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    Default Captains Retreat the first pics!

    As promised, we headed down to the plot today for a proper look around...

    this is one of the four beds, the pallet compost heap is mine, although i'd like to get rid of it, as is the orangy brown shed - thats staying!


    same sort of thing but from a different angle..


    some strawberry plants, a mess, me (it was cold and wet!)


    Two little helpers checking things out!
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    taking shelter from the hail!


    collecting some runner bean seed


    you can sort of make out the four beds, and three bags of horse manure!


    some weeds lol!
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    more runner beans!
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    Some lovely pics - the offspring and the plot both look great! This is a really good time of year to take it on because you will be able to do loads of preparatory work and hit the ground running in spring.
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    Great pics Cptn. Love the upmarket shed with curtains
    Looks like you have a couple of useful junior gardeners there too - set them to weeding
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    Thanks.
    Ive got quite a bit of work to do.
    Ive decided to remove one of the 'paths' down the middle, and thin the other to a mowers width.
    I'd like to dig those weeds in, and the manure, and alot of the compost, before the proper cold arrives, that is if it stops raining for long enough!

    Then i'll sit down with the shopping list of seeds, sets, plants and start planning!
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    Your allotment is quite large! Looks like you have some decent soil there. Good luck getting it turned before winter sets in.
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    Gosh- that looks very do-able!

    ..esp if the young uns help out!

    ...what are your plans???
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