Mud glorious mud

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charliesmum

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Mud glorious mud
« on: March 08, 2007, 12:03 »
Well, ventured down to the allotment this morning (first time in a couple of weeks) and spent 1.5 hours digging mud.  By the time I'd finished, I was the colour of a postbox and you couldn't really tell what I had done !

I'm sure in a few months when I have something growing, I'll laugh about it, but right now I feel as though I'm not getting anywhere.

Anyone else having the same problem ?

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Puff

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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2007, 12:17 »
Could you leave the digging until the soil dries out a bit?  I'm sure I read somewhere that diggin when it's wet does something horrible to the soil structure.  But I'm a newbie so I'm quite likely to be wrong!  :lol:

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Mud glorious mud
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2007, 12:33 »
Yes Puff your right it does damage the soil structure, best lay off digging for a while charliesmum frustrating though. :)
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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2007, 13:18 »
Mine is like that too, hoping this sun wil dry it out for weekend.

hoping to mark the beds and paths out.
Em x
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