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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 24/10/2014 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: 24/10/2014 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 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 18:07

Salvias look stunning often thought about growing them , perhaps next year 

Strictly 2014

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 18:04

Interesting to see who is in the dance offs

Strictly 2014

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 22:41

Just watched it , recorded while out , looks like Judy & Anto will be hear for another week , really didn't known what to make of it 

thought the couple dressed as pearly kings did well

Camera Corner

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 18:31

Some really nice pictures

very impressed with the poppies at The Tower of London

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 18:24

White fly , didn't want to use sprays but white fly a real problem on sprouts and kale everybody seems to be the same this year , don't known why ?Any body known ?

ginagibbs , I did an asparagus bed last year for the first time but the allotment holder next door pointed out " asparagus  Beatle " nasty little things that sucks the life out of the plants so had to kill by hand and spray , beware next year !

turnips that's another thing to put in the slow cooker

have you tried growing squash , amazing crop this year 



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