GR are Winners at the Allotment Flower and Veg Show
Last year we entered the Flower and Vegetable Show at our allotments we won a couple of first prizes due to the fact we were novices and that there were no other entries! This year we were in with the big guys!
Despite a pretty poor harvest this year we managed two first prizes and a second.
Allan also managed to get three raised beds built and ready for planting so our potatoes went in a couple of weeks ago. We are growing Anya, a second early and Maris Piper a late and our Mum’s favourite potatoe, great for chips, roasting and mash.
We got our shed from Garden Buildings Direct, there were a few problems with delivery but it arrived eventually and we put away safely until Allan could get a day off work which just happened to be one of the coldest days we’ve ever had in Liverpool! So cold that the camera froze a few times and we couldn’t get the camping cooker going for the kettle. Luckily we had our burner going so we had heat and cups of tea.
Netting is up on one of the fruit cages; have had to order some more to complete the other one! The new […]
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