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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 20:19

Zoomer have you found any more treasures on you plot under the soil

Salino are you still waiting even though there are lots of plots available

how are the rest of you lot of allotmenteer's going 


Posted: 18/09/2014 at 19:29

Well thanks for comments on photos

Managed to plant up one container with plants from nursery near woody's way kind of a burgundy colour - as scary thunder went away and the rain

Chicky  hope those lot that go past and though Sholing station do appreciate the garden, it does take a while to get plants and bottled water butt water down the slope to the garden to plant plants and water

No trains up there this weekend replacement bus service so maybe more gardening to be done if weather ok

And I am going to try my 1 peach for the year off my tree in the garden it was on the floor ready to eat does smell good

Shabby Chic Anyone?

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 18:45

Beaus Mum - not sure but found some thing like pic 4  in Dobies catalogue Multifida blue wonder a lavender plant but different

Love the shed Yviestevie 


Posted: 18/09/2014 at 15:25

Right here you go all my pics

Station garden pink phlox this end newly planted and other plants brought all planted all over the place


The garden talk at Hillier gc on Bulbs


Andy McIndoe setting up for the bulb talk - flogged his books at the end on shrubs and signed them to others

So here is the planter he did

Pot 1  planted up with angle wish tulips cream colour, sugar rush dwarf wallflower and violas creamy yellow


Pot 2  this is the one planted with lots of tulips bulbs - Shirley white and pink bits, Clearwater white and queen of night dark colour, on top planted with purple sage bedding plant and the curry plant -  plants get put into garden when re doing the pot after all the tulips have finished

like the purple pot

Pot 3 narcissi Winston Churchill, lots of small iris bulbs, species little beauty tulip around edge and violas trailing ones

Talk ran over time a bit he said better finish he could plant up another 50 pots or so

Here is some of the plants and bulbs I brought

Enjoy pic hope it give you some ideas for planting up pots


Posted: 18/09/2014 at 14:52

Woodys pic - lots of pretty grasses

just sorting my pics

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 11:17

Any one any pics yet?

I got my space cleared at home in the veg bed for my winter veg I brought a while back cauliflower and kale, I know they sat in there pots from the gc for a while

any of you grown cape gooseberry I might give them a go next year

Flowers to Grow in Allotment

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 11:13

BizzieB come join us on the other thread and share some photos of your allotment

Forester2  I have Mr Fothergill's seed catalogue and so many good flowers for growing as cut flowers some tall ageratum they look good so you get fluffy cut flowers and so many more goodies  


Posted: 18/09/2014 at 10:56

Hello all

Big thunder here and raining a bit, really wanted to plant up my containers but scary out and wet

Tuesday was a mas of placing and planting at the station garden think some bit were difficult to plant lots of stones think I was stone mining

Yesterday was a trip to Hillier GC to a talk on bulbs we had Andy McIndoe -

he says to plant bulbs in containers for one season then plant in garden or compost them because if the foliage disappears to quick the bulbs don't get the goodness from the leave to feed the bulbs for the next year that is why they don't look as good

he also planted up a pot with lots of tulips for late season of colour in black and white and lots of bulbs as a large pot and pretty pale lemon colour wallflower dwarf sugar rush and violas and a few more pots - for impact lots of the same bulbs

I brought bright yellow sugar rush wallflower, some white muscari- grape hyacinth - white magic and some hyacinth bulbs yellow for garden and pots

Woody will add picture soon and my pics

Flowers to Grow in Allotment

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 17:52

thought of another one to grow Antirrhinum there are so many colours to chose from and would look good in a vase


Posted: 16/09/2014 at 10:33

Hello all

Dove did you ever figure out what the climbing plant that was going all over your garden is?  did you get any veg off it?

planning of plants today

sun out and a bit grey sky

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