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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #140 on: April 08, 2022, 07:48:10 pm »
Danielle, do snow peas grown in the snow? I bet you have a really short growing season.

Devlyn, I think your visitor is scoping out the crops which will be available later this year.

I hope both of you have bountiful gardens this year!

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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #141 on: April 20, 2022, 03:15:18 am »
I spent 4+hrs digging mums veg patch for her yesterday, she had let it run wild . Filled the brown garden bin and only 2/3rds done . Grass was so bad on one patch I cut it like turves and turned it over to rot down ! The rest of the grass is going in a black bin bag to make compost , still a load of weeds to get out today , cut back blackberry bush and a buddleia as well as last years stems from Michaelmas daisies (worse than weeds!!!) . She has a good crop of leeks , tomatoes growing in green house , runner and french bean seed to plant as well as potatoes . She is 86 so a few hours tiddling is as much as she can manage. 
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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #142 on: May 10, 2022, 06:49:03 am »
We harvested almost 11 lbs or 5 kilos of rhubarb and  processed it. We have 3 kilos chunked up and  frozen for future use. We used 2 kilos on a jam.

Before harvest.



After.



Our haul.



We're going to need a bigger sink!



I didn't get a picture of the cooking,  but here it is during canning.



Rhubarb jam. We got 8 of these small jars and 3 big ones.



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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #143 on: May 10, 2022, 07:48:15 am »
Looks like a nice crop. People actually eat rhubarb? I thought it was just used in arguments...

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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #144 on: May 10, 2022, 12:11:59 pm »
What no crumble ?
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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #145 on: May 10, 2022, 02:33:23 pm »
There's going to be a crumble!  ;D
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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #146 on: May 14, 2022, 11:15:43 am »
Trug full of lettuce in our backyard. We've already harvested from this a couple times.

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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #147 on: May 15, 2022, 04:19:50 pm »
51 peppers in these three trenches...



...and 18 here...



...51 + 18 = .........magic number! ;D :laugh: :)
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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #148 on: May 16, 2022, 11:07:59 am »
We harvested almost 11 lbs or 5 kilos of rhubarb and  processed it. We have 3 kilos chunked up and  frozen for future use. We used 2 kilos on a jam.

Before harvest.



After.



Our haul.



We're going to need a bigger sink!



I didn't get a picture of the cooking,  but here it is during canning.



Rhubarb jam. We got 8 of these small jars and 3 big ones.




Very nice!

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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #149 on: May 17, 2022, 08:41:02 am »
Mums garden is going well, spuds poking there leaves through, same with carrots and runner beans . French and Broad beans nearly ready to plant out.
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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #150 on: May 17, 2022, 01:01:37 pm »
This is at the house, not our allotment, but isn't it lovely? A rose bush that Megan's dad gave us.

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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #151 on: May 17, 2022, 02:24:01 pm »
Hi Devlyn

Oh that is wonderful.
Does it smell nice?

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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #152 on: May 17, 2022, 03:08:48 pm »
It smells really nice.  :)
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Re: Gardening and our new allotment
« Reply #153 on: May 19, 2022, 05:24:57 pm »
This is at the house, not our allotment, but isn't it lovely? A rose bush that Megan's dad gave us.


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Very lovely!

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