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Latest posts by ginagibbs

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.


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 14/01/2015 at 12:54

Hi Guys, really sad time for me at the moment as my Dad passed away. Wandered down to my plot yesterday to try and cheer myself up, but it rained! Enjoyed reading your comments though, trying to get back to as normal as can be expected at this time.

Garden programme on Sky 1

Posted: 05/01/2015 at 16:30

Nice to have a bit of a gardening monopoly on the TV for a change. Hubby loved garden 3 and now wants to change everything in our garden (shall ban him from watching in future!!) Found the formula/competition very irritating though

Swiss Chard

Posted: 05/01/2015 at 16:21

Found it easy to grow, just dont like the taste, perhaps I am cooking it wrong?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 05/01/2015 at 15:05

Were your autumn ones pale yellow Fruitcake? I have some and  they did'nt taste too good 

Just had my invoice from the council for my plot, i'ts less than I was expecting, £42.64 including the shed (tha'ts £20 less than I was told!!)

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 05/01/2015 at 11:40

Your right Edd, My copy is  an old edition, so no wonder the product is banned. Elf and safety no doubt!!

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 05/01/2015 at 11:03

Hi Roy, there is something to get rid of wireworm, cant remember the product but it was in the Expert Veg grower book under growing potatoes. I will have a look when I go home lunch time and let you know.

Re:  AC, was a bit lame and know what you mean about the food judge. I do enjoy the food bit though as I like to make preserves etc. Love Sean, Geoff and Vivi on Youtube, Its great to get some tips and see whats going on thats current and seasonal.

GG cant wait to get the seeds going, still a bit early yet, I will try and restrain myself for a few more weeks yet!!!!

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 12:26

Hi All, Happy New Year and hope you all had lovely Christmas's. I have been off work

since the 19th dec. and have had some very productive days at the plot. Finally got my skip find trellis painted and have installed it as a low fence at both ends of my plot. I think I have now finally got the structure and digging finished (will still keep putting muck on though, my soil is so sticky.) cant wait to get growing now as I didnt get much in last year. Still need to get a polytunnel for the seedlings etc. Christmas pressies included some new tools and cloches. very useful.

Christmas lights in the garden

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 13:47

Happy Christmas all. GWRS are you making your allotment shed all festive this year?

Discussions started by ginagibbs

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Preparation help or advice 
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recomendations please 
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Rose aid please

No blooms on my ramblers yet 
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to cut or not to cut

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tomato blight

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Name this plant challenge

Can you tell me wha this is? 
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tomato plant pests

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