Latest posts by ginagibbs

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 30/04/2015 at 09:30

Happy Birthday GWRS

Had a go at mowing my grass paths yesterday, first time this year as I just got a little cylinder mower. The people with the messy plot turned up after I left so I expect they want to keep it and make a go of it. We'll see how it goes!! 

Planted some peas, I think they are Kelvedon Wonder, they dont look happy, as they are going a bit yellow instead of staying green. Grew them last year without much success on the plot, although they grew really well at home (different soil),  I have done a lot of work improving the soil since then, so I dont quite know whats wrong, any ideas guys?

"The Blues"

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 17:22

this is my star of the garden at the moment, ceanothus


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 12:40

Hi Zoomer, it is good news for me, but also a bit sad really, as they are a nice Chinese family and we were all hoping to see some really interesting things being grown. Unfortunately, that just did'nt happen

advice on horrsetail

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 12:12

Oh dear, I have it on my allotment. Not much you can do as it grows so deep underground. The man on the plot next to me weed killed his last year but its made no difference

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 12:10

Had an email from the council lady that deals with allotments, she is sending a notice to the people with the plot near mine to clear it up or vacate, she has also suggested that they could reduce it so that I can have part of it!! will have to wait and see what happens.

Garden Girl, have you got yours yet?


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 15:33

sorry could'nt get the last one to work so have given up grrrrrrrr

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 15:28

here's whats growing on the outside


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 15:25

tried to get 4 pics on but dumb system wont work will have to do 1 at a time


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 15:21

Some update pics for you all


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 11:04

Hi all, back from my break, glad to see you all getting on well. Had a few long sessions at the plot. Poly tunnel fit to burst with stuff growing, spuds are all showing leaves and the beetroot, carrots, turnips and beans are all doing well. Had to re pot some of the toms as they are getting big. Looking forward to getting more planted in the ground now.

The people on the plot next to me have managed to get some more space from the lady adjoining them and are making a good job of cultivating it, even the chap next to me has upped his game and dug his patch over. The only one letting the site down is right above me, still have'nt heard from the council to see if he is still renting it or not. I would love to take his plot on, but might have to wait if there is still a long list. In the meantime I try to ignore the mess and weeds

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