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pembrokeshire greetings!

Post: # 45250Post chrishopper33
Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:29 pm

greetings all.

my name is chris and i have just started my new life! i am trying to be a bit kinder to the world and to be as selfsufficant/selfreliant as possibe. i have sold my car and now walk and cycle everywhere and am looking in to getting an allotment, as i live in a flat with no garden.

if anyone has any ideas or suggestions please message me.

hope you all had a good new year and have an excellent 2007! :flower:

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Post: # 45254Post Millymollymandy
Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:46 pm

Hi Chris and welcome to the site. Good luck with finding a lottie!

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Post: # 45261Post chrishopper33
Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:24 pm

i phoned the council and was told the man i had to talk to was away but back in a couple of days.

i have never had an allotment or really frown anythin before so am excited yet nervous at the same time. i think i will be on here quite a lot when i get an allotment, hope it will not be a long wait. :flower:

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Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:35 pm

welcome!
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Post: # 45281Post Merry
Fri Jan 05, 2007 4:53 pm

Hello and welcome!
Hope you quickly have good luck with an allotment!
I`m sure that you`ll find this site useful - just ask and someone will have an answer for most questions. :lol:

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Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:11 pm

Hello there!

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Post: # 45336Post Shirley
Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:40 pm

Hi Chris... what a good name... (my son is called Chris too :D)

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Post: # 45426Post chrishopper33
Sat Jan 06, 2007 6:51 pm

what a nice bunch you all are!

thank you for the welcome messages :flower:

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Post: # 45663Post Andy Hamilton
Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:57 pm

Hello and welcome, if you find that you have no joy on the allotment front you might want to look into any community projects that could be near you, or perhaps ask freinds with gardens if they would donate some land to you in return for fresh veg.
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Post: # 45721Post chrishopper33
Tue Jan 09, 2007 1:59 am

managed to get through to the allotment man, he says i am 7th on the list and that 4 plots are changing hands in a week or so, looks like i will hopefuly not have to wait too long, the fees for the plot are only £2 per year!

will look in to community projects, thanks for the idea :flower:

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Post: # 109964Post chrishopper33
Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:43 pm

:flower: :flower: :flower:
greetings!

have not been an active poster on here for a while so thought i would give you an update.

new job, lovely girlfriend.
i now live in a semi detached house with a garden!!!

i have a small veg/herb patch and have been quite lucky that everything is growing as the soil is not the best.

but the good bews is that i also have a half plot allotment! it is huge, about 6 meters by 14 meters. i have cleard just under half and have planted tomatoes, 2 types of onions, potatoes, courgettes, peas and beans.

i was lucky in getting the allotment as i had given up hope, so went though the whole ringing up people process to find the right person, but when i did within one week i was a plot holder!

was also surprised that my rent was only £1.75 a year!

i hope to have the whole plot ready for planting by christmas, and will let you all know how i am getting on.

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Post: # 109965Post Jobi1canobi
Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:50 pm

Haha - hey Chris - you and me both.

Gave an update myself a few days ago - pretty much the same - was waiting for an allotment, then moved to house with garden - so on and so forth.

It's interesting how things move on when you set your mind to it!

All the best! :thumbleft:
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Post: # 110031Post ina
Mon Jun 16, 2008 8:27 pm

Well - get posting then, the both of you! :lol:

Good to see you are making progress on the allotment etc... :flower:
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Post: # 110146Post hedgewitch
Tue Jun 17, 2008 7:28 am

YAY!!!
Good for you Chris.
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