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Latest posts by GWRS

building houses on green belt land

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 17:54

This has been an interesting debated

Wondered what people think about social housing ?

NB . Liked opinions and bottoms , great phrase must try and use it 

I think brown field sites and empty houses first , really don't think green belt should be built on 




New allotment OMG...

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 17:34

I have had honey fungus but it has only affected the Osier a type of Willows for some reason , Ash and roses have been fine , so you should be OK

Gardengirl remembered to take me IPad to allottment today so picture of cold frame

 Hope this picture makes it clear about the 2 halfs 

another good day at the allottment , even the sun came 

Strictly 2014

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 17:24

Fair result on Sunday , Judy had to go but she has been a bit of sport having to put up with all negative comments and was honest that see wax not very good

Agree next week will be interesting 

Does anybody watch " it take two " ?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 18:49

I will take another picture and put it on the site , I'm hoping to go up there again tommrow , still lots to do and hopefully it will be clearer 

happy allottmenteering

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 18:26

Gardengirl , if you look at bottom picture  you can see a gap in the fence , through to the other half which is the top picture , hope that makes sense ?

the tyres have herds in and they have done really well , got rosemary , curry plant can't remember the other 2 


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 17:20

Hello everybody had a full day on allottment , got loads done 

Hoping to spend all day tommrow there and well

 Has it was a bit over cast I had a little fire to warm up while I had lunch

top picture is the other half we got earlier in the year , now fully fenced 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 22:37

I can always find room for some flowers , a bit of diversity helps in my opion 

Put clematis against water butts , one gone great other not so , think a mole got it

Also put some lavenders in , the bees love them 

tried growing sweet peas at the allotment , they where hopeless

a couple of sun flowers by the beans looks nice as well , in fact most people on our site grow some flowers but everybody to there own

happy gardening


Posted: 15/11/2014 at 22:20

Diggingdoris , Most books recommend a 3 yr crop rotation so should be ok 

don't think garlic needs to rich a soil , so personally I put a bit bone meal done , do far it is one of my crops that always do well , fingers crossed for next year 

building houses on green belt land

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 07:40

The biggest problem is that this Goverment and Labour do not see housing as a priority , I say that because the coalition down grade the Housing Ministers position by not being a member of The Cabinet

The coalitions has had a big success with Help to Buy

it is a long way down the Politician priority because the opion pols say so , unfortunately it is how you ask the question 


Posted: 15/11/2014 at 07:26

Hello , Dave Morgan is right

however if the G/H is unheated , could be ok , would be interested to see how you do 

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