Winter veg suprise box

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Winter veg suprise box

Post: #282764 Pumkinpie
Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:47 pm

I had ordered ages ago a box of mixed winter veg plants and sets for planting at lotty .
They were supposed to come sept / October . I had forgotton all about them until the weekend.
I chased them up and my order had got missed .
It I is been delivered tomorow .
It's typical I have missed the nice weather and am going away for a few days on Thursday.
I just hope I can get them in tomorrow too. I hope it is a sensible mix and they throw a few extras in for missing me. Lots of garlic and broad beans would be nice. The beds are ready for them.
I ordered them as a back up when I was having a few medical problems and I needed something to show my lotty was been used.
My Blood pressure was mega high which explains why I was feeling so grotty and heavy headed every time I bent over to put stuff in,
BP under control now . Got a new lease of life full of energy and vigor.
Off for a busy day planting tomorow and a bonfire if it stays dry ( nov 5th and all that)
Happy bonfire day folks.

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Re: Winter veg suprise box

Post: #282765 ina
Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:07 am

With the weather being as mild as it has been, you might actually be better off planting later rather than early! And I hope there'll be plenty of garlic, too - it's good for lowering blood pressure... :) All the best for your health, too.

I'll be getting my shed next week - at long last, hooray! And after that I'll get busy planting, and I am planning another raised bed. All that can only happen once the shed is in place.
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Re: Winter veg suprise box

Post: #282766 Flo
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:01 am

Tell me when gardeners have a holiday? I've even seen the blokes sent down the plot on Christmas day for stuff for lunch!

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Re: Winter veg suprise box

Post: #282768 Pumkinpie
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:24 am

I suppose late autumn or early winter. Other than that rope in some gardening cover to do basic essentials whilst on holiday.

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Re: Winter veg suprise box

Post: #282769 Pumkinpie
Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:40 pm

Right suns out cold but bright . Off to do some planting.
Good mixture to see me through the hungry gap ( hopefully not too late to put them in.
Garlic , mixed onions , leeks and lots of assorted brassicas and winter salads.
Hope I have enough cloches.

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Re: Winter veg suprise box

Post: #282793 happyhippy
Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:40 am

Can I ask please where you got your winter veg surprise box from?I'm always looking for new ideas for my lottie!


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