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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 10:55

Does anyone else find uploading pics on this site very glitchy I cant get any of the others to upload!!!

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 10:52

Hi guys. Had a fab afternoon at the plot yesterday, it was very hot. Managed to sow some barlotti beans, plant my celery and celeriac. Took some photos too     


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 10:53

Looking good Bizzie, I'm stuck at work till 4pm so cant enjoy this lovely sunny weather. 

The big pile of wood chippings have diminished, managed to get enough to top up my paths. I had one of my cabbages last night for dinner,wow cant beat fresh produce, I dont normally eat the stuff!!! It was good enough for coleslaw too. Picked spinach and yet more radishes

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 15:20

Sounds like a good option GWRS, 

Just been to The Range and got some endive, and Resistafly carrots seeds.

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 09:47

Only did a flying visit last night, had to squeeze in clipping my dogs and watching Chelsea G S on TV.

I had emailed tree surgeons again for more wood chip, as Chinese people wanted some and my new friend Jo, who's plot is next door but one. They had dumped another load off for us, so took a barrow load for my paths, its amazing how quick it breaks down.  If I get time over the weekend, I will do the paths properly and put down some barrier cloth. 

Spongy Grass in a walled garden

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 09:39

Wow Lily Pilly, you are very fortunate to have such a lovely space to work on, I hope you enjoy it for many years to come!

Spongy Grass in a walled garden

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 14:59

Wow Lily Pilly, where is this place?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 09:53

Hi all, got the rest of the sweetcorn in (doing baby ones too)!! Also planted more strawberries and the courgettes went in as they were getting big  Now I am running out of space!!

Had an offer of a load of garden compost, so will try and get that at the weekend if I have time. 

Enjoy your weekend

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 19/05/2015 at 12:14

Only just seen this post, congrats for a successful day.,It all looks so beautiful. 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 19/05/2015 at 12:07

I still have loads of seedlings and young plants in mine GG, tomatoes, Aubergines and peppers do well under glass,plus cuttings etc. My greenhouse and poly tunnel are both packed out at the momentGlass Greenhouse is at home, and the poly tunnels at the plot.

You could use a bit of masking tape, and number that instead of ink, if your not sure it will come off I managed to get my frame home in one piece, they kindly delivered it on the back of a trailer, saved us hours of messing about reassembling. Make sure the base you put it on is dead level wherever they end up, and its anchored down, make sure you get the bolts to do that.

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