted: 20/09/2014 at 17:54

Hello all

Just back went to the station with long armed cutters sawing of bits of trees much clearer now 1 garden waste bag full all into garden waste bin just, when you went down the path you could not see the train electronic sign well with the train times on or busses for today

A few plants got planted out too, my top of arms and hand are a bit shaky it is holding the long armed saw heavy

I ordered the allium bulbs the other day so will be waiting a while for mine

I am going to go with the wallflower offer 50 bare root plants from woolmans - not heard of them before good being bare root they should at least be bigger than some of the T&M plantlets quite a few will go up the station

I wanting to do a layered bulb pot this year have done some before enjoy planting up pots and baskets

Glad you enjoyed your BBQ Busy-Lizzie I could smell it here when I went into the garden - some one must of been having one near by

Lesley and Bekkie  not sure we could have anything in the ground as it would be too difficult digging any hole not sure we have anywhere we could do that 

Issue with health and safety we did have a big drum that main man put in one of those blue drums for water,  concrete slabs in bottom to secure it and tied up, we filled with about 40 litres of water butt water we had in bottles it had a net put on top too more H&S issues with school kids may dunk other kid heads in it  -  it disappeared we emailed main man, then we got an email from main man saying South west trains took it away did not like it being there - so that was one down then later the water butt stand stolen then a few months later the water butt even though we had black writing on it garden water and out phone no saying it was out property

Well it is different not being your own garden

All the plants still looking good and flowering


Posted: 20/09/2014 at 13:52

Lesley  it was Q which companion planting is effective? you need to get one for the free stuff

don't think the quote thing working still


Posted: 20/09/2014 at 13:41

Snap to all three of us at the same time

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