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Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:56

Hello all, just got in from the garden 15mins ago was out planting and someone made it dark and a bit hard to see what I was doing,

Sorted out compost bin all done now for a while

I managed to empty all plants from my ladder planters add good lot of compost then sorted out putting up my screen from pallet bits of wood to divide bits of garden, then got all the plants from all over to plant up arranged them started planting it was still light but late all done now and watered in

now time for dinner

and catch up on here 

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 11:20

Hello Chicky

Sorry can't come to Wisley

Take lots of plant pics please and eat  lots of cake


Posted: 05/09/2014 at 11:12

Hello all,

Was grass cutting for me too yesterday think it was a day for it others around here were too - by the sounds of it

Pallet project was painted a bit more and collected loads of acanthus seed pods 

Hello Mrs T 12 nice to have new forker friends where are you from?

Steve 309 how about buying one of the tined sponge pudding you only have to boil it and so yummy

Star gaze lily nice picnic lunch there looks lovely bit

Bit grey today compost bin to shift to next one today so better get on with it - see you later busy lot


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 22:18

Nite kef nite all me off too


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 22:01

Steve 309 - yes the violas are just to fill the space for now, was looking a bit bare - so went and found some plant to put in the raised bed

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:51

Fruitcake you could put wire under if in a raised bed, maybe you need to fence your plot all round

normally slugs that eat my stuff

Any one got any pics of there plot yet

Salino any news about your plot?


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:41

Evening all,

Here is a pic for you Beaus Mum - rhubarb area all done now had to clear some acanthus from behind area and put a few stakes in on trellis behind.

Rhubarb one really leafy plant the other to the left little small crown and I planted a few violas that self seeded themselves around the garden that is the dazzling yellow paint

 So like my rudbeckia that I sowed from seed this year

After the rhubarb area - I planted out three dog wood plants that had been waiting to go in for ages, filled my nursery bed up with 2 more bags of compost, removed plants from my large tub dug it over  - behind in bottom pic and shifted compost from one bin to the other

sat in sun for a bit

Then later did a bit of painting on my pallet project

so that is some bits of my list done

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 13:51

GWRS you could grow the radishes into tubs that should be fine, have you thought about making a cover for the ones you grow in the ground it could be bugs attacking it from above   

think you can get yellow, white, purple beetroot multi coloured, me still don't do well with growing beetroot they don't grow well 1- 2 cm big not sure why,  this year grew them too late 


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:32

Thanks Beaus Mum

Think it will be sorting out rhubarb area with little raised bed I made the other day that I painted dazzling yellow colour, planting out new little plant

not sure what else yet I will see when that is done


Posted: 03/09/2014 at 10:21

Beaus Mum - I have not had email notifications for most of the year don't seem to get them anymore even though set that I should get them

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