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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 20:03

Gardengirl , no when got up it was throwing it down so decided to do some paper work for a meeting next week , by 3-30 nearly brain dead so as it was sunny but a cold wind did a bit of tidying up in the garden , also planted 2 potatoe sacks for the local village show 

hopefully tomorrow

have you decided about the allottment ?

Cheaper alternative to raised bed

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 19:54

Jason beds look good , must pleased I'm sure they will be productive 

Edd ar'nt the straw bales expensive ? 

best wishes to you both 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 16:28

Have been tidying up this afternoon , having coffee break then back out for another hour or so 

still hoping to go to allottment tomorrow 

yes nice and sunny hear in Lincoln after rainy morning but a real cold wind 


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 14:21

Fruitcake , quite right to have a rant , she is obviously not interested , her friend will soon get fed up then perhaps she will give it up , if that happened would you be intrerested ?

Because that what happen with us , the other half came vacant and has we had already told the site agent we where interested she offered it to us first 


Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 11:35

Busy Lizzie , lots of hard work but it looks great 

plastic or fabric compost bin

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 11:33

don't think fabric would work

what about seeing if you can get some pallets for free , fix together line with plastic bags

best of luck

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 09:43

Yes , rain welcome Garden and Allottment very dry

Was hoping to go outside today but heavy rain change of plan will prepare for meetings next week and hope tommrow is dry 

hope the garden shopping goes well

What can we do with coffee grounds

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 09:37

I just mix it in the compost bin at the allottment 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 09:31

Cabral , hello , yes on right track 

Would suggest you leave paths to walk on rather than what you have just dug

I use green manure but only on some beds as I have found it not that easy to dig in , I also put new horse manure on top of the beds for the winter then dig it in

i also use shredded stuff to cover beds and creatre paths but we get it delivered free to our A site 

best advice is a bit at a time , have you got a shed ? A little patio area as must so you can sit , drink and admire what you have done or in my case a little rest 

I have found this a great site for practical ideas and advice 

happy allottmenteering 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 10/04/2015 at 22:30

Stagbettle , well done it's coming , I have taken out tree stumps on the past and it is hard but satisfying 

hoping to go to A tommrow for tidying up ready for more planting 

redid a gravel path at home , went well , but needed a pick axe at times but all done , very pleased with result 


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