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Allotment Adventures: Work is never done

We had a really good long stretch of work on the plot this weekend. Which started with a car that wouldn’t go and 700 litres of compost. Wheelbarrowing 700 litres of compost is not high on my ‘things to do’ … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: November visit

After a week’s absence, the allotment was the beginning of my very busy Saturday.It’s looking very autumnal at the moment and Saturday was a very quick visit. We cleared up the Halloween stuff and cleared the nasturtiums that finally admitted … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Pumpkin Walk

Not much gardening this week…

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Allotment Adventures: Sprung a Leek

There isn’t an awful lot to do right now, which is good because we didn’t have a lot of time. We picked kale, chard, parsley, coriander, salad leaves and a couple of leeks.We did a bit of weeding and we … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Discouraged

I’m feeling discouraged mostly because of the sodding aphids. I had to pull up some kale plants because they were infested, bloody infested with cabbage aphids. Then I went to pick some chard to find that the bloody ants have … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Ma Does All the Work

This weekend was the Ealing Half, so I was handing out water and left Ma on the plot with a packed breakfast, a flask of coffee and a worklist. She was amazing. We called time on all the summer and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Bulbs

We headed to the allotment on Friday to collect feed and work. We had so much, we took a bunch of stuff to Sarah and Justin and a lot has come up with us to Northumberland. Then we finally got … Continue reading

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