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by gazo31
Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Wells, water and Drainage
Replies: 4
Views: 768

Re: Wells, water and Drainage

Hi all, Just a quick update on my Well situation, the water level has dropped down a bit now and I've been asking other plot holders around how their drainage is. It's a mixed bag really but the Water table level is about 6ft normally in the winter and around 15ft in the summer. The flooding to the ...
by gazo31
Fri Nov 20, 2009 8:37 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Wells, water and Drainage
Replies: 4
Views: 768

Wells, water and Drainage

Hey all, I've got an old disused Well on my Plot. Unfortunatley with all this rain we've had here in liverpool over the past 2 weeks it looks like the brickwork on the well has collapsed (I can't tell yet 'cos it's still full of water and has gone from being 4ft wide to about 10ft wide. (sighs!) I'v...
by gazo31
Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: A bit of advice needed....
Replies: 16
Views: 1863

Re: A bit of advice needed....

Thanks for the advice guys. I've just got myself 3 Adazes from the http://www.get-digging.co.uk/ website. If you've not seen these tools before have a look they are really excellent (take a bit to get used to) but they are really great at ripping out those Bramble roots and Blindweed. I think they a...
by gazo31
Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:00 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Best place to buy seeds from and what to grow first?
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Re: Best place to buy seeds from and what to grow first?

Hey guys thanks for all the replies. Realseeds is a great website. I like the idea of planting "Heritage" crops and harvesting your own seeds.
Thanks again for all the advice.

:wave:
by gazo31
Fri Nov 13, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: A bit of advice needed....
Replies: 16
Views: 1863

A bit of advice needed....

Hey guys, my plot has been cleared of all the brambles except for the roots (there are thousands of them), I'm just wondering about how to get rid of the roots really should I: 1. Dig all the roots out by hand clearing the plot. Then Double Digging the plot to improve the drainage. or 2. Double Dig ...
by gazo31
Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Best place to buy seeds from and what to grow first?
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Best place to buy seeds from and what to grow first?

Hey guys, I've had a bit of a look for seed sellers on line but has anyone got any prefered sellers? Also with my plot still looking like a blank canvas what would be your recommendations to grow first (after I've built my 100ft fence that is!)? :scratch: Be like the willow in the storm....flat on i...
by gazo31
Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:47 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: My Allotment
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: My Allotment

Just for info, W.A.G.A (Walton Allotment Garden Association) or Seeds Lane Allotments is the oldest Garden Association in the Liverpool area, over 108 years. The area the Allotment covered was two thirds bigger in the early years of the 20th Century. But due to council developments it has been drast...
by gazo31
Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: My Allotment
Replies: 3
Views: 667

My Allotment

Hi all, As I'm a newbie here I thought I'd show you some pics from my plot but unfortunatly my bloody work PC won't let me get onto my facebook page to provide the link.....so the second best thing I can do until I get home is to provide a link to my Allotment Association so here goes http://www.see...
by gazo31
Tue Nov 10, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What do your grandchildren call you?
Replies: 35
Views: 3150

Re: What do your grandchildren call you?

My children are now 19, 16 and 3. The older two still call my Mum and Dad...Jellynana and Pop-Pop. I have no idea why and now the little fella is doing the same. :lol:
by gazo31
Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:22 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Liverpool
Replies: 15
Views: 2095

Hello from Liverpool

Just a quick note to say hello to everyone...hope I can find some interesting ideas and points of veiw to help me with my new Allotment Plot......... :iconbiggrin: