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New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 30/11/2017 at 10:50

Hello everybody , went to plot yesterday to dig up some veg for weekend , sprouts disappointing , very small 

Gardengirl , I believe you can get green manure you can sow in the winter , i will see if I can find the name of it next week when I go to plot again 

Monday stained main shed 

Giniagbs , wondered what a “ long Meadow “ path was ?

Picked up a bargain at Lidl outlet a full size fire bin for £5 , it had a damaged handle 

Blooming cold at moment and little snow flurries 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 30/11/2017 at 10:39

Good morning all , keep getting little snow flurries , temperature still just 1 degree - Lincoln 

G/H went to minus 0:5 last night 

Wonder how Johnny Canoe is doing ?

Allotment diary.

Posted: 30/11/2017 at 10:33

Hello , it is coming on nicely 

I put membrane down as well for my greenhouse , However I did put some sand under the slabs for the path to get them level and used 10 ml gravel over top of membrane in g/h for drainage , picture below 

Harvest 2017

Posted: 29/11/2017 at 19:08

Hello , Been to allotment this morning and dug up veg for weekend , parsnips looking good should have put more in , cheap in s/m but not as tasty , dug up jureslum Artichokes , beetroot , leeks which have done well , infact to 2 beds and some sprouts but very small this year 

We grow veg / fruit for flavour and it is organic , living in a semi rural area , with lots of farms , we see what is sprayed on the fields 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 29/11/2017 at 18:59

Cold , don’t think it got above 1-00 degrees today , dry and the odd bit of sun shine , went to allotment to dig up some veg for weekend as snow forecast soon - Lincoln 

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 28/11/2017 at 18:20

Hello , helped Neighbors take down a  rotten wooden pergolas , will cut up and burn on fire πŸ”₯ 

Couple of hours in garden this afternoon tidying up , garden bin full 

Hope all’s  well out there 

Watching news with fire lit and a G&T 


Harvest 2017

Posted: 28/11/2017 at 18:08

Sprouts , never that keen myself , However , home grown ones do taste a lot better and have started to eat them when grown on allotment 

Harvest 2017

Posted: 28/11/2017 at 17:43

On a negative note , sprouts have not done very well this year , wondered if anybody else growing them has had problems ? Plants not tall and sprouts  small 

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 28/11/2017 at 09:57

Alternative Christmas ‘s , well we are having 2 this year , the first one this weekend and the second on the 25th because my niece is going to South Africa πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ for 3 weeks over Christmas to see her partners family πŸŽ„

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 27/11/2017 at 18:58

Pat , great paintings 

Celiriac , I grow it on the allotment, the only only thing is it doesn’t grow as big as what you buy in the Supermarket , in fact o/h is roasting some for dinner tonight 

BL , Norwich a nice city to visit 

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