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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 16:07

Been up to allottment for a couple of hours , picked some celery for tommrow 

sowed some White clover ( green manure ) in new bed to over winter 

spnich ready to cut and turnips want thinning out

was a bit over caste but it has turned nice and sunny 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 09:34

Lillypilly , I was going to make a jokes about hanging gardens but could get it to work !

garden does look nice , like the ern 


Posted: 26/08/2015 at 09:32

Bit over caste , think it rained last night ? Morning all 

off to B & Q , pensioner Day Wednesdays 

would like to cut lawns this afternoon , subject to rain !

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 09:14

Zoomer , perhaps a bit early for Garlic / winter onions , not seen any but not really looked yet , next month for me , although have got beds ready now 

nice to have frogs , all we have is moles , rabbits & hares 

going to do a new strawberry bed , existing one 2 yrs old , then will scrape it after nest year , hope that makes sense 

problem with pallets is they don't fit in car 

o/h has shallots ready for pickling , very good harvest this year 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 20:40

Gardengirl, thanks for the picture , looks different , you well have to tell us how you get  on , crowbar , discount store at Mablethorpe , seaside town on Lincolnshire coast , had a day at seaside at weekend 

would recommend " chick peas " but couldn't find any this year 

An observation.....

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 20:35

Fairygirl , your slugs must be real Hard !!

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 17:49

Hello lots happening 

Gardengirl, you mentioned cape gooseberries, bought a packet to try next year , how did yours go ?

cauliflowers are supposed to be hard to grow they usually all have looked like yours , but this year managed to grow 3 that looked like cauliflowers 

just bought a crow bar £3 To help in taking pallets a part , could you put a picture on of your pallet tool , interested in seeing what this tool looks like ?

put a full day in yesterday at allottment, lots of little jobs done 

also bfought home shallots that have been drying in cold frame for o/h to pickle 

An observation.....

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 17:34

Tetly , I am not keen on them either that is why I put mine in a glass jar 

As for the hostas at home I put  horticultural grit down and it works , they don't like it !

Also by encouraging birds , I am amazed at the number snail shells I find 


Posted: 25/08/2015 at 17:26

Hello all , sorry to hear about windscreen but it is surprised what can be repaired these days 

rain started at 3-00 had been a nice day until then 

o/h preparing shallots that had been drying at allottment read for pickling , also does a couple of jars with a chilli in , very taste 


My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 12:58

Lyn , thanks for the info , that fits with my observation 

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