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Latest posts by GWRS

New Allotmemt- help with designing needed

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 22:35

Hello , lots of good advice 

you could make beds without raising them , what's been said about creating paths is right and not walking on the beds 

having taken on an allottment just as bad , the best advise is do a bit at a time 

also go to charity shop/ The Works and get a book about Allotments , could be a Christmas present 

would definately not rotavate as other that have done this it seem to create more weeds 

Lots would not do this but you could consider using weed killer 

there another allottment site on hear and I have had really good advise , just keep asking 

in fact been at the allottment today - best of luck 


Gardening by the Moon

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 19:29

Weather not to bad hear , been up allottment today , lots done , including planted Shallotts , all ready got onions and garlic in 

live near Lincoln , east coast is generally better , unless we get ice winds from Scandinavia 

I would have thought Garlic would be good in France

Very sad at what happened in Paris 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 18:26

Another good day at allottment , a few bits blown about by wind so sorted them out , harvested the remaining beetroot with o/h will sort out tomorrow 

Had a good fire using both fire dustbins , although one has about had it 

Got my shallotts planted , will get some more for January 

Just about to put in my potatoe and seed order via allottment ass with Kings always found there good excellent 

Hoping to go up there Sunday to mend fence 

hope you are all keeping well


Posted: 20/11/2015 at 08:55

Pat , you need air con , we need central heating , the way of the world 

in fact when I get back from allottment this afternoon I think I will light a fire

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 08:51

Good morning , bit overcast but sunny starting to break through , just about to go up to allottment , get a few jobs done before bad weather hits tomorrow 

Have nice day with your family 


Posted: 20/11/2015 at 08:37

Dovefromabove , exciting to have a new bit of garden to play with , best of luck with it 

Abit over cast , just had breakfast and going up to allottment , a few more jobs before bad weather hits tomorrow 

Where is Autumn?

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 08:27

Hello , yes cities and towns are warmer , Lincoln is nearly always 2 degrees warmer than where we live 

we have had a good summer & autumn , last Monday afternoon at the allottment I had to put my sun glasses on !

sorry for everybody that not had a nice summer , probably your turn next year 


Posted: 19/11/2015 at 23:19

Steve , love the Hedgehogs , sometimes put mealy worms for mine 

Techincal question when do they hibernate ? 



Posted: 19/11/2015 at 16:58

Hello all , made a wooden Christmas Tree today for a bit of fun , o/ h will decorate it  - not really into DIY , so quite chuffed with my self 

Of to one of the local pubs tonight with a couple of friends to put the world to right 

hope you all have a good evening 


Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 19/11/2015 at 16:53

Hello all , finished cleaning greenhouse today and put plants in there for over wintering as snow showers forecast for Saturday 

Also cut up some wood for the fire 

Made a wooded Christmas tree , a bit of fun 

Hoping to go up allottment tomorrow 

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