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New allotment OMG...

Posted: Today at 10:24

We must have been lucky because we did have the choice of 2 but we decied against one as it was full of horsetail and huge tractor tires , interestingly several people have started on that plot and given up 

The person on there now is finally making a go of it

The owner of the land a local farmer arranged for the disposal of the tractor tyres 

Wild Garlic

Posted: Today at 00:55

Hello , I was thinking of planting some wild garlic but it sound like it could be a problem , any idea how to restict it , or  just use a big pot ?

Greenfly in shed

Posted: Today at 00:52

Hello , this is the second year we have green flys in our shed at the allotment , all we do is spray the shed with fly so pray 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: Yesterday at 17:52

It is a good time of year to pick up garden sale stuff as the big stores have a clear out , last year got a new fork and spade from Asda , picked up a few very cheap bits from wilco today

there is always Sunday car boot sales

 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: Yesterday at 17:30

Interesting having allottments on 2 sites because some things are bound to do better on one or the other 

will you have 2 sheds ? 

I would be lost with out mine 

lots of hard work and best of luck

New allotment OMG...

Posted: Yesterday at 16:29

Hello everybody , the weekend is nearly hear 

Subject to the weather will be there all day Sunday, we are having a general tidy up of hedges , paths ect. , last year we got a load of tree saplings free from the Woodland Trust which we planted 

The site is owned by a local farmer/land owner and a plot holder acts as the site agent , with a committee of plot holders

might pop up Saturday if I get a chance , lots of jobs still 

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: Yesterday at 08:58

Hello , I am going to sow some sweet peas and leave them in the greenhouse but wondered how deep the pots need to be ?

 Any advise would be appreciated

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 23:51

Fruitcake , looking forward to pics 

2 different site , best of luck with chickens any others got them ? 

Best of luck 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 19:53

BizzieB , blueberry bushes must be planted in Erisaceous compost put mine in open pots with some in the bottom of the hole ,  you can confirm this from the RHS site

great idea about sicky tape for sprout white fly , wondered if you could use those yellow sticky things that go in the g/h  interestingly I have some purple sprouts and they are not effected , wonder why , is it the colour ?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 18:16

Hello everybody made to the Alotment today , nice and sunny in Lincolnshire today a bit windy but not to bad 

did 6 hours and loads of jobs , very pleased with self , just having a beer , looking foreword to dinner , strictly results and downton 

hope you all had a nice day 

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