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Posted: 08/10/2014 at 09:42

Winniecat , inveiw of what you are putting in I would definatly insulant , also if it was a really bad winter you put some around the plants as well 

the lowest tempeture I have recorded is -11 about 4 years go , I had some spuds growing in potatoes sacks for Christmas and they froze sold , complete mush when they defrosted

Last years Garlic as this years seed ?

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 22:02

Have done it but better to buy new , the reason see above 


Posted: 07/10/2014 at 22:00

Hello , I also got bubble rap and spacers also from B & Q and it does work 

also the bit along the ridge I use metal washers to secure the bubble rap 

remmber if you have automatic window openers to allow a bit of slack

just about to take the shading down

bext of luck

Grass seed

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 21:55

Hello , 2 chances it grows or it doesn't , personally if is small areas I would have a go

best of luck

Just saying hello

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 21:52

Hello , great forum for getting practical advice in the real world 

also good for general chats

Small path ideas?

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 20:59

Hello , I also like steam trains 

but not as much as Gardening

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 20:55

Hello , really pleased , just got to make full use of it , I'll take a picture next time I'm up there and put it on site 

next project for the winter , I have acquired a  second hand greenhouse , that needed a bit of repay , one of my nephews helped put it up , just need to glaze it !

just picked all the out door tomatoes as the weather is definitely turning 

happy gardening everybody

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 15:45

Ginagibbs , look on the bright side , no need to water them in 

Small path ideas?

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 15:41

Hello , have you thought about putting weed membrane underneath if you use gravel , let's the water through and helps stops the weeds , also any weeds that germinate are easily pulled up

you could plant some ground covering gerinums , but beware they will need cutting back on a regular basis 

Bark chipping path look nice but difficult to weed without use of weed killer 

whatever you do best of luck


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 15:19

Good luck BizzieB , definitely do a bit at at time , take soon pictures now to remind you what a brilliant job you have done this time next year 

I am pleased to say spent allday yesterday at the allotment , build 2 gates ( not really into DIY ) and opened up the 2 half plots so now have one whole , great feeling , shame about the weather , has not stooped raining today and forecast for the rest of the week is not good 

just put the heating one 

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