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Latest posts by GWRS

First flower this year

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 07:45

Got some snow drops out and just noticed crocus are just about to flower 

Bargins on the high street

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 07:41

Last week bought 2 boxes of path clear from the Range 50p each

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 20:00

Hello Mitch 78 , yes welcome to the furom , I have found really good for practical advice 

It took me over a year to sort mine out ,  so my advise is just do a bit at at time , there no rush , also buy a Book on allottments from some where like the The Works so you have a reference point as well as hear and Goggle

as mentioned talk to other people on the site and have a look and see what other are growing 

The first thing I did was get a shed 

Best of luck 

planting stuff at the wrong time

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 17:51

has it thought about involving some of the " local trashers " by broading out the project ? 

christmas tree

Posted: 17/01/2015 at 21:09

Graham plant it , we planted our first Chrtistmas tree in the garden 24 years ago it was in a pot in the bay window and it grew and grew I regularly trimmed it and would put light on it , looked really nice

However unlike fair tales , it grew to big so last Autumn had to cut it down but we had 24 years of enjoy out of it 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 17/01/2015 at 11:42

Fruitcake will you be able to put a picture on hear of your chooks?

thanks for advise on Japanese Onions going to plant them tommrow 

Help! How can we use this yard?

Posted: 17/01/2015 at 11:25

lots of good ideas already mentioned , you could paint the concrete ,so it looks different  , you said it slopes , will you great rain draining on to the edge , if so may need to think about a small ditch filled with gravel at the front of the gravel

best of luck whatever you do , enjoy you garden 

planting stuff at the wrong time

Posted: 17/01/2015 at 11:14

When buying seeds you can get them on tape , spring onion , radish ect. , makes planting seeds and germination is excellent , perhaps as other have said buy stuff now to use up the Budget before April

Kings , Sutton seeds sell these tapes 

Best of luck whatever you do 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 14:13

Advice please , found a packet of Japanese Onion that we forgot to plant , the instructions say put in Sept to Dec , wondered if I could get away with putting them in now?

I live in Lincoln and the weather has been fairly mild so far 

Britain's best gardens / Britain's garden revival

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 19:33

Not bothered with Great British Gardens but watched another Garden Revial yesterday on Conifers and Geriums , didn't realise the difference between Geruims and Pelgodiums , just thought they where annual or hardy 

Happy gardening everybody 


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