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    Great news bob, keep up that momentum and this could be the best thing you've done in a long time. Glad you have the most important things sorted - a kettle is a god send and just as important as a spade in my eyes! Best of luck and enjoy!
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    Snap! I was shown a plot last week (overgrown, mostly grass a few remnants of beds)and decided to take it. Then I got a phone call saying I had been shown the wrong one so I said never mind I still want one. Got the keys this morning so went down today to try and find it. .. . . . .and it is in a better position and has a shed!!! woo hoo! can't wait to get started tomorrow. Pics on my page in the album

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    Cool !! Nice one you'll have to get some piccys up for us to have a look.

    Spent the day at the plot yesterday and made a good start. Sorted the shed and cleared the cr4p next to the shed. Marked out the plot and now have our first bed dug. The plan is to try to find some planks to make raised beds. Taking to camera up this morning to take some more pics

    Already met loads of very friendly people who've all offered advice and seem to have a standard line - "don't be affraid to ask and don't buy anything without asking first if I've got it you can have it". The other advice we have off everybody is "don't listen to what X tells you this way is better!!". We've found and been invited to the site's infromal bar and been told we're in the drinkers half of the site . I really don't know how most of these guys get any work done on thier plots they seem to spend all their time talking and helping everybody else.

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    Today was supposed to be my first day on the plot - but its covered in 3 inches of snow!
    hopefully it will melt by this afternoon!

    Glad you've met some nice peeps. Pictures are on my page - click on my name at top of this post.

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    It looks brill!!

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    I'm already finding out that dispite being quite active and fit (ish) doing a lot of mountain biking and canoeing digging uses a whole new set of muscles !!

    2 Days on the plot and it's looking much better already but still a lot to do (dam couch grass ). Forgot to take pick today but will add them to my profile soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tori View Post
    Today was supposed to be my first day on the plot - but its covered in 3 inches of snow!
    hopefully it will melt by this afternoon!

    Glad you've met some nice peeps. Pictures are on my page - click on my name at top of this post.
    When my plots covered in a foot of snow it looks as tidy as anybody's!!!!!
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    Sadly it has all melted and plot now looks like a jungle again! I managed to get down there for an hour before it got dark. Cleared out shed (7 bags of rubbish!) and dug over about a metre square- then it really was too dark!

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