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Latest posts by GWRS

Plants I don't like (for no particular reason)

Posted: 11/09/2015 at 09:20

In defence of " marigolds" , their make excellent companion plants , particularly for tomatoes

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 10/09/2015 at 18:21

Spent all day at allottment , been a lovely sunny day , even had shorts on !

a weeding and hoeing day 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 10/09/2015 at 18:09

Hello , another fine day , very sunny

spent day at allottment , a weeding day and hoeing ,  got 4 sacks to take to tip , 

Harvested a lovely cauliflower , runner beans ( for me o/ h dosn't like them )  , purple carrots and celery 

also filled up peanut , fat ball bird feeders

other day when we went there there was a hare in the plot ! 




Posted: 10/09/2015 at 17:54

Just got back from allottment , hello to you all

Kev , have a good holiday , what will be will be 

just have a couple of beers before dinner , lamb shanks 

watch bake off last night , most seem to struggle , being a bit obscure with recipes ?

will watch Grand Designs tonight , have a good evening everybody  

Plants I don't like (for no particular reason)

Posted: 10/09/2015 at 17:38

Hello , only 2 plants I do not like , dandelions and horsetail  

Stolen Peas

Posted: 10/09/2015 at 17:36

Hello , could it be squirrel ? 

compost bins

Posted: 10/09/2015 at 17:28

Hello , I don' t believe you should put horsetail ( mares tail ) in the compost bin 

Personally I don't put weeds in my bins at the allottment , I would rather take it the tip 

Got enough weeds with out the problem of adding a few more 



My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 10/09/2015 at 08:54

good morning , yes a splendid day hear in Lincoln , little mist early on , going to spend the day at the allottment 

have a good day in garden 


Posted: 10/09/2015 at 08:23

Morning all 

KEF , sorry to hear of your problem , so annoying , lots of Church around hear have had problems but they use " Brite water " sorry not sure what it is. Have you thought of screwing a pretend cctv to wall , they have battery in and little light can't tell difference from real thing 

bit misty but it is going to be a glouruious day I hope so off to allotment

have a good day everybody 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 10/09/2015 at 08:06

Pat E , why not cover the broccoli with nets to stop the cabbage whites gett on them ?

Tootles I can't make bread or pastry as well , stick to gardening 

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