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    Cool Greenleaves, challenge finally completed

    As the pictures have disappeared I thought I would add an upated thread, mainly for my amusement.

    Oct 2016

    This is the starting point, a tad overgrown and home to some self seeded plum trees....complete with canker

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    Nov 2016

    A new canvas minus the plum trees, the other part of the challenge was I would only use hand tools to clear it

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    Dec 2016

    Raised beds made and laid out roughly to plan, still having to manage my other plot next door

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    Jan 2017

    Stock piled some chippings ready for the paths and began digging the first open bed....had plenty of couch grass and bindweed to keep me company!

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    Feb 2017

    First open bed finished, I will leave an 800mm path then start the next open bed. Will have to redistribute some of the soil to level it up a bit.....

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    That is an amazing transformation, especially if you have only been using hand tools. Brilliant.
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    Brilliant work there!
    well done!
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    Thanks for sharing again GL, you should be well proud of yourself.
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    Looking good GL.

    The triangular plot next to yours is similar shape and size to my own, methinks.
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    Tis mine too Snadger...

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    Good job GL!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenleaves View Post
    Tis mine too Snadger...

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    Flippin eck, that much land must make you just about self sufficient in veggies!
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