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Last Of The Summer Wine Allotment

24th March 2008.

I share an allotment with Gordon and its starting to be an adventure. We have a huge plot between us and this year we have 14 raised beds and a patch that we have left for the potatoes, 2 sheds and 2 greenhouses, lots of fruit bushes and trees!
Been up today.....not much to do at all really, so came home and started sowing seeds. My peas are coming through nice. Just waiting for the weather to change so we can use our new rotovator and get our spuds planted!

  1. 08.03.2009

    by , 08-03-2009 at 06:22 PM (Last Of The Summer Wine Allotment)
    Repotted toms on and leeks are coming on a treat, not been able to go to plot, its too wet and windy, weather forecast says its going to be better tomorrow. Hmmmm will it>?
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  2. 07.03.09

    by , 07-03-2009 at 01:37 PM (Last Of The Summer Wine Allotment)
    Not been too good these past few days, not feeling right with my head. Yesterday was a killer.........had 10 ton of manure delivered, had to get barrow it onto plot, otherwise it would get nicked....i enlisted OH, Gordon and his grandson to help. It took ages, i also weeded but nearly killed myself, my head nearly exploded and I spent the afternoon/evening on my own in bed. I now realise I HAVE to stick to my own NEW rules, only do an hour or so......

    Well the manure is now in ...
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  3. All work work work

    by , 01-03-2009 at 03:41 PM (Last Of The Summer Wine Allotment)
    Well it isnt all work work.......but u know what I mean. All greenhouses now sparkling clean, most beds dug over and weeded only 3 left to do!!!

    I waited this morning for man to bring me 20 bags horse manure for 20.00 but he didnt arrive, I got home and he is delivering tomorrow instead.

    Put some fruit bushes in and the went to aldi with OH, bought loads as usual. Going to sow some more seeds and chill on the vine for a bit.

    LOST tonight yiphee!!!
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  4. 16.02.2009

    by , 16-02-2009 at 07:08 PM (Last Of The Summer Wine Allotment)
    Well been to the plot today, been very happpy with my work, weeded 10 beds, only 4 left, burned old wood and planted strawberry runners, its all looking good, Defumigated both greenhouses and weeded. I was the only one up there but it was good to get out and about.

    Rest of leeks have rotted and just got to finish putting muck down later this week,

    A good day in all
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  5. 15.12.08

    by , 15-12-2008 at 12:00 PM (Last Of The Summer Wine Allotment)
    Been up to plot, had to go and have a look.......burned some old wood, put the kettle on and danced aorund the fire trying to keep warm. Picked some sprouts and kale for tea and decided to come home1 Its freezing, icy and the plot looks beautiful, especially the ice hanging on the kale.
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