Woohoo!

October 8, 2008 at 6:26 pm 4 comments

I have an allotment! (And a critique of Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food in my drafts folder, which is less exciting right now.) I think I have correctly identified which one it is and it appears to have two apple trees on it, plus some dead beans, some pink flowers and some beds covered in black plastic – fortunately not lots of brambles and couchgrass! Hopefully not too much work to do to it. Might plant lots of garlic when I get back from holiday.

And then I got locked in and had to climb over a gate to get out, which was an inauspicious start to my allotmenting career…

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Oh no… Hurtling towards winter with no curtains…

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  • 1. dakota  |  October 8, 2008 at 7:42 pm

    Yay! Are you going to plant your plum tree there? Climbing over the gate just means you liked it so much you didn’t want to leave…

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  • 2. Michelle  |  October 9, 2008 at 3:31 pm

    Congratulations! We are still waiting. How lucky to get such a well looked ofter plot!

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  • 3. Rosie  |  October 9, 2008 at 6:41 pm

    Fantastic news (the allotment – not getting locked in!). Don’t forget you can plant overwintering onions as well plus broad beans next month. It is the perfect time to plant fruit bushes/trees too. And you have got all winter to get it ready for the spring rush.

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  • 4. Emma  |  October 9, 2008 at 8:05 pm

    hooray! ijust planted heaps of garlic. i got a garlic lovers collection set which came with about a million bulbs. well i think about 8 bulbs. still though, LOTS OF GARLIC! yum yum yum

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