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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 18:14

Has been a glorious day , been to allotment 

Having rest before dinner , sun still shining 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 18:09

Hello all , lovely sunny day , have been to allotment today 

Having a rest , beer , cigar before dinner , roast chicken and lots of veg but not home grown I am afraid 

Dovefromabove having Rubbard with custard for pudding 

Hope you have all had a good day 


Tulip Spade Monty!!??

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 18:03

Dovefromabove , it looked like it would be useful for digging a narrow trench ?

Thought for Lyn

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 18:00

Lynn do look after yourself 

Best wishes 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 17:57

Hello , just having a couple beers before dinner , we have been up at allotment today 

Dug bed and planted first early potatoes , Swift , should be ready in 7 weeks , never grown these before 

Also dug a bed for secound earlys , hard work as I had never dug this bed properly before , got lots of horse tail out , will dig again before planting 

Broad beans got battered by snow from Friday 

O/H did lots of weeding 

Also put up arch bought from Aldi last year , can't believe how big it is 

Do not have a slug problem but have shredded material on path but do put pellets in glass jars on each bed 

Curry plant in a tyre has a nest with baby birds in , amazing !

Hope alls well with everybody 

Help Save The Hedgehogs

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 17:45

Hello , definately coming into garden as they are leaving poo 

Will put some mealy worms tonight 

Unfortunately  I have put a fence around allotment as we have rabbits and hares , both will just eat everthing 

Old fashioned plants

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 17:28

Runnybreak you got me remembering , we always went to Canon Hill park in Birmingham as they would have Tulip festivale 

My mum was a really good gardener and we had a large garden , compared with new houses these days 

Happy days from 50+ years ago 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 09:44

Good morning all , lovely and sunny , just having breakfast in newly decorated conservatory 

Going up to allotment to put in potatoes 

Have a nice day everybody 

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 09:24

Good morning , nice and sunny and cold

Going to allotment after breakfast 

Have a good day 

Tulip Spade Monty!!??

Posted: 17/04/2016 at 09:22

Tulip spade , looked like a cut down spade to me , yes nicely eccentric  , which is good in my mind , enjoyed the show  

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