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Latest posts by ginagibbs

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 09/09/2014 at 09:21

Hi GWRS, I exercise a friends horse twice a week and make sure I go home with a car boot load of manure (in bags of course !!!) It certainly helps break up the clay soil 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 15:38

Hi GG, not I do have a shed, thats my walk in "green house" (father inlaw bought it for me, bless) . I got this plot in June.

Went to Wilkinsons this lunch time, they have a sale on most of their garden stuff so bought some brackets to make raised beds and a weed killing torch thingy to blast some weeds away.

When to give up on my caulis?

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 15:34

Better get down to Tesco's if you were planning Cauliflower cheese for supperlol

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 15:14

Its me again just got an email back from our allotment officer at the council, she is getting us some free wood chippings for making paths just goes to show, if you dont ask, you dont get!!


Posted: 08/09/2014 at 15:05

I have dug my plot the organic way but I wont be using any of the weeds for compost, however I will use the weed roots as a liquid feed. Good luck when you get your plot.

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 15:00

Here is another one

 If anyone has a branch of Blooms, they have seed packs of green manure reduced to £1 (my plan for winter)

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 14:51

Hi Zoomer, I found lots of planks and bits of wood on my plot, they do make good path edgers, Just had a week off so spent many hours doing this! (plus clearing weeds).

I took a photo last night to show you all where  I am. It might not look much but all the beds were under 2' of grass and weeds and its all been hand dug.



New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 13:45

Will do

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 12:31

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 09:56

Will look into getting some bark chippings too, I could do with making some mud free paths. This rain has made my clay soil even stickier!

I am off work for a week, not going away, so hoping the weather will be fine and I can get more done down the "lottie"  I have plans to make an apple tree arch and dig beds for my fruit bushes .

Good luck with your plot Salino, its such an exciting time !!

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