Super Heroes to the Rescue

We’ve had glorious weekend weather here in Wales which has allowed allotmenteers to get soooooooooooo much work done. ย The allotment site was a hive of activity and it was lovely to catch up with ‘the neighbours’ ๐Ÿ™‚

Plot 5A from the front...everything seems to be growing nicely :-)
Plot 5A from the front…everything seems to be growing nicely ๐Ÿ™‚

Plot 5A has been planted up and is ticking away nicely with simple watering and weeding daily plus the occasional feeding.

Plot 5A - The Flower Bed
Plot 5A – The Flower Bed

However I’m a glutton for ‘punishment’ – I’ve taken the over grown ‘hell of a state’ allotment, 4A, next door. ย I couldn’t resist!!

I really did need more room, honestly! ๐Ÿ˜‰ ย I’ve been working like mad to try and clear plot 4A and today a group of Super Heroes lent a hand for and hour or so…Superman, Spiderman and the Princess!

Super Heroes came to help on Plot 4A
Super Heroes came to help on Plot 4A

Spiderman even checked the quality of the worms ๐Ÿ™‚

Quality control by Spiderman
Quality control by Spiderman

4A is beginning to look like an allotment instead of a wilderness garden!

Hard work is beginning to pay off!
Hard work is beginning to pay off!

Once the weeds have been cleared the digging will begin in earnest…I need to be quick though – I don’t fancy the idea of digging in the summer heat! ย Think I’m going to need more help from my Super Heroes ๐Ÿ™‚

13 thoughts on “Super Heroes to the Rescue”

    1. Getting there slowly (well not as quick as I would like, lol) and thank you. I’ve inherited 3 rows of raspberries which have been left to run wild ๐Ÿ˜• Cut down one but thinking of taming the other two! (Need to stop them taking over the allotment!!) I need some advice from my fellow, experienced, allotmenteers…any tips? Anyone????

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      1. Same with me. My second plot has loads of raspberries but they’re in a clump rather than rows. Difficult to weed and pick fruit. I’ve left them because I can’t bear the thought of digging them up but I guess I’ll eventually have to thin them out. Perhaps you need to see how yours fruit this year and then make a decision.

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      2. Good idea…I’ve dug out one row and I”m leaving the other two at the moment because I felt sorry for the bees that are constantly working on them haha (I”m sad, I know!) The weeds…HUGE docks, bindweed, grass, rosebay willow herb, danilions – the list goes on – are crowding around the canes. I”ll have to try and tackle them ๐Ÿ˜•

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