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Latest posts by ginagibbs

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 09:42

Some of my toms are getting second leaves now, still no sign of the Verbena's yet!!

Cauliflowers have popped up though.

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 16:16

sounds like a better idea GG, wet and cold here too, but stuck in office waiting for new computer system training

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 14:51

Wow,great news Garden Girl, you must be very chuffed, lets hope one comes up very soon.

Dont worry about the seeds Woo, there is time, I have'nt done quite a few yet, there is only so much room for all these propagators!

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 10:59

Lucky Chooks Fuitcake. Only had a flying visit to Allotment yesterday as I  desperately needed to finish tidying our flower borders at home and do a bit of planting/moving plants etc. Glad to see the rhubarb growing at the plot as my rhubarb plant at home has been decimated by honey fungus. Sowed some salad at home too as its shadier and I can grab some when I need it. Broad beans are coming along now,  will sow some peas in guttering tonight ready to go out in April. Cant wait till Easter, hoping the weather will be warm enough to plant something! Happy gardening everyone

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 11:28

Hi GWRS, went to Norway a few years back for work, absolutely stunning country, I was blown away by the glorious scenery. Stayed in a hotel overlooking Geirangerfjord .Went in the summer though, so no Northern Lights, midnight sun instead. Hope you had a lovely time too.

Woo, I started my toms in a heated propagator so they came up very fast. The series on You Tube is just called "The Allotment"   (by Silver Surfer.)

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 17:21

My toms are about 2" high now, still waiting for other stuff though 

GG Horses love polo mints bye the way

Are you any further down the waiting list?

troublesome felines!

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 15:23

I have no problem with cats but I kept getting cats poo in my raised beds at the beginning of this winter,( there seem to be more cats in our neighborhood lately), Soon put a stop to that by sprinkling holly leaves on top of the soil seems to have done the trick nicely !

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 14:30

Yes GG it is, mostly based around Bristol and Bath.

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 09:49

No what days is he on?

Have been watching The Allotment series (not the Big Challenge) on Youtube, there are about 14 episodes, its very good, got lots of tips etc.

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 12/03/2015 at 15:32

Hi fruitcake, i inherited a bottomless plastic half barrel, I wondered what it was for!

Was going to use it to grow spuds, but might be better for carrots

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