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48 minutes ago, paswt said:

"Soon I will be Planting My Seeds"  ............'gracious' :rolleyes:

Lettuce hope they fall on stoney ground.:whistling:

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bit like 'Onan' :)

loved the fact that Dorothy Parker called her budgie 'Onan':lol:

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7 hours ago, paswt said:

bit like 'Onan' :)

loved the fact that Dorothy Parker called her budgie 'Onan':lol:

The title of this picture is "Little Druids"

 

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Spring is here, and I have taken the plunge and rented an allotment.  Growing hanging baskets in my back garden was like a gateway drug.  It was OK at first but after a while I just didn't get the same buzz from it and I needed more.  I tried geraniums and pansies - didn't think there was any harm in it.  Then I was irresistibly drawn to the hard stuff, Brussels sprouts, peas, tomatoes, that sort of thing.  I couldn't walk past a garden centre without buying stuff.  So now I've been thrown out by my family and told to go do it on the allotment.  

Above is a picture of my allotment, which at present is a sad looking patch of weeds, old tyres and other junk.  Also by the look of it a few resident rabbits.  This what happens to gardeners when they hit rock bottom.  However, over the next six months I am planning to transform this into a food forest.  Watch this space.

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Today, I got to do the First Harvest from my Strawberry Patch in the Herb Garden that I built at the Buddhist Temple Community Garden.

Here is the Strawberry Patch and the Strawberries:

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And here is a close up of the Strawberries:

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Nothing Tastes Better than Fresh Organically Grown Strawberries! burger.gif


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Today I picked the last of this years crop, we had 37 strawberries off 6 plants in a poly tunnel.

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Reminder: the IOM is on Gardeners' World at 9pm tonight, re. Laxey allotment.

Further to my post earlier this year about my crusade to transform my own allotment from a sad looking patch of weeds into a food forest, four months later it is looking like...er...well, enough said, I'll post another photo at some point.

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