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Allotment Adventures: The constant watering 

This week I have been pushed for time, which is why this is going up late on a Thursday, rather than its traditional Wednesday amazing what you can do on a phone during the commute!  We have still not had … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Open Day and Baby Vegetables

This weekend I discovered an ant’s nest in one of my potato bags and probably the source of the bites that caused last week’s swollen hand. We took the potatoes and showered the ants with boiling water. Look I’m all … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures – Heating up

It was a hot week and I was on my own. I had a lot of stuff to do in the house and as the forecast for this week was very hot, I didn’t go to work. I went to … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Visitors and Hard Work

After our gin fuelled adventures on Saturday, Ma and I were up early and on the plot by 10am. There was lots to do. Ma started by picking broad beans and I started weeding at the top of the plot.That … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Too hot, too sick

I wish I could say that I did a lot of work on the plot over the last week, but it would be a lie. I had a migraine on Sunday and although it was short and I was up … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cucumber disaster

I planted 11 cucumbers plants last week, and at this point maybe one will survive, the others are dead, look at the bed of shrivelled, dead plants. The cucamelons are looking sick too! The tomato plants are doing a little … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Planting out

This week we planted out all the things.The jury is out on how many will survive, the tomatoes and cucumbers look to be in a bad way right now. I have some spare plum tomatoes that can replace the dead … Continue reading

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