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Latest posts by GWRS

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:49

BizzieB , best of luck , you are right a bit at a time is the best way with new Allotments

spent all day on mine today , first decent day all week , dug up last of potatoes , beetroot for my good lady to pickle tommrow , manured old potatoe  bed  , sowed green manure in 2 beds and lots more 

fuitcake , do you have a greenhouse , if so have you thought about growing potatoes in bags in the greenhouse for Christmas ?

Cold frames

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 15:17

Hello I will take a picture next time I am up the allotment 


Posted: 08/10/2014 at 11:24

Yes , it will have a bench , very heavy rain so work abandoned 

when it is finished I'll put a picture on here 


Posted: 08/10/2014 at 09:50

Hello , hope the writing course goes well

not raining at moment , supposed to start again this afternoon , good job as I am helping at creating a new memorial garden in the village this morning 

happy gardening 


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

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