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New Year Gardening Resolutions

In 2015 I'm going to make proper use of my special Gardening Notebook, and record dates of all sowings, cuttings etc, the places I'm planting things and the variety.

I'm also going to note how well things are doing and any ideas I have to improve things.

I will keep all these notes in my special Gardening Notebook rather than in various jotters kept around the house, and I will also take my GN on garden visits to note down ideas/planting combinations/varieties etc.

Will somebody keep reminding me please ............ image

Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.



  • LynLyn Posts: 23,047

    I started off like that last year Dove, its good at the start but then when you get busy you say,,,I wil jot that down in a minute... you know what that means.image

    I am going to try not to dig anymore beds, just concentrate on whats already there.

    Try not to be so fussy with weeding, (that one will be broken)


    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • LesleyKLesleyK Posts: 4,029

    I will make an effort to label everything I sow correctly and not get them mixed up againimage

  • I plan to make a rill along the edge of a wide established border and various other structural changes - nice to dream.

    I have a gardening notebook - I keep clippings, make notes on anything I like the look of, stick in photos etc so I guess more like a notebook sized scrapbook really!

    I have never yet managed a year without seed trays marked for one thing and that turn out to be another - doubt I ever will either but could try harder.

  • A rill sounds wonderful - we will need pictures image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • ClaringtonClarington Posts: 4,949

    I need the labelling resolution printing out in large letters and pasting all over the greenhouse! Every season I manage to break it.

  • A shallow stream - usually quite formal when used in garden landscaping terms nowadays, although I think it can refer to any pretty trickling watercourse.



    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • nodlisabnodlisab Posts: 411

    This year I will attempt to grow only Bee friendly plants.

  • GWRSGWRS Posts: 8,398

    I always try and be more organised but !!image

    Have got a folder for allottment that says what I have planted where but as some body has just said when you get busy image Do have Garden diary with Autumn - Winter- Spring - Summer which I started when I retired image

    A " rill " to me means a thin water channel ? 

  • Twelve months ago I had my garden and what I'd taken over of my parents garden. Then at the beginning of June I got my allotment image we decided we were both going to put our names back on the list to get another one. A phone call happened in November to say we had another one. So I've gone from simple garden activity to two allotments! 

    I have to stay organised otherwise I'm gonna lose my marbles! I have a general notebook and one for each plot. My plan is to make each as productive as I can and to enjoy it image

  • ClaringtonClarington Posts: 4,949

    Oh wow Fruitcake that's quite the expansion! 

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