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  1. Preperation for day one.

    by , 08-05-2010 at 08:08 AM (First time lottie holder - from scratch!)
    As my lottie is several miles away I need to ensure I am well prepared before setting out. Luckily my nan lives directly across the road from the allotment, so the essentials - like tea and biscuits - are within easy reach.
    However, before I leave home I want to inspect my tools, which haven't had much use. I bought a new stainless steel hoe yesterday which is already in the car. I am weighing up the idea of getting a second set of tools to keep in my shed, but until I have talked to some ...
  2. Update

    by , 07-05-2010 at 10:26 AM (Stuff that I find interesting)
    I've had the Ferline tomato and the 2 courgettes out for a while now.

    All are still alive. The Ferline isn't anywhere near as big as the others that I move in and out of the GH.

    The weather has been hot and cold, but no really cold nights and no frost, even so they have all been well covered at night.

    The courgettes aren't as big as the ones still in pots, but one of them looks very healthy, the other looks like it may be growing into health.

    Updated 07-05-2010 at 03:11 PM by womble

  3. Patchy Parsnips

    by , 02-05-2010 at 03:38 PM
    Parsnip germination patchy. What can I do to get
    better results.
  4. Better late than never!

    by , 29-04-2010 at 03:42 PM (Veg Plotting by Pipkins)
    Managed to get round to sowing

    Toms x 9 Varieties
    Sweetcorn x 4 Varieties
    Cucumber x 2 Varieties
    Courgettes x 3 Varieties
    Scallops x 2 Varieties

    Still need to sow more pea's and start all the various beans "Yummy"
  5. Grapes!!!

    by , 29-04-2010 at 12:18 PM
    I am so excited, my grape vine is in it's third year now and I have been pruning it hard every winter. It has grown well but no grapes.... until today!!! lots of little clusters of flowers/grapes have appeared, my patience appears to be paying off!! can't wait to try them (they are desert grapes)!!! will try to post a pic soon.