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Please read. Very large site being cleared. Concerned about wildlife!

Posted: 06/01/2016 at 11:56

Allotment People are Special

They are giving , helpful and generous and because they work at the pace of Nature tend to be a bit more relaxed

I wish I had started Allotmenteering sooner

The next few months will be some of the most memorable of your life young'un

Red Poppy - Camomile - Bright Blue Thistle

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 16:07

Over this summer I have taken seeds from the above out in the country and in a nature reserve

? Anyone had experience of "sowing on " these sorts of plants

I want to use a colourful wind break on my allotment and to assist bees

Please read. Very large site being cleared. Concerned about wildlife!

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 16:02

Arise Sir Paul Anderson  Knight of The Realm for you have Great Works to perform !!

I would be very interested to see the end result

This is a massive challenge young un

Go get em Tiger !!

Please read. Very large site being cleared. Concerned about wildlife!

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 13:56

? Paul

You say you have completed level 1 in horticulture so would it be a good idea to ask your past tutor or his / her current pupils to advise / assist.........obviously if local

Perhaps they could use it in their dissertation 

Sow indoors IN HEAT ?

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 13:52

I looked into a greenhouse but I have delayed my decision until later this year

As a trial......

Front room window ledge all day with a bit of CH in the evening and "Steady as We Go Lads "

Sow indoors IN HEAT ?

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 12:15

I use The Real Seed Catalogue and they are a seed producer and do not have a manned phone for problem as they concentrate on growing

? On their onion seed packet it says you can sow indoors IN HEAT early Jan / Feb

? What do they mean by IN HEAT

I can leave the seed tray in the front room over January and February until they have sprouted

? Any thoughts friends please


Happy New Year Everyone

Posted: 31/12/2015 at 19:18

As we say in Somerset....."If you do something once and you like it again"

People............." Dont judge them them "

Starting off as Seedlings

Posted: 26/12/2015 at 14:55

I have a conservatory and I am keen to start off veg from seed this season

? Which veg are appropriate

? When to start them

? Which dont do well from seedlings


Worms in Manure Bags

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 18:55

Thanks Bob..........I understand now.

Peace to All at Crimbo

Worms in Manure Bags

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 16:44

Will do

Reason why I ask is that on radio 4 GQT they were chatting about worms coming to the top of the compost bin which the panel said was because they were "unhappy " due to the manure being too hot or wet or dry etc etc

I would not want to waste the worms as they will be working for me over the next few months

I suppose the sooner I release them the better and they can get to work

Im waiting for the "cold weather " to break down my plot so I can easily apply the manure

Separate question........Why have we got a post about Strictly Come dancing..Am i missing something BTG

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