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Yeay I got an Allotment

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by bird, Jun 7, 2010.


  1. bird

    bird PetForums VIP

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    After only being on the waiting list for 3 years. :rolleyes: Trouble is its now June, I've got to clear the site, so not a lot of hope for much "home" grown veg this year. :(
     
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    Congratulations, All the work will be worth it next year.:thumbup:
     
  3. francesandjon

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    Homegrown veg..........yummy!!
     
  4. MADCAT

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    Yay well done, is it close to your house?
     
  5. xxwelshcrazyxx

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    Well done you. I am still waiting for ours lolol. Is it a big one??? You will be busy digging it over now and preparing it for the next crop. Have you been out and bought new flashy wellies and spade and shovel and Hoe.?? lolol
     
  6. bird

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    Lyme Valley. Just under the mile. :thumbup:

    No its not a biggy. Just a little one. :rolleyes: Apparently they've been having a bit of trouble shifting them as everyone wants a bigger one. :eek6: Personally I dont really care. OK I'm not going to have room for the fruit trees that I'd like but hey, can't have it all. And no I'm not getting any flashy wellies I'll wear me ones I walk the boys in. :scared:
     
  7. MADCAT

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    I know the ones, nice one :thumbup: you must be pleased i go walking through lyme valley alot.
     
  8. xxwelshcrazyxx

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    Hanging baskets for Strawberry's is a good idea in a small alotment if you like them, alot of people have them hanging off thier sheds. looks yummy too. What you gonna plant????
     
  9. bird

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    I'm chuffed to bits. I tend to take the boys down there for their evening stretch. I was only looking over the fencing last night, counting the plots that hadnt been turned over. :rolleyes: :D
     
  10. classixuk

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    Yeah! Well done. My only advice is that you don't tell any friends in Walford about it as they tend to use allotments for murders and all sorts!

    Hope you enjoy using your little stretch of land. ;)
     
  11. bird

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    I've got three strawberry plants and two raspberrys in the garden. :rolleyes: I'm hoping that I'll be able to get a fair bit of my veg off it by next year. With careful planting I shouldnt get too much of a glut of anything. :eek: Deffo rubarb for me crumbles and pies. If I get my finger out, I might be able to get a leek or two into the ground for my winter stews. ;)
     
  12. MADCAT

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    Its a nice place i really like it OH goes jogging through there lol i just walk :D
     
  13. borderer

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    well done.if its overgrown spray with round up killes weeds and roots leave for ten days you can then dig it. still time to grow veg:thumbup:
     
  14. bird

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    Trouble is bordie, they're insisting on it being organic. :eek: So loads of elbow grease coming up. :(
     
  15. Freyja

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    Not far from me either only over the bank.
     
  16. bird

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    Where abouts are you then.
     
  17. borderer

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    soon have it looking like mine:thumbup:
     
  18. bird

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    Hope so Bordie. Yours looks good. :thumbup:
     
  19. Cleo38

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    I got my allotment last year & it's been brillant. When I first set eyes on it though my heart sank ... it was about 4ft high in weeds & brambles. It was so awful, it took ages of hard work but we did grow quite a bit last year in the end.
    Just try clearing small spaces at forst & get some grow bags to start off some tomatoes & stuff.
    The best bit was when we laid the base for the new shed ... I was so excited when I finally got it :eek:
    This year it's looking fantastic, we are eating loads from there already. All the hard work you out in will be really worth it I promise you - good luck :thumbup:
     
  20. rona

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    Well you can grow leaks, winter cabbage, cauliflowers and brussel sprouts.
    Start them off in pots and transfer when you have the ground ready :thumbup:
     
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