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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 19:29

Good evening , spent a very productive day at allotment , lots done , very pleased 


O/H Been making apple & rubard chutney 


Hope you have had a good day 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 19:27

Good evening everybody , just got back from allotment , having a beer to recover before dinner 


However , did come home for lunch 


Very pleased with self , dug another bed ready for planting


Weeded new raspberry bed and put down  bark chipping to keep weeds at bay , found Asda cheapest , 3 bags for £10 


Did some strmimming and weed killer spraying around plot edges 


Gardengirl looked at your you tube , can't do that will take some photos


O/H made some apple & rubarb chutney today and has been making strawberry & rasberry jam


Also started burning weeds and prunings , got rather a lot


May have mentioned before not growing sweet corn as the rats eat it !


Hope alls well with everybody  , keep digging 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 09/07/2016 at 23:24

Pat , need some medicine , get better soon 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 09/07/2016 at 23:15

Hello , yes we usually enter something every year 


Going to be a bit limited this year , we have to pick things on the Friday as they have to be on the show bench early Saturday morning , if it is warm can keep things in Fridge 


Do get a show entry form and read it , for example ours says courgettes must have the flowers on , that way you can't have bought them from supermarket 


also take note of how others present there produce and do the same eg. Onions o/h always binds the ends with rafter 


Also if the judges stay around have a chat and ask there advice about showing , if they have stayed it usually means they are freindly  in my experience 


It is good fun as we don't take it to seriously , really is good just to take part but it is nice to to get 1 st , 2nd or 3rd place obviously 


Go for it 


Have a day at allotment tomrrow subject to weather of course 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 09/07/2016 at 22:59

Busyliz , sorry to hear about your bites , hope it is soon better 


Rained until afternoon , did go shopping with O/H and bought a lovely large Fuchsia from Aldi and 2 outside lanterns , existing ones rusted to bits 


Tomorrow is going to be allotment day o/h making pickles / chutney and going to have a go at Rhubarb Gin 


Hope you have all had a good day 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 09/07/2016 at 22:50

Good evening everybody , sorry to hear about people's problems but good to get off your chest and hope it gets better 


Have been to one of our local pubs with friends for dinner , & back to ours for coffee and liqueurs a very pleasant evening 


working at allotment tomrrow so should work off all those extra calories , subject to weather of course 


HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 09/07/2016 at 10:55

Morning all , raining and in for the day , so no gardening , looks like house work as o/h  is making raspberry and strawberry jam


Enjoyed watching Hampton Court again last night 


Have a good day everybody 

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 09/07/2016 at 10:30

Good morning , nice day yesterday a couple of hours at allotment , forecast was for rain today and it is correct , no going outside today 


my 2 potatoe sacks are ready and will empty them in the week ,it will be interesting to see how they have done 


have dug a bed of potoatoes up at the allotment , swift , very poor crop 


Have a good day , hope it stays dry for you 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 08/07/2016 at 19:46

Runnybeak , things can only get better , sorry to hear about car & freezer 


We replaced freezer a couple of years ago when notice ice on the out side , new one is frost free , brilliant 


Bus pass was so easy , Council staff amazingly efficient , thought we would be there all day , go for it 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 08/07/2016 at 19:40

Hello , good afternoon at plot , just having a beer to recover 


Loads of strawberrys , thought they where finished , so pleasantly surprised 


New rasberry  , lots picked o/h to make jam with them 


Picked some broad beans , coming to the end hope there is enough for village show , a week next Saturday , not much to put in this year , the way it goes 


Pleased to say no blight 


Dug up rest of swift potatoes , very poor crop 


All the best 

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