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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.

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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)

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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.



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Posted: 29/08/2014 at 13:45

Will do

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Posted: 29/08/2014 at 12:31

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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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Posted: 26/08/2014 at 17:32

Hi GG Its a lovely plot, surrounded by trees so it feels very private.

Thats my shed, I share it with next door but it has 2 doors so they are separate inside (good job cos I get changed in there). It has a lean too bit on the back thats very usefull, the dogs go there for shade. I have my walk in green house too now, I have got a couple of chairs but I never get time to sit down.too busy digging !!

The plot near the entrance is run by an elderly lady, its very pretty and neat and sets a high standard


Chilli peppers

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 16:14

I keep mine in a bag in the freezer and just grab one when you need it

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Posted: 26/08/2014 at 15:46

will take a photo of my progress when it stops raining!!!

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Posted: 26/08/2014 at 15:45

oops didnt work ..try again

this one is the entrance near the loo!


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