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  1. fFrosty morning on the plot

    by , 16-02-2008 at 08:08 AM
    Attachment 22928here are the first photos of my plot on a Saturday frosty morning. You may be able to see my 10 wheel barrow.

    Attachment 22929

    This is the forst of my raised beds that measure 10ft x 4ft.

    Attachment 22930
  2. New to this

    by , 15-02-2008 at 10:30 AM
    Hi every one,
    I have just got back after a month in Almunecar Spain while there we ate a fruit called a custard apple which was very nice.
    I of course collected the seed and brought them home.
    I turned on my pc and endded up joining this site so here goes hope to here from other members.

    bye for now Graham.
  3. Hi everyone

    by , 14-02-2008 at 12:36 PM
    I'm Shelly and I have only joined the forum today so am looking forward to swopping info with you all. I have a large garden and also an allotment so I am interested in all aspects of gardening. Hope to hear from you soon
  4. 14.1.08

    by , 14-02-2008 at 10:08 AM
    Cold with fog now after a nice period of sunshine mimicking ealy Spring. In fact looking forward I will probably heat the GH for a few days over weekend and restore some of the bubblewrap near the roof vent.
    A bit of trauma with a slug or three on main bench of GH taking out a few seedlings. Did some routing around and squished them. Must be more careful moving pots from outside without checking. On pruning a sage bush I found a huge green catapillar too. Surely not over Wintering there. ...
    Histon allotment
  5. Been out buying

    by , 12-02-2008 at 06:32 PM
    Got to the nursery this morning to dwell over their potato bins. Finally came away with first earlies, second earlies and maincrop - enough to fill one bed this year. Last year I think I spaced them too close together and with the wet weather most of them succumbed to blight. This time things will be different, plenty of space and regular attention should make a lot of difference. To chit or not to chit - that is the question. Round these parts it usually means keeping them on the window cill ...