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    my allotment plan for the spring. it will be a no dig approach. all comments welcome
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    Quote Originally Posted by hawthorns View Post
    my allotment plan for the spring. it will be a no dig approach. all comments welcome
    Each to their own method of cultivation. I have no earthworms in my plot because of the newzealand flatworm so I have to dig to incorporate muck and to airate the soil.

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    I can't read a lot of the writing on your beds but think you have a rotation going which is very similar to mine. One comment I would make though is that 2' paths are very narrow, I have some that width and struggle to kneel down on that side of the bed, especially when the plants get big.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aberdeenplotter View Post
    Each to their own method of cultivation. I have no earthworms in my plot because of the newzealand flatworm so I have to dig to incorporate muck and to airate the soil.
    i took over the plot in april. it was completely covered in grass, brambles and alsorts. i covered the whole plot in horse manure

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alison View Post
    I can't read a lot of the writing on your beds but think you have a rotation going which is very similar to mine. One comment I would make though is that 2' paths are very narrow, I have some that width and struggle to kneel down on that side of the bed, especially when the plants get big.
    yeah the writing was just a guide. i plan to just mound the soil up and not use boards. yeah i may go to 30" between beds and use the paths as an extension of the beds

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    Looks similar to mine, however, I'm always this organised at this time of year. By the end of the summer the only things planted in the planned places will be the raspberry canes and strawberry patches.....cos they are always there!

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    spent 2 hours on the plot today. started on the main mud path. pegged out the beds.

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