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g.easel design for 2018

The g.Easel or geasel (gardeners easel) Design for 2018 growing season Its a multi function design that can be used for x4 applications across your plot. #1 Squash Ladder for hooking onto compost filled dalek / compost bins. #2 Wind break for west side of plots or planting beds #3 Bean Frame or Bean Arch […]

GODDESS Planting Bed explained

Goddess planting bed design. Unlike domestic Gardening where you are restricted by plant positioning by garden layout, tradition and asthetics. “An allotment plot is a blank canvass” As an allotment grower, ALL we are interested in is “What is the best planting bed design and orientation for optimal growth, low maintenance”? In the “Zen of Python” […]

METAL WASHER DONGLE IDEA

What can we do with an “old metal washer” that you find in the street ? Using a 15″ inch piece of shock chord string and an old metal washer, were going to #make a ‘Rapid bean attachment point‘. Your going to learn 2 knots today, a “Cow hitch” and then a “Surgeon’s knot“, don’t say […]

GARDEN TAGS – A COOL PHONE APP

A handy tool to share and improve your growing knowledge when starting out. You might also make some friends, meet new people.  

Pallet divider mk2

QUICK SUMMARY OF IDEAS

The ideas that this website is trying to promote are the Pallet divider and Wood chip sock and how they are combined into the super-combo U-Bend shaped “Open book planting bed“. All with the intention of helping the novice, the elderly and the time pressured plot owners to overcome early disenchantment by reducing failures. See current designs […]

BELL CLOCHE FROM ACRYLIC INDUSTRIAL LAMP

Found a skip full of these bad boys. They come in a 16″ or a 22″ size. Last year I had a lot of success with growing climbing plants (eg beans) in a ring of 8 plants surrounded by a 16″ a cut down bottomless pot (large seedling collar). The pot acted as a mechanical […]

PDF FLYER FOR “Open Book planting bed”

Promotional material for Edible Gardens show has returned from the printers. An A5 flyer that has text around this the diagram below.