new alltment path

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new alltment path

Post: # 180734Post old tree man
Thu Dec 17, 2009 12:57 pm

My next project is laying a recycled brick path and raised beds for my allotment, it also helps jane get around more easy.
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i might get caught out with the weather befor its finished though :scratch:
in the brick holes i'm going to plant chamomile and let it spread should smell wonderful come summer.
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Post: # 180741Post grahamhobbs
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:20 pm

I'm sure it's going to look great, but may I suggest you fill the gaps around the bricks with sharp sand otherwise the slugs are going to love their new appartments.

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Post: # 180767Post old tree man
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:12 pm

i'm doing a soil and sand mix graham then in the areas where i want to plant i just add more soil :thumbright:
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Post: # 180829Post Millymollymandy
Fri Dec 18, 2009 6:55 am

grahamhobbs wrote:I'm sure it's going to look great, but may I suggest you fill the gaps around the bricks with sharp sand otherwise the slugs are going to love their new appartments.
That made me giggle!

Good stuff Russ :thumbright: it must be trendy at the mo to be laying brick paths in your veg patch as this is the 2nd thread this week on said subject! :iconbiggrin:
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Post: # 181197Post Jessiebean
Tue Dec 22, 2009 10:57 am

Hurrah for you! That is a lot of path there- can't wait to see the finished product.. much bigger than mine but I am secure enough within myself to not feel threatened:)
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Post: # 181223Post Millymollymandy
Tue Dec 22, 2009 1:03 pm

Jessiebean wrote:Hurrah for you! That is a lot of path there- can't wait to see the finished product.. much bigger than mine but I am secure enough within myself to not feel threatened:)
:lol: :lol: :lol: I think yours was more level anyway! :lol:
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Post: # 181242Post old tree man
Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:35 pm

That elderberry wine is strong you know :drunken: :drunken: :lol: :lol:
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Post: # 181467Post tiggy
Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:02 pm

Brick paths are very ish and you can collect bricks over a period of time and build as materials allow.Im not above coming home with a few stray bricks and last boat trip saw me land back with half a paving slab.Ive a good collection of bricks and block pavers stashed for summer use and will ad to them if I get the chance.

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