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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 15:43


Went up to my plot yesterday, laid some black sheeting over i of the beds to start warming it up, not going to sow any seeds until Feb/March this year. Got my seed potatoes ready to chit. Cant wait till the spring

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 14:40

Congrats Mitch, happy allotmenteering. Sounds like you got a gem.

Roy, are you stock piling compost in your shed !! !lol Shed looking good, much bigger than mine.

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 10:54

Hi Mitch, welcome and sorry to hear about your Dad, just lost mine so I know how you feel, especially as they are not there to share/advise anymore. As Zoomer says there are lots of good site on Youtube that are worth following for tips especially how to tackle a new plot.  Good luck


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 11:50

Does any one have a poly tunnel?If so how easy are they to anchor down? (My plastic walk in grow house is too far gone after the last storm to re erect!) 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 09:30

Hi Woo, thanks, you are all so kind.

Re hotbeds, Harry Dodson made one in the Victorian Garden series (you could youtube it)  You will need a lot  of farm yard muck!!

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 11:54

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 10:05

Thanks for your heartwarming comments guys, I dont normally share such personal stuff but knew I could with you.xx  Like the idea of planting a tree 

Re seeds, I bought some last year from Robinsons as I wanted some more unusual items, but as I work near a lot of big stores like Homebase, The Range  etc, I pick them up there (and then forget what I have got so have to write it in a notepad!!!)


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 14/01/2015 at 17:12

Thanks Roy xx

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 14/01/2015 at 16:17

Thank you Weyplotter.xx

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 14/01/2015 at 14:43

Thank you BizzieB, this is when gardening and allotments come into their own as they are great therapy.

Dad was a very keen gardener up until the last few years when he could no longer get out.


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