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Lily

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Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« on: March 08, 2005, 18:09:05 »
Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..

1. They are addictive. ;D

2. You meet some lovely likeminded people. ;D

3. Lots of fresh air and exercise ;D

4. No time keeping allowed. ;D ;

5. No stats to complete ;D ;

Anything else?

Lily

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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2005, 18:35:02 »
You can free your mind when you are down there.
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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2005, 19:55:56 »
7. You can get really close to wildlife
8. You understand the weather and appreciate it, whatever it is
9.  Witness birth!  Well, the germinating of seeds  ;D

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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2005, 20:21:14 »
10. you can escape from daily life.
11. good excuse to have a drink with neighbour alotmenteers.

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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2005, 20:58:18 »
12. Harvest home grown produce full of taste.

13. Job satisfaction  8)
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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2005, 23:31:49 »
14 Talk to the trees
15 listen to the birds
16 and realise the MIL isn't really that bad...(or is she) ::) ;D :o

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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2005, 23:34:44 »
All of the above and much more words can't express.  :) busy_lizzie
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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2005, 15:11:07 »
18. Stones appear like magic!

19.  Weed roots can be 8 foot long!!

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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2005, 21:36:16 »
Peace and quiet

You are nearer to your maker in a garden than in a Church

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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2005, 22:19:47 »
21.because heaven is paradise and paradise is a garden.

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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2005, 13:19:17 »
22. they are an oasis of calm in an otherwise stressful, busy and demanding world
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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2005, 19:58:45 »
Everythin about them is good and pure- (unless your growing ganja in which case: 23. you can get stoned!) ;)
New to allotments but im lovin my new plot (i dont grow ganja though)
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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2005, 19:20:00 »
Fresh air and exercise with free food  ;D
... I am warmed by winter sun and by the light in your eyes.
I am refreshed by the rain and the dew
And by thoughts of you...

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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2005, 20:12:17 »
OK, that sounds good, you've all got ME convinced. I'll be on my plot tomorrow at 9.00am instead of in church!  :o
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Re: Allotments are Heaven on Earth because..
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2005, 20:12:17 »