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Posted: 06/08/2013 at 15:15

Fairygirls advice seems sound to me , I would only add that you need a plan , you could divide it into sections and do a section at a time so that that you can see that you are achieving something


Posted: 06/08/2013 at 14:52

I have decided to use a weed killer on bindweed on my allotment paths

Unfortunately digging it out of the beds has had some limited success but it looks like targeted weed killer spray is the only solution , having read all the comments

wondered if anybody had an organic solution ?


Posted: 06/08/2013 at 14:35

I get horse manure , however , because it is very new I tend to just spread on the top and leave for a few months then dig it in , easier than trenching

Fig trees

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 21:48

Thanks for your help both. I'll do a bit of internet research and will definitely give it a go.

I have MOLES !!

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 22:25

We have moles both on the allotment and at home , I just let them get on with it .However at home I have stopped using weed and feed on the lawn several years ago  and no long have a problem , as there are more worms they stay down below , no idea if this is the answer

If you want to stop them you need a barrier such as concrete slabs set in the ground , this does work but a bit drastic

Fig trees

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 22:03

I was thinking of planting a fig tree on my allotment against a water cude that is south facing and wondered if anybody has any advise ?

Sowing seeds in toilet rolls

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 17:57
I have used them for beans and sweet peas and have found them to be great . This year I am going to use them for peas and broad beans . I have a friend that also use them to start garlic off and it works really well

Green Manure

Posted: 27/01/2013 at 16:00
Thank you everyone for your advice. That RHS site was useful too.

Green Manure

Posted: 27/01/2013 at 14:01
Thanks for your help Busy-Lizzie. I'll have a look at that site.

New Apple trees

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 19:31
Thanks for the advice. I might try both ways to see which suits my plot.
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