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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 06/07/2015 at 18:55

Yes always nice to see pictures 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/07/2015 at 18:51

Wondered how all you out there with chickens are dealing with this sunny/hot weather ?

bought some blue water plastic piping and cut up for making arches over cabbage with netting , hope that makes sense ?

more potatoes , raspberries , strawberries and black  berries picked , it is really nice to pick , cook and eat fresh produce 

lots of weeding done  and yesterday planted a big bed of leeks for the winter 


Posted: 06/07/2015 at 18:02

Ice , personally I would bag it up and take to local tip !


Posted: 06/07/2015 at 07:58

Ice , sorry to say improving soil won't work 

Also root can be as deep as 5 feet , if you cover with slabs  for example will just come out further away , unfortunately chemicals is the only way 

best of luck 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 05/07/2015 at 10:27

Good morning all , just had breakfast , now of to allottment for a few hours 

will pick strawberries , rasberries , broad beans and peas 

some onions dug up and resting , will transfer them to our storage shed as lots of rain forecast for next week

pat e nice hearing about down under 

all have a nice day 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 21:04

Hello , picture not to good but rose growing through Holly tree and fabulous scent , have won prizes for scent at local village show  

English Rose - Tranquility

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 21:00

Hello again just took pictures of 2 of my roses

 Had this about 15 years so have forgotten name , hawthorn hedge behind needs a trim 

English Rose - Tranquility

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 20:56

Hello , in my experience poppy seeds need to be disturbed , if that makes sense , always have lots , next door have large ones about 4/5 feet tall and multi heads , they are going to save some of the seeds for me 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 20:10

Pat E ,  thanks for the info , yes it is your winter now , very mild winter this year hear 

8-00 pm hear in sunny Lincolnshire sitting outside with a glass of red wine and cigar just had dinner 

started tidying up garden , recycling bin halfull so started filling bags with stuff to take to tip , tied up iris , 1 hellbore and grasses bed so far 

O/H did some repotting from greenhouse , off to allottment tommrow , lots to do , hopefully another bucket of strawberries for jam , they have been really good 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 09:50

Hello Pat E , just being nosey but wondered where you live ? With minus night time tempeture 

I have jerusalem artichokes on my allottment , yes very difficult to clear out but do make excellent wind breaks in every sense of the word 


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