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Latest posts by ginagibbs

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 10:43

3rd delivery this winter GG, we are on wet clay and the paths quickly deteriorate, plus we have some new people a couple of plots along who look like they could do with some!!


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 09:43

Made me snigger too Fruitcake lol.

Emailed our local tree surgeons for another drop off of bark earlier this week, and hey presto, it arrived yesterday.  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/02/2015 at 15:30

 Thanks GG

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/02/2015 at 14:51

Good find GG are they in Aldi's now?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/02/2015 at 11:38

Had a quick look Woo (this thread has been going on such a long time, I'd forgotton, sorry!) It looks lovely, good luck with the new greenhouse!

Yep, cant wait for the poly tunnel to go up, will have a go at the weekend if I get time and the weather is not too foul

Just discovered Carol Klein's series on grow your own veg on Youtube, any one else seen it?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/02/2015 at 10:10

Woo, I think we would all love to see a photo of your village allotment garden, sounds lovely.

Got some freebies off a local farm on Wednesday (its being demolished) a few lengths of plumbers pipe to make cloche hoops and a roll of chicken wire which I can use for growing peas up. I do love a freebie


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 11:12

I grew aubergines once, they were very small. I do eat them a lot as Baba Ghanoush (middle eastern dip) Roast them for 1/2 hr in their skins and mash them up with sesame paste , lemon juice and garlic.  Yumm Bit like a smoky hummus.

Woo, I use the heated propagator for anything seedlings, nothing specific.

Poly tunnel arrived today so need to shift a few things around to  fit it in. I have a small raised bed to go in and some of the shelves from my wind wrecked walk in greenhouse. Happy days!!

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/02/2015 at 12:36

me too, never give up

Hello Everyone

Posted: 24/02/2015 at 09:37

Welcome Tracy, my husband is called Nigel, love Nigel the dog as well!! 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/02/2015 at 09:35

Weyplotter, I grew Aubergines and peppers a few years ago in my GH. Hope you have more success than me, they were very small, not sure if I fed them enough. Great that you have your new GH to play in! Father in law gave me an electric propogator, I use it in the kitchen to get stuff going then move them to the GH when the weather is warmer.

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