2014… getting married!

And the bits I forgot!

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The strawberry surprise

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And the peas!

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Rainy plot visit

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Made it down the plot this morning.

The sweet peas are doing well;

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And I potted up some of my indoor tomatoes.

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And I found this super vivid flower!

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Sweet pea jungle and the rust!

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My sweet peas are going wild!

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Unfortunately so is my rust on my onions and garlic…

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Hens and sunshine!

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So I had a lovely Saturday hen do with my girlies and lovely ladies,much relaxing, cake and flapper styling was had! Followed by an yummy, but very filling breakfast at breakfast club Soho. Which fueled me to the plot for a good few hours of much needed digging in the lovely sunshine!
The exciting plot update is; my first pea has appeared!

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And my sweet peas look like they have tiny flower buds forming… One month to go little sweet peas! You can do it!!

Otherwise my strawberries are looking super this year. So I might cage them…hopefully Mr squirrel doesn’t scoff the lot again.

My potatoes and cracking on.

My onions and garlic have a nasty bug. Maybe rust? I need to do done research on how to treat it, but they don’t look happy at all.

I planted in my green flowers seedlings into the green house border, and my outdoor tomatoes!

And I need to get some late sunflowers in, so I can compete with miss Corben in our tallest sunflower competition!

Peas in all forms!

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Morning plotting all done!
Finally finished the mad sweet peas with bamboo castle!

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I also untangled and pinned my peas up… Hard to know where one pea begins another ends.

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I found half a brick…. Never ending rubble discovery!

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My sweet peas are going strong, but I’m not sure they will be making flowers by this time next month. Fingers crossed!!

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My potatoes are appearing.

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And my strawberries are making some amazing fruit!

Exciting times! But also very rainy and muddy too!

Easter plotting! Potatoes in!!

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I got some good veggie compost dug in, and my 2 potato beds in at the end of last week. Although I still need another 2 more beds… Need to negotiate some chard removal pronto! Other than that lots of weeding.

I got my 4 tomato grow bags all set up and waiting for plants. My seedlings are going well in the flat. I’m growing; gardeners delight, rainbow plum and an outdoor variety too. Going to start toughening them up this week, with some day time balcony visits.

My flat grown flowers are doing ok, and they need toughening up too! so I might pop some in the greenhouse in the hope they might grow and flower faster…fingers crossed!

Speed weeding; a new sport!?

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So this weekend has been rather hectic with general life, so plot has taken a back seat.

But I got down the plot last night, and what a lovely evening! It was pretty dry, so I gave it a good drink!

I think I have lost some of my flower attempts to slugs.. Might be just as well as I need room for my potatoes!

The sweet peas are going stronger than I thought! But don’t seem to have the idea of climbing…. I always have this issue with climbing plants!? Any ideas welcome!

My peas are going well too… They seem nice and simple (at the moment)

I even got a speed weed in!!

I also found a delightful clump of stinging nettles by my water butt handle. My hand still hurts today!… They will be removed shortly!

I was planning to have this week off with to get life and the plot sorted… But a busy work schedule has got in the way. Bit sad as it is so sunny! I’m planning to work like an insane person and hopefully have last 3 days off this week. The allotment is my carrot!! And i need to get my potatoes in, and my early tomatoes out and set up… And I have onions that have not even made it in yet! So much to do! Fingers crossed! It is in need of tlc… But here are some photos weeds n all. X

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Peas
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Sweet peas!
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Happy strawberries!