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Posted: 28/08/2014 at 10:55

Lyn I have messaged you


Posted: 28/08/2014 at 10:46

Hello all

Salino quote...from New allotment she is trying to get an allotment

Gardengirl...I'm in East Anglia..Fenland area...the soil I have been told is excellent on the site and it doesn't flood..

Dove are you from that area?

was sunny now looks a bit grey


Posted: 27/08/2014 at 20:53


Got my delivery tonight lots of bird food goodies - hope they like it

Just waiting on my paint delivery to get there to finishing this pallet project  

Fairygirl I would be the one buying shares in cuprinol paint all this painting

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 20:38

That sounds good Fruitcake

I am not sure if I will like cauliflower so growing it, think things taste better when you grow it yourself  how do you have it cooked?

did not like the small sweetcorn till I grew it myself this year (minipop) and broad beans still bit unsure even though home grown

Had homegrown sweetcorn and french beans tonight - must be a night of your own veg grown


Salino - make sure you keep up with us and report on if you get a plot please, makes it so excited for you if you get it


Posted: 27/08/2014 at 18:40

No hot water here boiler been out a few day

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 17:33

Back from the gc Hillier's got small plants of cauliflower and broccoli.   

They had a few other plants leaks and beetroot, cabbage and a few thing more what every you like 


Posted: 27/08/2014 at 17:22

Hello all

Very sad news Woody the Hillier's Romsey is no more it is closed gates shut no sign no more, half the building has been all took down and entrance tent all took away - it all looks a mess now  - the whole place must have been gone for a while by the look of it, so sad - I feel that one was the best Hillier GC nice and relaxing small but with really knowledgeable people and inspiring and great talks there.

Had to go to the Botley one, that one does not inspirer me really - came away with what I wanted 6 bags of multi purpose compost few veg plants cauliflower and broccoli will grow them try and see if I like them and a Michaelmas daisy white pretty one

Will plant out tomorrow been spitting a bit today afternoon, I manage to sow green manure on one veg bed and shredded one bag garden waste of twigs plant stalks seed heads as well, got coated with fluff cause of wind had a tidy up then went to the gc

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 13:29

I want a flower patch to attract the bees, do think of it as an extension of my garden but just don't want lots of tree in the veg patch like I have here  

Paths think either grass or weed matting and bark chippings


Posted: 27/08/2014 at 10:08

Hello all

So sunny here today and really warm

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 10:05

Salino - good luck speaking to the council today and hope you are successful

Where about are you?

Fruitcake that is a good idea planting winter veg think they could have lettuce too, going to GC today I will check what I can get for veg bed at home

Enjoy your planting today at the allotment 

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