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                                  Gavin & Trish Conway's Allotment
                                
  My seeds come from... 



www.seedparade.co.uk 
(plus there is a forum and loads of info)

 

 
  I used to grow on my flat roof and a couple of small garden-shares. click here to see pics.

click here for some info on growing and eating Gem Squash  




click here for some Blog articles that I have done


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     30 Sept 2011 - Initial views of the mess I've inherited!!   Originally allocated plot size is 20 mt x 5 mt growable space - Then upgraded to a full plot 20 mt x10 mt.
 

    From entrance - the shed has now been removed by the previous tenant.                                                     View of the plot from the Bottom end


Burning rubbish                                                                               Starting to clear weeds etc..                                           

 


    From the bottom end after clearing started. Left side pic is the other half allocated to another person who has decided not
to go farming!!  So It has now been given to me as well...  now have a full size Allotment 20mt x 10mt useable space.


 
Mixed berry Bramble Jam/Jelly - picked on the plot - first try jam making.   Japonica Quinces from customers - 42 jars - jams and jellies


21-10-11 Now have the extra side (right side of pic) as well - reverted to a full plot.          Moved the shed with Duncan's friends


23-10-11 Work Site - Stripping pallets and preparing area for the Greenhouse. Bought the shed from next door plot.


My work bench - making the gate from pallets - Farmer Giles ... fitting the gate..


 Making steps from pallets with Duncan.. pallets do come in handy!!


Gate and Steps - finished. Water butt to be replaced with big 1000lt IBC tank (awaiting delivery from a friend)         26-10-11 Cleared more brush and burned..

       


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My seeds come from www.seedparade.co.uk  (plus there is a forum and loads of info)