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Latest posts by GWRS


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 21:59

Good night everybody , see you in morning 


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 20:36

Anydbody looking for a bargain , o/h bought a fire dustbin in Moorisons for £12 , the one at the allottment has nearly had it , on reflection a bit boring but might be useful info for somebody !

another nice day been a glouruious summer so far , wonder when it will finish 

Any ideas for an entry.....

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 19:42

Some of the Judges stay around at our Village show and it really is worth having a chat to them , always found them , except the wine judge one year , very helpful

Never done floral art or baking , craft , flowears , wine ect , fruit and veg is our thing 

best of luck let us known how you got on 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 19:37

O/h pickling some beetroot tommrow also we like it roasted , don't like beetroot soup thou 

chicken poo and bending doesn't sound nice but I would have thought makes great compost , how are the chickens doing ? 

growing figs advice needed please

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 18:41

I have 2 olive trees on is bushy and get a lot of sun the other a standard which I over winter in G/H 

best of luck with fig 


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 18:35

Only been to Edinburgh  a couple of time must be to posh for Midges !

does Berick on Tweed count as Scotland ?

so body told me May is the best time for visit to avoid midgets ? Please advice has thinking of a holiday there next year ?

Gardens we have visited 2015

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 18:28

Going to Tenby in September and will visit some garden will try and remember to take iPad and some pictures 

have been to the National Botanical Gardens of Wales a couple of time can really recommend it 

growing figs advice needed please

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 18:24

Jo47 , understand , not sure fig tree suitable for tub if you want fruit , I would check , if not have you thought about Olive tree 

best of luck 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 18:12

Pat E , recently read about growing stuff in bales of hay , didn't take much notice but I am sure with abit of research on the web you could then use those bales of hay as a growing medium 

no gardening to day spent time at allottment , if I get all my paper work ready on Monday ready for  Tuesday meeting , mite run lawn mower over  lawns 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 17:51

Never really got grips with winter veg , put onions and garlic in

last year put spring onion seeds in and a great crop for spring also sewed broad beans under clouches and I had a brilliant crop much better than those sewed this year 

spent 6 hours at allottment , just got back having a beer or 2 before a bath and dinner , dug up 2nd early spuds , nadine , much better than the 1st ealies of Maris piper 

o/h harvested some more beatroot , French beans , courgete , carrots , purple cauliflower and broccoli should keep us going for the week

lots of paper work tommrow ready for Tuesday meeting so time to recover 

weathers been good  today , Lincolnshire is I believe the dryits county 


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