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Latest posts by GWRS

Has anyone successfully stopped a planning application before?

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 18:16

Tootles , noticed you mentioned River Witham  , do you live in Lincolnshire ? 

I have been involved in stopping / amending developments but it is very difficult 

I would start by checking there is a Local Plan with regards to planning 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 18:01

Hello all , got to the  allottment this afternoon , lovely and sunny day 

Got some veg for  dinner tommrow , did some digging , 6 wheel barrow loads of bark Chipping's for new paths , hoping to go tommrow 

Soil just a frozen crust , underneath fine , no problem in digging up Leeks & Parsnips 

ISIS problem.

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 11:16

Edd , I would start a new thread 

Best wishes

ISIS problem.

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 09:52

Wondered what ISIS was 

Gardening challenges for 2015

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 09:50

My challenge for 2015 is to glaze my second hand greenhouse at the allottment 

Build a fruit cage 

Tame the rasberry forest 

should keep me busy

happy gardening everybody

Happy new Year

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 09:42

Happy New year to you all

Have a good gardening 2015

Like the photos

New Year Gardening Resolutions

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 09:39

I always try and be more organised but !!

Have got a folder for allottment that says what I have planted where but as some body has just said when you get busy  Do have Garden diary with Autumn - Winter- Spring - Summer which I started when I retired 

A " rill " to me means a thin water channel ? 


Posted: 31/12/2014 at 08:38

Another good hard frost last night , keeping next doors Snowman alive 

O/H had to go out this morning so help defrost car 

Coffee Grindings

Posted: 31/12/2014 at 08:32

Thanks to you all for the advise 

I have decided to add them to my compost at the allottment 

Coffee Grindings

Posted: 30/12/2014 at 09:58

Hello everybody , I have been given some used coffee Grindings from a well known coffee chain and wonder how to use them on the garden

Any advice welcome ?

I have only heard about putting them around Hostas ?

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