Category Archives: allotment

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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Allotment Adventures: Work, work, work

Over the weekend, Ben was saying how much he liked my shed, Ma told him, it was her shed and he couldn’t have it. Neither of them have any respect for my possessions! This year, our third season but only … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: You can’t garden with a migraine

This is a very short update because we were at the allotment less than an hour, I think. Things are starting to slow down, this was the first week there wasn’t a courgette in our produce collection. There were two … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: August and Everything After

We had a pretty good day at the plot this weekend. We harvested courgettes, crooknecks, tomatoes, chard, kale and herbs (basil, parlsey, thyme and mint).We also had to call time on the runner beans. They were great but had completely … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cages

Behold the power of an August harvest! The Uchiki Kiri in the boxes were dying back so we cut them down and they are now in my living room curing. We had the usual abundance of courgettes and crooknecks. The … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Rain and Woodchip

We had rain this week, lots and lots of glorious rain, I had to use an umbrella! The allotment also got a delivery of woodchip. So most of my Saturday morning at the plot was spent wheelbarrowing woodchip from the … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Courgette and Tomato Pasta Sauce

It’s August and at some point in August, you can guarantee there will be a post about how to use up a courgette. We got one on Tuesday and five on Saturday, which isn’t an excessive amount but they were … Continue reading

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