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Buried Treasure!

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 21:37

It was a small plastic cow actually, so no need to call the health inspectors.

Buried Treasure!

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:55

Dug up a full cow recently.

Allotments-Raised beds or traditional planting?

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 22:07

Most of my veg plot is the traditional on the ground type with drills furrows beds and the like. But i do have raised beds for my strawberries. This makes it easier to get into harvest tho crop and keep the weed supressing membrane intact.

Pallets

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 22:27

My next project is a storage box for fleece and hessian sheets that I use for frost protection. It is a long way back to the garden shed to store them during the day and I have to go to work, so a storage box down thew garden would be useful. Cheaper to make than buy. It will be 36x18 x20 inches high.

Pallets

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 21:39

Nice work so far Gardengirl, made a start myself to-day, will post pictures tomorrow

Pallets

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 00:51

Pics please!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 19:38

Weather is miserable here. More rain to-day and cold as well. Covering cold frame and cloche from frost tonight.

Zoomer44 pallets are such a great source of free wood, Helps to keep dowh the costs. Anything left over goes in the solid fuel cooker.

Pallets

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 19:28

What is a pallet only a collection of wood.

Any chance of a picture of the table I might have a go at one.

My next project is a storage box for fleece and hessian sheets that I use for frost protection. It is a long way back to the garden shed to store them during the day and I have to go to work, so a storage box down thew garden would be useful. Cheaper to make than buy. It will be 36x18 x20 inches high.

Will add pics as I go, just for the hec of it.

Potatoes

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 20:21

Unless you have a large amount of potatoes I wouldn't panic. They will mature within a few weeks of each other and the ones that flower first should be the firsts. Hope this helps.

Spring soil.

Posted: 19/03/2014 at 19:36

Any areas of the garden that has been cleared in the Autumn are always dug into ridges to allow the rain to drain off. These ridges are always dryer than the flat ground come spring time. Only problem is this year the furrows filled with water for long periods, but they are drying out now. You can add FYM of Compost when ridging in Autumn.

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