Plot 243 - Day 2
So, today was day-two on plot 243.
On day-one we used brush cutters and strimmers, today it was rakes and a box of matches.
The strimming and several years of neglect had left behind a lot of plant material to clear away. We've spent the day raking it up .
|If it can be composted it will go on the compost heap|
We also found enough bits of rubbish and plastic to fill two black bin bags - a selection of old rusty tools - bricks and rubble - and some flower bulbs pushing through the soil.
|Metal for recycling|
|Rubble for the skip|
|Windows for a cold frame - maybe|
But, we had a bonfire for the woody stuff and perennial weed roots.
|Simon keeps the fire burning|
We'll spread the ash - so nothing will go to waste
|The allotment stare - contemplating what to tackle next|
|Maybe a cup of tea will help|
|Green shoots - uncovered|
|Christina takes another load to the compost heap|
|Sun is setting - time to put out the fire and go home|