Damson jam ; Fresh damsons , wash , kilo of jam sugar to kilo of damsons , help to break up damsons ! add sugar & bring to boil , boil rapidly for 4 mins stirring all the way . cleaned jars in hot water so the jars are warm
Meeting up with legend @mickpoultney
Week before our show; Prepare the wine; Stored in the garage I make wine out of everything i grow on the plot ( cabbage & onion wines dont work ! ) We dont drink it , i make wine to show , use as bribes or thank you*s .. I
Brill weather with a good turn out , made £100 on the day this will be split between our 2 plots with people with learning difficulties.
Snail race ! Collecting mole hills to add to a raised bed ( tires the kids out ! ) . Lucas stuck after scrumping ! Rhubarb test taste , without pulling a face . Vandals again over the weekend …… in the tunnel on the school plot . No snails
Went upto heaven this morning , me mate rag arse aint there yet !!
One full raised beds 26 ft x 4 ft . Four rows . Nice top / nice bottom !
Carpet on top & watered until i have 3 layers of carpet on …. Lid on plus the date , i know then 3 weeks from that date my compost will be ready.
Come & say hello if you’re around. Rest on here: facebook.com/gardeningiwithMick…
Good turn out . Enjoyed it ….. no one drops off with me !! Plus ive been asked to judge Wolverhampton allotments ….. one of their reps came up to the talk , told him to email me the in*s & out*s !!
Compost bin today with carpet lifted , worms galore … that*s all i needed to see .
– Thanks @mickpoultney for all the info, yow could swim in it! #compost
Not ever green leaves …… if you havent got a shredder bung ya leaves on the lawn & go over with a lawn mower , half the size ! starting with an empty bin i put straw on the bottom first then a 2″ layer of leaves & water ,
Malvern Autumn Show was a good show and there was good weather. The NVS stand got a Gold medal – about time! Well done to all concerned. I did my talk on the Saturday which covered everything I could squeeze in! I had another good turn out with all seats
Sets lifted , dried for 2 days , canes & hoops stored away . rain forecast so sets put into tunnel on the plot . these will be kept on their sides for a couple of weeks .