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Newbie posting here so plenty to go wrong probably, but enthusiastic all the same. We obtained our allotment last year at the back end after the old timer sadly passed away. It's a half plot but sizeable enough and we are still working on our Winter digging. I have planted Summer and Autumn Raspberry canes so far, which we have staked and wired. I have also pruned the old canes down the short side, which we inherited. So far I have planted a loganberry,rhubarb crowns and a Japanese Wineberry.
Found out on EHow how you grow garlic greens without soil. Sounds fantastic. Has anyone actually done it?
Seeds sown so far, Hot Chillies, Basil, Coriander.
And this morning I discovered the Frogs have arrived in my pond.
A week earlier than last year.
Well, here I am sitting with endless packs of seeds getting ready for the challenge set. We have to raise enough to get the work on the memorial garden started Where do I start, I think with the tomatoes. Yes tomatoes it is, then the chillies and peppers ohh, and aubergines. Better get started!!!
It's february, my feet are cold, I need Vitamin D, and my daughter is only 4 months old, so can't dig yet!!!
I missed so much last year as I wasn't able to garden due to pregnancy and risk of toxoplasmosis, as we have 2 cats and our neighbours have them too.
So I am itching to get back into the garden, but some major work is needed.
Our raised bed retaining wall(round sleeper-y things) has rotted and needs replacing, but with what?? what to plant? where
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