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Latest posts by GWRS

What new seeds will you be trying this year?

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 20:31

I am hoping to grow some Cape Gooseberry and outside cucumbers for the first time 

So if anybody has any tips ?

Best of luck to you all 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 20:18

Rosemummy , fingers crossed for you , a lot tend to come vacant March time when the rents due , why not visit the site if there is a committee to show you are serious , anyway best of luck 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 19:09

Hello ment to mention for Christmas o/h bought me " The Allotment Almanac " by Terry Walton the radio 2 allotment chap on Jerymn Vine show , it s really interesting 

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 16:52

Hello , no snow drops out yet hear 

Often thought about doing the Great Birdwatch as I get a few different birds visitng the garden , the feeders being under a Hawthorn tree , so they have protection from the Sparrow Hawkes we get 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 13:49

Good afternoon , clear blue sky's but really cold , no gardening today , did vac cars out 

Off to Lincoln now to sort out Coop Bank and Mobile phones

Gardening next week depending on weather , don't mind cold , can still do a few jobs 

Happy gardening eventually 


Posted: 15/01/2016 at 10:29

Good morning all , clear blue sky's just had breakfast , I am sure it will be mighty cold out there , can't see any frost on grass 

Yesterday was horrendous , lit a fire in afternoon and stayed in 

Got to go into Lincoln this afternoon to sort out Coop Bk and mobile phones , nothing is simple these days , then as a treat will go to a Jazz club in Lincoln University called Zing at 5-00 for some live music , a bit hit and miss some good , some not so 

Hope you all have a good day and for those not retired it is soon the weekend , unless of course you are working 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 10:01

Rosemummy , I always found a few hours in garden or allotment  made me feel better 

This is great site for practical help and advise , always found it useful , you could see if the Libary had any books on allotments ?

On our site there a couple of young families and the kids have there own little section , best of luck 

Zoomer , yes definately leeks grow , I did celrica last year and it didn't grow that big 

Got some chicory in but seems complicated to grow it 

might try forcing some Rhubard for the first time 

clear blue sky's and sunny but mighty cold , need to go into Lincoln this afternoon , tomorow football , hopefully up the plot on Sunday 

Have a good day everybody


My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 09:49

Good morning , yes clear blue sky's and sunny and I am sure mighty cold 

Will do a couple of jobs outside this morning then off to Linclon this afternoon need to Bank & mobile phone shop 

Did my vacuming/ dusting yesterday 


Posted: 14/01/2016 at 15:23

Steve definately a scam , phone your Bank on the "normal " number , take care 

Just lit a fire , watched an episode of War & Peace now going to have afternoon nap 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 14/01/2016 at 15:14

Some Snow pictures to come ?

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