Greetings - New Allotment

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Greetings - New Allotment
« on: April 11, 2019, 12:00 »
Good morning everyone,

I've been reading this forum for a few weeks now, after a 15 year wait, we have finally managed to get hold of an allotment. Very excited to finalising it all so I can get down there and start renovating the overgrowth.

The plan is to grow our own produce. I've so far been growing potatoes and strawberries in a little patch of the back yard with great success (<1Mx1.5M), I've set up a propagator and am currently geminating some crops to grow at home on a small scale, depending on if we get the allotment in a usable state:

Kidney Beans, Parsnips, Carrots, Sweet Corn, Chillis, Bell peppers, Raddishes, Tomatoes, Peas and Ginger.

We are also planning on getting some hens and at some point saving a rooster from the chop depending on how the hens get on. We were wanting to get some ex-batteries but after looking in to this, it appears to be a better idea to get POL hens to learn about them and then potentially introduce ex-batteries.

Time for me to get posting around the forum, cheers!

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Re: Greetings - New Allotment
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2019, 12:45 »
Welcome to the forum. Great to see plenty of people joining recently. Where are you based?
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Re: Greetings - New Allotment
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2019, 10:32 »
Hi and welcome to the forum.

An allotment and hens - perfect  :D  I am biased as I have both as well  ;)

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Re: Greetings - New Allotment
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2019, 19:21 »
Welcome to the site and congrats on your new lotty  :D
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Re: Greetings - New Allotment
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2019, 09:08 »
Welcome to the forum, and congratulations on being able to get an allotment at long last... what a wait!!! I am sure you have probably read John's articles on starting out with a new plot in not such good shape, but if not, they are in Articles & Advice in the green ribbon at the top of the page

Do take lots of pictures, as it will n doubt change really quickly, and it is good to look back and see the progress you will have made  :D

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Re: Greetings - New Allotment
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2019, 13:12 »
Welcome. I admire your patience in waiting so long. May all your plans for it come to fruition.
 

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Re: Greetings - New Allotment
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2019, 17:00 »
A warm Welcome to the forum. hope all goes well in your new lotty best of luck :D

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Re: Greetings - New Allotment
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2019, 20:27 »
Hello and welcome. Lots to look forward to.

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