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New allotment OMG...

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 18:21

Hello , been to allottment today , lots of jobs plus harvested broad beans as they where starting to go over , got 2 big bucket full , o/h to blanch and freeze 

even managed to get another tub of raspberries when I though all gone 

just about to go and watch Lincoln a City in a preseason friendly against Lecistern City 

a perfect day 


Posted: 21/07/2015 at 18:14

Edd , I like cruising but on biggish ships , usually Fred Olsen , not the mega ones

hope the sea is not, to rough , was that you at the top of the mast ?

off to see Lincoln City v Licester city at sinil bank Lincoln - that is football ,a friendly game before the season starts


Posted: 21/07/2015 at 09:02

Edd , have a fantastic trip , where are you going ? Is it a sailing ship ? You may have mentioned it but I was late to this thread 

nice and sun today , just had breakfast , thinking about going up allottment this morning , O/H getting anew pair of glasses in town 

Edd just thought , did you known there is an official RHS show guide but Jugding 


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 22:23

Zoomer , o/h strawberry jam was either a bit runny or a bit stiff , however , the rasberry  

jam was brill , even won 1st prize at village show . Just done red currant jelly fabulous 

strawberries and raspberries finished 

pulled up peas not done very well 


Posted: 20/07/2015 at 19:09

Edd , as requested lits of what won 

firsts prize - 1 rose judged for scent only , cauliflower , 3 Autuman sown onions , jar of rsasberry jam , 5 pods of long broad Beans ,5 carrots with tops 

seconds prize for - 5 white potatoes , action/motion picture , non-alcoholic cordial / blackberry, tray of 5 different vegetables , craftwork  , any veg other than listed , liqueur - sloe vodka , 5 strawberries , clouds picture , 5 pods of short broad beans , 5 raspberries , tray of 3 different types of soft fruit , 

Third prize - 3 courgettes with flowers on , 3 sprays of any currant - other than black current , 5 pods of peas , cucumber with flower on 



New allotment OMG...

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 10:25

So chuffed another picture of Medal



Posted: 20/07/2015 at 10:22

Hello I could not post on site must have been a system failure 

back now really busy weekend entered village show won loads of entries and O/H won The RHS Banksian Medal 

Sunday O/H did " race for life " and I spent day AI allottment , bit of housework today and must read papers for me dying on wednesday


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 10:16

Hello all , really busy weekend , Village show on Saturday great result , see picture and Sunday O/H did " race for life "and I spent day tidying up allottment

Entries in O/H name as she does all fiddle bits like tying up end of onion and makes the jams ect . We got 6 first 12 seconds and 4 thirds plus The RHS Banksian Medal for most points in horticultural classes


Also won Parish Council trophy for most points overall   Both mega chuffed 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 09:39

Hello , I couldn't post but ok today must have been a system error

Glad Montys talk was good , always good to see these people in flesh 

Had a busy weekend , Village Garden show on Saturday , entrie in O/H name as she does the pre work eg tying up the onion ends 

we won 6 firsts , 12 seconds and 4 thirds and the RHS Banksian Medal , both very pleased

Gardeners World taken off air

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 09:13

Monty was with Happymarion in Bristol 

got Tatton Park this week went there years ago really hot day and a very nice show in a great setting 

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